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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 Untitled Melco-Crown Project (Short) (producer) (announced)
 2014 30 for 30: Soccer Stories (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) (announced)
- Mysteries of the Jules Rimet Trophy (2014) ... (producer)
 2015 I Saw the Light (producer) (pre-production)
 2015 The Revenant (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2014 The Water Diviner (executive producer) (post-production)
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2 (producer) (completed)
 2014 Barely Lethal (producer) (completed)
 2014 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2014/I Hercules (producer)
 2014 Night Will Fall (Documentary) (producer)
 2014 Jersey Boys (executive producer)
 2013 Rock in a Hard Place (TV Series) (producer)
 2012 Chinese Zodiac (executive producer - uncredited)
 2012 Woody Allen: A Documentary (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012/I Mirror Mirror (producer)
 2012 Rogue (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2011 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Woody Allen: A Documentary (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Chaos (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Proof of Life (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Mincemeat (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Glory Days (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Core Fortitude (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Remote Control (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Horrible Bosses (producer)
 2011 Nick Cannon: Mr. Show Biz (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2010 Skyline (executive producer)
 2010/I Mother's Day (producer)
 2010 Catfish (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005-2009 Prison Break (TV Series) (executive producer - 81 episodes)
- The Old Ball and Chain (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Free (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Rates of Exchange (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Killing Your Number (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Cowboys and Indians (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Prison Break: The Final Break (Video) (executive producer)
 2009 I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (Documentary short) (producer)
 2009 Cop House (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 Blue Blood (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007-2008 Women's Murder Club (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Never Tell (2008) ... (executive producer)
- And the Truth Will (Sometimes) Set You Free (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Father's Day (2008) ... (executive producer)
- FBI Guy (2008) ... (executive producer)
- To Drag & to Hold (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2008 21 (executive producer)
 2007 Helmut by June (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner (producer)
 2006 End Game (executive producer)
 2006 Running Scared (producer)
 2005 Untitled David Diamond/David Weissman Project (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Santa's Slay (producer)
 2005 Before, During and 'After the Sunset' (Video documentary) (producer)
 2004 After the Sunset (producer - uncredited)
 2002 A Ribbon of Dreams (executive producer)
 2002 Paid in Full (producer)
 2002 Me and Daphne (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 Velocity Rules (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 Double Take (producer)
 1999 Partners (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1990 Whatever Happened to Mason Reese (Short) (producer)
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed Mariah Carey video "We Belong Together". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Am I Orson Welles? Obviously not. But 50 years from now, who knows how, as a person, I'll have grown. I've already changed, from being a 26-year-old kid to a 38-year-old guy - I'm not a man yet, really. But as I get older, who knows how my experiences and my knowledge, this past 12 years making movies, how that's all going to affect the movies that I make? I know that the life I lived from 16 to ... See more »

Trivia:

After meeting with real life FBI agents, he decided that it would not be authentic to have Scott Glenn reprise the role of Jack Crawford in Red Dragon (2002), his The Silence of the Lambs (1991) prequel. Instead, he cast Harvey Keitel, in a role originally created by Dennis Farina in Manhunter (1986). Keitel and Farina had also both played Ray Barbone in the film Get Shorty (1995). Ratner was ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Don Cheadle, Chris Tucker and Ken Leung See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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