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Zimmer, Hans

Works: 837 works in 3,232 publications in 11 languages and 125,851 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Western stories  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  Humor 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Lyricist, Arranger, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Creator, Contributor, Singer, Scenarist, Compiler, Adapter, Producer, Former owner, Narrator, Film editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Hans Zimmer
Pirates of the Caribbean by Johnny Depp ( Visual )
37 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman. Unless Jack can find a way out, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
39 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armoured suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind, known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante. -- container
Gladiator by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
77 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Madagascar by Eric Darnell ( Visual )
50 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lion and zebra and two other of their pampered friends, from New York's Central Park Zoo, accidentally find themselves on a ship heading for Africa. When their vessel is hijacked, they become shipwrecked on the exotic island of Madagascar where they discover it really is a jungle out there!
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Spirit stallion of the Cimarron by Kelly Asbury ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Sprit, a young wild mustang, as he sets out against impossible odds to regain his freedom and save his homeland. On his courageous journey across the American frontier, Spirit forms a remarkable friendship with a Lakota brave, outwits a squadron of soldiers, and falls for a paint mare named Rain
The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovers that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian with whom Langdon had been scheduled to meet. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England
Inception by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming
Pirates of the Caribbean by Walt Disney ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Elizabeth, Will, and Captain Barbossa rescue Captain Jack Sparrow, who is trapped in Davy Jones' Locker, they must face their foes. Lord Cutler Beckett, now has control of Jones' heart and forms a dark alliance with him in order to rule the seas and wipe out the last of the Pirates. Jack, Barbossa, Will, Elizabeth, and crew must call the Pirate Lords from the four corners of the globe, including the infamous Sao Feng, together. The Pirate Lords want to release the goddess Calypso, Davy Jones's damned lover, from the trap they sent her. The Pirate Lords must combine the 9 pieces that bound her by ritual to undo it and release her in hopes that she will help them fight. All pirates will stand together and make their final stand for freedom against Beckett, Jones, Norrington, the Flying Dutchman, and the entire East India Trading Company
Shark tale by Vicky Jenson ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young fish is chased by mobster sharks after claiming to have killed the son of a mobster shark
The last samurai by Edward Zwick ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test
The lion king by Matthew Broderick ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great 'Circle of Life'"--Container
Black Hawk down : a story of modern war by Mark Bowden ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With exacting detail, the film re-creates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare. Helicopter-borne U.S. Rangers were assigned to capture key lieutenants of Somali warlord Muhammad Farrah Aidid, but when two Black Hawk choppers were felled by rocket-propelled grenades, the U.S. soldiers were forced to fend for themselves in the battle-torn streets of Mogadishu, attacked from all sides by armed Aidid supporters
The lion king 1 1/2 by Nathan Lane ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 2,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
See the real story behind the lion king--at least from Timon and Pumbaa's perspective. The truth will be exposed about some "passed" events - such as when King Mufasa introduced his young heir to the animal kingdom. Reveals the true hullabaloo behind their departures from the meerkat and warthog 'hoods. Tag along as the two buddies from the brush search for their dream home, share their joys and trials as they raise young Simba using the "Hakuna Matata" philosophy, then cheer them as they help Simba save the Serengeti and reclaim his place atop Pride Rock
Rain man by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Likewise, Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
The Lion King original Broadway cast recording by Elton John ( Recording )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disney storytelling magic meets the musical powers of 1992 Academy Award-winning lyricist Tim Rice, Grammy Award-winning writer and performer Elton John and renowned composer Hans Zimmer in the original motion picture soundtrack for Walt Disney's animated, The Lion King
Something's gotta give ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged womanizer falls in love with the mother of his latest youthful conquest, greatly complicating the lives of all involved
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Alternative Names
Ludus Tonalis
Ludus Tonalis 1957- Pseudonym
Tonalis, Ludus 1957- Pseudonym
Zimmer, H. (Hans)
Zimmer, Hans Florian.
Zimmer, Hans Florian, 1957-
English (444)
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German (39)
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Turkish (6)
Italian (5)
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