Psych-Out is a feature film about hippies, psychedelic music, and recreational drugs, produced and released by American International Pictures. Originally scripted as The Love Children, the title when tested caused people to think it was about bastards, so Samuel Z. Arkoff came up with the ultimate title based on a recent successful reissue of Psycho. Director Richard Rush's cut came in at 101 minutes and was edited to 82 minutes by the producers. This version is the one released on DVD. For some reason, when HBO Video released the film on VHS, they used the 101-minute director's cut,...
|Release date:||March 6, 1968|
|Directed by:||Richard Rush|
|Producer:||Dick Clark, Norman T. Herman|
|Music by:||Ronald Stein|
|Screenplay by:||E. Hunter Willett, Betty Ulius, Betty Tusher|