23 wins & 25 nominations.
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(based on characters created by)
(based on "Escape from New York" written by - uncredited)
(screenplay - as Frank Armitage)
(original story by) / (screenplay by)
Sacred Bones Records releases "Lost Themes", his first album of original compositions not connected to a soundtrack.
2 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
45 Interviews |
7 Articles |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Frank Armitage | Johnny Carpenter | Carpenter | James T. Chance | John T. Chance | Rip Haight | Martin Quatermass
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Carpenter (Carter), Milton Jean
| Carpenter, Howard Ralph
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I'm pretty happy with who I am. I like myself and what I'm doing. I don't need to be the world's greatest director or the most famous - or the richest. I don't need to make a whole lot of great films. I can do my job and I can do it pretty well. This is the realization I've come to, later in life. It's called growing up.
He is known to be completely comfortable with filmmakers doing sequels to or remakes of his movies, but he has also admitted that he is mostly indifferent to them, and usually gets involved in such projects for the money.
[Video Screen] His films often feature important visuals shown from a video screen (The end-of-the-world transmission from the future in Prince of Darkness
(1987), the Norwegian recordings of the expedition to uncover the aliens in The Thing
(1982), various TV sets and the general anti-TV motif in They Live