A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer’s client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Psycho is a classic horror-thriller movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock and released in 1960. The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Robert Bloch and stars Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, and John Gavin.
The movie revolves around Marion Crane (played by Leigh), a young woman who embezzles money from her employer and flees to a remote motel run by Norman Bates (played by Perkins). However, things take a dark turn as Marion is brutally murdered in the infamous shower scene, and her sister and boyfriend begin to investigate her disappearance.
Psycho was groundbreaking for its time, with its themes of sexuality and violence, and its unexpected plot twists. The movie’s iconic score, composed by Bernard Herrmann, is also widely recognized and celebrated.
Psycho has become a cultural phenomenon and has had a significant impact on the horror genre. It has spawned numerous sequels and adaptations, as well as inspiring countless other films and TV shows.