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1. The Director's Chair (2014– )

45 min | Biography, Talk-Show

9.0
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Director Robert Rodriguez interviews some of the top movie directors.

Stars: Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, John Carpenter, Guillermo del Toro

Votes: 419

2. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 36,919

3. The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004– )

TV-14 | 300 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror

8.7
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Film-makers, performers, genre authorities and selected high-profile fans count down the most chilling moments in cinematic history. Not just from horror films, but from such thrillers as ... See full summary »

Stars: Keiko Agena, Krista Allen, David Arquette, Clive Barker

Votes: 868

4. GUNSHIP: Tech Noir (2015 Video)

5 min | Animation, Short, Action

8.7
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In a dystopian future, contained within the videocassette, hero tries to save his love, using old VHS tapes and a little bit of magic...

Director: Lee Hardcastle | Stars: John Carpenter, Jordan Ramoth, Valerie Fox, Charlie Simpson

Votes: 19

5. Movie Magic (1994– )

30 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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Documentary series dealing with every aspect of special effects in movies, from low-budget make-up to multi-million-dollar computer-generated graphics. The clear presentation includes ... See full summary »

Stars: James Cameron, Richard Edlund, Rick Baker, Ken Ralston

Votes: 120

6. Icons (2002– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Documentary

8.5
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G4's show of original profiles, interviews and histories of the people, characters and companies that have shaped today's computer and video game landscape.

Stars: Jake Steele, Glenn Rubenstein, Jon M. Gibson, Geoff Keighley

Votes: 52

7. Halloween: The Inside Story (2010 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.4
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"Halloween: The Inside Story" takes a look at one of the most successful film franchises of all time as it goes behind the scenes of John Carpenter's "Halloween," the "frightfest" that ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Nobile Jr. | Stars: Rob Naughton, Rob Zombie, Anthony Masi, Jeffrey Lyons

Votes: 179

8. The Director's Chair (2014– )
Episode: John Carpenter (2014)

44 min | Biography, Talk-Show

8.4
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Director Robert Rodriguez interviews the legendary director John Carpenter (Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween, The Thing, Escape From New York) on his influences and how he became a filmmaker.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Robert Rodriguez, John Carpenter

Votes: 37

9. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 279,150 | Gross: $13.78M

10. A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010– )

177 min | Documentary

8.2
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Mark Gatiss examines the history of the horror film, from classic Hollywood monsters to Hammer's glory days and beyond.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, John Carpenter, Michael Roberts, Barbara Steele

Votes: 463

11. Post Mortem with Mick Garris (2009– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Mick Garris, Rick Baker, Roger Corman, Frank Darabont

Votes: 28

12. October 31st (2010)

14 min | Short, Comedy, History

8.2
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In this parody of John Carpenter's horror classic, a Chinese food craving psychologist attempts to track down a former patient who has escaped from a mental hospital.

Director: Michael LiCastri | Stars: Troy Brooks, Crystal Gray, Michael Hawley, Maggie Langlais

Votes: 12

13. More Tales from the Script (2010 Video)

47 min | Documentary

8.2
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Fascinating unheard stories from top screenwriters.

Director: Peter Hanson | Stars: John August, John Brancato, John Carpenter, Larry Cohen

Votes: 11

14. A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010– )
Episode: Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood (2010)

59 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: John Das | Stars: Mark Gatiss, Jonathan Rigby, Michael Roberts, John Carpenter

Votes: 47

15. The Daily Show (1996– )
Episode: John Carpenter (2001)

TV-14 | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

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Director: Chuck O'Neil | Stars: Jon Stewart, Nancy Carell, Steve Carell, John Carpenter

Votes: 12

16. John Carpenter: Escape from New York (2016 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

8.1
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John Carpenter performs the theme of his 1981 movie "Escape from New York" with a band, live, also directing the shoot.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Cody Carpenter, John Carpenter, Daniel Davies, John S. Konesky

Votes: 60

17. The Thing (2002 Video Game)

Action, Horror, Mystery

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You play the part of a military team sent to investigate what happened at U.S. Outpost 31, and must face the Thing yourself.

