Most Popular Titles With John Carpenter
2. Love (II) (2015)
Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Romance
Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.
4. Halloween (1978)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 176,028 | Gross: $47.00M
5. The Thing (1982)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A crew in Antarctica finds a neighboring camp destroyed and its crew dead. Whatever killed them is nowhere to be found, unless it's hidden in plain sight.
Votes: 291,384 | Gross: $13.78M
6. 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 and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.
Votes: 94,469 | Gross: $58.27M
9. Grindhouse (2007)
R | 191 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 162,995 | Gross: $25.03M
10. 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.
Votes: 53,356 | Gross: $55.04M
11. Planet Terror (2007)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Comedy, 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.
12. 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.
Votes: 39,808 | Gross: $33.39M
14. Halloween II (1981)
R | 92 min | Horror
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.
Votes: 57,081 | Gross: $25.53M
15. Escape from New York (1981)
R | 99 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 101,375 | Gross: $25.24M
16. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 23,356 | Gross: $15.12M
17. The Fog (1980)
R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 51,256 | Gross: $21.38M
18. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran.
Votes: 32,332 | Gross: $14.40M
19. 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?
Votes: 33,156 | Gross: $17.77M
20. 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.
Votes: 59,026 | Gross: $25.48M
21. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 29,562 | Gross: $30.35M
22. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
Votes: 48,079 | Gross: $8.95M
23. 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.
Votes: 80,391 | Gross: $56.00M
24. Halloween 5 (1989)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece.
Votes: 25,876 | Gross: $11.64M
26. Vampires (1998)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
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.
Votes: 45,717 | Gross: $20.24M
27. Ghosts of Mars (2001)
R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 45,522 | Gross: $8.43M
28. The Fog (2005)
PG-13 | 100 min | Horror
A thick mist full of vengeful spirits haunts a prosperous island town off the coast of Oregon, and it's inhabitants tries to learn a dark secret to their town's history in order to stop it.
Votes: 31,091 | Gross: $29.51M
30. The Daily Show (1996– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
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 »
31. Masters of Horror (2005–2007)
TV-MA | 60 min | Horror
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 »
33. The Joneses (2009)
R | 96 min | 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.
Votes: 35,259 | Gross: $1.47M
34. 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.
Votes: 68,356 | Gross: $19.98M
36. Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
37. Starman (1984)
PG | 115 min | Romance, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 35,994 | Gross: $28.70M
39. The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
PG | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An autistic boy who dreams of flying touches everyone he meets, including a new family who has moved in after their father dies.
Votes: 4,656 | Gross: $7.18M
40. The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors forty years into the future.
Votes: 12,109 | Gross: $8.10M
43. Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
After a freak accident, a yuppie turns invisible and runs from a treacherous CIA official, while trying to cope with his new life.
Votes: 18,789 | Gross: $14.36M
44. Body Bags (1993 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
46. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.
47. Halloween Black Eyes (2010)
10 min | Short, Horror
Halloween Black Eyes is the 3rd Halloween Fan film from filmmaker Dave McRae and was released in the Summer of 2010. The film is another showcase on mood and atmosphere, paying tribute to ... See full summary »
49. Black Moon Rising (1986)
R | 100 min | Action, 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 »
Votes: 4,074 | Gross: $6.64M
50. Halloween: Resurgence (2012)
55 min | Thriller
Five friends reunite in the sleepy town of Haddonfield, Illinois for a Halloween Weekend full of fun. As the town still reels from it's haunted past, the friends travel to nearby Warren ... See full summary »
52. 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.
47 min | Horror
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 »
55. Someone's Watching Me! (1978 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 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.
57. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »
60. Faraday (2013)
82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Faraday is a frustrated telepathist who is an expert in paranormal phenomena. His girlfriend, Paty, is a cup cake lover and a blogger whose maximum aspiration is to be famous on the ... See full synopsis »
62. Legend of Dark Rider (2018)
Fantasy, Horror | Filming
A Legend passed down from generation to generation. The Dark Rider, a rapacious beast no man has survived. But the brute behind the legend is a tortured soul with one mysterious and ... See full summary »
63. Escape from New Jersey (2010)
45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Picking up right where John Carpenter's "Escape From New York" ended, we find Snake Plissken stuck in New Jersey with his new found freedom on the line when his path crosses that of Armando... See full summary »
64. Hotel Inferno (2013)
80 min | Action, Horror
A cold-blooded seasoned contract killer is hired to take out a couple hidden in a hotel, but he will soon need to fight not only for his life but also for his soul, as this seemingly easy task will turn the hunter into prey.
Drama, Fantasy, Horror | Announced
Southern teenager, Ariel Chylde, is transformed into creatures from her nightmares.
68. CBS News Sunday Morning (1979– )
90 min | News
The news show that does personal interest pieces, and has done since 1979. Anything from interviews with actors, political figures, athletes, musicians, costume designers, fashion designers... See full summary »
69. El Diablo (1990 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Western
When the notorious outlaw El Diablo kidnaps a schoolgirl, her teacher, an Easterner named Billy Ray, decides to rescue her. Incompetent to track her alone, Billy Ray enlists the aid of an ... See full summary »
71. John Carpenter: Escape from New York (2016 Video)
4 min | Short, Music
John Carpenter performs the theme of his 1981 movie "Escape from New York" with a band, live, also directing the shoot.
Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror
A documentary on the history of the slasher film.
75. They Live
Horror | Announced
Remake of the 1988 sci-fi thriller about aliens trying to take over Earth.
76. The Bone Garden (2014)
TV-MA | 87 min | Thriller
Alice Hardy has the "perfect" life. The "perfect" friends and the "perfect" husband. But, everything "perfect" starts to unravel when mysterious neighbors move in right next door.
78. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)
134 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
From TWI STUDIOS ( The fun, friendly makers of: FRANKENPIMP!, VIXEN HIGHWAY 2006: It Came From Uranus, & ACID HEAD: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter ), comes this reimagining /... See full summary »
79. Halloween: The Inside Story (2010 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
"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 »
81. Halloween Existence (2012)
29 min | Short, Horror
When the Myers house is torn down, having remained vacant for nearly fifty years, Michael leaves his hometown in search of a new place to call his own. On Halloween night, with both his ... See full summary »
83. The Nightmare Ends on Halloween (2004)
9 min | Short, Horror
Freddy Krueger finds himself stuck in limbo after being defeated by Jason Voorhees. Freddy tries to convince Michael Myers to do his dirty work and kill the children of Elm Street. However,... See full summary »
84. Film '72 (1971– )
30 min | Talk-Show
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.
85. The American Nightmare (2000)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Horror
An examination into the nature of 1960s-'70s horror films, the artists involved, and how they reflected contemporary society.
87. The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004– )
TV-14 | 300 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror
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 »
90. Blood River (1991 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama, Western
Jimmy Pearls, a directionless young drifter, kills Henry Logan's son and two other men after he found out that they murdered Jimmy's parents for their land. Trying to get away from Logan's ... See full summary »
Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror
An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.
96. The Real History of Science Fiction (2014– )
240 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi
The series heads to the very frontiers of space and science to produce the definitive television history of science fiction. The story of one of the liveliest and most stimulating genres in... See full summary »
97. The Body (I) (2013)
17 min | Short, Comedy, Horror
The tale of a murderer (Allen) who uses the cover of Halloween night to causally transport his latest victim from the scene of the crime to his final resting place. Wrapping the body in ... See full summary »
98. Lazarus: Apocalypse (2014)
90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Lazarus: APOCALYPSE revolves around the character of George A. Lazarus (Ray Capuana, Emerging Past), an insurance investigator who schedules routine interviews with twelve employees and ... See full summary »
99. The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970)
23 min | Western, Short
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.
100. The Escape Agenda (2012)
6 min | Short, Action, Drama
After rescuing the president, Snake Plissken wakes up and learns that he has been charged with treason. The President is on his way back to Liberty Island to carry out his execution. Will Snake escape once more?