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List of James Franco Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes
PG-13
69
18

In this reboot version of the Planet of the Apes series, scientist Will Rodman’s experimental drug for the cure of Alzheimer's disease gives human-like intelligence and emotions to a chimpanzee, Caesar. When Caesar is separated from Will and imprisoned with other apes, he gives the same drug to the them and begins an uprising against humanity.

Starring:
John Lithgow, David Oyelowo, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Richard Ridings
Directed By:
Rupert Wyatt
2. Tristan + Isolde (2006)
24
6
Tristan + Isolde
PG-13
24
6

A valiant British warrior named Tristen, falls in love with Isolde, daughter of a feuding Irish lord. However, due to circumstances their relationship meets an unfortunate end. 

Role:
Tristan
Starring:
Henry Cavill, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, David O'Hara, Mark Strong
Directed By:
Kevin Reynolds
3. An American Crime (2007)
16
5
An American Crime
R
16
5

A suburban housewife who is divorced, and is a mother of several children, agrees to take care of two girls, while their parents are away. However, she keeps one of the girls locked in the basement, and start torturing her as well.

Starring:
Evan Peters, Ellen Page, Scott Eastwood, Hayley McFarland, Nick Searcy, Romy Rosemont
Directed By:
Tommy O'Haver
4. The Disaster Artist (2017)
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9
The Disaster Artist
R
31
9

Aspiring filmmaker and actor, Tommy Wiseau, forms an unlikely friendship with actor, Greg Sestero, and the two move to Los Angeles. Eventually, as Tommy, writes and directs The Room, one of the worst movies ever made, his awful behavior alienates everyone including his friends. The Room is a flop but goes on to become a cult classic.

Role:
Tommy Wiseau
Directed By:
James Franco
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
5. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
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Spider-Man 2
PG-13
67
20

Despite desperate attempts to balance his life as crime-fighting neighborhood hero Spider-Man, Peter Parker's grades are falling, he loses his jobs regularly, and his love interest is engaged to someone else. Dejected, he gives up his alter ego, but eccentric scientist Dr. Otto Octavius, now tentacled villain Doctor Octopus, holds him responsible for a botched nuclear experiment.

Role:
Harry Osborn
Directed By:
6. 127 Hours (2010)
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127 Hours
R
55
17

Based on a true story, the movie follows Aron Ralston as he goes hiking at Utah's Canyonlands National Park. While climbing, he falls and his right hand gets trapped between a boulder and a wall. For the next five days he struggles to survive on his limited ration, hopes for help to arrive and eventually resorts to extreme step to free himself.

Role:
Aron Ralston
Starring:
Lizzy Caplan, Clémence Poésy, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Sean Bott
Directed By:
7. Spider-Man (2002)
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Spider-Man
PG-13
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27

Brilliant but socially awkward high school student Peter Parker gets bitten by a radioactive spider on a field trip and gains spider-like abilities and super strength. Following a family tragedy, he learns to use his superpowers only for good, as he faces an evil millionaire to save his aunt May and his crush Mary Jane Watson.

Role:
Harry Osborn
Directed By:
8. Milk (2008)
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11
Milk
R
29
11

Through flashbacks, this biographical film records the career of Harvey Milk who became America's first openly gay person to be elected to public office on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors following a successful campaign led by his young partner and campaign manager Scott Smith. A year later, he is assassinated by his former conservative colleague Dan White.

Role:
Scott Smith
Directed By:
Gus Van Sant
9. In the Valley of Elah (2007)
18
6
In the Valley of Elah
R
18
6

After Mike Deerfield a soldier who returned from Iraq goes missing, his father Hank tries to find out what happened to his son. Later when Mike’s burned and dismembered body is discovered, Hank finds out the horrifying truth with the help of police detective Emily Sanders, with little cooperation from the army. 

Role:
Sgt. Dan Carnelli
Directed By:
Paul Haggis
10. Pineapple Express (2008)
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Pineapple Express
R
47
18

Dale Denton, a court-process clerk, witnesses a murder committed by a cop and a drug lord. He escapes, but in panic, dumps his rare marijuana- Pineapple Express – behind. He and his marijuana dealer now know that the rare strain of the weed can be used to reach them. They run for their life with the bad guys close behind them.

