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Roven, Charles

Overview
Works: 174 works in 966 publications in 10 languages and 47,027 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Crime films  Comedy films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, fmp, Author
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 )

72 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The follow-up to 'Batman Begins' ... With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batham sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind knows as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante ..."--Container notes
Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy, 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 )

57 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 2,812 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
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice by Chris Terrio( Visual )

53 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,709 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
Wonder Woman by Patty Jenkins( Visual )

50 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana, princess of the Amazons was trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers, and her true destiny
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

30 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,633 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
Suicide squad( Visual )

49 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,388 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
Man of Steel by Henry Cavill( Visual )

52 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,299 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 by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,208 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 sovle the mystery before his supernatural secret scares away the college crowd
Justice League by Zack Snyder( Visual )

25 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes it may already be too late to save the planet form an assault of catastrophic proportions
Three kings by David O Russell( Visual )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,765 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 )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,733 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
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

15 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures
Get Smart by Ge Xi( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,644 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 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in nineteenth century Europe, the brothers travel from village to village pretending to perform exorcisms and protect the townsfolk from strange creatures for a price, until they come to a forest that is actually cursed
12 monkeys by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,559 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
City of angels by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicolas Cage is Seth, 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
The bank job( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,378 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 )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Catalan and held by 1,343 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
Warcraft by Duncan Jones( Visual )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,258 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
 
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Charles Roven Amerikaans filmproducent

Charles Roven amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Charles Roven amerikansk filmprodusent

Charles Roven producteur de films américain

Charles Roven productor de cine estadounidense

Charles Roven produttore cinematografico statunitense

Roven, Charles

Roven, Charles 1949-

Roven, Chuck 1949-

Ровен, Чарльз

Чарльз Ровен

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