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Colin Wilson
Born (1957-06-13) June 13, 1957 (age 63)
OccupationFilm producer

Colin Wilson is an American film producer. His more notable film productions include War of the Worlds, The Lost World: Jurassic Park , John Carter and Avatar. [1] [2]



He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


1993 Jurassic Park Associate producer
1994 The Flintstones Co-producer
1995 Casper
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park
1998 Small Soldiers
1999 The Haunting
2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
2004 Troy
2005 War of the Worlds
2009 Avatar Executive producer
2012 John Carter
Zero Dark Thirty Executive producer
2016 Pelé: Birth of a Legend
Suicide Squad Executive producer
2017 Detroit 2018 The Meg
Editorial department
1978 Superman Assistant editor
1980 Superman II Assistant editor
1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark Assistant film editor
1983 Superman III Assistant editor
1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Assistant film editor
1987 Empire of the Sun Associate editor
1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Associate editor: United Kingdom
1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Associate editor
Always Assistant editor
Production manager
2009 Avatar Unit production manager
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Unit production manager
2016 Suicide Squad Unit production manager
2018 The Meg Unit production manager: China unit
Miscellaneous crew
1991 Hook Production effects producer
2013 American Hustle Very special thanks


2000Maurice Béjart's NutcrackerTelevision film
2019 The Mandalorian Executive producer

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  1. Film Reviews - War of the Worlds; Variety; June 28, 2005
  2. NYT Filmography; New York Times; September 1, 2012