Most Popular Titles With John Carpenter

1. The Thing (1982)
109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.

2. Halloween (2007)
109 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Metascore: 47/100 (18 reviews)

After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger.

3. Grindhouse (2007)
191 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Metascore: 77/100 (36 reviews)

Two full length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino & Robert Rodriguez put together as a two film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.

4. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.

5. Halloween (1978)
91 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Metascore: 85/100 (10 reviews)

A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.

6. Planet Terror (2007)
105 min | Action, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After an experimental bio-weapon is released, turning thousands into zombie-like creatures, it's up to a rag-tag group of survivors to stop the infected and those behind its release.

7. ParaNorman (2012)
92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Metascore: 72/100 (33 reviews)

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

8. Escape from New York (1981)
99 min | Action, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant max. security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue.

9. The Joneses (2009)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 55/100 (30 reviews)

A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.

10. The Ward (2010)
89 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Metascore: 38/100 (18 reviews)

A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.

11. They Live (1988)
93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (10 reviews)

A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

12. Halloween II (2009)
105 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.

13. Christine (1983)
110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.

14. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )
30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

America's top fake news show.

15. Escape from L.A. (1996)
101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.

16. Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
109 min | Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Metascore: 54/100 (39 reviews)

A police sergeant must rally the cops and prisoners together to protect themselves on New Year's Eve, just as corrupt policeman surround the station with the intent of killing all to keep their deception in the ranks.

17. Ghosts of Mars (2001)
98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Metascore: 35/100 (26 reviews)

A story of human colonists on Mars who must be rescued after becoming possessed by vengeful Martian ghosts.

18. The Fog (1980)
89 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A Northern California fishing town, built 100 years ago over an old leper colony, becomes shrouded by a killer fog containing zombie-like ghosts seeking revenge for their deaths.

19. The Fog (2005)
100 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
Metascore: 27/100 (16 reviews)

The inhabitants of Antonio Island, off the coast of Oregon, are about to unveil a statue honoring the four men (Castle, Wayne, Williams and Malone) who founded their town in 1871. Nick ... See full summary »

20. Village of the Damned (1995)
99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.

21. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
95 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.

22. Masters of Horror (2005– )
60 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Anchor Bay has amassed some of the greatest horror film writers and directors to bring to you the anthology series, "Masters of Horror". For the first time the foremost names in the horror ... See full summary »

23. Vampires (1998)
108 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Metascore: 42/100 (19 reviews)

A vengeful vampire slayer must retrieve an ancient Catholic relic that, should it be acquired by vampires, will allow them to endure sunlight.

24. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
86 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (20 reviews)

Laurie Strode, now the dean of a Northern California private school with an assumed name, must battle the Shape one last time and now the life of her own son hangs in the balance.

25. The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
102 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors 40 years into the future.

26. Halloween II (1981)
92 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Metascore: 44/100 (19 reviews)

Laurie Strode is rushed to the hospital, while Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt the streets for Michael Myers, who has found Laurie at the Haddonfield Hospital.

27. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.

28. Prince of Darkness (1987)
102 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Metascore: 50/100 (10 reviews)

A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.

29. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
94 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  
Metascore: 19/100 (17 reviews)

Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality ... See full summary »

30. Starman (1984)
115 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.

31. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
88 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael... See full summary »

32. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A large Halloween mask-making company has plans to kill millions of American children with something sinister hidden in Halloween masks.

33. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
88 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Metascore: 43/100 (5 reviews)

Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him?

34. Dark Star (1974)
83 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong.

35. Halloween 5 (1989)
96 min | Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

It's one year later after the events of Halloween 4. Michael survives the shootings and on October 31st he returns with a vengeance. Lurking and stalking, Jamie, Rachel, and Rachel's ... See full summary »

36. Vampires: Los Muertos (2002)
93 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A vampire hunter and a priest fight a band of the walking dead in Mexico.

37. Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Suddenly Laura Mars can see through the eyes of a serial killer as he commits his crimes. She contacts the police and with the aid of a police detective, tries to stop the killer. But first... See full summary »

38. The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
114 min | Drama, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An autistic boy who dreams of flying touches everyone he meets, including a new family who has moved in after their father dies.

39. Halloween: The Curse of Thorn (2015)
Horror | Pre-production

Shortly after the night he came home, the terror of Michael Myers continues in the nearby town of Russellville, where he is brought by a mysterious man in black to continue killing his ... See full summary »

40. Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
99 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life.

41. Halloween III
Horror | Announced

The plot is unknown at this time.

Writer: John Carpenter |  Director: Patrick Lussier
42. Charlie Brown: Blockhead's Revenge (2011)
3 min | Short, Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
43. Black Moon Rising (1986)
100 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A professional thief is hired by the FBI to steal a data tape from a company under investigation. The analysis of this tape, will prove the criminal activities of this company. As this ... See full summary »

44. Darkchylde
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

Southern teenager, Ariel Chylde, is transformed into creatures from her nightmares.

Writer: Randy Queen |  Director: John Carpenter
45. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )
Documentary, Biography, Crime, History | Active
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
46. Body Bags (1993 TV Movie)
91 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Three short stories in the horror genre. The first about a serial killer. The second about a hair transplant gone wrong. The third about a baseball player.

47. The Silence of the Hams (1994)
81 min | Comedy, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.

48. Elvis (I) (1979 TV Movie)
150 min | Biography, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.

49. Film 2014 (1971– )
30 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
50. Halloween Awakening: The Legacy of Michael Myers (2012)
47 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Halloween Awakening is a direct sequel to Halloween Resurrection that picks up right where it left off. Halloween Awakening attempts to tie together all aspects and plots within the entire ... See full summary »