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Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosy journalist comes to see him to ask questions about his past. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Norman Bates is back to normal. But Mother's off her rocker again! See more »


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2 July 1986 (USA)  »

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Psicosis 3  »

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$14,481,606 (USA)
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Trivia

The dress Mother wears in the film is the same one used in Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990). See more »

Goofs

During the beginning of the film, it is raining very heavily. However, when the grounds around the Bates Motel is shown, the ground is extremely dry. See more »

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[first lines]
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A nightmarish journey by multi-coloured lantern lights...
28 June 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Derided and ridiculed as just another 80's slice em' and dice em' gore-fest, this film has been criminally overlooked and underrated for over twenty years. What the vast majority have seemed to miss is the subtlety and richness of a beautifully lensed film which provides one of the most chilling atmospheres to a mainstream horror movie.

Anthony Perkins showcases just how adept he is both in front of and behind the camera in his directorial debut, and it is a crying shame that we didn't get to enjoy any further nightmarish visions. Re-watch this work of genius and see for yourselves.

10/10


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