Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer
Richard Yaussi [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as a Composer based on credits in that role in 87 films, with $23,908,742,356 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Dark Knight (Composer), The Dark Knight Rises (Composer), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (Composer), Man of Steel (Composer), Inception (Composer)
Most productive collaborators: Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, Tom McGrath, Jack Black, Michael Caine

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
In Technical RolesComposer87$9,808,136,892$14,100,605,464$23,908,742,356
Music Producer6$717,580,238$978,884,706$1,696,464,944
Song Writer3$66,976,290$0$66,976,290
Executive Music Producer2$182,334,752$330,963,300$513,298,052
Additional Music2$94,936,380$86,000,000$180,936,380
Score Producer1$150,947,895$135,400,000$286,347,895
Line Producer1$34,327,391$0$34,327,391
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
5/2/2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Composer $91,608,337 $202,853,933 $708,995,815 $200,000,000
3/21/2014 Divergent Executive Score Producer $54,607,747 $150,947,895 $286,347,895 $85,000,000
2/28/2014 Son of God Composer $25,601,865 $59,700,064 $67,513,026 $22,000,000
2/14/2014 Winter's Tale Composer $7,297,694 $12,600,231 $22,468,620 $60,000,000
11/1/2013 Last Love Composer   $0 $0  
10/18/2013 12 Years a Slave Composer $923,715 $56,671,993 $178,371,993 $20,000,000
9/20/2013 Rush Composer $187,289 $26,947,624 $95,224,595 $38,000,000
7/2/2013 The Lone Ranger Music $29,210,849 $89,289,910 $259,989,910 $275,000,000
6/14/2013 Man of Steel Composer $116,619,362 $291,045,518 $667,999,518 $225,000,000
2/1/2013 Bullet to the Head Music Producer $4,548,201 $9,489,829 $13,561,515 $55,000,000
1/25/2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Executive Music Producer $19,690,956 $55,703,475 $225,703,475 $50,000,000
7/20/2012 The Dark Knight Rises Composer $160,887,295 $448,139,099 $1,079,343,943 $275,000,000
6/8/2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Composer $60,316,738 $216,391,482 $746,921,271 $145,000,000
12/16/2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Music Producer, Composer $39,637,079 $186,848,418 $535,698,089 $125,000,000
5/26/2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 Composer $47,656,302 $165,249,063 $664,837,547 $150,000,000
5/20/2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Composer $90,151,958 $241,063,875 $1,043,663,875 $250,000,000
3/4/2011 Rango Composer $38,079,323 $123,257,581 $245,504,574 $135,000,000
1/14/2011 The Dilemma Composer $17,816,230 $48,475,290 $70,546,865 $70,000,000
11/5/2010 Megamind Composer $46,016,833 $148,415,853 $321,887,208 $130,000,000
7/16/2010 Inception Composer $62,785,337 $292,576,195 $832,584,416 $160,000,000
7/9/2010 Despicable Me Composer, Music Producer $56,397,125 $251,513,985 $543,495,033 $69,000,000
12/25/2009 It's Complicated Composer $22,100,820 $112,735,375 $224,614,744 $85,000,000
12/25/2009 Sherlock Holmes Composer $62,304,277 $209,028,679 $498,438,212 $90,000,000
5/15/2009 Angels & Demons Composer $46,204,168 $133,375,846 $490,875,846 $150,000,000
12/5/2008 Frost/Nixon Music by $180,708 $18,622,031 $28,144,586 $29,000,000
11/7/2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Composer $63,106,589 $180,010,950 $599,516,844 $150,000,000
7/18/2008 The Dark Knight Composer $158,411,483 $533,345,358 $1,002,891,358 $185,000,000
6/6/2008 Kung Fu Panda Composer $60,239,130 $215,434,591 $631,910,531 $130,000,000
11/2/2007 Bee Movie Executive Music Producer $38,021,044 $126,631,277 $287,594,577 $150,000,000
7/27/2007 The Simpsons Movie Composer $74,036,787 $183,135,014 $527,071,022 $72,500,000
5/24/2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Composer $114,732,820 $309,420,425 $960,996,492 $300,000,000
12/8/2006 The Holiday Composer $12,778,913 $63,280,000 $205,190,324 $85,000,000
7/7/2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Composer $135,634,554 $423,315,812 $1,060,615,812 $225,000,000
5/19/2006 The Da Vinci Code Composer $77,073,388 $217,536,138 $767,820,459 $125,000,000
5/19/2006 Over the Hedge Music Producer $38,457,003 $155,019,340 $336,002,981 $80,000,000
2/10/2006 Curious George Music Producer $14,703,405 $58,640,119 $70,114,174 $50,000,000
10/28/2005 The Weather Man Composer $4,248,465 $12,482,775 $15,466,961 $20,000,000
10/5/2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Music Producer $16,025,987 $56,068,547 $197,593,152 $30,000,000
