1- True. A $300,000 budget yielded over $75 million at the box offices!
2- d) Kurt Russell appears in four Carpenter films
3- False. Carpenter and four classmates at USC did win the Academy Award for Short Subjects with “Resurrection of Bronco Billy” in 1970.
4- An automobile
6- Elvis played a character named John Carpenter in the 1969 movie Change of Habit.
7- c) Sammy Hagar
8- False. The credits say the Bowling Green Philharmonic performs the music, but it is actually Carpenter himself.
10- Kaleidoscope. Later, he formed a band called the Coupe de Villes with Nick Castle and Tommy Lee Wallace.
11- False- Michael Myers was named after the European distributor of Assault on Precinct 13.