Role:
Saul Silver
Directed By:
David Gordon Green
11. James Dean (2001)
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3
James Dean
PG
8
3
Role:
James Dean
Starring:
Michael Moriarty, Valentina Cervi, Enrico Colantoni, Edward Herrmann
Directed By:
Mark Rydell
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
12. The Great Raid (2005)
13
5
The Great Raid
R
13
5

Near the end of WWII in 1945, around 500 American soldiers are held prisoner at Cabanatuan, Philippines, and are subjected to harsh treatment. The 6th Ranger Battalion embarks on a heroic mission under Lt. Col. Henry Mucci and Capt. Robert Prince to rescue the POWs. Filipino guerillas assist the Rangers in one of the bravest and triumphant POW rescue raid in American history.

Role:
Captain Prince
Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, Craig McLachlan, Connie Nielsen, Sam Worthington, Mark Consuelos, Robert Mammone
Directed By:
John Dahl
13. This Is the End (2013)
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This Is the End
R
48
19

This Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg directed movie is based on the story they co-wrote for a short film Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse. Six friends are stranded in a house post a series of calamitous events hit Los Angeles. As they wait for help, decreasing food supplies and other issues affect their friendship. Still they must find a way to survive.

Role:
James Franco
Starring:
Kevin Hart, Emma Watson, Channing Tatum, Mindy Kaling, Michael Cera, Aziz Ansari, Jonah Hill
Directed By:
Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
14. The Iceman (2012)
12
6
The Iceman
R
12
6

Cold-blooded murderer and contract killer Richard Kuklinksi has managed to keep his professional life a secret from his wife and two daughters. When he is suspended from his killing business, he teams up with another mob hitman Pronge. But his increasing paranoia and rage threaten to unravel the life he has carefully built. 

Starring:
Ray Liotta, Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, David Schwimmer, Chris Evans
Directed By:
Ariel Vromen
15. The Dead Girl (2006)
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4
The Dead Girl
R
8
4

After a young girl is murdered, the clues bring together several people who are seemingly unrelated.

Starring:
Brittany Murphy, Toni Collette, Mary Steenburgen, Kerry Washington, Giovanni Ribisi, Rose Byrne, Josh Brolin
Directed By:
Karen Moncrieff
16. Howl (2010)
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4
Howl
R
8
4

Howl is a biographical drama film which explores the life and works of Allen Ginsberg, a 20th century American poet. The film also re-enacts Ginsberg’s debut performance of his poem ‘Howl’ at the Six Gallery Reading in October 1955. 

Role:
Allen Ginsberg
Starring:
Jon Hamm, Jeff Daniels, Mary-Louise Parker, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit
Directed By:
Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
17. Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper (2017)
7
4
Alien: Covenant - Prologue: Last Supper
7
4
Starring:
Michael Fassbender, Billy Crudup, Jussie Smollett, Demián Bichir, Nathaniel Dean, Carmen Ejogo
Directed By:
Luke Scott
18. Homefront (2013)
18
9
Homefront
R
18
9

Trying to escape his past as an undercover DEA agent, Phil Broker moves to a small Louisiana town with his daughter. Unfortunately, when he becomes the target of drug dealer, Gator Bodine, and his past catches up with him, he must take up arms to save himself and his daughter. 

Role:
Morgan 'Gator' Bodine
Starring:
Jason Statham, Frank Grillo, Winona Ryder, Izabela Vidovic, Kate Bosworth, Marcus Hester
Directed By:
Gary Fleder
19. The Interview (2014)
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15
The Interview
R
29
15

Dave Skylark and Aaron Rapaport's talk show Skylark Tonight is successful but not considered a serious news show. So when the two land an opportunity to interview the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are all enthusiastic and happy. However, soon they are approached by the CIA who wants the duo to kill Kim Jong-un.

Role:
Dave Skylark
Starring:
Rob Lowe, Bill Maher, Seth Meyers, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Stone, Song Kang-ho, Lizzy Caplan
Directed By:
Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
20. Flyboys (2006)
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5
Flyboys
PG-13
10
5

Flyboys is a historical action drama film, which tells the story of five Americans who enlist with the French Air Service for personal reasons just before the US joins the First World War. They eventually become the first fighter pilots from America. 

