Psycho II (film)

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Psycho II is a 1983 American slasher film directed by Richard Franklin, written by Tom Holland, and starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, and Meg Tilly.wikipedia
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Tom Holland (director)

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Psycho II is a 1983 American slasher film directed by Richard Franklin, written by Tom Holland, and starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, and Meg Tilly.
Tom Holland (born July 11, 1943) is an American screenwriter, actor, and filmmaker best known for his work in the horror film genre, penning the 1983 sequel to the classic Alfred Hitchcock film Psycho, directing the first entry in the long-running Child's Play franchise, and writing and directing the cult vampire film Fright Night.

Vera Miles

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Psycho II is a 1983 American slasher film directed by Richard Franklin, written by Tom Holland, and starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, and Meg Tilly.
Vera June Miles (née Ralston, born August 23, 1929) is a retired American actress who worked closely with Alfred Hitchcock, most notably as Lila Crane in the classic 1960 film Psycho, reprising the role in the 1983 sequel Psycho II.

Meg Tilly

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Psycho II is a 1983 American slasher film directed by Richard Franklin, written by Tom Holland, and starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, and Meg Tilly.
Her other film roles include Psycho II (1983), The Big Chill (1983), Masquerade (1988), and Valmont (1989).

Psycho (franchise)

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It is the first sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and the second film in the Psycho series.
Psycho is an American horror franchise consisting of six films loosely based on the Psycho novels by Robert Bloch, namely Psycho, Psycho II, Psycho III, Bates Motel, Psycho IV: The Beginning, the 1998 remake of the original film, and additional merchandise spanning various media.

Psycho II (novel)

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It is unrelated to the 1982 novel Psycho II by Robert Bloch, which he wrote as a sequel to his original novel Psycho.
The novel was completed before the screenplay was written for the unrelated 1983 film Psycho II.

Psycho III

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The film was followed by Psycho III (1986).
The film takes place one month after the events of Psycho II.

Emma Spool

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Emma Spool (also known simply as Mrs. Spool) is a fictional character created by director Tom Holland for the 1983 film Psycho II.

Claudia Bryar

Active from the 1950s to the 1980s, she is perhaps best known for her role as Mrs. Emma Spool in Psycho II (1983).

Hugh Gillin

He was best known for playing Sheriff John Hunt in Psycho II and III.

Norman Bates

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Set 22 years after the first film, it follows Norman Bates after he is released from the mental institution and returns to the house and Bates Motel to continue a normal life.
In 1983's Psycho II, the first sequel to the original film, Norman is released from the institution twenty-two years after his arrest, seemingly cured.

Lee Garlington

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She also appeared in the sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, Psycho II in 1983 and its successor, Psycho III in 1986.

Robert Loggia

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Psycho II is a 1983 American slasher film directed by Richard Franklin, written by Tom Holland, and starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, and Meg Tilly.

Anthony Perkins

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Psycho II is a 1983 American slasher film directed by Richard Franklin, written by Tom Holland, and starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, and Meg Tilly.
The first, Psycho II (1983), was a box-office success twenty-three years after the original film.

Lila Crane

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Additionally, Lila appears in Bloch's 1982 sequel novel Psycho II, and the unrelated 1983 sequel film of the same name, in which she serves as an antagonist.

Alfred Hitchcock

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It is the first sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and the second film in the Psycho series.
Following the first film, Psycho became an American horror franchise: Psycho II, Psycho III, Bates Motel, Psycho IV: The Beginning, and a colour 1998 remake of the original.

Robert Alan Browne

He also played the minor role of the café owner Ralph Statler in Psycho II and Psycho III.

Hilton A. Green

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Hilton A. Green, assistant director of the original Psycho, was contacted and asked if he wanted to produce the film.
Green went on to produce such films as Psycho II, Psycho III, Psycho IV: The Beginning, Home Alone 3, and Sixteen Candles.

Robert Bloch

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It is unrelated to the 1982 novel Psycho II by Robert Bloch, which he wrote as a sequel to his original novel Psycho.
Indeed, Bloch's proposed script for the film Psycho II was rejected by the studio (as were many other submissions), and it was this that he subsequently adapted for his own sequel novel.

Richard Franklin (director)

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Psycho II is a 1983 American slasher film directed by Richard Franklin, written by Tom Holland, and starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Robert Loggia, and Meg Tilly.
After moving to Hollywood, Richard Franklin directed Psycho II (1983), the first sequel to Hitchcock's 1960 classic Psycho, with Anthony Perkins reprising the role of Norman Bates.

Psycho (novel)

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It is unrelated to the 1982 novel Psycho II by Robert Bloch, which he wrote as a sequel to his original novel Psycho.
Twenty-three years after the release of Hitchcock's film and three years after the director's death came the first of three sequels, all featuring Perkins.

Psycho (1960 film)

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It is the first sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and the second film in the Psycho series. Hilton A. Green, assistant director of the original Psycho, was contacted and asked if he wanted to produce the film.
Three sequels were produced: Psycho II (1983), Psycho III (1986), and Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990), the last being a part-prequel television movie written by the original screenplay author, Joseph Stefano.

Courthouse Square

The town of Fairvale (seen when Lila Loomis is tailed by Dr. Raymond) is actually Courthouse Square, which is located on the Universal Studios backlot in California.

Jerry Goldsmith

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Composer John Williams was considered to do the score for the film, but it was decided to go with composer Jerry Goldsmith.
Throughout the decade, many of his compositions became increasingly laced with synthetic elements such as his scores for the 1983 horror sequel Psycho II, the 1984 comedy horror film Gremlins (for which he won a Saturn Award for Best Music), the 1984 fantasy superhero adaptation Supergirl, Ridley Scott fantasy Legend (initially heard only in European prints and then years later in a 2002 director's cut), 1985 action sequel Rambo: First Blood Part II, 1985 family fantasy Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend, and 1986 horror movie Poltergeist II.

The Psycho Legacy

It includes interviews with the cast and crew who were involved in the productions of Psycho, Psycho II, Psycho III and Psycho IV: The Beginning.