Halloween (2007) Script

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Director:Rob Zombie
Written by:Debra Hill (Original Film Writer), John Carpenter (Original Film Writer), Rob Zombie (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger

Halloween (2018) Script

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Director:David Gordon Green
Written by:David Gordon Green (Screenplay), Danny McBride (Screenplay), John Carpenter (Characters), Debra Hill (Characters), Jeff Fradley (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

John Carpenter Film Scripts

When it comes to cult classics from the 80’s, leaving John Carpenter out of the conversation would almost equal to an artistic sin. Despite early struggles in the industry, Carpenter established his very particular personality as a filmmaker from the beginning with the sci-fi comedy Dark Star.

Turning low-budget projects into straightforward but delightfully enjoyable movies was one of Carpenter’s trademarks. Few other directors dominated the late 70’s and early 80’s commercially as he did, and though his streak was cut with the poorly received The Thing, it would eventually become a cult horror film.

Highly imaginative, Carpenter enjoys bringing a strong sense of humor into his stories. This playfulness has produced many films that often go over the top and do not take themselves too seriously (Escape from New York, They Live), though he has also proved his mastery at conveying horror and tension (The Fog, Vampires).

Carpenter is also known for frequently composing the music for his own films –another one of the elements that cemented his reputation as a multi-faceted artist and cult director.

(1974) Dark Star
(1976) Assault on Precinct 13
(1978) Halloween
(1980) The Fog
(1981) Escape From New York
(1981) Halloween 2
(1982) The Thing
(1983) Christine
(1984) Starman
(1986) Black Moon Rising
(1986) Big Trouble in Little China
(1987) Prince of Darkness
(1988) They Live
(1992) Memoirs of an Invisible Man
(1995) Village of the Damned
(1995) In the Mouth of Madness
(1996) Escape From L.A.
(1998) Vampires
(2001) Ghosts of Mars

Vampires Script

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Director:John Carpenter
Written by:Don Jakoby (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The church enlists a team of vampire-hunters to hunt down and destroy a group of vampires searching for an ancient relic that will allow them to exist in sunlight.

Assault On Precinct 13 Script

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Director:Jean-François Richet
Written by:John Carpenter (Screenplay), James DeMonaco (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Halloween 2 Script

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Director:Rick Rosenthal
Written by:John Carpenter (Screenplay), Debra Hill (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her life. The institution proves to be particularly suited to serial killers, however, as Myers cuts, stabs and slashes his way through hospital staff to reach his favorite victim.

Ghosts Of Mars Script

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Director:John Carpenter
Written by:John Carpenter (Author), Larry Sulkis (Author)

Script Synopsis:Melanie Ballard is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend dangerous criminal James Williams. Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they have set up mining facilities. The mining activities on Mars have unleashed the spirits of alien beings who gradually possess the bodies of the workers. It soon turns out that catching the dangerous fugitive takes a back seat as the alien spirits begin to rid their planet of the 'invaders'.

Black Moon Rising Script

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Director:Harley Cokeliss
Written by:John Carpenter (Screenplay), John Carpenter (Story), Desmond Nakano (Screenplay), William Gray (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.

Prince Of Darkness Script

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Director:John Carpenter
Written by:John Carpenter (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.

They Live Script

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Director:John Carpenter
Written by:Ray Nelson (Novel), John Carpenter (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discovery, Nada fights to free humanity from the mind-controlling aliens.