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Roven, Charles

Overview
Works: 140 works in 567 publications in 7 languages and 36,188 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Crime films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Roven
The Dark Knight by Christian Bale( Visual )

55 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and German and held by 4,110 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 )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,952 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 unleashes his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,586 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
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

34 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,497 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
Scooby-Doo by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,251 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
Man of Steel by Zack Snyder( Visual )

29 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,196 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
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice( Visual )

27 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 2,140 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
Scooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashed by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

8 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
Get Smart by Peter Segal( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent Eighty Six is the bungling secret agent Maxwell Smart who works for CONTROL. They are on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Smart works with the competent and beautiful Agent Ninety Nine. When the headquarters of the American spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart, who will do whatever it takes to thwart the latest plot for world domination by KAOS
Three kings by David O Russell( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,593 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 )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,583 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 )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,480 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. There, he encounters a psychiatrist, a mental patient, and a radical group linked to the disease
The bank job( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,367 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 )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Catalan and held by 1,342 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 )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,113 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 Duo ming ni ke sai na( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 986 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
Warcraft( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 896 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
Bulletproof monk by Paul Hunter( Visual )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 831 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 )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 608 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 )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 351 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
 
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The Dark Knight
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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-DooScooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashedGet SmartThree kings12 monkeysThe InternationalCity of angels