Tag: John Carpenter

Village of the Damned (1995) 5.7

Village of the Damned (1995)

Storyline:An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" lo...

Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992) 6

Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)

Storyline:Nick Halloway is made invisible during an accident. When Jenkins finds out about Nick, he set out to recruit him into the world of espionage, seeing the potential for an invisible CIA agent. When Alice Monro...

Escape from L.A. (1996) 5.9

Escape from L.A. (1996)

Storyline: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 fou...

In Search of Darkness (2019) 7.4

In Search of Darkness (2019)

Storyline:An exploration of '80s horror movies through the perspective of the actors, directors, producers and SFX craftspeople who made them, and their impact on contemporary cinema.User Reviews:

Elvis (1979) 6.9

Elvis (1979)

Storyline:Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.User Reviews:

Big Trouble in Little China (1986) 7.2

Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

Storyline: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. Wang's fiancee has emera...

Dark Star (1974) 6.4

Dark Star (1974)

Storyline:Low-budget story of four astronauts in deep space, whose mission is to destroy unstable planets in star systems which are to be colonised. The late Commander Powell is stored in deep freeze, where he is stil...

The Ward (2010) 5.6

The Ward (2010)

Storyline:In 1966, in North Bend, Oregon, the runaway Kristen is captured by the police after burning down a farmhouse and is locked in the North Bend Psychiatric Hospital. Kristen is introduced to Dr. Gerald Stringer...

Prince of Darkness (1987) 6.7

Prince of Darkness (1987)

Storyline:A sinister secret has been kept in the basement of an abandoned Los Angeles church for many years. With the death of a priest belonging to a mysterious sect, another priest opens the door to the basement and...

Someone’s Watching Me! (TV Movie 1978) 6.6

Someone’s Watching Me! (TV Movie 1978)

Storyline:A woman is slowly stalked to the brink of madness by a man watching her from the opposite tower block. Her attempts to get the police to take her seriously leave her with no option but to track him down hers...

The Fog (1980) – IMDb 6.8

The Fog (1980) – IMDb

Storyline:As the centennial of the small town of Antonio Bay, California approaches, paranormal activity begins to occur at midnight. 100 years ago, the wealthy leper Blake bought the clipper ship Elizabeth Dane and s...

Starman (1984) 7

Starman (1984)

Storyline:Jenny Hayden never did get over the death of her husband. So when an alien life form decides to model "himself" on the husband, Jenny is understandably confused if not terrified. The alien, or Starman, as he...

Ghosts of Mars (2001) 4.9

Ghosts of Mars (2001)

Storyline:200 years in the future a Martian police unit is dispatched to transport a dangerous prisoner from a mining outpost back to justice. But when the team arrives they find the town deserted and some of the inha...

Halloween (1978) 7.8

Halloween (1978)

Storyline:The year is 1963, the night: Halloween. Police are called to 43 Lampkin Ln. only to discover that 15 year old Judith Myers has been stabbed to death, by her 6 year-old brother, Michael. After being instituti...

Escape from New York (1981) 7.2

Escape from New York (1981)

Storyline:In the future, crime is out of control and New York City's Manhattan is a maximum security prison. Grabbing a bargaining chip right out of the air, convicts bring down the President's plane in bad old Gotham...

They Live (1988) 7.3

They Live (1988)

Storyline: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 l...

Body Bags (TV Movie 1993) 6.1

Body Bags (TV Movie 1993)

Storyline:Three short stories in the horror genre: the first about a serial killer, the second about a hair transplant gone wrong, and the third about a baseball player.User Reviews: In this early-90s, Tales From The ...

Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) 7.4

Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

Storyline:Police ambush and kill several gang members in Los Angeles. Gang members make a pact of blood to strike back at police, and conduct a siege on the police station which is almost abandoned and due to be close...

Vampires (1998) 6.1

Vampires (1998)

Storyline:The church has long known that vampires exist. However, it is discovered that a group of vampires are searching for a powerful doom for mankind. The Vatican then secretly enlists a team of vampire-hunters, l...

In the Mouth of Madness (1994) 7.2

In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

Storyline: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. Insur...

Christine (1983) 6.7

Christine (1983)

Storyline:In 1957, in Detroit, a red Plymouth Fury is built and is the cause of two accidents, one of them fatal, still in the assembly line. Twenty-one years later, the outcast and bullied nerd Arnold "Arnie" Cunning...

The Thing (1982) 8.1

The Thing (1982)

Storyline:A US research station, Antarctica, early-winter 1982. The base is suddenly buzzed by a helicopter from the nearby Norwegian research station. They are trying to kill a dog that has escaped from their base. A...