John Carpenter

16 Jan 1948

Director, Writer, Producer, Actor

John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) 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.

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Filmography (30 titles)

(movie, 2014)
···Shock Value
Genre: Horror
Role: Director
(movie, 2010)
···The Ward
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2007)
···Halloween
Genre: Horror
Role: Writer
(movie, 2005)
···The Fog
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Writer
(movie, 2005)
···Assault on Precinct 13
Genre: Thriller
Role: Writer
(movie, 2001)
···Ghosts of Mars
Genre: Action, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1998)
···Vampires
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···Escape from L.A.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1995)
···Village of the Damned
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1994)
···In the Mouth of Madness
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1994)
···Il silenzio dei prosciutti
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Trenchcoat Man · Gimp)
(movie, 1993)
···Body Bags
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1992)
···Memoirs of an Invisible Man
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1988)
···They Live
Genre: Action, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1987)
···Prince of Darkness
Genre: Horror
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1986)
···Big Trouble in Little China
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1986)
···Black Moon Rising
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Producer, Writer
(movie, 1984)
···Starman
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1984)
···The Philadelphia Experiment
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 1983)
···Christine
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction
Role: Producer
(movie, 1982)
···The Thing
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction
Role: Director
(movie, 1981)
···Halloween II
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Producer, Writer
(movie, 1981)
···Escape from New York
Genre: Science Fiction, Action
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1980)
···The Fog
Genre: Horror
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1978)
···Someone's Watching Me!
Genre: Horror, Mystery, TV Movie, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1978)
···Halloween
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
(movie, 1976)
···Assault on Precinct 13
Genre: Action, Crime
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
(movie, 1974)
···Dark Star
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Director, Producer, Writer