Psycho (1960)

This Alfred Hitchcock special starred Janet Leigh as Marion Crane, a secretary from Phoenix who is on the lam, having stolen $40,000 from her employer so she could run away with her boyfriend Sam (John Gavin). She travels on back roads to avoid the law and end up at the Bates Motel, where she meets the manager, Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), who is a little unhinged. Who can forget the “Ching, ching, ching” as Bates stabs Marion?