1960: Psycho


Shamley Productions

– Director: Alfred Hitchcock

– Stacker score: 94.8

– Metascore: 97

– IMDb user rating: 8.5

– Runtime: 109 minutes

Hot on the heels of “North by Northwest” came Alfred Hitchcock’s game-changing slasher flick. Not just famous for its shape-shifting story and brutal shower scene, it’s also the first film to ever feature a toilet flushing. Paramount executives were initially hesitant to finance the film, prompting Hitch to pay for the movie out of his own pocket.

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