John Carpenter Movies

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Halloween (2007)

6.1

109 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror

Release date: August 31, 2007

Director: Rob Zombie

Description: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger.

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

6.3

109 min

Country: USA | France

Genre: Action | Crime | Drama

Release date: January 19, 2005

Director: Jean-François Richet

Description: 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.

Ghosts of Mars (2001)

4.9

98 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror | Action | Sci-Fi

Release date: August 24, 2001

Director: John Carpenter

Description: Years in the future, 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.

Vampires (1998)

6.1

108 min

Country: USA | Japan

Genre: Horror | Action | Thriller

Release date: October 30, 1998

Director: John Carpenter

Description: A vengeful vampire slayer must retrieve an ancient Catholic relic that, should it be acquired by vampires, will allow them to endure sunlight.

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)

4.9

87 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror | Thriller

Release date: September 29, 1995

Director: Joe Chappelle

Description: 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.

Village of the Damned (1995)

5.6

99 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror | Thriller | Sci-Fi

Release date: April 28, 1995

Director: John Carpenter

Description: A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.

In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

7.2

95 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror | Mystery | Fantasy

Release date: February 03, 1995

Director: John Carpenter

Description: An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.

Body Bags (1993)

6.1

91 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Release date: August 08, 1993

Director: John Carpenter

Description: 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.

They Live (1988)

7.3

93 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror | Action | Sci-Fi

Release date: November 04, 1988

Director: John Carpenter

Description: A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

7.3

99 min

Country: USA

Genre: Action | Comedy | Adventure

Release date: July 02, 1986

Director: John Carpenter

Description: An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.

Black Moon Rising (1986)

5.4

100 min

Country: USA

Genre: Action | Thriller

Release date: January 10, 1986

Director: Harley Cokeliss

Description: 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 ...

Christine (1983)

6.6

110 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror

Release date: December 09, 1983

Director: John Carpenter

Description: A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.

The Thing (1982)

8.2

109 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi

Release date: June 25, 1982

Director: John Carpenter

Description: It's the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It's up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things.

Halloween II (1981)

6.6

92 min

Country: USA

Genre: Horror

Release date: October 30, 1981

Director: Rick Rosenthal

Description: 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.

Escape from New York (1981)

7.2

99 min

Country: USA | UK

Genre: Action | Sci-Fi

Release date: July 10, 1981

Director: John Carpenter

Description: 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.

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