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John Carpenter (I)

Soundtrack | Writer | Director
KNOWN FOR 
Halloween (1978) | Escape from L.A. (1996) | Escape from New York (1981)
AWARDS 
13 wins & 18 nominations More »
AKA 
Frank Armitage | Johnny Carpenter | James T. Chance | John T. Chance | Rip Haight | Martin Quatermass  Less
NICKNAME  
JC
BORN 
Jan 16, 1948 (age 67)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Projects in Development (4 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for DarkchyldeDarkchylde Director, Producer  Less Script
  • Primary photo for Escape from New YorkEscape from New York Executive Producer  Less $22MM Optioned
  • Primary photo for HalloweenHalloween Composer (theme music), Writer (Characters)  Less $10MM Pitch
  • Primary photo for They LiveThey Live Executive Producer, Writer (Story)  Less
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (112 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (22 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Director's ChairThe Director's Chair (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Comix from the UndergroundComix from the Underground (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for HellviewHellview (TV Series) Very Special Thanks (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Season ZeroYu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Season Zero (TV Series) Writer ("Halloween Theme") (3 episodes, 2010–2013), Performer ("Halloween Theme") (2 episodes, 2012–2013)  Less 2010–2013 3
    • Episode #1.3 (Mar 12, 2013) Performer ("Halloween Theme"), Writer ("Halloween Theme")  Less
    • #2 (Feb 6, 2012) Performer ("Halloween Theme"), Writer ("Halloween Theme")  Less
    • Pilot (Nov 3, 2010) Writer ("Halloween Theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Writer ("Halloween Theme") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer SpaceMonsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (TV Short) Writer ("Theme from 'Halloween'")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Angry Video Game NerdThe Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) Writer ("Selections") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Halloween (Oct 31, 2007) Writer ("Selections")  Less
  • Primary photo for Val Lewton: The Man in the ShadowsVal Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Masters of HorrorMasters of Horror (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006 2
  • Primary photo for My Name Is EarlMy Name Is Earl (TV Series) Performer ("Halloween Theme") (1 episode, 2006), Writer ("Halloween Theme") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Boogeyman (Mar 30, 2006) Performer ("Halloween Theme"), Writer ("Halloween Theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for UndercoverUndercover (TV Series) Writer ("Theme From Halloween", "Theme From The Fog") (1 episode, 2005), Performer ("Theme From Halloween", "Theme From The Fog") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Die Geisterjäger (2005) Performer ("Theme From Halloween", "Theme From The Fog"), Writer ("Theme From Halloween", "Theme From The Fog")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of FearThe Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Prince of Darkness (Main Theme)") (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("Prince of Darkness (Main Theme)", "Laurie's Theme") (1 episode, 2004), Writer ("Prince of Darkness Theme") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 3
    • The Shadows in the Cave (2004) Writer ("Prince of Darkness (Main Theme)") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Phantom Victory (2004) Writer ("Prince of Darkness (Main Theme)", "Laurie's Theme") (uncredited)  Less
    • Baby It's Cold Outside (2004) Writer ("Prince of Darkness Theme") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest (TV Movie) Himself, Still Photographer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Silent PredatorsSilent Predators (TV Movie) Writer (Teleplay)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Bassie en Adriaan en de reis vol verrassingenBassie en Adriaan en de reis vol verrassingen (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Theme from Halloween") (13 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 13
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  • Primary photo for Body BagsBody Bags (TV Movie) The Coroner (segment "The Morgue"), Composer, Director (segments: Gas Station, The, Hair), Executive Producer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Blood RiverBlood River (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for El DiabloEl Diablo (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Better Late Than NeverBetter Late Than Never (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for ElvisElvis (TV Movie) Director  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Someone's Watching Me!Someone's Watching Me! (TV Movie) Director, Writer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Zuma BeachZuma Beach (TV Movie) Writer (Teleplay)  Less 1978
Self (104 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Paul, Annie's Boyfriend (2 episodes, 2007–2011)  Less 2007–2011
    • Halloween (Oct 24, 2011) Paul, Annie's Boyfriend (archive footage)  Less
    • Halloween (Oct 19, 2007) Paul, Annie's Boyfriend (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Halloween: 25 Years of TerrorHalloween: 25 Years of Terror (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006 $150K
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for F.E.A.R. 3F.E.A.R. 3 (Video Game) Writer (Storyline Consultant)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The ThingThe Thing (Video Game) Dr. Faraday (uncredited), Special Thanks  Less 2002

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