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Director:
Writers:
Tom Holland (written by)
Robert Bloch (characters)
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Release Date:
3 June 1983 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Norman Bates is back. Coming home was a bad mistake! See more »
Plot:
After twenty-two years of psychiatric care, Norman Bates attempts to return to a life of solitude... but the specters of his crimes -- and his mother -- continue to haunt him. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Spacy Meg Tilly: the perfect ally for Norman Bates! See more (174 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Anthony Perkins ... Norman Bates

Vera Miles ... Lila Loomis

Meg Tilly ... Mary Loomis

Robert Loggia ... Dr. Bill Raymond

Dennis Franz ... Warren Toomey
Hugh Gillin ... Sheriff John Hunt
Claudia Bryar ... Mrs. Emma Spool
Robert Alan Browne ... Ralph Statler
Ben Hartigan ... Judge

Lee Garlington ... Myrna
Tim Maier ... Josh
Jill Carroll ... Kim

Chris Hendrie ... Deputy Pool
Tom Holland ... Deputy Norris
Michael Lomazow ... D.A.

Bob Hilgenberg ... Public Defender (as Robert Destri)

Oz Perkins ... Young Norman (as Osgood Perkins)
Ben Frommer ... Sexton
Gene Whittington ... Diver
Robert Traynor ... Desk Clerk
George Dickerson ... County Sheriff
Thaddeus Smith ... Deputy Sheriff
Sheila K. Adams ... Deputy Woman
Victoria Brown ... Deputy Clerk
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Virginia Gregg ... Norma Bates (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Richard Franklin 
 
Writing credits
Tom Holland (written by)

Robert Bloch (characters)

Produced by
Hilton A. Green .... producer
Bernard Schwartz .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
Dean Cundey 
 
Film Editing by
Andrew London 
 
Casting by
Jackie Burch 
 
Production Design by
John W. Corso 
 
Set Decoration by
Jennifer Polito 
 
Costume Design by
Peter V. Saldutti 
Marla Denise Schlom 
 
Makeup Department
Brian Wade .... makeup effects artist: Norman Bates mother (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Yannetti .... dga trainee
 
Art Department
Martha Johnston .... set designer
Peg McClellan .... illustrator
'Dangerous' Bob Widin .... property master
Ted Wilson .... carpenter
Robert Misetich .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Lon Bender .... sound editor
Gordon Ecker .... supervising sound editor
Randy Kelley .... sound effects editor
Andrew London .... sound designer
Anthony Milch .... sound editor
Bob Newlan .... foley editor
Mark Server .... boom operator
Michael D. Wilhoit .... sound editor
Glenn T. Morgan .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
John Roesch .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Greg C. Jensen .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Albert Whitlock .... matte artist
 
Stunts
George Cheung .... stunts
Sandra Kenworthy .... stunts
Glenda Moore .... stunts
Kurt Paul .... stunts
Bob Yerkes .... stunt coordinator
Bob Yerkes .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Clyde E. Bryan .... first assistant camera
Michael Orefice .... best boy
Raymond Stella .... camera operator
Monty Woodard .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Michael Chinich .... executive in charge of casting
 
Music Department
Kenneth Hall .... music editor
Robb Navrides .... music editor: TV version
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Joan Eisenberg .... publicist
 
Thanks
Alfred Hitchcock .... the producers acknowledge the debt owed to (as Sir Alfred Hitchcock)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Psicosis 2" - USA (Spanish title)
"Psycose 2" - USA (Spanish title)
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Runtime:
113 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:M | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:R (Nova Scotia) | Canada:18A (Ontario) | Finland:K-18 | France:-12 | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM14 | Netherlands:16 | Norway:16 | Portugal:M/16 | Spain:13 | Sweden:15 | UK:15 (original rating) | UK:18 (video rating) | USA:R | West Germany:16

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Director Cameo: [Richard Franklin]sitting playing a video game in the diner that Norman works in.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The coal in the fruit cellar.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Norman Bates:[voice-over] Mother, oh God, Mother. Blood! Blood!
Judge:The basis of the staff report Norman Bates is judged returned to sanity and is ordered released at will.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Return to Waterloo (1984)See more »
Soundtrack:
Piano Sonata Op. 13 'Pathétique'See more »

FAQ

Who is the killer?
What is Mary reading during her first night in the Bates house?
Is this movie based on Robert Bloch's "Psycho II"?
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12 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Spacy Meg Tilly: the perfect ally for Norman Bates!, 7 June 2001
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

Anthony Perkins reportedly felt threatened as an actor playing opposite Meg Tilly (portraying a slightly-dazed cupcake who befriends Norman Bates, just out of the asylum); if true, he had good reason, for Tilly is very appealing in her role and this sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's classic screamer gains a spirit of its own--away from its predecessor--every time she's on-screen. The plot is business-as-usual, with a lot of repetitive, cornball dialogue ("It's my mother!" "No, it's MY mother!"). It's great to see those famous sets again, and the filmmakers try to create a stylish, old-fashioned atmosphere at the outset, but a gory, dispiriting conclusion and a dumbbell tag at the end (designed for another sequel) weakens the whole shebang. **1/2 out of ****

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