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RatPac Entertainment is an American motion picture production and financing company owned by producer-director Brett Ratner and Access Entertainment. RatPac was founded by Ratner and billionaire James Packer. RatPac is a partner in RatPac-Dune Entertainment with Dune Entertainment.

RatPac Entertainment, LLC
Industry Motion pictures financing and production
Founded December 2012
Founder Brett Ratner
James Packer
Steven Mnuchin
Headquarters Los Angeles, California
Area served
Key people
  • Brett Ratner (CEO, co-chairman)
  • Danny Cohen (co-chairman)
Owner Access Entertainment (controlling stake)
Brett Ratner
Divisions RatPac Television
Subsidiaries RatPac-Dune Entertainment, LLC



RatPac Entertainment was formed in 2012 by Brett Ratner and billionaire James Packer.

RatPac-Dune Entertainment LLC was formed in September 2013 by RatPac and Dune with a four-year 75 pictures motion picture co-financing arrangement with Warner Bros..[2] In December 2013, RatPac signed a deal starting as of January 1, 2014 to finance films as part of a production deal between Plan B Entertainment and New Regency. In April 2017, RatPac became a subsidiary of Access Entertainment with its purchase of James Packer's ownership share.[2]

Television seriesEdit

Dune EntertainmentEdit

Dune Entertainment was led by Steven Mnuchin and had been co-financing Fox films since 2006.[3][4][5][6] The company is the result of a 2013 joint venture between RatPac Entertainment and Dune Entertainment, following a collapse in negotiations between Dune and 20th Century Fox – which led the company to close a deal with Warner Bros. instead, replacing Legendary Pictures as Warner's key co-financing partner.[3][6][7]

Dune filmsEdit

Produced with 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox 2000 Pictures as Dune Entertainment, Dune Entertainment LLC or Dune Entertainment III LLC.

RatPac-Dune EntertainmentEdit

RatPac-Dune Entertainment, LLC is a film financing company which is a joint venture of RatPac Entertainment and Dune Entertainment.

RatPac-Dune Entertainment, LLC was formed in September 2013 by RatPac and Dune with a multi-year 75 pictures motion picture co-financing arrangement with Warner Bros..[2][8] On November 26, 2013, RatPac-Dune finalized a $300 million credit facility with a group of banks, led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, that has an option to be extended to $400 million.[9]

RatPac-Dune filmsEdit

The 75-picture deal is passive covering all movies outside of other production financing deals including those with Village Roadshow Pictures, Gulfstream and Alcon Entertainment and all Harry Potter films.[9] The deal is passive both financial and creatively as RatPac-Dune will not select which films to finance nor have any creative say over the films.[10]

Financed with Warner Bros.
Financed with Regency Enterprises
Financed with Universal Pictures
Financed with Sony Pictures Entertainment
Financed with RKO Pictures
Financed as RatPac Documentary Films


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  2. ^ a b c Hipes, Patrick (April 18, 2017). "Len Blavatnik's Access Acquires RatPac Entertainment Stake". Deadline. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Lewis, Hilary (October 2, 2014). "Dune Capital's Steven Mnuchin Takes Stake in Relativity, Becomes Co-Chairman". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (September 30, 2013). "Warner Bros. Closes Financing Deal With Dune, Brett Ratner, James Packer". Variety. Retrieved May 22, 2015. 
  5. ^ McNary, Dave (October 27, 2014). "Brett Ratner's RatPac Closes on $150 Million Credit Line for Warner Bros. Titles". Variety. Retrieved May 22, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b Shaw, Lucas (November 26, 2013). "RatPac-Dune Secures $300M in Credit to Fund Warner Bros. Films". TheWrap. Retrieved May 22, 2015. 
  7. ^ Siegel, Tatiana; Belloni, Matthew (July 9, 2013). "Warner Bros. Closing Massive Financing Deal With Dune to Replace Legendary (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 22, 2015. 
  8. ^ Miller, Daniel (September 30, 2013). "Warner Bros. strikes financing deal with Dune, Ratner". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 26, 2017. 
  9. ^ a b c d Block, Alex Ben (November 26, 2013). "Brett Ratner's RatPac-Dune Closes $300 Million Credit Facility to Fund Warner Bros. Films". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 26, 2017. 
  10. ^ Shaw, Lucas (September 30, 2013). "Warner Bros. Recruits Dune, Brett Ratner's Rat-Pac to Finance Its Movies". TheWrap. Retrieved May 22, 2015. 
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  12. ^ Gerard, Jeremy (May 13, 2016). "HBO's Docu 'Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher And Debbie Reynolds' – Cannes Video". Retrieved December 30, 2016. 

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