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Psycho III (1986)

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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... See full summary »

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Lou
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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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motel | psycho | reporter | serial killer | nun | 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

In issue #57 of Fangoria Magazine, screenwriter Charles Edward Pogue revealed the plot of his original script. In this version, it was Duane who was the killer and had intentionally come to the Bates Motel because he was obsessed with Norman. Maureen was a neurotic psychologist who had come to the motel to replace Dr. Raymond from the previous film -- Pogue had intended to cast original victim Janet Leigh in the role. Universal rejected these ideas, arguing that Bates had to be the killer and Leigh was wrong for the film. However, Maureen's actions remained virtually unchanged, her character was merely changed to a young nun. See more »

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When Maureen goes to see Norman at home for the last time, she asks him a question while they are at the top of the stairs. We hear Norman answer her, but his mouth never moves. See more »

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[first lines]
Maureen Coyle: There is no God!
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Catherine Mary
Music by Carter Burwell & Steve Bray
Written by Stanton-Miranda
Performed by Stanton-Miranda
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The "Phone Booth Scene" vs. the "Shower Scene"
27 September 1999 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Probably few will agree with me, but I found the "Phone Booth Scene" in this film much more frightening the "Shower Scene" in the original.

Overall, the original Psycho is a superior film, but when I hear people discuss Psycho, the "Phone Booth Scene" is the first image that comes to mind.


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