13 wins & 18 nominations.
See more awards »
(writer: "Halloween Theme" - as John H. Carpenter)
Red Nose, Black Heart
(Short) (writer: "The Fog" (excerpt from the soundtrack), "Big Trouble in Little China" (excerpt from the soundtrack) - uncredited)
(performer: "Back To The Pod / The Crazies Come Out") / (writer: "Back To The Pod / The Crazies Come Out")
(performer: "Back to the Pod/The Crazies Come Out") / (writer: "Back to the Pod/The Crazies Come Out")
Huang jia shi jie
(writer: "Halloween" (excerpts from the soundtrack) - uncredited)
2 Biographical Movies |
3 Print Biographies |
43 Interviews |
4 Articles |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Frank Armitage | Johnny Carpenter | James T. Chance | John T. Chance | Rip Haight | Martin Quatermass
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
I don't deny that commercial success means a lot to me, the best reviews you can get are at the box office.
[Cheap Scare] Many of Carpenter's films include what he calls a "cheap scare", where something comes into view very fast and leaves just as quickly, intensified by musical cues. Carpenter makes open compositions that allow the villain/monster (or sometimes just an object) to pop into frame from the background, the immediate foreground or from either side of the frame. It has since become a horror...