Most Voted Titles With John Carpenter
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1. The Thing (1982)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.
2. Planet Terror (2007)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Horror
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.
3. Grindhouse (2007)
R | 191 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
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.
Writers: Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie, Edgar Wright, Jeff Rendell, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Rob Cotterill, Jason Eisener, John Davies | Directors: Robert Rodriguez, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Edgar Wright, Rob Zombie | Stars: Kurt Russell, Rose McGowan, Danny Trejo, Zoë Bell
4. Halloween (1978)
R | 91 min | Horror
A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish adolescent girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
5. Halloween (2007)
R | 109 min | Horror
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.
6. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.
8. Escape from New York (1981)
R | 99 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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. Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
10. ParaNorman (2012)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.
11. They Live (1988)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.
12. Escape from L.A. (1996)
R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
13. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
14. Christine (1983)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.
15. Halloween II (1981)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
16. Ghosts of Mars (2001)
R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Years in the future, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house.
17. The Fog (1980)
R | 89 min | Horror
A Northern California fishing town, built 100 years ago over an ancient leper colony, becomes shrouded by a killer fog containing zombie-like ghosts seeking revenge for their deaths.
18. Vampires (1998)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A vengeful vampire slayer must retrieve an ancient Catholic relic that, should it be acquired by vampires, will allow them to endure sunlight.
19. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
20. Halloween II (2009)
R | 105 min | Horror
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.
21. The Joneses (2009)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
23. Starman (1984)
PG | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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.
24. The Fog (2005)
PG-13 | 100 min | Horror
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 »
25. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.
26. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
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?
27. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
R | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A large Halloween mask-making company has plans to kill millions of American children with something sinister hidden in Halloween masks.
28. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
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 »
31. Halloween 5 (1989)
X | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
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 »
Writers: John Carpenter, Debra Hill, Michael Jacobs, Dominique Othenin-Girard, Shem Bitterman | Director: Dominique Othenin-Girard | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell, Beau Starr
32. Village of the Damned (1995)
R | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.
33. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
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 »
34. Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life.
35. Dark Star (1974)
G | 83 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong.
36. The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors 40 years into the future.
Writers: Michael Janover, William Gray, Wallace C. Bennett, Don Jakoby, Charles Berlitz, William L. Moore | Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco
37. Masters of Horror (2005– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Horror, Thriller
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 »
Masters of Horror (2005– )
John Carpenter's Cigarette Burns
TV-MA | 59 min | Horror, Thriller
With a torrid past that haunts him, a movie-theater director is hired to hunt for the only known print of a film so notorious that its single screening caused the viewers to become homicidally insane.
40. Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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 »
41. Body Bags (1993 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy
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.
42. The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy
An autistic boy who dreams of flying touches everyone he meets, including a new family who has moved in after their father dies.
43. The Silence of the Hams (1994)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Thriller
The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.
44. Black Moon Rising (1986)
R | 100 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 »
Masters of Horror (2005– )
TV-MA | 57 min | Horror, Thriller
Determined to "rescue" his pregnant daughter from an abortion clinic, a religious fanatic and his sons plan a violent firearm assault just as the doctors suspect her pregnancy might not be of this world.
Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror
A documentary on the history of the slasher film.
48. Someone's Watching Me! (1978 TV Movie)
97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins.
Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror
An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.
50. Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009 TV Short)
TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Susan Murphy (a.k.a. Ginormica) and the Monsters are now working with the US government as special ops. So when an alien presence is detected in Susan's hometown of Modesto, California -- ... See full summary »