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Roven, Charles

Overview
Works: 129 works in 766 publications in 9 languages and 42,364 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction 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 )

65 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,230 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, laughter, and inhuman morality makes him dangerous. Batman seeks to stop the mysterious Joker at all costs. He has no method at all and seeks to see the world plunge into the fire he has yet to light. But, Batman has come to represents the symbol of hope
Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

42 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,026 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 )

48 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 2,745 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
Batman v Superman : dawn of justice by Chris Terrio( Visual )

43 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City's own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis's most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with each other, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it has ever known before
American Hustle by David O Russell( Visual )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,601 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
Suicide squad( Visual )

41 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,269 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 )

45 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,250 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 )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,233 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
Scooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashed by James Gunn( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,753 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 )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,645 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 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maxwell Smart is a bungling secret agent who is also known as Agent 86. He works for the United States spy agency known as CONTROL and is on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Working at his side is his more than competent partner, Agent 99. When the CONTROL headquarters is attacked and the identities of its agents compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his ever-eager analyst Maxwell Smart, who has always dreamed of working in the field alongside stalwart 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 1,588 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 )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,533 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 Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

12 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,530 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
The bank job( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,379 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 )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Catalan and held by 1,341 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 1,177 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
City of angels by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,132 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
Wonder Woman by Patty Jenkins( Visual )

15 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny
Season of the witch by George A Romero( 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
 
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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-

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Ровен, Чарльз

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Batman BeginsScooby-DooScooby-Doo 2 : monsters unleashedThree kingsGet Smart12 monkeysThe InternationalCity of angels