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Ilya Naishuller


Ilya Naishuller is a writer and director, known for Hardcore Henry (2015), Biting Elbows: Bad Motherfucker (2013) and Payday 2 (2013). See full bio »

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 2015 Hardcore Henry (screenwriter)
 2013 Payday 2 (Video Game) (character: Jimmy)
 2013 Knighthood and Decoy (TV Series) (inspired by - 1 episode)
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 2013 Biting Elbows: Bad Motherfucker (Video short)
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 2015 Hardcore Henry
Henry / Timothy / Higher-Self Merc
 2014 All at Once
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 2013 Biting Elbows: Bad Motherfucker (Video short) (additional camera)
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 2015 Deet N Bax Save Th World (composer: additional music)
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 2015 Hardcore Henry (producer)
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 2015 Deet N Bax Save Th World (the producers wish to thank)

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[on Hardcore Henry (2015)] I had the music video first and Timur Bekmambetov, the producer, wrote to me the next day after it came online. he Facebooked me and said let's get on Skype. We Skyped. He said let's do a feature. I said that's a terrible idea, I don't think it works at 90 minutes. I was just as hesitant then as people who hear about it for the first time are now. He probably asked me ... See more »

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His first-person-POV music video Biting Elbows: Bad Motherfucker (2013) attracted approximately 33 million views on YouTube and another 21 million on Vimeo. The reactions were enthusiastic, for example director Darren Aronofsky wrote a Tweet, calling it "So well done" and Samuel L. Jackson wrote "This is some Buck Wild shit!". Timur Bekmambetov contacted Ilya Naishuller through Facebook and ... See more »

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