WorldCat Identities

Roven, Charles

Works: 78 works in 514 publications in 9 languages and 33,839 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Children's films  Comedy films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Animated films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Charles Roven
The Dark Knight by Christian Bale( Visual )

127 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 9,804 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 and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,543 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 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, mayor of Camden, 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 2,252 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
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

28 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,164 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"--Container
Scooby-Doo 2 monsters unleashed by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,759 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 by Peter Segal( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,613 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 )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,609 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 Terry Gilliam( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

19th-century "folklore collectors" Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are con artists. They perform exorcisms of "evil enchantments" (for a healthy fee) while wandering about in French-occupied Germany during the Napoleonic wars. Wilhelm is a swashbuckling cad with an answer for everything, while Jacob is a dreamer who looks at life through fairytale-tinted spectacles. When French Gen. Delatombe gets wise to the schemes of Team Grimm, he presents them with a real-life mystery to solve or face the executioner's ax: children in a village have been disappearing--now the brothers' lives depend on finding out why. The charlatans must accept the burden of vanquishing what they claim as real, and find themselves ensnared in a genuinely supernatural crisis in a dark forest, amid fantastical marvels and truly enchanted flora and fauna
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

49 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,475 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
The bank job( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,361 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 Vincent Garenq( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages 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 )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,119 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 )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 987 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 )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 850 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 595 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 Norman Jewison( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 350 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
Cadillac man by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether he's pitching himself, or his high-priced luxury cars at Turgeon Auto Sales, Joey O'Brien never lets a day go by without "doing" someone good. But Joey's schmoozed through life on cruise control ... and now he's riding in the hot seat"--Container
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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of angels: Pragmatic heart surgeon Maggie doesn't believe in angels-- until she meets one. That angel is Seth, who can remain a spiritual being and live forever, or he can forsake his immortality on the chance that Maggie might love him
Batman v Superman dawn of justice( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 49 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
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The Dark Knight
Alternative Names
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-

Ровен, Чарльз

Чарльз Ровен

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Scooby-Doo!Scooby-Doo 2 monsters unleashedGet SmartThree kings12 monkeysThe InternationalCity of angelsCadillac manCity 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