The leading lady experiences a little “madness” herself fleeing town with stolen $40,000. It’s ironic that after her conversation at the motel with Norman Bates - the true madman of the movie - she comes to her senses and decides she will return to Phoenix the next day with the money. She even tells Norman her real name. Sadly, moments later she steps into the shower where Norman takes her life. She never has a chance to redeem herself.
Norman is a very strange person. Killing people. They have a part 2 movie out also. Where Norman gets release from the psycho hospital. Watch Bates Motel it will explain how he go the way he is. Can't tell you people's you have to watch it to see for yourself.<3
After watching the hit TV show "Bates Motel", I decided to look up the original. I'm a big fan of the TV show. This movie is understandably dated. I loved the story and suspense. I was disappointed in the lack of "action" of the horror scenes but I also understand the time that this movie was shot in. Overall, I felt this movie was great for its time but I don't know if I could recommend it to a younger audience that may find it rather boring. If you are a fan of classic movies OR you are like myself in wanting to "fast forward" the TV series than by all means watch it. If, however, you are looking for a fast-paced gory horror flick then stay away.
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