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Carpenter, John 1948-

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Halloween by John Carpenter( Visual )

117 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers brutally killed his older sister. The silent child was incarcerated in the Smith's Grove Sanitarium under the care of psychiatrist Sam Loomis. Michael's hometown of Haddonfield was slowly beginning to forget the tragic crime. That is until Loomis returns to the town to warn them of Myers' escape from Smith's Grove. With Michael set on killing a group of high school students, Loomis gets the hesitant town sheriff to help him stop Michael before it's too late
The fog by David Foster( Visual )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eerie, supernatural vengeance is let loose upon a town whose past is steeped in greed and murder
Assault on Precinct 13 by John Carpenter( Visual )

50 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside an abandoned police station, a handful of cops and some convicts on their way to Death Row must join forces to defend themselves against a vicious gang called Street Thunder, who have taken a blood oath to destroy
The thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

65 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,313 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 John Carpenter( Visual )

37 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Burton is a big-talking, wisecracking trucker who is suddenly hurled into a wild adventure when his friend's fiancee is kidnapped by Lo Pan's minions
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 957 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 Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

61 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!
Guys and dolls : the new Broadway cast recording by Frank Loesser( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Carpenter's Starman by John Carpenter( Visual )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When his spacecraft is shot down over Wisconsin, Starman arrives at the remote cabin of a distraught young widow, Jenny Hayden, and clones the form of her dead husband. The alien convinces Jenny to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he isn't picked up by his mothership in three days, he'll die. Hot on their trail are government agents, intent on capturing the alien, dead or alive. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion."--Container
Halloween II by Rob Zombie( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 613 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 )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 607 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 )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 530 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 )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 522 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 )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 495 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, but they 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 of their planet
John Carpenter's Halloween( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and German and held by 407 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 )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The reality programmers at Danger Tainment have selected Rudy, Bill and a group of thrill-seeking teenagers to spend one fun-filled night in the childhood home of serial killer Michael Myers. But the planned live broadcast turns deadly when their evening of excitement becomes a night of horror as Michael himself decides to crash the party!"--Container
Halloween III : season of the witch by Tom Atkins( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 364 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 )

65 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scoutship, searching for new planets to inhabit, is threatened by an on-board bomb which thinks and talks
Tales from the script( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screenwriters ranging from newcomers to living legends share their triumphs and hardships in a probing, insightful, and often hilarious odyssey through the world of movie storytelling. Celebrated scribes reveal the fascinating creative adventures that gave birth to beloved classics (and notorious flops). By analyzing their triumphs and recalling their failures, the participants explain how successful writers develop the skills necessary for toughing out careers in Hollywood
Now that's what I call Halloween( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 311 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
 
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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

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