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Brett Ratner

Ratner grew up in Miami Beach, the only child of a famous Jewish socialite mother. He attended Miami Beach Senior High and was President of the Leo Club in 1986. He was also a member of the "fraternity" Royal Palm. He attended NYU film school currently lives in a $3.6 M house in Beverly Hills. Ratner is also a good friend of Def Jam mogul Russell ... See full bio »

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 2016 True Crimes (producer) (filming)
 2015 The Revenant (executive producer) (completed)
  Paris Call Girl (producer) (announced)
 2015 Fun Size Horror: Volume Two (segment executive producer - segment "Kill Them Mommy")
 2015/I Truth (producer)
 2015 I Saw the Light (producer)
 2015/I Black Mass (executive producer)
 2015 Barely Lethal (producer)
 2014 The Water Diviner (executive producer)
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2 (producer)
 2014/I Hercules (producer)
 2014 Jersey Boys (executive producer)
 2012 Chinese Zodiac (executive producer - uncredited)
 2012/I Mirror Mirror (producer)
 2011 Horrible Bosses (producer)
 2010 Skyline (executive producer)
 2010/I Mother's Day (producer)
 2008 21 (executive producer)
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner (producer)
 2006 End Game (executive producer)
 2006 Running Scared (producer)
 2005 Santa's Slay (producer)
 2004 After the Sunset (producer - uncredited)
 2002 A Ribbon of Dreams (executive producer)
 2002 Paid in Full (producer)
 2001 Double Take (producer)
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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[Explaining his recasting of the role of "Jack Crawford" with Harvey Keitel in Red Dragon (2002)]: When Jonathan Demme said make your own version, I couldn't see anyone but Anthony Hopkins and I couldn't see anyone but Anthony Heald as "Dr. Chilton". I can't see another acting doing it. But what happened was I went down to the FBI, and discovered they're like tough New York Cops. They weren't ... See more »


In the series "The Film That Changed My Life" (Observer newspaper UK/May 2010), Ratner cited Martin Scorsese's Raging Bull (1980) as the singular movie that most inspired him to become a filmmaker. Claims to have seen the movie about 100 times, first when he was only 10-years-old with his mother's permission. See more »


Opens his movies with a character singing See more »

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