R | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel, which has terrible secrets of its own.
Although the original motel exterior from Psycho (1960) had long since been demolished, the exterior motel set seen in this remake was originally constructed for Psycho II (1983). However, the house was a new set constructed directly in front of the old house on the backlot at Universal Studios. On completion of filming, they moved this second house alongside the first for the backlot tour.
Samuel 'Sam' Loomis:
You never did eat your lunch, did you?
Marion Crane: I better get back to the office. These extended lunch hours give my boss excess acid.
Samuel 'Sam' Loomis: Why don't you call your boss and tell him you're taking the rest of the afternoon off? Its Friday, anyway - and hot.
Marion Crane: What do...
The cars parked on the street as seen from inside Marion's car do not match the cars as seen from outside.
Thanks to John Woo for use of his kitchen knife.
$10,031,850 (USA) (6 December 1998)