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Carpenter, John 1948-

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Most widely held works by John Carpenter
Halloween by John Carpenter( Visual )

170 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers brutally killed his older sister. The silent child was incarcerated in the Smith's Grove Sanitarium under the care of psychiatrist Sam Loomis. Michael's hometown of Haddonfield was slowly beginning to forget the tragic crime. That is until Loomis returns to the town to warn them of Myers' escape from Smith's Grove. With Michael set on killing a group of high school students, Loomis gets the hesitant town sheriff to help him stop Michael before it's too late
The fog by John Carpenter( Visual )

64 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eerie, supernatural vengeance is let loose upon a town whose past is steeped in greed and murder
Assault on Precinct 13 by John Carpenter( Visual )

59 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A notorious mobster is brought into an under-manned police precinct on its last day of operation. Remaining cops and prisoners must fight for their lives against a group of rogue cops intent on taking down the mobster before he testifies against them
The thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

110 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve-man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
Big trouble in Little China by John Carpenter( Visual )

51 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Burton is a big-talking, wisecracking trucker who is suddenly hurled into a wild adventure when his friend's fiancee is kidnapped by Lo Pan's minions
John Carpenter's Starman by John Carpenter( Visual )

63 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he is not picked up by his mothership in three days he will die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion
John Carpenter's Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

76 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison that houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash-lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission--and his life--unless he succeeds
Guys and dolls : the new Broadway cast recording by Frank Loesser( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They live by John Carpenter( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man discovers that aliens are masquerading as humans while they lull the public into submission through subliminal advertising messages. Only specially made sunglasses make the deadly truth visible
Halloween II by Rob Zombie( Visual )

33 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Myers, a psychopath left for dead, picks up where he left off stalking the halls of the hospital where his sister lies waiting
John Carpenter's Vampires by John Carpenter( Visual )

43 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Crow is the leader of a team of mercenary vampire slayers dedicated to doing everything humanly possible to prevent Valek, the leader of the undead, from discovering the Berziers Cross, the only thing that can grant all vampires the omnipotent power to walk in the daylight
Halloween III : season of the witch by Tom Atkins( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halloween III is an entirely original new movie based on the idea of Halloween and using the title but otherwise having nothing in common with the previous Halloween films. The story features witchcraft, robots, and a diabolical plot to scare 50 million children to death!
John Carpenter's Halloween( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and German and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Halloween night years ago, little Michael Meyers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold blood. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital ... until tonight. Tonight, Michael returns to the same quiet neighborhood to relive his grisly murder again ... and again ... and again. Tonight is Halloween!
Dark Star by John Carpenter( Visual )

75 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark Star is a futuristic scoutship traveling far in advance of colony ships. Armed with Exponential Thermostellar bombs, it prowls the unstable planets. But there is one obstacle that it's crewmembers did not count on--one of the ship's thinking and talking bombs is lodged in the bay, threatening to destroy the entire ship and crew
Halloween by Rick Rosenthal( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The reality programmers at Danger Tainment have selected Rudy, Bill and a group of thrill-seeking teenagers to spend one fun-filled night in the childhood home of serial killer Michael Myers. But the planned live broadcast turns deadly when their evening of excitement becomes a night of horror as Michael himself decides to crash the party!"--Container
Now that's what I call Halloween( Recording )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Monster Mash to John Carptenter's Halloween Theme, this collection features some of the spookiest songs. Also included are classics from Warren Zevon, Run-D.M.C., Blue Oyster Cult, and INXS
Tales from the script( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screenwriters ranging from newcomers to living legends share their triumphs and hardships in a probing, insightful, and often hilarious odyssey through the world of movie storytelling. Celebrated scribes reveal the fascinating creative adventures that gave birth to beloved classics (and notorious flops). By analyzing their triumphs and recalling their failures, the participants explain how successful writers develop the skills necessary for toughing out careers in Hollywood
John Carpenter : the prince of darkness by Gilles Boulenger( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Armitage, Frank

Armitage, Frank 1948-

Carpenter, John Howard.

Carpenter, John Howard 1948-

Carpenter, Johnny

Carpenter, Johnny 1948-

Chance, James T.

Chance, James T. 1948-

Chance, John T.

Chance, John T. 1948-

Con Karpenter

Džon Karpenter

Haight, Rip

Haight, Rip 1948-

John Carpenter americký filmový režisér, scénárista a producent

John Carpenter Amerikaans filmregisseur

John Carpenter amerykański reżyser filmowy i scenarzysta

John Carpenter réalisateur américain

John Carpenter regista statunitense

John Carpenter US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor, Produzent, Schauspieler und Filmmusikkomponist

John Carpenter usona reĝisoro, scenaristo kaj produktoro

Quatermass, Martin

Quatermass, Martin 1948-

Τζον Κάρπεντερ

Джон Карпентер

Джон Карпентър

Ջոն Կարպենտեր

ג'ון קרפנטר שחקן אמריקאי

جان کارپنتر نویسنده، آهنگساز، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، کارگردان، و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

جون كاربتنر

জন কারপেন্টার

จอห์น คาร์เพนเตอร์

존 카펜터

카펜터, 존 1948-

カーペンター, ジョン




The fogThe thingJohn Carpenter's StarmanJohn Carpenter's Escape from New YorkJohn Carpenter's HalloweenDark StarJohn Carpenter : the prince of darkness