Nick Castle

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Nick Castle (born September 21, 1947) is an American actor, screenwriter and film director, best known for his role as Michael Myers in Halloween. He also co-wrote Escape from New York with his friend, John Carpenter. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nick Castle, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dark Star (1974)

A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and intelligent bombing device ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Brian Narelle  •  Cal Kuniholm  •  Dre Pahich  •  Adam Beckenbaugh

A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and intelligent bombing device ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Brian Narelle  •  Cal Kuniholm  •  Dre Pahich  •  Adam Beckenbaugh

Halloween (1978)

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On a black and unholy Halloween night years ago, little Michael Myers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold bold. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital – until tonight. Tonight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Nancy Kyes  •  P.J. Soles

On a black and unholy Halloween night years ago, little Michael Myers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold bold. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital – until tonight. Tonight ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Nancy Kyes  •  P.J. Soles

Major Payne (1995)

Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Ross Bickell  •  Joseph Blaire  •  Damon Wayans  •  Orlando Brown

Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Ross Bickell  •  Joseph Blaire  •  Damon Wayans  •  Orlando Brown

The Last Starfighter (1984)

A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the attack.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Lance Guest  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Barbara Bosson

A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the attack.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Lance Guest  •  Dan O'Herlihy  •  Catherine Mary Stewart  •  Barbara Bosson

'Twas the Night (2001)

A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa's new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Bryan Cranston  •  Josh Zuckerman  •  Brenda Grate  •  Jefferson Mappin

A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa's new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Bryan Cranston  •  Josh Zuckerman  •  Brenda Grate  •  Jefferson Mappin

Delivering Milo (2001)

A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Albert Finney  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott

A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Albert Finney  •  Bridget Fonda  •  Campbell Scott

The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)

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Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with flight, and as the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Jay Underwood  •  Fred Savage  •  Bonnie Bedelia  •  Colleen Dewhurst

Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with flight, and as the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Jay Underwood  •  Fred Savage  •  Bonnie Bedelia  •  Colleen Dewhurst

Dennis the Menace (1993)

Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Mason Gamble  •  Joan Plowright  •  Christopher Lloyd

Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Mason Gamble  •  Joan Plowright  •  Christopher Lloyd

Halloween (2018)

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who 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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Judy Greer  •  Andi Matichak  •  Will Patton

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who 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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Gordon Green
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Judy Greer  •  Andi Matichak  •  Will Patton

John Carpenter: The Man and His Movies (2004)

Chronicles the work of cult director John Carpenter through interviews with him and his associates, with emphases on the earlier work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry S. Grant
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  John Carpenter  •  Nick Castle  •  Alice Cooper

Chronicles the work of cult director John Carpenter through interviews with him and his associates, with emphases on the earlier work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry S. Grant
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  John Carpenter  •  Nick Castle  •  Alice Cooper

Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)

Pretending to do research for his newspaper, college student Alex Marsh teams up with the somewhat older Susan Swayze, who he long admired from afar. Susan participates in The Assassination Game, in which every player tries to shoot another with a toy dart gun, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Kristine DeBell  •  Perry Lang

Pretending to do research for his newspaper, college student Alex Marsh teams up with the somewhat older Susan Swayze, who he long admired from afar. Susan participates in The Assassination Game, in which every player tries to shoot another with a toy dart gun, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Linda Hamilton  •  Kristine DeBell  •  Perry Lang

Connors' War (2006)

They'll never see him coming... It's Personal. It's War. A blinded ex special agent is given his sight back by a special serum in order for him to stop a nuke that's hidden somewhere in the city. Things are just starting to complicate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Nia Peeples  •  Blu Mankuma  •  Anthony 'Treach' Criss  •  Tom Heaton

They'll never see him coming... It's Personal. It's War. A blinded ex special agent is given his sight back by a special serum in order for him to stop a nuke that's hidden somewhere in the city. Things are just starting to complicate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Nia Peeples  •  Blu Mankuma  •  Anthony 'Treach' Criss  •  Tom Heaton

Tap (1989)

Max Washington has just been released from prison after serving time for burglary. He returns to his old hangout, a hoofer club. His old girl friend, Amy, who still works at the club as a Tap instructor, is less than thrilled to see him. Her father, Little Mo, is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Gregory Hines  •  Sammy Davis Jr.  •  Suzzanne Douglas  •  Savion Glover

