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Carpenter, John 1948-

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Most widely held works by John Carpenter
Halloween by John Carpenter ( Visual )
107 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The residents of Haddonfield don't know it yet, but death is coming to their small sleepy town. Sixteen years ago, Michael Myers, a ten year old boy, brutally kills his step father, his elder sister and her boyfriend. Sixteen years later, he escapes from the mental institution he has been placed in and makes his way back to his hometown intent on a murderous rampage. He is pursued by Dr. Sam Loomis who is Michael's doctor and the only one who knows Michael's true evil. Elsewhere a shy teenager by the name of Laurie Strode is babysitting on the night Michael comes home. She and her friends are now being stalked by Michael
The fog by John Carpenter ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of revenge by the demonic victims of a century-old shipwreck who stalk their victims in the fog
Assault on Precinct 13 by John Carpenter ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inside an abandoned police station, a handful of cops and some convicts on their way to Death Row must join forces to defend themselves against a vicious gang called Street Thunder
The thing by John Carpenter ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica 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, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
Starman by John Carpenter ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,087 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 isn't picked up by his mothership in three days he'll die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion
Big trouble in Little China by John Carpenter ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,081 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
Escape from New York by John Carpenter ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president ... crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time is short. In 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Christine by John Carpenter ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murderous automobile takes possession of 17-year-old boy
Guys and dolls the new Broadway cast recording by Frank Loesser ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Halloween II by Rick Rosenthal ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 536 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 ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 504 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
John Carpenter's Halloween ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and German and held by 479 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!
They live by John Carpenter ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One man discovers that aliens are masquerading as humans while they lull the public into submission through sublimal advertising messages. Only specially made sunglasses make the deadly truth visible
John Carpenter's Escape from L.A by John Carpenter ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Into the 9.6-quaked Los Angeles of 2013 comes Snake Plissken (Russell). His job: wade through L.A.'s ruined landmarks to retrieve a doomsday device"--Container
Ghosts of Mars by John Carpenter ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widescreen or full screen. Melanie is a headstrong police lieutenant on Mars. She and her squad are sent to a remote region to apprehend a dangerous criminal, and they come to discover that he is the least of their worries. The mining operation has unleashed a deadly army of Martian spirits who take over the bodies of humans. They are determined to destroy all the invaders on the planet
Dark Star by John Carpenter ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scoutship, searching for new planets to inhabit, is threatened by an on-board bomb which thinks and talks
Halloween ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now confined to a mental institution, Laurie quickly falls victim to her brother, Michael, whom she thought she had beheaded. Cut to Haddonfield, IL, where a sextet of college students is assembling for the production of an online reality show in which they'll spend the night locked up in the killer's childhood home being filmed by dozens of cameras and broadcast over the Internet. As they hunt for clues about Michael's tortured childhood, he arrives to stalk them relentlessly one by one
Halloween III season of the witch by Tom Atkins ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A murder-suicide in a northern Californian hospital leads to an investigation by the on-call doctor, which reveals a plot by an insane toymaker to kill as many people as possible on October 31st through an ancient Celtic ritual and deadly Halloween masks
Tales from the script ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 285 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
Halloween H20 twenty years later by Steve Miner ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty years after the original attack, Michael Myers has returned. And this time he intends to finish the job he started years ago
 
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Armitage, Frank
Armitage Frank 1948-....
C., I.
Carpenter, I.
Carpenter, John Howard.
Carpenter John Howard 1948-....
Carpenter, Johnny 1948-
Chance, James T.
Chance James T. 1948-....
Chance, John T. 1948-
Haight, Rip
Haight Rip 1948-....
Quatermass, Martin
Quatermass Martin 1948-....
カーペンター, ジョン
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English (554)
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German (17)
Italian (12)
Spanish (12)
Multiple languages (9)
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