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Carpenter, John 1948-

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Most widely held works about John Carpenter
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Most widely held works by John Carpenter
Halloween by John Carpenter( Visual )

254 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 5,001 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 killed his step father, his elder sister and her boyfriend. Sixteen years later, he escaped from the mental institution he had been placed in and made 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
Christine by John Carpenter( Visual )

131 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,968 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
The fog by John Carpenter( Visual )

63 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charter boat captain and his first mate uncover a buried treasure off the rocky shores of an isolated Northern California 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 John Carpenter( Visual )

51 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,487 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 )

85 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve man research team 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, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
Big trouble in Little China by John Carpenter( Visual )

45 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,140 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
Guys and dolls the new Broadway cast recording by Frank Loesser( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Carpenter's Escape from L.A by John Carpenter( Visual )

35 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 614 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
Halloween II by Rob Zombie( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 612 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
They live by John Carpenter( Visual )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two men put on special sunglasses they see aliens and subliminal messages
Halloween III season of the witch by Tom Atkins( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 361 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 )

44 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 330 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 329 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
Halloween by Murray Leeder( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being confined to a mental institution for 15 years following the brutal murder of his sister, a young man escapes and returns to his hometown to relive his crime
John Carpenter : the prince of darkness by Gilles Boulenger( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First works( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of uncensored interviews with today's most successful filmmakers. This video includes rare footage from their award-winning student films, clips from blockbuster hits, interviews that reveal how past tragedies and triumphs shape their work, and thoughts on the industry in general
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Alternative Names
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




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