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Hideo Nakata
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Country: Japan

Total Titles at Criticker: 26 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (21) | Writer (4) | Actor (3)
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The Woman Who Keeps a Murderer (2019)
Kyoko (Rin Asuka) was sexually abused by her stepfather when she was a child. As a coping mechanism, Kyoko developed dissociative identity disorder. She has multiple personalities to protect herself. Kyoko now lives with Naomi (Shoka Oshima), Yukari (Airi Matsuyama) and Haru (Hitomi Nakatani). Naomi is a lesbian who likes Kyoko. Kyoko begins to have feelings for her novelist neighbor. Since then, Kyoko's fragile balance in her mind collapses.
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Sadako (2019)
A group of people must find out how to stop the newborn deadly curse, which has born and gone viral after a Youtuber accidentally captured a vengeful ghost on camera. (imdb)
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Life in Overtime (2018)
Sosuke Tashiro is on an elite career course at a major bank until he is transferred - or rather relegated - to a subsidiary company, where he reaches retirement age. (imdb)
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Stolen Identity (2018)
Asami Inaba is a temporary worker at a company. One day, her boyfriend leaves his smartphone in a taxi. Since then, mysterious things take place around her like her credit card bill having charges she did not place. She gets involved in a big case. (imdb)
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White Lily (2016)
One passionate story -- a young woman bets her life on an exceptional love beyond the gender. Tokiko, a ceramic artist, and her apprentice Haruka. Two females are in a relationship. The couple is not an intrinsic lesbian, but they fell for each other by chance. (Mubi)
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Monsterz (2014)
A battle between a man who can control people with a stare, and the only man he cannot control. When their fate cross, the survival battle begins. The two men with inevitable fate, who will survive? (imdb)
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The Complex (2013)
Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother. On the first night in her new room, she is awoken by a strange scratching sound coming from the apartment of her neighbor, a reclusive old man who has refused all attempts at communication. Concerned over his well being, Asuka enters his home only to find him dead from malnutrition. Worse, it looks as if he had been trying to claw his way into her room. (imdb)
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Chatroom (2010)
A group of teenagers encourage each other's bad behavior.
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The Incite Mill (2010)
Ten people who agree to take the same lucrative "job" find themselves locked in an underground complex and forced to play a murder game for seven days (imdb)
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Don
Evil spirits released from old celluloid causes a film crew to slowly go insane while in production on a new project. (imdb)
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L: Change the World (2008)
The film chronicles the final 23 days of L's life, as he solves one final case involving a bioterrorist group that aims to wipe out much of humanity with a virus with ten times the infectiousness of Ebola, taking a boy, the sole survivor of its use in a village in Thailand, and a junior high schooler named Maki Nikaido under his wing. (wikipedia.org)
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Kaidan (2007)
Soetsu, a humble moneylender, is murdered by Shinzaemon, a cruel samurai, and his body is disposed of in a pool of a snaking river. 20 years later, in a chance encounter, Shinkichi, the handsome son of Shinzaemon, meets Toyoshiga, the daughter of Soetsu, and they fall in love... (gomorrahy.com)
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True Asian Horror (2007)
A new wave of Asian horror movie filmmakers is capturing the attention of film studios desperate for box office success. From Tokyo to Hong Kong and Bangkok to Seoul, this two-part documentary describes how Asian directors have successfully married the power of local myths and superstitions with cutting-edge filming techniques and innovative storytelling, producing some of the scariest moments in the history of cinema. (imdb)
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Dark Water (2005)
Based on a film by the creators of the Japanese version of the "The Ring" comes this haunting, chilling, film about a young mother who goes to extreme lengths to solve a mystery and protect her daughter. (Touchstone Pictures)
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The Ring Two (2005)
The story picks up six months after the horrifying events that terrorized Rachel Keller (Watts) and her son Aidan (Dorfman) in Seattle. To escape her haunting memories, Rachel takes Aidan and moves to the small coastal community of Astoria, Oregon, to start fresh. However, Rachel's resolve quickly turns to dread when evidence at a local crime scene-including an unmarked videotape-seems eerily familiar. Rachel realizes that the vengeful Samara is back and more determined than ever to continue her relentless cycle of terror and death. (DreamWorks)
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Last Scene (2002)
Thirty-five years later, old and dying, Mihara turns up for a bit part in a trashy drama, playing a dying patient in a hospital. None of the youngsters recognize him, though a young female props manager, Mio, takes a shine to him and a couple of older set hands renew their acquaintance. Unlike in the old studio days, time is now money and any sense of craftsmanship is secondary to getting the shot in the can. Mihara keeps fluffing a line until Mio and the others take some extraordinary action. (dvdasian.com)
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Dark Water (2002)
A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water. (imdb)
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Chi wo sû uchû (2001)
A woman is abducted by scientists taking part in a secret project to crossbreed humans with aliens. (eofftv.com)
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Sadistic and Masochistic (2000)
Documentary on director Masaru Konuma, who dedicated his life to Japanese soft porn, directing more than 47 films in more than three decades and specializing in S&M. (imdb)
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Garasu no nô (2000)
A story of a young girl who ever since her birth, has never been awake. Seven years after birth, a little boy called Yuuchi encounters the girl while he's exploring the hospital he's in. After a nurse remarking to him that the girl, Yumi, is a 'sleeping beauty', Yuuchi believes that just like in the story, if Yumi is kissed by a prince, she'll wake up. Then, after ten years, he goes back, says the words and... Yumi wakes up! (imdb)
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Hideo Nakata
A man gets involved in a kidnapping scheme with the wife of a wealthy businessman. She lets herself be tied up and confined in his house while he sends the ransom demand. When he returns home that night, however, he finds her laying dead on the floor. In a panic he buries her body deep in the woods and tries to return to his ordinary life. One day, he thinks he spots her walking down the street. Is his mind playing tricks on him, or has she somehow returned from the grave? (imdb)
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Ring 2 (1999)
Reiko takes Yoichi into hiding when her son begins to display frightening powers. Meanwhile, Mai Takano and the authorities begin a desperate search for them, as the mysterious Ring curse spreads... (imdb)
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Ring (1998)
A mysterious video kills whomever views it, unless that viewer can solve its mystery. (imdb)
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Tokyo biyori (1997)
This is a biographical film about the late Yoko Araki, who was the wife of Japan's leading photographer, Nobuyoshi Araki. (imdb)
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Joyû-rei (1996)
A young director working in the Japanese studio system is making a WWII period film requiring strong emotional scenes from two young actresses. While screening dailies, the production crew stumbles upon a strange accident; some of the negative they were using appears to have been previously exposed, and has portions of a much older Japanese film. Instead of the cursed videotape in Nakata's later film "Ringu", we instead having a haunted studio and strange images appearing on film. (imdb)
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Honto ni atta kowai hanashi: Jushiryou (1992)
'Curse, death & spirit' runs over an hour representing 3 short stories embedded in the Japanase superstition of ghosts. A little understanding of Japanese (and East-Asian) culture in general is a necessity here, since it tends to look at the supernatural through a very different scope than in the Western world. (imdb)
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