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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 Ring 2 (1999). See full bio »

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

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 2022 Usogui (completed)
 2020 Kyoufu Shinbun (TV Mini Series)
 2020 Remote de Korosareru (TV Movie)
 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 Gekijorei karano Syotaijo (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Eien (2015)
- Maiso (2015)
 2015/I Ghost Theater
 2014 Words with Gods (segment "Sufferings")
 2014 Shinigami kun (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 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
 2001 Sadistic and Masochistic (Documentary)
 2000 Chaos
 2000 Take It
 1999 Garasu no nô
 1999 Ring 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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Alternate Names:

Nakada Hideo
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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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