Hans Zimmer

Batman: The Dark Knight Rises

       If there is a challenger to Williams’ incredible record, it is certainly Hans Zimmer.  Composer of over 150 film scores, his major successes include the various Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Gladiator, Dunkirk, Driving Miss Daisy, Rain Man, The Lion King, The Thin Red Line .  .  .  well, you get the picture (sorry).  He is known for his inventiveness, and often incorporates electronic synthesizers to enhance his material.  But he has many tricks.