Brett Ratner

Brett Ratner (born March 28, 1969)[1] is an American film director and producer. He directed the Rush Hour film series, The Family Man, Red Dragon, X-Men: The Last Stand, and Tower Heist. He is also a producer of several films, including the Horrible Bosses series, The Revenant and War Dogs.[2][3][4]

Brett Ratner
Ratner at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
Born (1969-03-28) March 28, 1969 (age 53)
EducationNew York University
OccupationFilm director, producer
Years active1987–present
Known forRatPac Entertainment
Rush Hour
Prison Break
Red Dragon
X-Men: The Last Stand

Ratner got his start directing with music videos in the 1990s,[5] and directed his first motion picture, Money Talks, in 1997.[6] Overall, the films Ratner has directed have earned over $2 billion at the global box office.[5] Ratner is the co-founder of RatPac Entertainment, a film production company. Ratner led RatPac's partnership with Dune Entertainment in September 2013 for a co-producing deal with Warner Bros. that included 75 films.[7] In January 2017, Ratner received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the motion picture industry, located at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard.[8][9]

Ratner has not made a film since 2017, when allegations of sexual harassment and assault against him emerged in the wake of the MeToo movement.


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