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Roven, Charles

Overview
Works: 117 works in 679 publications in 8 languages and 40,444 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Crime films  War films 
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 Christopher Nolan( Visual )

59 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and German and held by 4,159 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 Tim Burton( Visual )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of his parents' murder, a disillusioned industrial heir travels the world seeking the means to fight crime and injustice. He eventually returns home and unveils his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses his strength, intellect, and arsenal of high-tech gadgetry to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

45 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 2,696 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 )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,590 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
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice( Visual )

36 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 2,439 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 by Raja Gosnell( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,227 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 Henry Cavill( Visual )

38 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,226 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
Suicide squad( Visual )

30 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 2,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself?
Scooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashed by James Gunn( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,724 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 )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,624 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
Get Smart by Ge Xi( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent 86 is the bungling secret agent Maxwell Smart. He works for CONTROL. They are on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Smart has along side with him the competent and beautiful Agent 99. The headquarters of the U.S. 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 has dreamed of working in the field with superstar Agent 23. Smart will do whatever it takes to thwart the latest plot for world domination by KAOS
The Brothers Grimm by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

31 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 )

39 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,503 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 )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,356 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 )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Catalan and held by 1,333 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 2016 in 4 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
Warcraft( Visual )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,096 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
Season of the witch by George A Romero( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 974 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 )

13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 825 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
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 729 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
 
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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

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