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Since then, Zimmer has composed music for many major movies, such as The Rock, The Peacemaker, Gladiator, The Last Samurai, U-571, Thelma and Louise, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Pearl Harbor, The Thin Red Line, Black Hawk Down, and Mission: Impossible II. In 1995, he received an Academy Award for Best Original Score for the animated movie The Lion King.
He recently split with his long-time business partner Jay Rifkin , with whom he cofounded Media Ventures, over allegations that Rifkin skimmed profits from the company. A counter-suit alleges Zimmer sought to start a new company without Rifkin. The lawsuit is currently pending.
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