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Roven, Charles

Works: 91 works in 359 publications in 7 languages and 26,659 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Batman films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Charles Roven
The dark knight by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 3,603 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
Batman begins by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashed his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil
Scooby-Doo by Raja Gosnell ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,230 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
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
24 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,230 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
Get Smart ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The headquarters of the U.S. spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised, so the Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart. The competent and beautiful Agent 99 is assigned to work with Agent 86, the bungling Maxwell Smart. The agents know the task of taking down KAOS, their evil crime nemesis, will not be an easy assignment. KAOS has plans for world domination but Agent 99 and Agent 86 will do whatever it takes to thwart that plan
The Brothers Grimm by Matt Damon ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,490 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
Three kings by David O Russell ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,436 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
Scooby-Doo 2 monsters unleashed by Raja Gosnell ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our heroes probe why Coolsville is overrun with monsters the pals defeated years earlier
The bank job ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,313 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
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 2035 and people subsist in a desolate netherworld after the eradication of 99 percent of the earths population, a holocaust that makes the planets surface uninhabitable and peoples destiny uncertain. A desperate group of scientists secure a reluctant volunteer, James Cole, to embark on a dangerous mission back to 1996 in the hope he can unravel this nightmare before everyone is dead. When he arrives in 1996, he meets Jeffrey Goines, the unstable son of a renowned scientist, and Dr. Kathryn Railly, a psychiatrist and author who eventually believes his prophetic warnings of the worlds fate. Questioning his own sanity, Cole and Railly struggle to unravel the mystery with two clues: a haunting childhood memory and a series of puzzling symbols from a group known as The Army of the Twelve Monkeys
The International by Tom Tykwer ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,258 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 Brad Silberling ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 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
Man of steel by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 954 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
Season of the witch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 951 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 Yun-fat Chow ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A monk travels the world to protect an ancient scroll that holds the key to unlimited power. He needs to train a new scroll keeper, which he finds in a street-wise punk that saves him from capture
Idlewild by Bryan Barber ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 610 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 )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 338 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
Scooby-Doo 2 monsters unleashed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 314 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
Angus ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 209 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
Cadillac man by Roger Donaldson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 152 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
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.10 for Scooby-Doo ... to 0.22 for 12 monkeys ...)
Alternative Names
Roven, Charles 1949-
English (225)
Spanish (17)
German (6)
Italian (3)
Catalan (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)