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- Running time
- 109 min.
- United States
Joseph Stefano (Novel: Robert Bloch)
John L. Russell (B&W)
Horror. Mystery. Thriller | Cult Movie. Serial Killers. Slasher. Psychological Thriller
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- Synopsis / Plot
- Office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. One Friday Marion is entrusted with $40,000 to take to the bank. Seeing the opportunity to keep the money and start a new life, Marion leaves town. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into The Bates Motel. The motel Manager Norman Bates oddly seems to be dominated by his mother.
: Academy Awards: 4 Nominations: Director, Supporting Actress (Leigh), Cinematography and Art Direction (B&W)
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Janet Leigh)
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
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