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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)] It was never the idea to make a film for video gamers. I purposely avoided a lot of the tropes that one would expect from a videogame film. Someone suggested we could have a health bar on screen, but I was like, 'People are gonna know the filmmakers like videogames, you don't need to give them a heads up.' The fact that it looks like a videogame is because the most time... See more »


He was born in Moscow but spent the ages of 8 to 14 in London, UK. See more »

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