John Carpenter

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John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) 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 and commercial failures, with the notable exceptions of Halloween (1978), Escape from New York (1981) and Prince of Darkness (1987). 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), Starman (1984), Big Trouble in Little China (1986) and They Live (1988) have since been seen as cult classics, and Carpenter has been acknowledged as an influential filmmaker.

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Discography

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1992 Greatest Hits, Volume II Compilation John Carpenter 1
1992 Halloween: The best of John Carpenter (re-recordings) Compilation John Carpenter 1
Halloween 1-6 Horror-Collection Compilation John Carpenter 1
Halloween: Music From the Films of John Carpenter Compilation John Carpenter 1

Album + Compilation + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1992 Greatest Hits Compilation Soundtrack John Carpenter 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1979 Halloween Soundtrack John Carpenter 6
1981 Halloween II Soundtrack John Carpenter & Alan Howarth 6
1981 John Carpenter's Escape From New York Soundtrack John Carpenter & Alan Howarth 5
1982 Halloween III: Season of the Witch Soundtrack John Carpenter & Alan Howarth 3
1984 The Fog Soundtrack John Carpenter 8
1986 Big Trouble in Little China Soundtrack John Carpenter 3
1987 Prince of Darkness Soundtrack John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth 6
1988 They Live Soundtrack John Carpenter & Alan Howarth 2
1990 Christine Soundtrack John Carpenter 1
1993 Body Bags Soundtrack John Carpenter & Jim Lang 1
1995 In the Mouth of Madness Soundtrack John Carpenter 1
1995 Village of the Damned Soundtrack John Carpenter and Dave Davies 2
1996 Escape From L.A. Soundtrack Shirley Walker & John Carpenter 4
1998 Halloween: 20th Anniversary Edition Soundtrack John Carpenter 1
1998 Vampires Soundtrack John Carpenter 1
2001 Ghosts of Mars Soundtrack John Carpenter 1
2003 Assault on Precinct 13 Soundtrack John Carpenter 3

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1983 The End (Assault on Precinct 13) John Carpenter 1
1999 The End (Assault On Precinct 13) (Silent Breed's Assault Remixes) John Carpenter 1

Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1992 Dark Star Soundtrack John Carpenter 1

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