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Hideo Nakata was born on July 19, 1961 in Okayama, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Dark Water (2002), Ringu (1998) and Ringu 2 (1999). See full bio »

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Known For

Dark Water Director
(2002)
Ringu Director
(1998)
Ringu 2 Director
(1999)
Dark Water Writer
(2005)

Filmography

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 2019 Sadako
 2017 Lovers in the Attic (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2017)
- Episode #1.1 (2017)
 2016 Mamagoto (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2016)
- Episode #1.7 (2016)
- Episode #1.6 (2016)
- Episode #1.5 (2016)
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
 2016 White Lily
 2016 Somewhere in Kamakura (Short)
 2015/I Ghost Theater
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "Sufferings")
 2014 Shinigami kun (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 2014 Monsterz
 2013 The Complex: Prologue (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2013)
- Episode #1.11 (2013)
- Episode #1.2 (2013)
- Episode #1.1 (2013)
 2013 Life After 3.11 (Documentary)
 2013 The Complex
 2010 Chatroom
 2007 Kaidan
 2007 Kaiki Daisakusen - Second File (TV Mini-Series)
 2005 The Ring Two
 2002 Last Scene
 2002 Dark Water
 2000 Sadistic and Masochistic (Documentary)
 2000 Chaos
 2000 Sotohiro
 1999 Garasu no nô
 1999 Ringu 2
 1998 Ringu
 1997 Gakkô no kaidan F (TV Movie) (story "Hoken-shitsu", story "Rei Video")
 1996 Don't Look Up
 1992 Curse, Death & Spirit (Video)
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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
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Nakada Hideo
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This may sound too simple but Asian ghosts can stand just behind you and can stare at you and doesn't say anything, just stands and stares at the main character. And that could be scary from our point of view... Whereas western movies, in general, westerns ghosts are an evil existence and are meant to do something to the victims, they attack the victims. So that is a difference that active ... See more »

Trivia:

Often directs literary adaptations of Koji Suzuki's novels, such as Ring (1998) and Dark Water (2002). Ring 2 (1999) was not based on his sequel novel Spiral, which was adapted into the failed sequel Rasen (1998), and functioned as a replacement sequel for that film. The Ring Two (2005) was also not based on the novel and, additionally, was not a remake of the Japanese version and had its own ... See more »

Trademark:

His films are often adapted, or influenced, by Koji Suzuki's novels.

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