By 1960, Alfred Hitchcock had already firmly planted himself as one of industry’s greatest talents. He had a string of iconic movies and a hit TV show. He was one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood. In September of 1960, he would release arguably his most famous film, Psycho. The movie would be received with both acclaim and controversy. It is widely considered a masterpiece while also having been called crude and disgusting.
After nearly 60 years Psycho finds itself near the top of any greatest films list and for good reason. It’s Hitchcock’s best foray into horror, changing not only the genre, but film, forever. It made stars out of its leads, and is responsible for generations of people who think twice about taking a shower. See how much you know about Hitchcock’s horror masterpiece Psycho.