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Derek Gibson

Highest Rated: 100% The Terminator (1984)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Jul 7, 1945

Birthplace: Huyton, Liverpool, England, UK

This British born executive began his career in 1962 when he joined Associated British Cinemas (the forerunner of EMI) as an assistant manager in exhibition. Two years later, Gibson began a ten- year association with the commercial distribution firm of Pearl & Dean. He also worked in various capacities (assistant director, production manager, etc.) on feature films produced in Asia, Africa and throughout Europe. By 1975, Gibson had moved to Los Angeles and worked as a producer for Sandy Howard Productions and spent one year as head of production at Astral Bellevue Pathe in Canada. Returning to the US, Gibson joined Hemdale Film Corporation in 1982 as head of production, eventually becoming its president. Among the films on which he served as either producer or executive producer are James Cameron's "The Terminator" (1984), Oliver Stone's "Salvador" and "Platoon" (both 1986), Tim Hunter's "River's Edge" (1987) and Kenneth Loach's "Hidden Agenda" (1990).



80% 29% Bright Angel Executive Producer $17.4K 1990
0% 77% War Party Producer $299.3K 1989
33% 26% Criminal Law Executive Producer $9.1M 1988
No Score Yet 35% Love at Stake Executive Producer - 1988
90% 73% Miracle Mile Producer $341.4K 1988
65% 88% Shag Executive Producer $6.1M 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotel Colonial Executive Producer - 1987
89% 86% Salvador Executive Producer - 1986
87% 93% Platoon Executive Producer $138.5M 1986
91% 88% Hoosiers Executive Producer $25.8M 1986
87% 79% At Close Range Executive Producer $560.7K 1986
91% 79% The Return of the Living Dead Executive Producer - 1985
No Score Yet 30% A Breed Apart Producer - 1984
100% 89% The Terminator Executive Producer - 1984
No Score Yet 13% Jaguar Lives! Producer - 1979