Most Popular Titles With John Carpenter
1. 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.
2. The Thing (1982)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 279,158 | Gross: $13.78M
5. 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: 97,756 | Gross: $25.24M
6. 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: 168,397 | Gross: $47.00M
7. 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 »
8. 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: 160,389 | Gross: $25.03M
10. 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.
11. 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: 67,509 | Gross: $19.98M
13. 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: 91,966 | Gross: $58.27M
15. 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: 57,285 | Gross: $25.41M
16. 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 »
Votes: 30,396 | Gross: $29.51M
17. 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: 44,654 | Gross: $8.43M
18. 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: 46,254 | Gross: $8.95M
19. 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: 44,489 | Gross: $20.24M
20. 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.
22. 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: 49,380 | Gross: $21.38M
24. 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: 34,716 | Gross: $1.47M
26. Masters of Horror (2005–2007)
TV-MA | 60 min | Fantasy, 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 »
27. 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: 38,472 | Gross: $33.39M
28. 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: 51,411 | Gross: $55.00M
30. 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: 78,019 | Gross: $55.99M
31. 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: 34,935 | Gross: $28.70M
32. 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: 54,581 | Gross: $25.50M
34. 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: 28,408 | Gross: $30.26M
35. 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: 30,760 | Gross: $14.40M
36. 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: 31,692 | Gross: $17.77M
37. 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: 22,286 | Gross: $15.13M
38. 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: 4,551 | Gross: $7.18M
39. 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 40 years into the future.
41. 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: 24,612 | Gross: $11.64M
43. 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.
45. 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.
46. 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: 18,301 | Gross: $14.36M
47. Legend of Dark Rider (2018)
Fantasy, Horror | Filming
Based on a story passed down from generation to generation. Dark Rider, a rapacious beast no man has survived. Savage, barely human. Over time the story of Dark Rider has become legend, but... See full summary »
48. 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.
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: 3,978 | Gross: $6.64M
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 »
54. 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 »
55. 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 »
Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror
A documentary on the history of the slasher film.
58. 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 »
59. 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.
61. 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.
64. 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 »
68. They Live
Horror | Announced
Remake of the 1988 sci-fi thriller about aliens trying to take over Earth.
69. 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 »
70. The Real History of Science Fiction (2014– )
240 min | Documentary
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 »
Drama, Fantasy, Horror | Announced
Southern teenager, Ariel Chylde, is transformed into creatures from her nightmares.
75. 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.
78. 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 »
81. 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 »
82. Why Horror? (2014)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Biography, Horror
Why Horror? Is a feature documentary following horror fan Tal Zimerman as he looks at the psychology of horror around the world in order to understand why we love to be scared.
84. The American Nightmare (2000)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Horror
An examination into the nature of 1960's-70's horror films, the involved artists, and how they reflected contemporary society.
Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror
An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.
88. Supernatural Activity (2012)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy
The world's most beloved illusionist, armed with his team of oxymoron's, embark on the freakiest, most adventurous paranormal investigation of all time. Terrorized at every turn by an ... See full summary »
89. 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 »
90. F.E.A.R. 3 (2011 Video Game)
M | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
92. 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 »
93. 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 »
95. Acid Head: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter (2011)
145 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Acid scarred teenager : Pheromone Labonza (aka Acid Head) is a vengeful, bloodsucking cannibal goth-girl killer that slashes her way though rural Buzzard Nuts County, N.Y.'s roadside and ... See full summary »
98. GUNSHIP: Tech Noir (2015 Video)
5 min | Animation, Short, Action
In a dystopian future, contained within the videocassette, hero tries to save his love, using old VHS tapes and a little bit of magic...
99. That Guy Dick Miller (2014)
91 min | Documentary, Biography
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.