Favorite John Carpenter film?

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Pick one, bitches

  1. The Thing

    42.5%
  2. Halloween

    20.1%
  3. Big Trouble in Little China

    20.9%
  4. They Live

    4.5%
  5. Escape From New York

    9.7%
  6. Christine

    0.7%
  7. The Fog

    0.7%
  8. Starman

    0.7%
  1. Kick Strickland

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    I caught They Live the other night on tv, and it got me thinking how much Hollywood ass John Carpenter kicked. The guy is a legend. Nobody today makes movies that have the same feel to them.

    Which one's your favorite?


    The Thing

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    Halloween

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    Big Trouble In Little China

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    Escape From New York

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    They Live

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    The Fog

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    Christine

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    Starman

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  2. Chesten_Hesten

    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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    Like them all.

    Best?

    The Thing, by a mile.
     
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    europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Ranked

    1. The Thing
    2. Prince of Darkness
    3. Big Trouble in Little China
    4. They Live
    5. In the Mouth of Madness
    6. Escape from New York
    7. The Fog
    8. Assult on Precinct 13
    9. Halloween
    10. Christine
    11. Starman
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    12. Ghosts of Mars
    13. Vampires
    14. Village of the Damned
    15. Escape from LA (great ending though).
     
  4. Dalarna3

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    The Thing hands down. Probably my favorite movie.
     
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    The Thing.
    "Hey Sweden!"
    "There not Swedes Mac they're Norwegian."
     
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    had to go Big Trouble
     
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    Bobby Boulders My Lovin' Is Digi Platinum Member

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    Halloween is the best movie he made, and it isn't even close.

    Anyone who disagrees touches pee pees, and not female ones.
     
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    Like They Live the most. Objectively, the Thing or Halloween are probably the best.
     
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    The Thing hands down

    They Live is second
     
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    Halloween is perfectly made. I constantly go back and forth between it, The Exorcist, and The Shining for best horror picture. Zulawski's Possession is the dark horse for sure.

    For runner-up, I like Carpenter's guilty pleasures over The Thing. Big Trouble in Little China is a 90 minute fever dream.
     
  13. Kick Strickland

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    Yeah I'm talking about favorites. Big Trouble probably isn't technically his best movie, but it's the one I enjoy the most so that was my vote. It doesn't get cooler than Jack Burton, man. They shoulda had Jack Burton team up with Roddy Piper from They Live years ago. That woulda made a badass Big Trouble sequel. Or Jack Burton in the They Live universe woulda been awesome too.
     
  14. Bobby Boulders

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    I see what you did. Not funny.
     
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    I've never seen The Thing, is it really that good?

    I voted Halloween.
     
  16. Kick Strickland

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    lol I was serious man
     
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    no it's not good............it's great!

    I love Christine, I think it was it's an incredible movie, but I'm going with The Thing too, perfectly executed
     
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    Believe it or not I only saw it all the way through earlier this year. And yeah, it lives up to the hype. The best thing about it for me besides the insane special effects, was the creepy ass atmosphere of it. Reminded me of a really well done, fucked up version of a Twilight Zone episode.
     
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    Escape From New York
     
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