John Carpenter

Biography

John Howard Carpenter is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor, composer, and occasional actor. Although Carpenter has worked in numerous film genres in his four-decade career, his name is most commonly associated with horror and science fiction.

Most films in Carpen...

21 titles Directing Writing Acting

5.6

The Ward

2010 · Director

4.9

Ghosts of Mars

2001 · Director

6.1

Vampires

1998 · Director

5.7

Escape from L.A.

1996 · Director

5.6

Village of the Damned

1995 · Director

7.2

In the Mouth of Madness

1994 · Director

6.1

Body Bags

1993 · Director

5.9

Memoirs of an Invisible Man

1992 · Director

7.3

They Live

1988 · Director

6.7

Prince of Darkness

1987 · Director

7.3

Big Trouble in Little China

1986 · Director

7.0

Starman

1984 · Director

6.7

Christine

1983 · Director

8.1

The Thing

1982 · Director

7.2

Escape from New York

1981 · Director

6.8

The Fog

1980 · Director

7.1

Elvis

1979 · Director

6.7

Someone's Watching Me!

1978 · Director

7.8

Halloween

1978 · Director

7.4

Assault on Precinct 13

1976 · Director

6.4

Dark Star

1974 · Director

22 titles Directing Writing Acting

7.1

Halloween

2018 · Characters

6.1

Halloween

2007 · Screenplay

6.3

Assault on Precinct 13

2005 · Screenplay

3.6

The Fog

2005 · Screenplay

4.9

Ghosts of Mars

2001 · Author

4.2

Silent Predators

1999 · Teleplay

5.7

Escape from L.A.

1996 · Screenplay, Characters

4.9

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

1995 · Characters

5.7

Blood River

1991 · Writer

6.4

El Diablo

1990 · Writer

7.3

They Live

1988 · Screenplay

6.7

Prince of Darkness

1987 · Screenplay

5.4

Black Moon Rising

1986 · Screenplay, Story

6.6

Halloween II

1981 · Screenplay

7.2

Escape from New York

1981 · Screenplay

6.8

The Fog

1980 · Screenplay

7.8

Halloween

1978 · Screenplay

6.1

Eyes of Laura Mars

1978 · Writer

6.7

Someone's Watching Me!

1978 · Writer

5.3

Zuma Beach

1978 · Writer

7.4

Assault on Precinct 13

1976 · Writer

6.4

Dark Star

1974 · Screenplay

4 titles Directing Writing Acting

4.6

The Silence of the Hams Il silenzio dei prosciutti

1994 · Trenchcoat Man / Gimp

6.1

Body Bags

1993 · The Coroner

3.6

Night of the Ghouls

1984 · Capt. Robbins

7.4

Assault on Precinct 13

1976 · Gang Member