John Carpenter

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  • Birth Name: John Howard Carpenter
  • Birth Place: Carthage, New York, United States
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Composer, Producer
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Master of Horror John Carpenter Is Bringing His Nightmares to Syfy

Get those bed sheets pulled all the way up to your nose for this one. John Carpenter, the demented master of horror responsible for such feature frights as The Thing, Halloween and Vampires, is developing a new series for Syfy. Carpenter is adapting… Read more

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Halloween - Trailer
00:30 — Terrifying classic about a murderous youth's return to his hometown after spending 15 years in an asylum for killing his sister.
The Philadelphia Experiment
In 1943, a secret government project attempted to create a cloaking device that would make warships invisible. During the first test, the USS Eldridge (more…)
Escape From New York
A thrilling landmark film that jolts along at a breakneck pace, Escape From New York leapt to cult status with high-octane action, edge-of-your-seat s (more…)
Academy Award, Emmy and Golden-Globe winner Faye Dunaway ("Chinatown," "Bonnie and Clyde") and Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Peter Finch ("Sun (more…)

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Sun Sep 24 3:05am
Halloween TMC

A psycho escapes from a psychiatric facility on Halloween night and returns to his home town where he goes on a bloody rampage.

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Sun Sep 24 10:10am
The Thing TMC

Americans at a base in Antarctica are terrorized by an otherworldly creature that can shapeshift into the form of anything it kills.

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Sun Sep 24 7:00pm
Escape From New York SUND

In the future, Manhattan has become an island prison, and when Air Force One crashes into it, mercenary Snake Plissken is given the chance to earn his freedom if he can get the president out alive. He gets unexpected help from a crazy cabbie, as well as a (more…)

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A ballerina dances back into Charlie's life on tonight's Two and a Half Men (9 pm/ET on CBS), when E…

John Carpenter's "Cigarette Burns"
Halloween's Creator Delivers New Horror

Showtime is laying claim to the deepest, darkest destination on the cable dial. The blood curdling b…

John Carpenter's "Cigarette Burns"
Showtime's a Treat for Horror Fans

Tonight at 10 pm/ET — in plenty of time for Halloween — Showtime will lay claim to being the deepest…


  • Birth Name: John Howard Carpenter
  • Birth Place: Carthage, New York, United States
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Composer, Producer