From Gladiator to The Lion King, German-born composer Hans Zimmer has composed some of the most exciting film scores of the last 25 years. Here are his greatest soundtracks to date no questions asked.
The composer uses a simple but great melody throughout his score, pushing Gladiator into the ranks of those movies for which the music is a vital part of its success.
Zimmer famously made use of and was personally responsible for trashing! But, he argued, he should still be eligible for an Oscar for Best Original Score.