Stars: Per Solli, Michael J. Shea, Kevin Alan Moore, Jesse O'Connell

Votes: 448

18. Durch die Nacht mit... (2002– )

Documentary

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Two celebrities meet for the first time to spend an evening in each others and the camera's company.

Stars: Christoph Schlingensief, Jonathan Meese, Helene Hegemann, Fatih Akin

Votes: 159

19. Born to Controversy: The Roddy Piper Story (2006 Video)

540 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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Director: Vince McMahon | Stars: Roddy Piper, Adrian Adonis, Lou Albano, Randy Anderson

Votes: 142

20. Seeing Through 'The Fog' (2006 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Stars: John Carpenter, David Foster, Rupert Wainwright, Tom Welling

Votes: 11

21. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

7.9
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78 Metascore

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Votes: 168,396 | Gross: $47.00M

22. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.9
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 682

23. John Carpenter: Distant Dream (2016 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

7.9
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John Carpenter performs his instrumental track "Distant Dream" with a band, live, also directing the shoot.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, Daniel Davies, John Spiker

Votes: 55

24. The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003 TV Movie)

245 min | Documentary, Horror

7.9
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A countdown of the scariest moments on film and television, as voted for by the viewers.

Directors: Mark Murray, Helen Spencer | Stars: Jimmy Carr, Kacey Ainsworth, Patrick Allen, Stephen Armstrong

Votes: 161

25. A-Z of Horror (1997– )

Documentary, Horror

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Stars: George Arndt, Pete Atkins, Clive Barker, Virgin 'Buck' Batterman

Votes: 55

26. The Master's Touch: Hitchcock's Signature Style (2009 Video)

57 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Francis Lawrence, William Friedkin, Guillermo del Toro

Votes: 65

27. Unzipping Body Bags (2013 Video)

20 min | Short

7.9
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Retrospective documentary on the making of the horror anthology "Body Bags."

Director: Justin Beahm | Stars: John Carpenter, Robert Carradine, Stacy Keach, Sandy King

Votes: 13

28. Zoo (2015– )
Episode: Blame It on Leo (2015)

44 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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Jackson, Jamie and Agent Shaffer search for a chemist in Alabama who has evidence of Reiden Global's role in the growing animal problem. Meanwhile, Chloe, Mitch and Abraham fly to Rio de ... See full summary »

Director: Steven A. Adelson | Stars: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 387

29. 100 Years of Horror (1996– )
Episode: Demons (1996)

Unrated | 24 min | Documentary, Horror

7.9
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100 Years of Horror looks at films focusing on the devil and demons.

Stars: Dana Andrews, Peter Atkins, James Bernard, John Carpenter

Votes: 13

30. Zoo (2015– )
Episode: Emotional Contagion (2015)

40 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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Now fugitives, the members of the team head to Zambia with the ultimate goal of manufacturing a cure for abnormal behavior; Chloe makes a sacrifice.

Director: Christine Moore | Stars: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 329

31. A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010– )
Episode: Home Counties Horror (2010)

59 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Rachel Jardine | Stars: Mark Gatiss, Roy Ward Baker, John Carpenter, Roger Corman

Votes: 47

32. Zoo (2015– )
Episode: Sleuths (2015)

42 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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The team heads to Paris to investigate a group of bears whose trackers have gone offline; Mitch makes a shocking new discovery about the Mother Cell; Chloe runs into her ex-fiancé.

Director: Dean White | Stars: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 348

33. Zoo (2015– )
Episode: The Cheese Stands Alone (2015)

41 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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After a cargo ship comes to shore in Massachusetts, rats invade the island; Mitch makes a visit to his daughter and prepares to get the cure to her terminal illness.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 347

34. Zoo (2015– )
Episode: This Is What It Sounds Like (2015)

43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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Abraham works to save Chloe and Mitch from a drug lord; Jackson and Jamie continue to work with Agent Shaffer in search of Evan Lee Hartley and the Mother Cell after Leo is killed in the crash.

Director: David Solomon | Stars: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 353

35. The Thing: Terror Takes Shape (1998 Video)

83 min | Documentary

7.8
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A revealing and insightful look into the making of this underrated horror film.

