Nakata Hideo

Hideo Nakata

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  • First Name: Hideo
  • Family Name: Nakata
  • Native name: 中田秀夫
  • Also Known as: Hideo Nakata;なかた ひでお
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: July 19, 1961
  • Age: 58

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Hideo Nakata

Nakata Hideo

  • Name: Nakata Hideo
  • Native name: 中田秀夫
  • Also Known as: Hideo Nakata;なかた ひでお
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: July 19, 1961
  • Age: 58
Nakata was born in Okayama, Japan. He is most familiar to Western audiences for his work on Japanese horror films such as Ring (1998), Ring 2 (1999) and Dark Water (2002). Several of these were remade in America as The Ring (2002), Dark Water (2005), and The Ring Two.

Nakata was scheduled to make his English-language debut with True Believers, but later pulled out. He was later offered by DreamWorks to direct the movie The Ring Two (2005), which he accepted, making his English-language debut with a sequel to a remake of his own film.

Nakata made his initial breakthrough into film with Ghost Actress (1996). Although failing to attain any large-scale success, the film was responsible for leading to his directing of Ring.

Other Nakata films include Sleeping Bride (2000); Curse, Death and Spirit; and Chaos (2000). He directed the psychological thriller The Incite Mill which premiered on 16 October 2010 in Japan.He has now completed a Japanese ghost story, Kaidan.[5] Nakata is currently working on Hearn, which is about the life of Lafcadio Hearn who wrote Kwaidan.

He is represented by United Talent Agency. His film Chatroom, was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.
Director
Year Title Type Rating
2020 Stolen Identity 2
Movie
0.0
2019 Sadako
Movie
7.3
2019 Satsujinki wo Kauonna
Movie
0.0
2018 Stolen Identity
Movie
7.7
2015 Yo nimo Kimyou na Monogatari: 2015 Fall Special - Movie Director
Special
8.0
2015 Gekijourei
Movie
6.8
2014 Monsterz
Movie
6.8
2013 The Complex ~ Prologue
Drama
7.0
2013 Aokigahara
Movie
5.0
2010 The Incite Mill
Movie
7.4
2008 L: Change the World
Movie
7.7
2007 Kaidan
Movie
6.5
2002 Last Scene
Movie
9.0
2000 Chaos
Movie
6.6
2000 Sleeping Bride
Movie
7.7
1999 Ring 2
Movie
7.0
1998 Ring
Movie
7.4
1992 Curse, Death & Spirit
Movie
6.7
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
2002 Dark Water
Movie
7.2
1996 Don't Look Up
Movie
6.6
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
1997 Tokyo Biyori
Japanese Movie, 1997,
(Support Role)
Support Role
7.8
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