John Carpenter's Movies as Director/Writer

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1.
Revenge of the Colossal Beasts (1962 Short Film)
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Director: John Carpenter
 
2.
Terror from Space (1963 Short Film)
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Director: John Carpenter
 
3.
Gorgo Versus Godzilla (1969 Short Film)
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Director: John Carpenter
 
4.
Gorgon, the Space Monster (1969 Short Film)
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Director: John Carpenter
 
5.
Sorceror from Outer Space (1969 Short Film)
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Director: John Carpenter
 
6.
Warrior and the Demon (1969 Short Film)
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7.
Dark Star (1974)
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In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong. (83 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
8.
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
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A police sergeant and an unlikely band of criminals defend a closing LA precinct office on New Years Eve against an army of gang members. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
9.
Halloween (1978)
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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. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
10.
Someone's Watching Me! (1978 TV Movie)
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A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins. (97 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
11.
Elvis (1979 TV Movie)
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Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley. (150 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
12.
The Fog (1980)
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Legend says that Antonio Bay was built in 1880 with blood money obtained from shipwrecked lepers, which no one believes. On the eve of the town's centennial, many plan to attend the celebrations, including the murdered lepers. (89 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
13.
Escape from New York (1981)
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In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
14.
The Thing (1982)
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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. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
15.
Christine (1983)
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A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. (110 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
16.
Starman (1984)
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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. (115 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
17.
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
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An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
18.
Prince of Darkness (1987)
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A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world. (102 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
19.
They Live (1988)
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A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth. (94 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
20.
Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
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After a freak accident, a yuppie turns invisible and runs from a treacherous CIA official, while trying to cope with his new life. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
21.
Body Bags (1993 TV Movie)
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Three short stories in the horror genre. The first about a serial killer. The second about a hair transplant gone wrong... (91 mins.)
 
22.
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
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An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational. (95 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
23.
Village of the Damned (1995)
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A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
24.
Escape from L.A. (1996)
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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. (101 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
25.
Vampires (1998)
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Recovering from an ambush that killed his entire team, a vengeful vampire slayer must retrieve an ancient Catholic relic that, should it be acquired by vampires, will allow them to walk in sunlight. (108 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
26.
Ghosts of Mars (2001)
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In 2176, 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. (98 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
27.
Masters of Horror (2005 TV Series)
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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. (60 mins.)
 
28.
Masters of Horror (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Pro-Life (2006)
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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. (60 mins.)
 
29.
The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970 Short Film)
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The story of a young man (Johnny Crawford) who dreams of being a cowboy in the old west, but lives in a big city in present time. (23 mins.)
Director: James R. Rokos
 
30.
Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
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A famous fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a killer. (104 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
 
31.
Zuma Beach (1978 TV Movie)
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A fading rock singer goes to the beach to get away from it all and winds up getting involved in the lives of the teenage beachgoers. (104 mins.)
Director: Lee H. Katzin
 
32.
Better Late Than Never (1979 TV Movie)
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Harry Landers is a feisty senior citizen who refuses to abide by the rules in a stodgy retirement home run by a dour Ms... (120 mins.)
Director: Richard Crenna
 
33.
Halloween II (1981)
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While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. (92 mins.)
Director: Rick Rosenthal
 
34.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
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Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran. (98 mins.)
 
35.
Black Moon Rising (1986)
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A professional thief is hired by the FBI to steal a data tape from a company under investigation. The analysis of this tape... (100 mins.)
Director: Harley Cokliss
 
36.
Halloween 5 (1989)
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One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece. (96 mins.)
 
37.
El Diablo (1990 TV Movie)
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When the notorious outlaw El Diablo kidnaps a schoolgirl, her teacher, an Easterner named Billy Ray... (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Markle
 
38.
Blood River (1991 TV Movie)
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Jimmy Pearls, a directionless young drifter, kills Henry Logan's son and two other men after he found... (92 mins.)
Director: Mel Damski
 
39.
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
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Six years after Michael Myers last terrorized Haddonfield, he returns there in pursuit of his niece, Jamie Lloyd, who has escaped with her newborn child, for which Michael and a mysterious cult have sinister plans. (87 mins.)
Director: Joe Chappelle
 
40.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
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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. (86 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
 
41.
Silent Predators (1999 TV Movie)
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A small town deals with an invasion of rattlesnakes. (91 mins.)
Director: Noel Nosseck
 
42.
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
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Three years after he last terrorized his sister, Michael Myers confronts her again, before traveling to Haddonfield to deal with the cast and crew of a reality show which is being broadcast from his old home. (94 mins.)
Director: Rick Rosenthal
 
43.
Jason Vs. Leatherface (2003 Short Film)
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Jason is tricked by Freddy into going to the Sawyer's house is Texas. The ultimate showdown awaits when Jason meets Leatherface. (26 mins.)
Director: Matt Spease
 
44.
Michael Vs. Jason (2004 Short Film)
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Michael and Jason begin offing all of their previous survivors. Tommy Jarvis and Jamie Lloyd try to set a trap to stop them both once and for all. (37 mins.)
Director: Matt Spease
 
45.
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
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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. (109 mins.)
 
46.
The Fog (2005)
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The inhabitants of Antonio Island, off the coast of Oregon, are about to unveil a statue honoring the four men (Castle... (100 mins.)
 
47.
Halloween (2007)
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After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie. (109 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
48.
Halloween Fall Stalking (2009 Short Film)
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Halloween Fall Stalking is the second short fan film from filmmaker Dave McRae and was released in the Fall of 2009... (14 mins.)
Director: Dave McRae
Stars: Dave McRae
 
49.
October 31st (2010 Short Film)
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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. (14 mins.)
 
50.
Halloween Black Eyes (2010 Short Film)
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Halloween Black Eyes is the 3rd Halloween Fan film from filmmaker Dave McRae and was released in the Summer of 2010... (10 mins.)
Director: Dave McRae
Stars: Dave McRae
 
51.
Halloween Autumn Blood (2010 Short Film)
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Halloween Autumn Blood is the 4th Halloween fan film from filmmaker Dave McRae paying tribute to the original Halloween film 1978... (20 mins.)
Director: Dave McRae
 
52.
F.E.A.R. 3 (2011 Video Game)
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Point Man and his deceased brother Paxton Fettrl both have supernatural powers and must work together to face off against an evil presence from their past.
Director: Heinz Schuller
 
53.
Halloween Awakening: The Legacy of Michael Myers (2012)
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Halloween Awakening is a direct sequel to Halloween Resurrection that picks up right where it left off... (47 mins.)
Director: Michael Leavy
 
54.
Halloween (2018)
The plot is unknown at this time.