WorldCat Identities

Roven, Charles

Overview
Works: 73 works in 487 publications in 9 languages and 32,521 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Crime films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Children's 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 )

57 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,028 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 )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,885 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 )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,597 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 )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,523 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 )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,250 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 )

27 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,132 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 )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,744 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
Three kings by David O Russell( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absurdly comic, highly kinetic, at times shockingly emotional, Three Kings begins when the Gulf War is over. Amid the partying and confusion, four American soldiers (George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube and Spike Jonze), determined to take home more than sand fleas, go off into the Iraqi desert to find 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
Get Smart by Peter Segal( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,588 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 Terry Gilliam( Visual )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,562 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 )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,464 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 1,358 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 )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,335 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 )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,317 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
Season of the witch by Duo ming ni ke sai na( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 983 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 845 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 Brian Barber( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 592 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 354 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 342 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
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
 
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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

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Batman BeginsScooby-Doo!Scooby-Doo 2 monsters unleashedThree kingsGet Smart12 monkeysThe InternationalCity of angelsCadillac man