6/15/2005 Batman Begins Composer $48,745,440 $205,343,774 $373,298,774 $150,000,000
5/27/2005 Madagascar Composer $47,224,594 $193,595,521 $556,559,566 $75,000,000
3/18/2005 The Ring Two Additional Music $35,065,237 $75,941,727 $161,941,727 $50,000,000
12/17/2004 Spanglish Composer $8,817,853 $42,044,321 $54,344,321 $75,000,000
10/1/2004 Shark Tale Composer $47,604,606 $161,412,000 $367,825,111 $75,000,000
7/30/2004 Thunderbirds Composer $2,766,810 $6,768,055 $28,231,444 $55,000,000
7/7/2004 King Arthur Composer $15,193,907 $51,877,963 $203,877,963 $90,000,000
12/12/2003 Something's Gotta Give Composer $16,064,723 $124,685,242 $266,685,242 $80,000,000
12/5/2003 The Last Samurai Composer $24,271,354 $111,110,575 $456,810,575 $140,000,000
9/12/2003 Matchstick Men Composer $13,087,307 $36,873,198 $65,573,198  
3/7/2003 Tears of the Sun Composer $17,057,213 $43,632,458 $85,632,458 $75,000,000
10/18/2002 The Ring Composer $15,015,393 $129,094,024 $248,218,486 $48,000,000
5/24/2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Composer $17,770,036 $73,215,310 $106,515,310 $80,000,000
12/28/2001 Black Hawk Down Composer $179,823 $108,638,745 $159,691,085 $95,000,000
10/19/2001 Riding in Cars with Boys Composer $10,404,652 $29,781,453 $29,781,453 $47,000,000
5/25/2001 Pearl Harbor Composer $59,078,912 $198,539,855 $449,239,855 $151,500,000
2/9/2001 Hannibal Composer $58,003,121 $165,092,266 $350,100,280 $87,000,000
1/19/2001 The Pledge Composer $5,765,347 $19,719,930 $29,406,132 $45,000,000
12/22/2000 An Everlasting Piece Composer $9,128 $75,078 $75,078 $4,000,000
5/24/2000 Mission: Impossible 2 Composer $57,845,297 $215,409,889 $546,209,889 $120,000,000
5/5/2000 Gladiator Composer $34,819,017 $187,683,805 $457,683,805 $103,000,000
3/31/2000 The Road to El Dorado Composer $12,846,652 $50,802,661 $65,700,000 $95,000,000
2/5/1999 The Last Days Composer $20,492 $419,762 $419,762  
12/23/1998 The Thin Red Line Composer $223,548 $36,400,491 $36,400,491 $52,000,000
12/24/1997 As Good as it Gets Composer $12,606,928 $148,478,011 $314,111,923 $50,000,000
9/26/1997 The Peacemaker Composer $12,311,939 $41,263,140 $62,967,368 $50,000,000
2/28/1997 Smilla's Sense of Snow Composer $107,108 $2,221,994 $2,221,994 $35,000,000
12/13/1996 The Preacher's Wife Composer $7,649,752 $48,102,795 $48,102,795  
8/16/1996 The Fan Song Writer, Composer $6,271,406 $18,582,965 $18,582,965 $55,000,000
6/7/1996 The Rock Composer $25,069,525 $134,069,511 $336,069,511 $75,000,000
2/16/1996 Muppet Treasure Island Composer, Line Producer $10,112,833 $34,327,391 $34,327,391  
2/9/1996 Broken Arrow Composer $15,583,510 $70,645,997 $148,345,997 $65,000,000
8/4/1995 Something to Talk About Composer $11,115,697 $50,865,589 $77,307,226  
7/12/1995 Nine Months Composer $12,522,240 $69,660,733 $138,486,431  
5/12/1995 Crimson Tide Composer $18,612,190 $91,387,195 $159,387,195 $55,000,000
12/9/1994 Drop Zone Composer $6,143,566 $28,607,015 $28,607,015  
6/15/1994 The Lion King Composer $1,586,753 $422,780,140 $952,880,140 $79,300,000
6/3/1994 Renaissance Man Composer $5,557,590 $24,172,899 $24,172,899 $40,000,000
4/1/1994 The House of the Spirits Composer   $6,217,413 $6,217,413  
10/1/1993 Cool Runnings Composer $7,046,648 $68,856,263 $155,056,263 $14,000,000
9/10/1993 True Romance Composer $4,023,420 $12,281,000 $12,281,000 $12,500,000
9/3/1993 Calendar Girl Song Writer, Composer   $2,501,113 $2,501,113  
3/19/1993 Point of No Return Composer $7,160,389 $30,038,362 $30,038,362  
1/29/1993 Sniper Additional Music $5,715,435 $18,994,653 $18,994,653  
12/18/1992 Toys Composer $4,810,027 $21,452,082 $21,452,082  
7/1/1992 A League of Their Own Composer $13,739,456 $107,533,925 $132,440,066 $40,000,000
2/21/1992 Radio Flyer Composer $1,932,595 $4,651,977 $4,651,977 $35,000,000
7/10/1991 Regarding Henry Composer $6,146,782 $43,001,500 $43,001,500  
5/24/1991 Backdraft Composer $15,723,480 $77,868,585 $152,368,585  
5/24/1991 Thelma & Louise Composer $6,101,297 $45,361,000 $45,361,000  
12/25/1990 Green Card Composer   $29,804,169 $29,804,169  
9/28/1990 Pacific Heights Composer $6,912,637 $29,381,956 $29,381,956  
6/27/1990 Days of Thunder Composer $15,490,445 $82,670,733 $157,670,733 $60,000,000
5/18/1990 Bird on a Wire Composer $15,338,160 $70,978,012 $138,697,012  
1/1/1990 Fools of Fortune Composer   $83,000 $83,000  
12/13/1989 Driving Miss Daisy Composer   $106,593,296 $106,593,296 $7,500,000
9/22/1989 Black Rain Composer, Song Writer $9,677,102 $45,892,212 $45,892,212 $30,000,000
12/16/1988 Rain Man Composer $7,005,719 $172,825,435 $412,800,000 $25,000,000