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List of the best John Carpenter movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. John Carpenter's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top John Carpenter movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated John Carpenter movies will be at the top of the list. John Carpenter has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest John Carpenter movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining John Carpenter films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best John Carpenter role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest John Carpenter performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films include The American Nightmare, Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero and many additional films as well.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Carpenter movies?" and "What are the greatest John Carpenter roles of all time?"
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Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero is a 2008 documentary film directed by the filmmaker Rusty Nails. The film is about the life and career of the horror film director George A. Romero. Clips from his films are combined with interviews with Romero, his collaborators, and his admirers to show the whole story of his life. The film is currently in post-production and was expected to be released in late 2008 but has yet to be released as of July 2009. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Rob Zombie, Dennis Hopper, John Carpenter, John Landis, George A. Romero, + more

Initial Release: 2008

Directed by: Rusty Nails

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100 Years of Horror

Actors: Robert De Niro, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christopher Lee, John Carpenter, Herschell Gordon Lewis

Initial Release: 1996

Directed by: Ted Newsom

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H.P. Lovecraft was the forefather of modern horror fiction having inspired such writers as Stephen King, Robert Bloch and Neil Gaiman. The influence of his Cthulhu mythos can be seen in film (Re-Animator, Hellboy, and Alien), games (The Call of Cthulhu role playing enterprise), music (Metallica, Iron Maiden) and pop culture in general.But what led an Old World, xenophobic gentleman to create one of literature's most far-reaching mythologies? What attracts even the minds of the 21st century to these stories of unspeakable abominations and cosmic gods?LOVECRAFT: FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN is a chronicle of the life, work and mind that created these weird tales as told by many of today's luminaries of ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Neil Gaiman, John Carpenter, Stuart Gordon, Robin Atkin Downes, Ramsey Campbell, + more

Initial Release: 2008

Directed by: Frank H. Woodward

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Monsterland

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Actors: John Carpenter, Rick Baker, Minoru Kawasaki

Initial Release: 2009

Directed by: Jörg Buttgereit

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