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Birth Name: John Howard Carpenter

Age: 72, born 16 January 1948

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 0"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Sandy King


Lists

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Listal's 100 best Directors (The Results) (100 items)
list by propelas
Published 9 years, 3 months ago 119 comments
188 votes
The Idiot's Guide To Famous (Classic) Filmmakers (85 items)
list by Severin Severin
Published 7 years, 4 months ago 14 comments
183 votes
Famous Nontheists (99 items)
list by drugs
Published 10 years, 1 month ago 45 comments
130 votes
Directors:The Filmography of... (207 items)
list by propelas
Published 9 years, 5 months ago 21 comments
118 votes
Directors and Their Masterpieces (55 items)
list by diabolical dr voodoo
Published 11 years, 5 months ago 40 comments

John Carpenter Videos

A Tribute to John Carpenter (Video Montage)

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Added 10 years ago


Top 10 John Carpenter Movies

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Added 3 years ago


JOHN CARPENTER INTERVIEW (screamography)

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Added 4 years ago




Photos

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Description: John Howard Carpenter is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and composer. Although Carpenter has worked in numerous film genres, he is most commonly associated with horror and science fiction films from the 1970s and 1980s. Most films in Carpenter's career were critical failures, with the notable exceptions of Halloween (1978), Escape from New York (1981) and Starman (1984). However, many of Carpenter's films from the 1970s and the 1980s such as Dark Star (1974), Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), The Fog (1980), The Thing (1982), Christine (1983), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Prince of Darkness (198 ... (more)
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Movies directed by

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1. The Thing (1982)
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7.9
2136 Watched
2. Halloween (1978)
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2197 Watched
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6.9
1084 Watched
5. They Live (1988)
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7.1
840 Watched




Movies written by

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1. Halloween (1978)
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3. Halloween (2007)
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1039 Watched
4. They Live (1988)
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Movies

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1. The Thing (1982)
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7.9
2136 Watched
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1191 Watched
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1084 Watched
4. They Live (1988)
Rating:
7.1
840 Watched
5. The Fog (1980)
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6.7
608 Watched




TV

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1. The Daily Show (1996)
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7.6
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94 Watched
4. Body Bags (1993)
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6.1
75 Watched
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2. Body Bags (1993)
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If I have to make a casting (109 person items)
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My Favorite Directors (19 person items)
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What If Psycho Was Made in Another Decade? (37 person items)

"John Carpenter would direct."


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Films that Director's Never Got to Make or Wanted (81 person items)

"1981 "Halloween II" (forced to write it, but refused to direct it because didn't want to make the same film again, sadly didn't remember this when he did "Escape from L.A.) 1984 "Firestarter" (was original supposed to direct, but was replaced after "The Thing" did poorly at the box office) 1986 "The Golden Child" (was offered to direct, but he turned it down) 1986 "Top Gun" (turned it down) 1986 "Armed and Dangerous" (turned it down) 1987 "Fatal Attraction" (turned it down) 1990 "The Exorci"


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Oscars 2016 (1976) (28 movies items)

"George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road)"


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Baby Driver (1987) (8 movies items)

"Director!"


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My Favorite Directors (91 person items)
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The Thing Dream Cast (13 movies items)

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Best Directors (32 person items)
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Bands that I have seen live (38 person items)

"August 21, 2016 at The Circus, Helsinki, Finland Setlist: 1. Escape From New York: Main Title 2. Assault on Precinct 13: Main Title 3. Vortex 4. Mystery 5. The Fog: Main Title Theme 6. They Live: Coming To L.A. 7. The Thing: Main Theme - Desolation (Ennio Morricone cover) 8. Distant Dream 9. Big Trouble in Little China: Pork Chop Express 10. Wraith 11. Night 12. Halloween Theme - Main Title 13. In the Mouth of Madness: In The Mouth Of Madness Encore: 14. Prince of Darkness: Darkness Begins 15. "


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Bands I've seen live (478 person items)

"John Carpenter went on tour in 2016 in support of Lost Themes II, his second album of music he's composed with his son Cody & guitarist Daniel Davies, both of whom were in tow. They also had another guitarist, a bass player, and a drummer to complete their live ensemble, and they all played wonderfully together. It was cool to see Carpenter on stage, dancing to some of his music, and giving brief introductions to some of the songs they played. The selections ranged from the newer material from b"


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