This documentary is a collection of interviews with various producers, actors and directors connected with the Psycho franchise. All give appropriate credit to the original Psycho (1960) for setting the stage of modern slasher films, with only limited information on other aspects of film's originality. Most of the documentary is spent discussing the three subsequent sequels, which produced diminishing returns with respect to quality. Written by
The ultimate retrospective on the most influential horror series of all time!
19 October 2010 (USA)
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Also Known As:
The Psycho Legacy: 50 Years of Norman Bates
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?
Director Robert V. Galluzzo
went to Universal with the idea of them financing the documentary and including it in a new box set of all four Psycho films. However Universal wasn't interested in these ideas and the documentary became an independent project. See more
Hilton A. Green
Nobody, including Mr. Hitchcock, knew Norman Bates as well as Tony knew Norman Bates.