Max Washington has just been released from prison after serving time for burglary. He returns to his old hangout, a hoofer club. His old girl friend, Amy, who still works at the club as a Tap instructor, is less than thrilled to see him. Her father, Little Mo, is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Gregory Hines  •  Sammy Davis Jr.  •  Suzzanne Douglas  •  Savion Glover

The Seat Filler (2004)

In The Seat Filler, Derrick (Martin) is a struggling law student who takes a job as an awards show seatfiller to make ends meet. One day, he is seated next to the beautiful pop superstar Jnelle (Rowland), who mistakes him for a well-known industry executive. With ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Duane Martin  •  Kelly Rowland  •  Mel B  •  DeRay Davis

In The Seat Filler, Derrick (Martin) is a struggling law student who takes a job as an awards show seatfiller to make ends meet. One day, he is seated next to the beautiful pop superstar Jnelle (Rowland), who mistakes him for a well-known industry executive. With ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Duane Martin  •  Kelly Rowland  •  Mel B  •  DeRay Davis

Halloween: The Inside Story (2010)

"Halloween: The Inside Story" takes a look at one of the most successful film franchises of all time as it goes behind the scenes of John Carpenter's "Halloween," the "frightfest" that redefined the horror genre in the late 1970s. Viewers will learn how writer and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Noble Jr.
CAST:  John Carpenter  •  Rob Naughton  •  Nick Castle  •  Rob Zombie

"Halloween: The Inside Story" takes a look at one of the most successful film franchises of all time as it goes behind the scenes of John Carpenter's "Halloween," the "frightfest" that redefined the horror genre in the late 1970s. Viewers will learn how writer and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Noble Jr.
CAST:  John Carpenter  •  Rob Naughton  •  Nick Castle  •  Rob Zombie

Halloween: A Cut Above the Rest (2003)

Using original interviews with director John Carpenter, stars Jamie Lee Curtis and P.J. Soles, and crew members, Halloween: A Cut Above The Rest unveils the production of the horror classic and how the ingenuity of Carpenter and his team, coupled with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Debra Hill  •  John Carpenter

Using original interviews with director John Carpenter, stars Jamie Lee Curtis and P.J. Soles, and crew members, Halloween: A Cut Above The Rest unveils the production of the horror classic and how the ingenuity of Carpenter and his team, coupled with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Debra Hill  •  John Carpenter

In Search of Darkness: A Journey Into Iconic '80s Horror (2019)

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David A. Weiner
CAST:  John Carpenter  •  Keith David  •  Doug Bradley  •  Jeffrey Combs

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David A. Weiner
CAST:  John Carpenter  •  Keith David  •  Doug Bradley  •  Jeffrey Combs

Purgatory: Entering John Carpenter's 'Escape From New York' (2018)

A brand new retrospective documentary produced by Ballyhoo Motion Pictures and featuring interviews with writer Nick Castle, cinematographer Dean Cundey, composer Alan Howarth, production designer Joe Alves, special visual effects artist/model maker Gene Rizzardi, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Griffith
CAST:  Nick Castle  •  Dean Cundey  •  Alan Howarth  •  Joe Alves

A brand new retrospective documentary produced by Ballyhoo Motion Pictures and featuring interviews with writer Nick Castle, cinematographer Dean Cundey, composer Alan Howarth, production designer Joe Alves, special visual effects artist/model maker Gene Rizzardi, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Griffith
CAST:  Nick Castle  •  Dean Cundey  •  Alan Howarth  •  Joe Alves

Mr. Wrong (1996)

A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Bill Pullman  •  Joan Cusack  •  Dean Stockwell

A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Castle
CAST:  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Bill Pullman  •  Joan Cusack  •  Dean Stockwell

Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006)

A documentary that follows the evolution of the 'Halloween' movies over the past twenty-five years. It examines why the films are so popular and revisits many of the original locations used in the films - seeing the effects on the local community. For the first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Hutchinson
CAST:  P.J. Soles  •  John Carpenter  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Debra Hill

A documentary that follows the evolution of the 'Halloween' movies over the past twenty-five years. It examines why the films are so popular and revisits many of the original locations used in the films - seeing the effects on the local community. For the first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Hutchinson
CAST:  P.J. Soles  •  John Carpenter  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Debra Hill
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