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Carpenter, John 1948-

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Halloween by John Carpenter( Visual )

120 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The residents of Haddonfield don't know it yet, but death is coming to their small sleepy town. Sixteen years ago, Michael Myers, a ten year old boy, brutally kills his step father, his elder sister and her boyfriend. Sixteen years later, he escapes from the mental institution he has been placed in and makes his way back to his hometown intent on a murderous rampage. He is pursued by Dr. Sam Loomis who is Michael's doctor and the only one who knows Michael's true evil. Elsewhere a shy teenager by the name of Laurie Strode is babysitting on the night Michael comes home. She and her friends are now being stalked by Michael
The fog by John Carpenter( Visual )

56 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charter boat captain and his first mate uncover a buried treasure off the rocky shores of an isolated Pacific coast town from a ship that sank 100 years ago. They are not aware of the ship's horrible history and awaken the spirits of the dead. Exactly one hundred years ago, a ship of lepers seeking refuge was betrayed by the town's founding fathers and burned. On this night, the ghosts of the long-dead mariners have returned from their watery graves to seek their revenge. Shrouded within a supernatural fog, the ghosts trap the residents of the remote community, intent on seeking out the descendants of those who founded the town. The ghosts will kill anyone who stands in their murderous way
Assault on Precinct 13 by Xxx( Visual )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police station under siege from a vicious street gang becomes a cataclysmic battleground where only the strongest survive. Inspired by Howard Hawks' immortal Western Rio Bravo, this explosive gem has been newly restored with high-powered extras
The thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

60 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
Big trouble in Little China by Kim Cattrall( Visual )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Burton is a big-talking, wisecracking trucker who goes beneath the streets of San Francisco's Chinatown to battle an army of spirits when his friend's fiancee is kidnapped
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was born in Detroit on an automobile assembly line. But she is no ordinary automobile. Deep within her chassis lives an unholy presence. She is Christine, a red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury whose unique standard equipment includes an evil, indestructible vengeance that will destroy anyone in her way
John Carpenter's Starman by John Carpenter( Visual )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he isn't picked up by his mothership in three days he'll die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion
Guys and dolls : the new Broadway cast recording by Frank Loesser( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Carpenter's Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

67 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president ... crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time is short. In 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Halloween II by Rick Rosenthal( Visual )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Myers, a psychopath left for dead, picks up where he left off stalking the halls of the hospital where his sister lies waiting
John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. by John Carpenter( Visual )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Into the 9.6-quaked Los Angeles of 2013 comes Snake Plissken (Russell). His job: wade through L.A.'s ruined landmarks to retrieve a doomsday device"--Container
They live by John Carpenter( Visual )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man discovers that aliens are masquerading as humans while they lull the public into submission through subliminal advertising messages. Only specially made sunglasses make the deadly truth visible
John Carpenter's Vampires by John Carpenter( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Crow is the leader of a team of mercenary vampire slayers dedicated to doing everything humanly possible to prevent Valek, the leader of the undead, from discovering the Berziers Cross, the only thing that can grant all vampires the omnipotent power to walk in the daylight
John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars by John Carpenter( Visual )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie is a headstrong police lieutenant on Mars. She and her squad are sent to a remote region to apprehend a dangerous criminal, and they come to discover that he is the least of their worries. The mining operation has unleashed a deadly army of Martian spirits who take over the bodies of humans. They are determined to destroy all the invaders on the planet
John Carpenter's Halloween( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and German and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Halloween night years ago, little Michael Meyers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold blood. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital ... until tonight. Tonight, Michael returns to the same quiet neighborhood to relive his grisly murder again ... and again ... and again. Tonight is Halloween!
Halloween by Rick Rosenthal( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and French and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now confined to a mental institution, Laurie quickly falls victim to her brother, Michael, whom she thought she had beheaded. Cut to Haddonfield, IL, where a sextet of college students is assembling for the production of an online reality show in which they'll spend the night locked up in the killer's childhood home being filmed by dozens of cameras and broadcast over the Internet. As they hunt for clues about Michael's tortured childhood, he arrives to stalk them relentlessly one by one
Halloween III : season of the witch by Tom Atkins( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder-suicide in a northern Californian hospital leads to an investigation by the on-call doctor, which reveals a plot by an insane toymaker to kill as many people as possible on October 31st through an ancient Celtic ritual and deadly Halloween masks
Dark Star by John Carpenter( Visual )

61 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scoutship, searching for new planets to inhabit, is threatened by an on-board bomb which thinks and talks
Now that's what I call Halloween( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Monster Mash to John Carptenter's Halloween Theme, this collection features some of the spookiest songs. Also included are classics from Warren Zevon, Run-D.M.C., Blue Oyster Cult, and INXS
Halloween H20 : twenty years later by Steve Miner( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after the original attack, Michael Myers has returned. And this time he intends to finish the job he started years ago
 
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Armitage, Frank

Armitage, Frank 1948-

Carpenter, John Howard.

Carpenter, John Howard 1948-

Carpenter, Johnny

Carpenter, Johnny 1948-

Chance, James T.

Chance, James T. 1948-

Chance, John T.

Chance, John T. 1948-

Con Karpenter

Džon Karpenter

Haight, Rip

Haight, Rip 1948-

John Carpenter americký filmový režisér, scénárista a producent

John Carpenter Amerikaans filmregisseur

John Carpenter amerykański reżyser filmowy i scenarzysta

John Carpenter réalisateur américain

John Carpenter regista statunitense

John Carpenter US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor, Produzent, Schauspieler und Filmmusikkomponist

Quatermass, Martin

Quatermass, Martin 1948-

Τζον Κάρπεντερ

Джон Карпентер

Джон Карпентър

ג'ון קרפנטר שחקן אמריקאי

جان کارپنتر نویسنده، آهنگساز، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، کارگردان، و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

جون كاربتنر

জন কারপেন্টার

จอห์น คาร์เพนเตอร์

존 카펜터

카펜터, 존 1948-

カーペンター, ジョン

ジョン・カーペンター

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The fogThe thingChristineJohn Carpenter's StarmanJohn Carpenter's Escape from New YorkJohn Carpenter's Ghosts of MarsJohn Carpenter's HalloweenDark Star