Norman Bates falls in love with a nun - which makes his "mother" jealous - who has visited the Bates Motel alongside a drifter and a curious reporter.

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Norman Bates is back again running his "quiet" little motel a month after the events in Psycho II. Norman meets three new people, one being a beautiful young nun with whom his budding relationship is beginning to make his "Mother" jealous. He also hires a young man in need of a job to take care of the motel. A snooping reporter is showing interest in Norman's case. What will these new friends do for Norman? Written by nxvaeh

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Director of Photography Bruce Surtees once quizzed Perkins about his blocking of an upcoming shot, figuring the star would have been unprepared as this was his first directing job. To his surprise, Perkins had blocked out the whole scene and knew what cameras and lenses to use for the scene. Surtees never asked Perkins another question about blocking scenes after that. See more »

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When Duke first arrives at The Bates Motel, he is talking to Norman at his car while holding keys between his teeth. Duke says "You live up there, eh?" but his lips never move. See more »

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Maureen Coyle: There is no God!
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Music by Carter Burwell & Steve Bray
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It was just as good as the original.
9 February 2001 | by (Bellingham, WA) – See all my reviews

I don't know why people don't like this movie... over its predecessors. I mean, this movie has some very disturbing images of the macabre. I mean, to see someone getting killed in the shower is shocking, but to see someone dig in an ice box containing on of Mrs. Bates victims just plain discusting enough that it is actually impressive. I was left feeling more affected by this film that the original itself. Because this time we got to look into the mind of Anthony Perkins himself, and maybe learn more about or our own inner-self


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