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In Theaters
  • Halloween

  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch

  • Dark Star

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At Home
  • The Ward

  • Nightmares in Red, White and Blue

  • Tales From the Script

  • Elvis

  • Halloween

  • Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the...

  • The Fog

  • Assault on Precinct 13

  • Memoirs of an Invisible Man

  • Halloween: Resurrection

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John Carpenter Movies

  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Composer (Music Score), Actor, Producer, Executive Producer
  • Born: Jan 16, 1948
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: A director whose quick-witted and full-blooded approach to genre filmmaking has won him both mainstream success and a cult following, John Carpenter was born in Carthage, NY, in 1948. When he was young, his family moved to Bowling Green, KY, where... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
The Ward Director 2011
Tales From the Script 2009
Halloween From Screenplay by 2007
The Fog Producer / Producer 2005
Assault on Precinct 13 Director / Editor / Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) 2005
Assault on Precinct 13 From Screenplay by / From Screenplay by 2005
Halloween: Resurrection Composer (Music Score) / Composer (Music Score) 2002
John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars Director / Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) / Director / Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) 2001
Halloween: H20 Featured Music 1998
Vampires Composer (Music Score) / Director 1998
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers Featured Music 1995
In the Mouth of Madness Director / Composer (Music Score) 1995
Memoirs of an Invisible Man Helicopter Pilot / Director / Helicopter Pilot 1992
They Live Director / Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) 1988
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Composer (Music Score) 1988
Prince of Darkness Composer (Music Score) / Director / Screenwriter 1987
Big Trouble in Little China Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) / Songwriter / Director / Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) / Songwriter / Director 1986
Black Moon Rising Screenwriter 1986
Starman Man in Helicopter / Man in Helicopter / Director / Screenwriter 1984
Escape from New York Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) / Director 1981
Halloween Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) / Director / Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) / Director 1978
Village of the Damned Man at Phone Booth / Composer (Music Score) / Director / Man at Phone Booth 1960
Halloween III: Season of the Witch Composer (Music Score) / Producer
Vampires: Los Muertos Executive Producer
Dark Star Composer (Music Score) / Director / Screenwriter / Producer / Screen Story / Executive Producer
The Thing Director / Screenwriter
Halloween II Producer / Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score)
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
Christine Director / Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score)
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue
The Philadelphia Experiment Executive Producer
The Fog Director / Bennett (assistant at the church) (uncredited) / Screenwriter / Composer (Music Score) / Bennett (assistant at the church) (uncredited)
The Silence of the Hams Trench Coat Man
Elvis Director
Eyes of Laura Mars Screenwriter
Escape from L.A. Composer (Music Score) / Screenwriter / Songwriter / Director

Worked With

Actor
Movie
Year
Amber Heard The Ward 2011
Danielle Panabaker The Ward 2011
Mamie Gummer The Ward 2011
Lyndsy Fonseca The Ward 2011
Laura Leigh The Ward 2011
Jared Harris The Ward 2011
Allison Anders Tales From the Script 2009
John August Tales From the Script 2009
Shane Black Tales From the Script 2009
Malcolm McDowell Halloween 2007
Sheri Moon Zombie Halloween 2007
Tyler Mane Halloween 2007
Scout Taylor-Compton Halloween 2007
Brad Dourif Halloween 2007
Danielle Harris Halloween 2007
Tom Welling The Fog 2005
Maggie Grace The Fog 2005
Rade Serbedzija The Fog 2005
DeRay Davis The Fog 2005
Selma Blair The Fog 2005
Ethan Hawke Assault on Precinct 13 2005
Laurence Fishburne Assault on Precinct 13 2005
Drea de Matteo Assault on Precinct 13 2005
Brian Dennehy Assault on Precinct 13 2005
Tony Burton Assault on Precinct 13 2005
John Leguizamo Assault on Precinct 13 2005
Kim Richards Assault on Precinct 13 2005
Ja Rule Assault on Precinct 13 2005
Jamie Lee Curtis Halloween: Resurrection 2002
Busta Rhymes Halloween: Resurrection 2002
Bianca Kajlich Halloween: Resurrection 2002
Sean Patrick Thomas Halloween: Resurrection 2002
Daisy McCrackin Halloween: Resurrection 2002
Ice Cube John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars 2001
Natasha Henstridge John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars 2001
Jason Statham John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars 2001
Pam Grier John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars 2001
Joanna Cassidy John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars 2001
Adam Arkin Halloween: H20 1998
Josh Hartnett Halloween: H20 1998
Michelle Williams Halloween: H20 1998
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe Halloween: H20 1998
James Woods Vampires 1998
Daniel Baldwin Vampires 1998
Sheryl Lee Vampires 1998
Thomas Ian Griffith Vampires 1998
Tim Guinee Vampires 1998
Maximilian Schell Vampires 1998
Mitchell Ryan Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers 1995
Paul Rudd Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers 1995
Sam Neill In the Mouth of Madness 1995
Julie Carmen In the Mouth of Madness 1995
Jürgen Prochnow In the Mouth of Madness 1995
John Glover In the Mouth of Madness 1995
Charlton Heston In the Mouth of Madness 1995
Chevy Chase Memoirs of an Invisible Man 1992
Daryl Hannah Memoirs of an Invisible Man 1992
Michael McKean Memoirs of an Invisible Man 1992
Stephen Tobolowsky Memoirs of an Invisible Man 1992
Jim Norton Memoirs of an Invisible Man 1992
Roddy Piper They Live 1988
Keith David They Live 1988
Peter Jason They Live 1988
Victor Wong Prince of Darkness 1987
Lisa Blount Prince of Darkness 1987
Kurt Russell Big Trouble in Little China 1986
Kim Cattrall Big Trouble in Little China 1986
James Hong Big Trouble in Little China 1986
Kate Burton Big Trouble in Little China 1986
Tommy Lee Jones Black Moon Rising 1986
Linda Hamilton Black Moon Rising 1986
Robert Vaughn Black Moon Rising 1986
Lee Ving Black Moon Rising 1986
Jeff Bridges Starman 1984
Karen Allen Starman 1984
Charles Martin Smith Starman 1984
Ernest Borgnine Escape from New York 1981
Isaac Hayes Escape from New York 1981
Christopher Reeve Village of the Damned 1960
Kirstie Alley Village of the Damned 1960
Linda Kozlowski Village of the Damned 1960
Michael Paré Village of the Damned 1960
Meredith Salenger Village of the Damned 1960
Mark Hamill Village of the Damned 1960
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