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Christine (1983)

6.7/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Keith Gordon, Alexandra Paul, John Stockwell, Robert Prosky, Harry Dean Stanton

Stylish adaptation of Stephen King's novel about a 1958 Plymouth Fury which comes off the assembly line possessed by evil powers. A great soundtrack i... Read more

Big Trouble in Little China ( Blu-ray ) (1986)

7.3/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Dennis Dun, James Hong, Kim Cattrall, Kurt Russell

Furiously offbeat, lightning-paced adventure by John Carpenter, blending action, horror, comedy and martial arts, about a ragtag group of heroes out t... Read more

Starman (Blu-Ray) (1984)

7/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith, Richard Jaeckel, Lu Leonard

Answering a NASA message intended for aliens, a space being tries to contact mankind, but an American missile grounds his ship. Scrambling, the so-cal... Read more

Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

7.3/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, James Hong, Dennis Dun

Furiously offbeat, lightning-paced adventure by John Carpenter, blending action, horror, comedy and martial arts, about a ragtag group of heroes out t... Read more

Starman (1984)

7/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith

Extremely pleasant, genteel film about an alien who lands on earth and abducts a young widow to help him travel cross-country so he can rendezvous wit... Read more

Elvis (1979)

7.1/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Ed Begley Jr, Joe Mantegna, Kurt Russell, Pat Hingle, Season Hubley, Shelley Win...

Aka "Elvis the Movie". Just two years after Elvis Presley died, Kurt Russell bought him back to life in the original biopic about the King of Rock 'n'... Read more

Escape From L.A. ( Blu-ray ) (1996)

5.7/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Cliff Robertson, Kurt Russell, Pam Grier, Peter Fonda, Stacy Keach, Steve Buscem...

The man with the patch is back. Call him Snake. Kurt Russell rejoins filmmakers John Carpenter and Debra Hill to do to the Big Orange what they did to... Read more

Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

7.4/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Laurie Zimmer, Darwin Joston, Austin Stoker

A riveting movie about a deserted L.A. Police Station that finds itself under siege by a youth gang. Exceptional performances by Austin Stoker, Laurie... Read more

Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)

5.9/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Chevy Chase, Daryl Hannah, Sam Neill

An enjoyable, megabudgeted version of HF Saint's satirical bestseller about a wall street analyst who is turned invisible in a freak accident. Chevy C... Read more

Halloween (1978)

7.8/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: P J Soles, Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence

One of the most successful independent films ever, it spawned a host of imitators - but this is the real thing. The then-young director John Carpenter... Read more

Ghosts of Mars (2001)

4.9/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Natasha Henstridge, Ice Cube, Pam Grier, Jason Statham, Joanna Cassidy, Clea DuV...

In the year 2176, over 600,000 Earth colonists are living on the red planet, and Martian policewoman Natasha Henstridge is part of a squad sent to pic... Read more

They Live (1988)

7.3/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, Peter Jason

John Carpenter's sci-fi thriller about one man's battle against aliens who are systematically gaining control of the earth. Pro-wrestler Roddy Piper s... Read more

The Thing (1982)

8.1/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Kurt Russell, Richard Dysart, Donald Moffat

John Carpenter's under-rated remake of the 1951 classic actually follows the original source material (John W Campbell, Jr.s 'Who Goes There?') more c... Read more

Vampires (1998)

6.1/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, James Woods, Maximilian Schell

AKA 'John Carpenter's Vampires'. The Vatican secretly enlists a team of vampire-hunters, led by Jack Crow (James Woods), to hunt down and destroy a gr... Read more

Prince Of Darkness (1987)

6.7/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Victor Wong, Jameson Parker, Alice Cooper

There is something evil in the basement of an abandoned church that fascinates a small group of scientists and grad students, and terrifies members of... Read more

Escape From L.A. (1996)

5.7/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Steve Buscemi, Stacy Keach, Kurt Russell, Pam Grier, Cliff Robertson, Peter Fond...

The man with the patch is back. Call him Snake. Kurt Russell rejoins filmmakers John Carpenter and Debra Hill to do to the Big Orange what they did to... Read more

Escape From New York (1981)

7.2/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Sea...

1997. New York City is a maximum security prison. When the President's plane crash lands within it's walls, he is taken prisoner by criminals demandin... Read more

The Thing ( Blu-ray ) (1982)

8.1/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Kurt Russell, Richard Dysart, Donald Moffat

John Carpenter's under-rated remake of the 1951 classic actually follows the original source material (John W Campbell, Jr.s 'Who Goes There?') more c... Read more

They Live ( Blu-ray ) (1988)

7.3/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, Peter Jason

John Carpenter's sci-fi thriller about one man's battle against aliens who are systematically gaining control of the earth. Pro-wrestler Roddy Piper s... Read more

The Ward (2010)

5.6/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Jared Harris, Mika Boorem, Danielle Panabaker, Amber Heard, Mamie Gummer, Laura-...

It is the 1960s. Welcome to North Bend Psychiatric Hospital, an isolation ward for disturbed women that holds a terrifying secret. Kristen (Amber Hear... Read more

The Fog (1980)

6.8/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Hal Holbrook, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, John Houseman, To...

A small coastal town in California is attacked by the ghosts of mariners, who take a grisly revenge on the descendants of the six people who lured the... Read more

Dark Star (1974)

6.4/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Brian Narelle, Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Cal Kuniholm

A cult classic that began as a $6,000 project by a group of Californian students, 'Dark Star' is an earth spaceship on a mission to find and destroy a... Read more

In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

7.2/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Julie Carmen, Sam Neill, Jurgen Prochnow, Charlton Heston

A masterful tale of terror starring Sam Neill, this is a homage to the great horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. It begins in an asylum where a madman await... Read more

The Fog ( Blu-ray ) (1980)

6.8/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, John Houseman, Hal Holbrook

A small coastal town in California is attacked by the ghosts of mariners, who take a grisly revenge on the descendants of the six people who lured the... Read more

Escape From New York ( Blu-ray ) (1981)

7.2/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Donald Pleasence, Ernest Borgnine, Harry Dean Stanton, Kurt Ru...

1997. New York City is a maximum security prison. When the President's plane crash lands within it's walls, he is taken prisoner by criminals demandin... Read more

Halloween ( Blu-ray ) (1978)

7.8/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, P J Soles

One of the most successful independent films ever, it spawned a host of imitators - but this is the real thing. The then-young director John Carpenter... Read more

Prince of Darkness (Blu-Ray) (1987)

6.7/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Alice Cooper, Dennis Dun, Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Victor Wong, Jameson Pa...

Poking around in a church cellar, a priest (Donald Pleasence) finds an otherworldly vial filled with slime. Frightened, he brings his discovery to a c... Read more

Village of the Damned (1995)

5.6/10
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Kirstie Alley, Mark Hamill, Christopher Reeve, Linda Kozlowski, Michael Pare

A strange mist overcomes an idyllic coastal town, causing ten women to give birth to children who turn out to be mind-controlling demons. This remake... Read more

Masters of Horror: Cigarette Burns / Dreams in the Witch House (2005)

7.6/10
Director: John Carpenter, Stuart Gordon
Starring: Norman Reedus, Udo Kier, Ezra Godden

Features two episodes from the horror series: 'Cigarette Burns' - directed by John Carpenter, a movie-theatre director is hired to hunt for the only k... Read more