How well do you know Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho?

You know the movie, but do you know the details?


The iconic strings. The legendary shower. Everything about this movie has been elevated to mythological levels. Its place in pop culture is forever cemented. Its been parodied endlessly. There are countless homages. This is Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.

How well do you remember the movie that changed the course of horror history? Are you a bigger fan of horror movies BP (Before Psycho) or AP (After Psycho)? Either way, this film is a turning point in cinema. Let's take a few moments to pay tribute with this loving quiz.

Be sure to shriek (oops, share) your score and your thoughts in the comments section below.

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  1. Psycho is the first American film to show a(n) _________ onscreen.
  2. Alfred Hitchcock anonymously bought the rights to the novel Psycho, written by author ___________ ___________.
  3. What is the first crime depicted in Psycho?
  4. Hitchcock was notorious for his extended working relationships with leading ladies. How many movies did he make with Janet Leigh?
  5. Where does the movie begin?
  6. Who was Janet Leigh's body double?
  7. What's the name of the character who is stabbed and falls backwards down the stairs?
  8. Which artist designed the title sequence?
  9. Which actor from the Mary Tyler Moore show plays a uniformed police officer in Psycho?
  10. What is Hitchcock's trademark cameo in Psycho?

How well do you know Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho?

Your Result...

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Ready2go 4 months ago
7/10. Mel Brook did his tribute to "Psycho" in "High Anxiety".
RobertK 4 months ago
5 of 10. Not so good, I hadn't seen the movie in many years. Maybe I'd better avoid the shower for awhile!!
LibraBaby0921 7 months ago
10 out of 10, but then it is one of my favorite movies. I try to watch it at least every 2 or 3 years.
Beatlespud57 8 months ago
5 out of 10. It’s been a long time since I’ve watched it.
JLTitus72 8 months ago
One of my favorite horror movies.
trogg888 8 months ago
Seems like i remember janet leigh had some unfabrable things to say about mr hitchcocks unwanted advances toward her
Beatseeker trogg888 4 months ago
just a dirty old man, doin dirty old things...
BorisK 8 months ago
Way EZ. Knew all answers before finished reading the question! Psycho-file here.
LibraBaby0921 8 months ago
Ten out of ten, since Psycho is one of my favorite movies of all time and my favorite Hitchcock film.
retro6 8 months ago
3/10. I didn’t do as well as I thought I would.
MrsPhilHarris 8 months ago
4/10 Some rather obscure questions.
BorisK MrsPhilHarris 8 months ago
lol ... ok.
Stoney 8 months ago
9 for 10...can't believe I missed #4
KJExpress 8 months ago
7/10. I haven't seen it in a long time, so I'm not too disappointed with my score.
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