John Carpenter Trailers
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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.
Most Popular John Carpenter Trailers
Total trailers found: 88
12 December 1994
With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life.
15 April 1998
The church enlists a team of vampire-hunters to hunt down and destroy a group of vampires searching for an ancient relic that will allow them to exist in sunlight.
01 April 1974
A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets.
05 November 1976
The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.
08 February 1980
Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary.
02 August 1978
A famous fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a killer.
23 September 2002
Tough-as-nails vampire hunter Derek Bliss is on the hunt for "suckers" in the heart of Mexico when he receives a new assignment from a mysterious client.
25 June 1982
Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.
25 October 1978
In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
13 October 2006
This historical and critical look at slasher films, which includes dozens of clips, begins with "Halloween," "Friday the 13th," and "Prom Night.
23 November 1988
Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority".
22 May 1981
In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society.
30 May 1986
When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil.
09 August 1996
This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes.
31 October 2011
The cast of MTV's 'Teen Wolf' teams up with Funny or Die and gives Charlie Brown a spooky twist.
19 January 2005
On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
13 September 2010
A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.
23 October 1987
A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
08 December 1983
Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory.
31 August 2007
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie.
30 October 1981
After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr.
24 August 2001
Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube).
10 January 1986
An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
29 September 1995
Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared.
14 October 2005
Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance.
22 October 1982
Dr. Daniel Challis and Ellie Grimbridge stumble onto a gruesome murder scheme when Ellie's novelty-salesman father, Harry, is killed while in possession of a strange mask made by the Silver Shamrock mask company.
07 March 2017
Story of Al Leong, the greatest henchman in film history.
07 August 1993
Three tales are told, each one increasingly terrifying. The first tells the story of a woman being stalked by an axe-weilding maniac.
28 April 1995
An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant.
28 February 1992
After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life.
01 January 2000
Documentary that explores Argento's film career.
13 December 1984
An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona.
06 August 2009
An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.
03 August 1984
Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.
13 July 1994
The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.
26 October 2007
The sound of flapping bat wings, an empty coffin, glistening fangs, tiny punctures on the neck, the sensual taste of blood, a blank reflection, fear of the cross, and death from daylight.
24 July 2008
A chronicle of the life, work and mind that created the Cthulhu mythos.
07 October 2008
This documentary delves into the art of make-up effects with industry legends Dick Smith, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, John Landis, Frank Darabont, Joe Dante and many others with a strong focus on Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger of KNB Make-Up EFX.
10 February 1979
Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.
29 October 1991
A short documentary on the history of the horror film narrated by Christopher Lee.
27 September 1978
A fading rock singer goes to the beach to get away from it all and winds up getting involved in the lives of the teenage beachgoers.
27 November 1978
A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins.
05 August 2003
Using original interviews with director John Carpenter, stars Jamie Lee Curtis and P.J. Soles, and crew members, Halloween: A Cut Above The Rest unveils the production of the horror classic and how the ingenuity of Carpenter and his team, coupled with the shoestring budget of $325,000, drove the filmmakers to create one of the most influential horror films of all time.
05 January 2012
The clown is back to slay victims so he will get a payback on a deputy with coulrophobia.
11 September 2000
An examination into the nature of 1960's-70's horror films, the involved artists, and how they reflected contemporary society.
25 October 2010
"Halloween: The Inside Story" takes a look at one of the most successful film franchises of all time as it goes behind the scenes of John Carpenter's "Halloween," the "frightfest" that redefined the horror genre in the late 1970s.
10 January 2009
Shane Black ("Lethal Weapon"), John Carpenter ("Halloween"), Frank Darabont ("The Shawshank Redemption"), William Goldman ("The Princess Bride"), Paul Schrader ("Taxi Driver"), and dozens of other Hollywood screenwriters share hilarious anecdotes and penetrating insights in "Tales from the Script," the most comprehensive documentary ever made about screenwriting.
16 December 2005
With a torrid past that haunts him, a movie theatre owner is hired to search for the only existing print of a film so notorious that its single screening caused the viewers to become homicidally insane.
03 October 2014
Horror fan Tal Zimerman examines the psychology of horror around the world to find out why people love to be scared.
01 January 1998
An in-depth look at the making of this cult classic
10 October 2014
Image Archive archivist Dino Everett assembled a feature-length compilation of SCA student works from the late ’60s and ’70s.
24 November 2006
Angelique (Caitlin Wachs) is taken to an abortion clinic to end her pregnancy (probably the product of a rape).
01 January 2017
The 11th entry in the Halloween series. Produced by John Carpenter, Jason Blum and Malek Akkad.
27 October 2011
Nightmare Factory, directed by Donna Davies (Zombiemania), is the story of how one Pittsburgh boy’s fascination with monsters drove him to the very top of the Hollywood food chain.
26 October 2004
A television documentary miniseries that first aired in late October 2004 on Bravo (in five 60-minute segments.
31 October 2012
Halloween Awakening is a direct sequel to Halloween Resurrection that picks up right where it left off.
13 June 1999
In 1979, a delivery truck makes its way up a lonely southern California highway in a storm, bound for the San Diego Zoo with a deadly tropical rattlesnake as cargo.
25 October 2010
Mark Gatiss examines the history of the horror film, from classic Hollywood monsters to Hammer's glory days and beyond.
27 October 2015
From Texas to the Vatican, Satan Lives meets with Satanists, exorcists, cult icons - believers and non-believers alike - to ask why in the age of reason the Devil remains so powerful and seductive.
19 October 2018
The 11th film in the "Halloween" series.