Role:
Blaine Rawlings
Starring:
Jean Reno, Martin Henderson, Scott Hazell, Mac McDonald, Philip Winchester, Todd Boyce
Directed By:
Tony Bill
21. True Story (2015)
12
7
True Story
R
12
7

A disgraced journalist working for the New York Times is accused of lying in a cover article. However, he eventually learns that an accused killer has taken on his identity, and is right now serving time in jail, and he is a victim of identity theft. 

Role:
Christian Longo
Starring:
Felicity Jones, Jonah Hill, Maria Dizzia, Ethan Suplee
Directed By:
Rupert Goold
22. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
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Oz the Great and Powerful
PG
20
11

Oscar Diggs a con artist and a magician is sucked away into the magical Land of Oz. Initially, Oscar pretends to be the prophesied great King. But he soon starts caring and has to join forces with Glinda the Good Witch and use science and illusion to defeat the evil witches, Evanora and Theodora. 

Role:
Oz
Starring:
Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis, Abigail Spencer, Bruce Campbell, Zach Braff, Michelle Williams
Directed By:
23. Date Night (2010)
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10
Date Night
PG-13
16
10

Married Couple Phil and Claire Foster lead boring domestic lives and decide to go on a date night to a modern Manhattan restaurant. On reaching, Phil decides to impersonate the no-show Tripplehorns to get a reservation. Mistaken identities then lead to a life-threatening chase by corrupt cops and mobsters. 

Starring:
Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson, Gal Gadot, Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Ruffalo, Jon Bernthal
Directed By:
Shawn Levy
24. Third Person (2013)
8
5
Third Person
R
8
5

Third Person is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a well-known novelist who struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, set in three different cities, i.e. Rome, Paris and New York.

Starring:
Liam Neeson, Maria Bello, Kim Basinger, Olivia Wilde, Adrien Brody, Mila Kunis
Directed By:
Paul Haggis
25. Never Been Kissed (1999)
14
8
Never Been Kissed
PG-13
14
8

A 25 years old copy editor in a Chicago newspaper has been ordered to pose as a teenager and enroll in a high school so that she can give a firsthand report on students’ behavior. Adhering to the instruction, she enrolls at South Glen South High School; but despite her youthful look finds it hard to make friends. It becomes more complicated when she falls in love with the English teacher. 

Starring:
Drew Barrymore, Jessica Alba, Garry Marshall, David Arquette, Molly Shannon, Marley Shelton, Michael Vartan
Directed By:
Raja Gosnell
26. Why Him? (2016)
15
8
Why Him?
R
15
8

Stephanie Fleming, a Stanford student, invites her family for the holidays and takes them to meet her tech-wealthy boyfriend Laird at his mansion. Her overprotective father Ned, a staid man, is not impressed with Laird and doesn’t approve of his eccentric ways. Not comfortable in Laird’s high-tech world, Ned is alarmed to learn that Laird is about to propose to his daughter. 

Role:
Laird Mayhew
Starring:
Kaley Cuoco, Cedric the Entertainer, Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullally, Zoey Deutch, Tangie Ambrose, Bob Stephenson
Directed By:
John Hamburg
27. Palo Alto (2013)
8
5
Palo Alto
R
8
5

Palo Alto is a teen drama film which revolves around the lives of multiple teenagers in a small Californian town, who due to lack of parental guidance, get into substance abuse and casual sex, which leads them down a path of destruction.

Role:
Mr. B
Starring:
Francis Ford Coppola, Val Edward Kilmer, Margaret Qualley, Emma Roberts, Jack Kilmer, Nat Wolff, Olivia Crocicchia
Directed By:
Gia Coppola
28. The Company (2003)
6
4
The Company
PG-13
6
4

The Company is a musical drama film which gives us a look at the world of ballet. It focuses on a gifted dancer who is on the verge of becoming the principal performer of her Chicago troupe.    

Role:
Josh
Starring:
Neve Campbell, Malcolm McDowell, Barbara E. Robertson, William Dick
Directed By:
29. Spider-Man 3 (2007)
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Spider-Man 3
PG-13
43
26

Just as Peter Parker seems to have achieved a balance between school, love life, and his vigilante alter-ego, a new threat arises when his suit turns black, enhancing his powers and amplifying the dark side of his character. He also has to tackle his old-friend-turned-sworn-enemy Harry Osborn and bring to justice uncle Ben's real killer, the Sandman.

