WorldCat Identities

Roven, Charles

Works: 106 works in 441 publications in 7 languages and 31,303 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Martial arts films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Charles Roven
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

47 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,026 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 the city 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 as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin, laughter, and inhuman morality makes him dangerous. Batman seeks to stop the mysterious Joker at all costs. He has no method at all and seeks to see the world plunge into the fire he has yet to light. But, Batman has come to represents the symbol of hope
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,794 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 )

29 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,287 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 )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after a clash of egos forced Mystery, Inc. to close its doors, Scooby-Doo and his crime-solving cohorts are individually summoned to Spooky Island to investigate a series of paranormal incidents at the ultra-hip spring break hot spot. Concerned his park might truly be haunted, the owner tries to reunite those notoriously meddling detectives to solve the mystery before his supernatural secret scares away the college crowd
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

24 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,036 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 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reunited Mystery, Inc. team return to their hometown of Coolsville as hereos where the local criminology museum offers an exhibition of the many ghostly disguises used by villains they've subdued over the years. Their warm welcome is short lived when a mean-spirited reporter airs a series of stories calling the teams abilities into question. To make matters worse, a number of the weird creature costumes are coming to life and wrecking havoc on the people of Coolsville
Get Smart( Visual )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxwell Smart is a bungling secret agent who is also known as Agent 86. He works for the United States spy agency known as CONTROL and is on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Working at his side is his more than competent partner, Agent 99. When the CONTROL headquarters is attacked and the identities of its agents compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his ever-eager analyst Maxwell Smart, who has always dreamed of working in the field alongside stalwart 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 )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising
The Brothers Grimm by Matt Damon( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,503 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 )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A killer virus has devastated the world's population and survivors must live underground. Cole travels into the past to obtain a sample of the pure virus, in order to help develop a cure. He encounters a psychiatrist, a mental patient, and a radical group linked to the disease
The bank job( Visual )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,350 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 deep. Quiet suddenly the group become 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 )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,290 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 )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,038 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
Season of the witch by Dominic Sena( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 975 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 )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 830 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 620 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
Rollerball by John McTiernan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strap yourself in for an adrenaline rush, rollerball competition as three players battle the ruthless owner of an ultra-violent sport league, where blood, speed and murder are all part of the game
Angus( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angus is a whiz at science, a terror on the football field, and totally lost socially. With help from his geeky friend and his grandfather, he tackles a choice between a science project and the queen of the winter ball
City of angels Michael / Turner Pictures presents an Alphaville production ; a Nora Ephron film ; story by Pete Dexter & Jim Quinlan ; screenplay by Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron and Pete Dexter & Jim Quinlan ; produced by Sean Daniel, Nora Ephron, James Jacks ; directed by Nora Ephron( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael: Two reporters from a Chicago-based tabloid, along with an "angel expert," are asked to travel to rural Iowa to investigate a claim from an old woman that she shares her motel with a real, live angel named Michael
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The dark knight
Alternative Names
Charles Roven amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Charles Roven amerikansk filmprodusent

Charles Roven producteur de films amricain

Charles Roven produttore cinematografico statunitense

Roven, Charles 1949-

Ровен, Чарльз

چارلز روون تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

சார்ல்ஸ் ரோவன் அமெரிக்கத் திரைப்படத் தயாரிப்பாளர்




Batman beginsScooby-DooScooby-Doo 2 monsters unleashedGet SmartThree kings12 monkeysThe InternationalCity of angelsCity of angels Michael / Turner Pictures presents an Alphaville production ; a Nora Ephron film ; story by Pete Dexter & Jim Quinlan ; screenplay by Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron and Pete Dexter & Jim Quinlan ; produced by Sean Daniel, Nora Ephron, James Jacks ; directed by Nora Ephron