Jump Scares In Psycho (1960)

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Synopsis: After stealing $40,000 from her employer, Marion Crane stays the night at an isolated motel run by Norman Bates, a quiet young man seemingly under the control of his overbearing mother.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Runtime: 109 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 8.6/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 96%

Netflix (US): No

Jump Scares:  2 (0 major, 2 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: A couple of minor jump scares towards the end on the movie.

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers
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Jump Scare Times

1:17:24 – As Arbogast reaches the top of the stairs, a figure comes out of the bedroom and stabs him.

1:41:18 – Lila turns around the figure sitting on the chair and it is revealed to be the corpse of Norman’s mother, a few seconds later Norman rushes in wearing his mother’s clothes and a wig.

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