John Carpenter Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

The Resurrection of Billy Bronco [screenwriter with Nick Castle, Trace Johnston, John Longenecker, and James R. Rokos] (screenplay) 1970

Dark Star [screenwriter with Dan O'Bannon; director] (film) 1974

John Carpenter's Assault on Precinct 13 [screenwriter and director] (film) 1976

The Eyes of Laura Mars [screenwriter with David Zelag Goodman] (screenplay) 1978

John Carpenter's Halloween [screenwriter with Debra Hill; director] (film) 1978

Someone's Watching Me! [screenwriter and director] (television film) 1978

Elvis [director] (television film) 1979

John Carpenter's The Fog [screenwriter with Debra Hill; director] (film) 1980

John Carpenter's Escape from New York [screenwriter with Nick Castle; director] (film) 1981

Halloween II [screenwriter with Debra Hill] (screenplay) 1981

John Carpenter's The Thing [director] (film) 1982

John Carpenter's Christine [director] (film) 1983

John Carpenter's Starman [director] (film) 1984

John Carpenter's Big Trouble in Little China [director] (film) 1986

*John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness [screenwriter and director] (film) 1987

†John Carpenter's They Live [screenwriter and director] (film) 1988

Memoirs of an Invisible Man [director] (film) 1992

John Carpenter Presents Body Bags [director with Tobe Hooper] (television film) 1993

John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness [director] (film) 1995

John Carpenter's Village of the Damned [director] (film) 1995

John Carpenter's Escape from L.A. [screenwriter with Debra Hill and Kurt Russell; director] (film) 1996

John Carpenter's Vampires [director] (film) 1998

John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars [screenwriter with Larry Sulkis; director] (film) 2001

*Carpenter wrote the screenplay under the pseudonym Martin Quatermass.

†Carpenter wrote the screenplay under the pseudonym Frank Armitage.