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Carpenter, John 1948-

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Most widely held works by John Carpenter
Halloween by John Carpenter ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,769 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
Assault on Precinct 13 by John Carpenter ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,359 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 fog by John Carpenter ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eerie, supernatural vengeance is let loose upon a town whose past is steeped in greed and murder
The thing by John Carpenter ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,168 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 )
38 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,094 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 )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,063 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 )
33 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and German and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chilling vision of the future, the film takes plce in the year 1997, when New York has become an enclosed, maximum security penitentiary
Christine by John Carpenter ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 815 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 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Halloween ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 661 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
Halloween II by Rob Zombie ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 512 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 Halloween ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 466 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 )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 454 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 )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 393 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
John Carpenter's ghosts of Mars by John Carpenter ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
John Carpenter's Vampires ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 316 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and French and held by 313 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
Dark Star by John Carpenter ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 306 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 III season of the witch by Tom Atkins ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 271 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
John Carpenter's The fog ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of revenge by the demonic victims of a century-old shipwreck who stalk their victims in the fog
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Armitage, Frank
Armitage, Frank, 1948-
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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