40 Disturbing Movie Scenes
The Scene: A slasher attacks Marion Bates (Janet Leigh) when she decides to Take a shower in the Bates Motel.
Look Away When: The camera zones in on Marion’s lifeless, unseeing eyeballs.
BBFC Reaction: “Passed with cuts,” says the BBFC website, although the precise details of what went aren’t recorded. What is known is that, in America, Hitchcock called the MPAA’s bluff by resubmitting exactly the same film after the censors demanded tweaks.