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  • Was Psycho based on a true story? 1 / 11

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  • Alfred Hitchcock's horror movie was based on the 1959 book by the same name. 2 / 11

  • Author Robert Bloch took inspiration from serial killer Ed Gein. 3 / 11

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  • Norman Bates and Gein shared similar characteristics. 4 / 11

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  • Especially when it came to their relationships with their mothers. 5 / 11

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  • Psycho is considered one of the greatest films of all-time. 6 / 11

  • The shower scene is also one of the most iconic scenes in film history. 7 / 11

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  • There have been a number of Psycho sequels and remakes. 8 / 11

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  • More recently, it spawned a prequel TV series. 9 / 11

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  • The Psycho legacy developed by Bloch and Hitchcock lives on. 10 / 11

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