Brett Ratner

28 Mar 1969

Director, Producer, Actor

Brett Ratner was born on March 28, 1969 in Miami Beach, Florida. Ratner attended high school in Israel and is a 1990 graduate of New York University. He cites the 1980 film Raging Bull as his inspiration to enter the world of film. Ratner directed several music videos and one movie, the 1997 action comedy Money Talks, before reaching commercial success with the action-comedy Rush Hour (1998), starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, both of whom reunited with Ratner for two sequels, Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Rush Hour 3 (2007). Ratner was under consideration to direct X-Men (2000) and Superman Returns (2006), although both were eventually directed by Bryan Singer. After Singer left the X-Men franchise to direct Superman Returns, Ratner became director of X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). He was also a producer on the Fox drama, Prison Break and edited the English version of the Indian movie Kites starring Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori. As of 2011, Ratner’s upcoming projects include; Beverly Hills Cop IV and Snow White (a Gothic tale based on the screenplay The Brothers Grimm: Snow White.)

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Filmography (24 titles)

(movie, 2016)
···Rules Don't Apply
Genre: Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 2015)
···Black Mass
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 2014)
···The Water Diviner
Genre: War, Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 2014)
···Hercules
Genre: Action, Adventure
Role: Director, Producer
(movie, 2012)
···Mirror Mirror
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Role: Producer
(movie, 2012)
···Eddie Murphy: One Night Only
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2011)
···Tower Heist
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 2011)
6.8Horrible Bosses
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Producer
(movie, 2010)
···Skyline
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Producer
(movie, 2010)
···Mother's Day
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2008)
···21
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Producer
(movie, 2007)
···Rush Hour 3
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2006)
···X-Men: The Last Stand
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2006)
···Running Scared
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2005)
···Santa's Slay
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Role: Producer
(movie, 2004)
···After the Sunset
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2002)
···Red Dragon
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2001)
···Rush Hour 2
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2000)
···The Family Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1998)
···Rush Hour
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Money Talks
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1983)
7.4Scarface
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Boy Lying on Raft in Pool (uncredited))