Director: Michael Matessino | Stars: John Carpenter, David Foster, Bill Lancaster, John J. Lloyd

Votes: 640

36. 'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest (2003 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

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Stars: Moustapha Akkad, John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Dean Cundey

Votes: 238

37. Tales from the Crypt: From Comic Books to Television (2004 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

7.8
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Tells the story of EC Comics, the controversy that led to the end of mainstream horror comics, and the HBO anthology series "Tales from the Crypt".

Director: Chip Selby | Stars: Wendy Gaines Bucci, John Carpenter, Russ Cochran, Jack Davis

Votes: 99

38. Pure Cinema: Through the Eyes of the Master (2008 Video)

Documentary

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Alfred Hitchcock often referred to his style of film making as "pure cinema" - using camera movement, editing, music and sound to tell stories that would be impossible in any other medium. ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Joe Carnahan, John Carpenter, Guillermo del Toro, William Friedkin

Votes: 20

39. Zoo (2015– )
Episode: Fight or Flight (2015)

42 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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Jackson's best friend, Abraham, thinks lions might be killing humans for sport.

Director: Michael Katleman | Stars: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 504

40. Zoo (2015– )
Episode: Pack Mentality (2015)

44 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Jackson, Jamie, and Chloe travel to Mississippi to investigate the prison fire, while Abraham and Mitch go north to trap and study wolves.

Director: David Grossman | Stars: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 420

41. A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010– )
Episode: The American Scream (2010)

59 min | Documentary

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Director: John Das | Stars: Mark Gatiss, Michael Roberts, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper

Votes: 43

42. Zoo (2015– )
Episode: The Silence of the Cicadas (2015)

44 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Jackson Oz and Abraham Kenyatta fly to Japan to recover the rest of Oz's father's research involving animals. Also, Jamie convinces Mitch to accompany her on a trip to her hometown in ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Long | Stars: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 445

43. Film '72 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 382

44. The Pain of Creation (2011)

25 min | Short, Drama, Horror

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Elias has to check the heritage of Till Hanson, but things won't go as easily as one would expect because someone has to finish Hanson's work.

Director: Jarno Harju | Stars: Kimmo Aho, Jarno Harju, Toni Luoma-Nirva

Votes: 9

45. Bernard Herrmann: Hitchcock's Maestro (2008 Video)

Short

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No director-composer collaboration has been more seminal to motion pictures than the partnership of Alfred Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann. In this documentary we examine the long and ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Nathan Barr, Joe Carnahan, John Carpenter, Guillermo del Toro

Votes: 19

46. Zoo (2015– )
Episode: First Blood (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.7
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Jackson Oz finds a link between his late father's theories and mysterious animal attacks.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Nora Arnezeder

Votes: 679

47. Masters of Horror (2005–2007)
Episode: John Carpenter's Cigarette Burns (2005)

TV-MA | 59 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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With a torrid past that haunts him, a movie theatre owner is hired to search for the only existing print of a film so notorious that its single screening caused the viewers to become homicidally insane.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Norman Reedus, Colin Foo, Udo Kier, Christopher Redman

Votes: 7,676

48. Grindhouse (2007)

R | 191 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

7.6
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77 Metascore

Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's homage to exploitation double features in the 60s and 70s with two back-to-back cult films that include previews of coming attractions between them.

Directors: Robert Rodriguez, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Edgar Wright, Rob Zombie | Stars: Kurt Russell, Rose McGowan, Danny Trejo, Zoë Bell

Votes: 160,387 | Gross: $25.03M

49. Masters of Horror (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 60 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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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 »

Stars: Karen Elizabeth Austin, J. Winston Carroll, Miho Ninagawa, Anthony Harrison

Votes: 9,735

50. That Guy Dick Miller (2014)

91 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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63 Metascore

Documentary about veteran character actor Dick Miller, whose career in and outside of Hollywood has spanned almost 200 films across six decades, featuring a diverse range of interviews with directors, co-stars, and contemporaries.

Director: Elijah Drenner | Stars: Dick Miller, Lainie Miller, Gilbert Adler, Allan Arkush

Votes: 114