Peeping Tom (movie)

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Peeping Tom is a 1960 British psychological horror-thriller movie [1] directed by Michael Powell and written by Leo Marks. She stars Carl Boehm, Anna Massey, and Moira Shearer. The movie revolves around a serial killer who murders women while using a portable movie camera.

When released it had bad reviews, but over the years the movie became a cult classic.[2] The movie is thought to be the first slasher horror movie.[3]

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  1. Gritten, David (27 August 2010). "Michael Powell's 'Peeping Tom': the film that killed a career" – via
  2. Forshaw, Barry (20 September 2012). British Crime Film: Subverting the Social Order. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 56. ISBN 978-1-137-18497-9.
  3. Crouse, Richard (26 August 2003). The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen. ECW Press. p. 167. ISBN 978-1-55490-540-9.