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PSYCHO

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 103m 53s

Ratings Info strong violence

Director(s) Alfred Hitchcock

Cast includes Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Simon Oakland, Vaughn Taylor, Frank Albertson, Lurene Tuttle, Patricia Hitchcock, John Anderson, Mort Mills, Francis De Sales, George Eldredge, Sam Flint, Virginia Gregg (voice), Alfred Hitchcock, Paul Jasmin (voice), Frank Killmond

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 12/05/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PSYCHO is a horror about a young woman who stays at a roadside motel after stealing a suitcase of money.

Violence

A woman is repeatedly stabbed whilst showering, and there is strong impact and bloody injury detail. A man is also stabbed, and blood is visible across his face.

Threat

There are several sequences of strong and sustained threat. In one scene, a man begins to climb a staircase and is suddenly attacked by another character holding a knife.

Details

Title
PSYCHO
Year
1999
Distributor(s)
Columbia/Tri-Star Home Video
Classified date(s)
15/10/1999
Main language
English
Submitted run time
103m 53s
BBFC reference
BVF005782
Remarks
Widescreen

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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