October 08, 2020

More Psycho-like thrillers

Psycho was such a smash in 1960 that it inevitably inspired rip-offs, remakes and cash-ins. Here’s a quick look at some of the best and worst.

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Nathan Weinbender
Homicidal (1961)
William Castle was the P.T. Barnum of horror, and the gimmick behind his better-than-you’d-think Psycho clone was a “fright break” before its blood-curdling finale, which gave scaredy cats a chance to flee the theater and stand in a so-called “coward’s corner” in the lobby. For rent on Amazon.