WorldCat Identities

Roven, Charles

Overview
Works: 143 works in 606 publications in 7 languages and 38,047 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Crime films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Roven
The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

56 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and German and held by 4,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague Gotham City's streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham City as The Joker, who pushes the city to the brink of anarchy and Batman to the brink of crossing the line between hero and vigilante
Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,959 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 rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite his tarnished reputation after taking the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman intervenes to assist Gotham in its struggle against the villain Bane
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle is the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down
Scooby-Doo by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of the gang receives an invitation to Spooky Island. They discover an amusement park that affects visitors in strange ways. They realize that they cannot solve the mystery without help from each other
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice( Visual )

28 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearing the actions of Superman are being left unchecked, Batman takes him on, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. With Batman and Superman fighting each other, a new threat, Doomsday, is created by Lex Luthor. It's up to Superman and Batman to set aside their differences, along with Wonder Woman, to stop Lex Luthor and Doomsday from destroying Metropolis
Man of Steel by Zack Snyder( Visual )

32 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind
Scooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashed by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Get Smart by Peter Segal( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent 86 is the bungling secret agent Maxwell Smart. He works for CONTROL. They are on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Smart has along side with him the competent and beautiful Agent 99. The headquarters of the U.S. spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart, who has dreamed of working in the field with superstar Agent 23. Smart will do whatever it takes to thwart the latest plot for world domination by KAOS
Three kings by David O Russell( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gulf War has just ended and amidst the partying and confusion, four American soldiers, determined to take home more than sand fleas, go off into the Iraqi desert to embark on a treasure hunt for a cache of millions in stolen Kuwaiti bullion. They are plunged into the heart of a democratic uprising that spins the day and their lives out of control
The Brothers Grimm by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in early 18th century French-occupied Germany, The Brothers Grimm stars Matt Damon as Will Grimm and Heath Ledger as Jake Grimm, siblings who travel the countryside as snake-oil salesmen, convincing unsuspecting towns that they are haunted and agreeing to get rid of the demons--for a price. In the meantime, they set their tales down in writing, creating a wealth of oddball, offbeat, and frightening characters
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inmate from a futuristic prison is sent to the past to gather information about the virus that sent the human race to live underground
Suicide squad( Visual )

14 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined that only a secret group of despicable individuals with nothing to lose can avert a potential apocalypse. So, she has assembled the world's most dangerous super villains, given them a powerful arsenal of weapons, and sent them off on a suicide mission
The bank job( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time crook takes on a bank heist when an old friend offers him an inside track to the vault. Along with his hastily assembled team of low-rung criminals, Terry finds himself in deep. The group becomes the target of ruthless mobsters, the police, government officials at the highest level, and even the royal family. Based on the true story of a British princess and a sex scandal
The International by Tom Tykwer( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Catalan and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpol Agent Louis Salinger and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman are determined to bring to justice one of the world's most powerful banks. The two uncover illegal activities including money laundering, arms trading, and the destabilization of governments, Salinger and Whitman's investigation takes them around the world. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk as the bank will stop at nothing, including murder, to continue financing terror and war
City of angels by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seth is an angel who must decide if he'll forsake his immortality and become human on the chance that the woman of his dreams might love him. That woman is Maggie, a pragmatic heart surgeon who doesn't believe in angels until she meets Seth
Warcraft( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home
Season of the witch by Duo ming ni ke sai na( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

14th-century knights transport a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the source of the Black Plague
Bulletproof monk by Paul Hunter( Visual )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monk is a zen-calm martial arts master whose duty has been to protect an ancient scroll - a mysterious artefact that holds the key to unlimited power. Now, faced with finding the scroll's next guardian, the monk has come to America to train his successor who, according to the prophecy and much to his disbelief, is a street-smart thief named Kar
Idlewild by Brian. K Barber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Prohibition-era American South, speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend not only with gangsters who have their eyes on the club, but also his piano player and partner Percival. Percival, meanwhile, must choose between his love for Angel and his obligations to his father
 
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Charles Roven Amerikaans filmproducent

Charles Roven amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Charles Roven amerikansk filmprodusent

Charles Roven producteur de films américain

Charles Roven produttore cinematografico statunitense

Roven, Charles

Roven, Charles 1949-

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Batman BeginsScooby-DooScooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashedGet SmartThree kings12 monkeysThe InternationalCity of angels