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Hooper, Tobe 1943-2017

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Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

125 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Freeling family is a typical middle class family living in the peaceful Cuesta Verde Estates. Steve, his wife Diane, 16-year-old daughter Dana, 8-year-old Robbie, and 5-year-old Carol Ann live in a tract house. Soon strange things begin to happen around the house; the pet canary dies, mysterious storms occur, and Carol Ann is summoned to the TV set, where a strange shaft of green light hits her and causes the room to shake. As the curious events continue, Carol Ann is repeatedly drawn to the television, where she begins to talk to "the TV people." Soon Carol Ann is sucked into a closet, disappearing from this reality plane. Unable to find his daughter, Steve consults Dr. Lesh, a para-psychologist from a nearby college. Lesh finds that the paranormal phenomena is so strong in the Freelong household she is unable to deal with it and sends for clairvoyant and professional exorcist Tangina to examine the house in hopes of finding Carol Ann. Tangina makes a horrifying discovery: Carol Ann is alive and in the house, but is being held on another spectral plane
The Texas chainsaw massacre by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

109 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One summer afternoon in rural Texas, five young friends hear reports of grave robbing and set out to check on a family grave. Soon after, one-by-one they wander into the murderous clutches of Leatherface
The Texas chainsaw massacre : the beginning by Jordana Brewster( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prequel to the infamous original 1974 film and it's 2003 remake. An abandoned baby is found and taken in by the demented Hewitt family. As he grows under their morbid nurturing, the boy develops a ravenous appetite for chainsaws and torture which is unfortunate for four teens who are captured and brought to the Hewitt's secluded house of horrors. There, the teenagers must fight to survive as Thomas' murderous desires are unleashed, and Leatherface is born
Texas chainsaw( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, townspeople hunted down and killed every member of the Sawyer family for committing a series of grisly murders. Decades later and hundreds of miles away, a young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from a grandmother she never knew she had. She finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound wealth comes at a price as she stumbles upon a horror that awaits her in the mansion's dank cellars
Salem's Lot by Stephen King( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Mears, a young novelist, returns home to Salem's Lot after many years, determined to write a book about the eerie old Marsten House which overlooks the town. After strange and unaccountable incidents, Mears becomes convinced that the source of the trouble is the evil Marsten House itself. This house and its present tenant become the center of an evil that threatens to destroy the entire town and everyone in it
Midnight movie : a novel by Tobe Hooper( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A first novel by the director of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" traces his dramatic investigation into secrets from his past when a film he created at the age of fifteen is released and his audiences are subsequently victimized by fatal supernatural attacks
Leatherface by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage leatherface escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnapping a young nurse and taking her on a road trip from hell, while being pursued by a lawman out for revenge
Lifeforce( Visual )

35 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a space exploration team travels to examine Halley's Comet, they find an alien spacecraft whose occupants carry a deadly secret. Spacelings take over the bodies of the humans and return to earth
The Texas chainsaw massacre 2( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly-crazed Texas Ranger goes after the cannibal Sawyer family to stop their flesh-eating ways once and for all
Tales from the crypt( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crypt Keeper is back to host this scare-rific collection of all 14 complete and uncut episodes from Season 3 of the series that ran seven memorably spooktacular seasons
The Texas chainsaw massacre by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driving through the backwoods of Texas, five friends pick up a traumatized hitchhiker, who shoots herself in their van. Shaken by the suicide, the group seeks help from the locals. Their situation becomes even more strange when they knock on the door of a remote farmhouse. It's quickly apparent the residents are a family of inbred psychopaths. The unlucky group of young adults suddenly find themselves running for their lives. In hot pursuit is a disfigured, chainsaw-wielding cannibal known as Leatherface
The American nightmare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination into the nature of 1960's-70's horror films, the involved artists, and how they reflected contemporary society
Salem's Lot( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Stephen King's novel about a sleepy New England village which is infiltrated by evil. The complete miniseries
Invaders from Mars( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remake of the 1950s classic film. A courageous young boy battles the hideous Martians who have "taken over" his parents and who now threaten to subjugate the entire planet
The funhouse( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenage couples find themselves trapped in the maze of a carnival funhouse where they are stalked by monsters
The mangler( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a series of grisly accidents at an old laundry factory, an officer investigates the mysterious owner and discovers a deadly town secret that threatens everyone
Mortuary by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Doyle family moves to a small town in California, they plan on starting a new life running the long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, and think it's haunted by one of the old inhabitants who still lives in one of the tombs
Body bags( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alex Datcher stars as a woman working the late shift at The Gas Station while a killer is on the loose. Then, Stacy Keach can't stand the thought of losing his Hair and he'll do anything to keep it. And finally, Mark Hamill portrays a baseball player that submits to an Eye transplant after he loses an eye in a car accident."--Container
Salem's Lot : full-length miniseries( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister events bring together a writer fascinated with an old hilltop house, a suave antiques dealer whose expertise goes beyond bric-a-brac, and the dealer's "partner"--A vampire bent on draining the local bloodlines
Toolbox murders by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year thousands of people move to Hollywood to pursue their dreams. Some succeed ... some go home ... others just disappear. Something evil lives deep in the Lusman building, something that needs to keep killing to stay alive
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.14 for The Texas ... to 0.91 for Les territ ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Midnight movie : a novel
The Texas chainsaw massacreMidnight movie : a novelLifeforceThe American nightmareInvaders from MarsThe funhouseSalem's Lot : full-length miniseries
Alternative Names
Hoop, Tobe

Hooper, Tobe, 1943-

Hooper, Willard Tobe, 1943-2017

Hooper, William Tobe

Hooper, William Tobe 1943-2017

Tobe, Hoop

Tobe, Hoop 1943-...

Tobe, Hoop 1943-2017

Tobe Hooper American film director, screenwriter and producer

Tobe Hooper americký filmový režisér, scenárista a producent

Tobe Hooper Amerikaans filmregisseur

Tobe Hooper amerikai filmrendező

Tobe Hooper amerykański reżyser filmowy

Tobe Hooper cinéaste américain

Tobe Hooper regista cinematografico statunitense

Tobe Hooper US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Produzent und Drehbuchautor

Τόμπι Χούπερ Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης, σεναριογράφος και παραγωγός

Тоуб Гупер

Хупер, Тоуб

טובי הופר

توبي هوبر

توبی هوپر فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

후퍼, 토브 1943-