Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer

  • Birthday: 1957-09-12
  • Place of birth: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Also know as: Hans F. Zimmer

Biography

Hans Florian Zimmer (born September 12th, 1957) is a German composer and record producer. Since the 1980s, he has composed music for over 150 films. His works include The Lion King, for which he won Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1994, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, The Thin Red Line, Gladiator, The Last Samurai, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, and Interstellar. Zimmer spent the early part of his career in the United Kingdom before moving to the United States. He is the head of the film music division at DreamWorks studios and works with other composers through the company that he founded, Remote Control Productions. Zimmer's works are notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements. He has received fourGrammy Awards, three Classical BRIT Awards, two Golden Globes, and an Academy Award. He was also named on the list of Top 100 Living Geniuses, published by The Daily Telegraph.

Filmography

Production

Sicko

2007

As Thanks

Shrek

2001

As Thanks

Antz

1998

As Executive Music Producer

Over the Hedge

2006

As Executive Music Producer

Chicken Run

2000

As Thanks

Shrek 2

2004

As Thanks

Dungeons & Dragons

2000

As Thanks

Pizza Man

2011

As Thanks

The Lion King

2019

As Executive Music Producer

Iron Man

2008

As Executive Music Producer

Les Bosquets

2015

As Executive Producer

King of the Jungle

2000

As Executive Producer

The Simpsons Movie

2007

As Original Music Composer

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

2006

As Original Music Composer

Gladiator

2000

As Original Music Composer

The Dark Knight

2008

As Original Music Composer

Batman Begins

2005

As Original Music Composer

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

2007

As Original Music Composer

Rain Man

1988

As Original Music Composer

True Romance

1993

As Original Music Composer

Driving Miss Daisy

1989

As Original Music Composer

The Ring

2002

As Original Music Composer

The Da Vinci Code

2006

As Original Music Composer

The Last Samurai

2003

As Original Music Composer

Pearl Harbor

2001

As Original Music Composer

Black Hawk Down

2001

As Original Music Composer

Cool Runnings

1993

As Original Music Composer

Mission: Impossible II

2000

As Original Music Composer

The Holiday

2006

As Original Music Composer

Thelma & Louise

1991

As Original Music Composer

Bird on a Wire

1990

As Original Music Composer

Beyond Rangoon

1995

As Original Music Composer

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

2011

As Original Music Composer

Days of Thunder

1990

As Original Music Composer

Chill Factor

1999

As Original Music Composer

The House of the Spirits

1993

As Original Music Composer

Backdraft

1991

As Original Music Composer

Point of No Return

1993

As Music

The Road to El Dorado

2000

As Original Music Composer

Pacific Heights

1990

As Original Music Composer

Sherlock Holmes

2009

As Music

Shark Tale

2004

As Original Music Composer

Muppet Treasure Island

1996

As Original Music Composer

Drop Zone

1994

As Original Music Composer

Riding in Cars with Boys

2001

As Original Music Composer

A League of Their Own

1992

As Original Music Composer

Regarding Henry

1991

As Original Music Composer

The Pledge

2001

As Original Music Composer

Nine Months

1995

As Original Music Composer

It's Complicated

2009

As Original Music Composer

The Peacemaker

1997

As Original Music Composer

Toys

1992

As Original Music Composer

The Weather Man

2005

As Original Music Composer

Renaissance Man

1994

As Original Music Composer

The Thin Red Line

1998

As Original Music Composer

The Lion King

1994

As Original Music Composer

Crimson Tide

1995

As Original Music Composer

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

2002

As Original Music Composer

Broken Arrow

1996

As Original Music Composer

King Arthur

2004

As Original Music Composer

Kung Fu Panda

2008

As Original Music Composer

The Fan

1996

As Original Music Composer

Laura's Star

2004

As Original Music Composer

Hannibal

2001

As Original Music Composer

The Rock

1996

As Original Music Composer

Angels & Demons

2009

As Original Music Composer

The Power of One

1992

As Music

Paperhouse

1988

As Original Music Composer

Thunderbirds

2004

As Original Music Composer

The Dark Knight Rises

2012

As Original Music Composer

Man of Steel

2013

As Original Music Composer

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

2012

As Original Music Composer

Prisoner of Rio

1988

As Original Music Composer

The Lone Ranger

2013

As Original Music Composer

12 Years a Slave

2013

As Original Music Composer

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

