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Takashi Shimizu was born on July 27, 1972 in Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for The Grudge (2004), Ju-on: The Grudge (2002) and The Grudge 2 (2006). See full bio »
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 2014 7500
 2011 Tormented
 2010 Soil (TV Series)
 2009 The Ancient Dogoo Girl (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2009 Ju-on: The Grudge (Video Game)
 2009 Hijoshi zukan
 2007 Ghost vs. Alien 03 (story "Rokku hantâ Iemon")
 2007 Kaiki Daisakusen - Second File (TV Mini-Series)
 2006 The Grudge 2
 2005 Rinne
 2004 The Grudge
 2004 Suiyô puremia: sekai saikyô J horâ SP Nihon no kowai yoru (TV Movie) (story "Kinpatsu kaidan")
 2004 Marebito
 2003 Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro (TV Series short) (3 episodes)
 2000 Ju-on: The Curse (Video)
 1998 Gakkô no kaidan G (TV Movie) (stories "Katasumi" and "4444444444")
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When I watch American horror films, what I'm going for is something we can't find in Japan. Bride of Chucky or Freddy vs. Jason. I love those two, and I really like Ronnie Yu's taste, because it's almost funny that I can laugh. Recently, all these horror movies are using those old horror heroes, they're starting to go for something funny, and I really like that movement. I actually couldn't watch... See more »

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As of 2013, he had directed 4 movies of the "Ju-on" series. He also directed the first 2 films of "The Grudge" series and served as a producer on the third. See more »

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