Ratner directed videos for Jay Z and Madonna.
Ratner directed Mariah Carey's "You Belong to Me" video.
His favorite film is Scarface (1932).
He appeared as himself in James Toback's semi-improvised drama Black and White.
He ranked #81 on Premiere's 2003 annual Power 100 List. He did not rank on the 2004 list.
Brett reportedly got 6 million dollars for directing Red Dragon in 2002
Bretts favorite film director is Hal Ashby.
Brett once vowed he would not direct movies until he had directed at least 100 music videos.
As of 2006, Ratner resides in Beverly Hills, California.
After forming a friendship with Def Jam producer Russell Simmons, Ratner began directing music videos.
Brett graduated from New York University Film School.
Brett is a film director and music-video director.
Brett's favorite film director is Hal Ashby.
As of 2006, he is dating tennis player Serena Williams.
Brett Ratner: There are very few perfect films. I think Reservoir Dogs (1992) is close to being a perfect film.
Brett Ratner: In Hollywood you gotta keep the movement. You gotta have three or four projects and whichever one comes in first, or better, that's the one you're going to do.
Brett Ratner: There's no difference between a tacky Jew from Miami and a rap star. They both want the Cadillac and the Rolex with the diamonds.