2011

As Original Music Composer

Rush

2013

As Original Music Composer

Interstellar

2014

As Original Music Composer

The Story of O Part 2

1984

As Original Music Composer

Mr. Morgan's Last Love

2013

As Original Music Composer

Burning Secret

1988

As Original Music Composer

Winter's Tale

2014

As Original Music Composer

Younger and Younger

1993

As Original Music Composer

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

2014

As Original Music Composer

I'll Do Anything

1994

As Original Music Composer

Radio Flyer

1992

As Original Music Composer

Tears of the Sun

2003

As Original Music Composer

Green Card

1990

As Original Music Composer

The Preacher's Wife

1996

As Music

An Everlasting Piece

2000

As Music

As Good as It Gets

1997

As Music

Megamind

2010

As Original Music Composer

Nightmare at Noon

1988

As Original Music Composer

The Last Days

1998

As Music

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

2016

As Original Music Composer

Chappie

2015

As Original Music Composer

Spanglish

2004

As Original Music Composer

Madagascar

2005

As Original Music Composer

Insignificance

1985

As Music

Matchstick Men

2003

As Original Music Composer

The Prince of Egypt

1998

As Original Music Composer

Frost/Nixon

2008

As Original Music Composer

Woman in Gold

2015

As Original Music Composer

Inception

2010

As Original Music Composer

The Zero Boys

1986

As Original Music Composer

The Last Face

2017

As Original Music Composer

Black Rain

1989

As Original Music Composer

Inferno

2016

As Original Music Composer

Kung Fu Panda 2

2011

As Original Music Composer

Dunkirk

2017

As Original Music Composer

Blade Runner 2049

2017

As Original Music Composer

How Do You Know

2010

As Original Music Composer

Two Deaths

1996

As Original Music Composer

The Boss Baby

2017

As Original Music Composer

The Wind

1986

As Music

Hidden Figures

2016

As Original Music Composer

Les Bosquets

2015

As Original Music Composer

Believer

2018

As Music

The Nature of the Beast

1988

As Original Music Composer

Despicable Me

2010

As Music Score Producer

The Little Prince

2015

As Original Music Composer

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

2008

As Original Music Composer

Something to Talk About

1995

As Original Music Composer

Henri 4

2010

As Original Music Composer

Widows

2018

As Music

Wonder Woman 1984

2020

As Original Music Composer

Rango

2011

As Original Music Composer

The Island

2005

As Music Score Producer

Arcadia

1990

As Music

Top Gun: Maverick

2022

As Original Music Composer

Kung Fu Panda 3

2016

As Original Music Composer

Hunting Bigfoot

2018

As Music

Mission: Impossible II

2000

As Conductor

Dune

2021

As Original Music Composer

Taffin

1988

As Original Music Composer

The Dilemma

2011

As Original Music Composer

The Fruit Machine

1988

As Music

AIDS: Monolith

1987

As Music

Kung Fu Panda Holiday

2010

As Music

Looking Up

2019

As Music Supervisor

K2

1991

As Original Music Composer

The Burning Plain

2008

As Original Music Composer

No Time to Die

2021

As Original Music Composer

To the Moon, Alice

1991

As Music

Invincible

2001

As Music

Where Sleeping Dogs Lie

1991

As Original Music Composer

Hillbilly Elegy

2020

As Original Music Composer

Twister

1996

As Music Producer

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

2020

As Original Music Composer

Rebuilding Paradise

2020

As Music

Something's Gotta Give

2003

As Original Music Composer

Divergent

2014

As Music Score Producer

Babylon A.D.

2008

As Music Consultant

The Real Right Stuff

2020

As Music Producer

Untitled The Lion King Prequel

0000

As Original Music Composer

Smilla's Sense of Snow

1997

As Original Music Composer

Twister

1989

As Original Music Composer

Resurrection

2021

As Original Music Composer

Breaking the Silence: The Making of Hannibal

2001

As Original Music Composer

White Fang

1991

As Original Music Composer

Expectation

2016

As Music

Ability

2018

As Music

Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare

2012

As Original Music Composer

The Survivor

2022

As Original Music Composer

The Boss Baby: Family Business

2021

As Original Music Composer

Army of Thieves

2021

As Original Music Composer

Dune

2021

As Music Producer

Dune: Part Two

2023

As Original Music Composer

Son of God

2014

As Music

The Unforgivable

2021

As Original Music Composer

Castaway

1986

As Music

The Road of Love

2017

As Original Music Composer

A World Apart

1988

As Original Music Composer

Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters

2011

As Original Music Composer

Freeheld

2015

As Original Music Composer

The Lion King

2019

As Original Music Composer

Dark Phoenix

2019

As Original Music Composer

The Son

2022

As Original Music Composer

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