Role:
New Goblin / Harry Osborn
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Topher Grace, Joe Manganiello, James Cromwell, Tobey Maguire, Bruce Campbell, Willem Dafoe
Directed By:
30. The Night Before (2015)
13
7
The Night Before
R
13
7

It is a Christmas comedy stoner film celebrating the lifelong friendship between three young men. They have been spending the Christmas together since the death of Ethan Miller’s parents more than a decade ago. Now they want to put an end to the tradition and make special plans to make their last Christmas get together memorable. 

Starring:
Tracy Morgan, Anthony Mackie, Nathan Fielder, Lizzy Caplan, Mindy Kaling, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon
Directed By:
Jonathan Levine
31. Lovelace (2013)
8
5
Lovelace
R
8
5

Linda Lovelace achieves international stardom as a pornographic actress and a spokeswoman for sexual freedom. However, six years later, she presents a darker side to her story. 

Starring:
Amanda Seyfried, Adam Brody, Hank Azaria, Eric Roberts, Bobby Cannavale, Sharon Stone, Peter Sarsgaard
Directed By:
Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
32. City by the Sea (2002)
7
5
City by the Sea
R
7
5

Vincent Lamarca is a respected New York homicide detective whose son becomes the prime suspect in a murder case. During the course of his investigation, he realizes that his failure as a father has influenced his son’s life negatively.

Role:
Joey
Starring:
Robert De Niro, Eliza Dushku, Frances McDormand, George Dzundza, William Forsythe
Directed By:
Michael Caton-Jones
33. In Dubious Battle (2016)
6
4
In Dubious Battle
R
6
4
Role:
Mac
Starring:
Selena Gomez, Robert Duvall, Analeigh Tipton, Sam Shepard, Ashley Greene, Josh Hutcherson, Zach Braff
Directed By:
James Franco
34. Camille (2008)
6
4
Camille
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Silias
Starring:
David Carradine, Sienna Rose Miller, Sienna Miller, Scott Glenn, Ed Lauter
Directed By:
Gregory Mackenzie
35. Good Time Max (2007)
6
4
Good Time Max
6
4
Role:
Max
Starring:
Vince Jolivette, Wilmer Calderon, Trip Hope, Richard Portnow
Directed By:
James Franco
36. Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
5
4
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee
5
4
Starring:
Bella Thorne, George Takei, Josh Diamond, Sam Bottoms, Jake Sandvig, Roger Fan
Directed By:
Justin Lin
37. Sonny (2002)
7
5
Sonny
R
7
5
Role:
Sonny
Starring:
Harry Dean Stanton, Nicolas Cage, Brenda Blethyn, Mena Suvari
Directed By:
38. Eat Pray Love (2010)
11
8
Eat Pray Love
R
11
8

Elizabeth Gilbert had everything figured out—a successful career, house, and a loving husband. But after an unexpected divorce and at crossroads in her life, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery through Italy, India, and Indonesia, to figure out the true meaning of life. 

Starring:
Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Billy Crudup, Viola Davis, I. Gusti Ayu Puspawati, Hadi Subiyanto
Directed By:
Ryan Murphy
39. Annapolis (2006)
6
5
Annapolis
PG-13
6
5

Jake applies at the United States Naval Academy in order to fulfill his deceased mother’s final wishes. He is accepted, but it seems that life at the academy is not as easy as he thought, as he always has to prove his worth.  

Role:
Jake Huard
Starring:
Tyrese Gibson, Donnie Wahlberg, Macka Foley, Jim Parrack, Brian Goodman
Directed By:
Justin Lin
40. Kin (2018)
6
4
Kin
PG-13
6
4

Eli and his adopted teen brother Jimmy are being chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds, along with a group of soldiers from a different world. The only protection they have is a weapon with a mysterious origin.

Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Zoë Kravitz, Michael B. Jordan, Jack Reynor
Directed By:
Jonathan Baker, Josh Baker
41. Queen of the Desert (2015)
6
4
Queen of the Desert
PG-13
6
4

Gertrude Bell was an English writer, spy, explorer, archaeologist and political officer who had worked for the British empire. In the early 20th century, she travels to the Middle East to join her uncle, who was in a high diplomatic position in Tehran. She falls for Henry Cadogan, an embassy employee, but her parents disapprove of him, which makes Henry commit suicide. Gertrude decides to devote the rest of her life exploring and writing about the region, and provide the British Empire with knowledge from the tribal leaders of the area.  

Role:
Henry Cadogan
Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis, Jay Abdo
Directed By:
42. Goat (2016)
5
4
Goat
R
5
4

After suffering a terrifying assault during the summer, a 19 year old young boy named Brad Land gets determined to get his life back to normal. He gets enticed by his brother Brett’s popularity in school, who is an established member of a fraternity, and therefore he decides to join as well.  

Starring:
Ben Schnetzer, Nick Jonas, Gus Halper, Danny Flaherty
Directed By:
Andrew Neel
43. King Cobra (2016)
5
4
King Cobra
5
4

King Cobra is a biographical drama film which tells the story of veteran gay pornography actor and director Sean Paul Lockhart. The film shows us his struggle against two rival producers over the rights to his creation, and how it leads him to decide that he is better off working as a free agent instead.

Starring:
Garrett Clayton, Christian Slater, Molly Ringwald, Alicia Silverstone
Directed By:
Justin Kelly
44. I Am Michael (2015)
5
4
I Am Michael
5
4
Role:
Michael Glatze
Starring:
Avan Jogia, Daryl Hannah, Lesley Ann Warren, Emma Roberts, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Carver
Directed By:
Justin Kelly
45. Your Highness (2011)
11
8
Your Highness
R
11
8

Two princes – the courageous elder Fabious and the cowardly younger Thadeous - set out to rescue former’s fiancé Belladonna after she is abducted by a vicious wizard. Together with a beautiful female warrior, who has her own motives, the princes overcome numerous challenges to save the bride of the heir apparent and the kingdom itself.

Role:
Fabious
Starring:
Zooey Deschanel, Natalie Portman, Damian Lewis, Danny McBride, Rasmus Hardiker
Directed By:
David Gordon Green
46. Good People (2014)
6
5
Good People
R
6
5

Good People is a crime thriller film which tells the story of Tom and Anna, who discover a huge stash of cash in the apartment of their deceased tenant. Since they are going through a financial crisis, they decide to keep the money, but they soon find themselves targeted by a dangerous thief.

Starring:
Kate Hudson, Omar Sy, Sam Spruell, Michael Fox, Diarmaid Murtagh, Francis Magee
Directed By:
Henrik Ruben Genz
47. Deuces Wild (2002)
5
4
Deuces Wild
R
5
4

Deuces Wild is a crime drama film which tells the story of Leon and Bobby Anthony, two brothers, who are members for the Deuces, a Brooklyn street gang that protects their Sunset Park neighborhood. They try to keep drugs off their turf, since their youngest brother had died due to a drug overdose. However, a gang war seems imminent when Marco, the leader of the Vipers, a rival gang, is released after three years in prison.        

Starring:
Norman Reedus, Drea de Matteo, Frankie Muniz, Matt Dillon, Brad Renfro, Johnny Knoxville, Debbie Harry
Directed By:
Scott Kalvert
48. Whatever It Takes (2000)
5
4
Whatever It Takes
PG-13
5
4

Ryan is a nerdy high-school student, who is infatuated with Ashley, one of the hottest girls in his school. However, he is unaware that Maggie, his neighbor and best friend, is in love with him. Meanwhile, a popular guy named Chris has his eyes on Maggie. He offers to help Ryan win Ashley, if Ryan helps him win over Maggie.

Starring:
Aaron Paul, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Shane West, Marla Sokoloff, Manu Intiraymi
Directed By:
David Raynr
49. Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
5
4
Every Thing Will Be Fine
5
4

Everything Will be Fine is a drama film which tells the story of a struggling writer, who drives around aimlessly after a domestic quarrel. However, he accidentally hits and runs over a child. Although he is legally innocent, the accident traumatizes him so badly for the next twelve years that whenever he looks into the mirror, he sees a murderer. Despite this, he struggles to make sense of what occurred.  

Role:
Tomas
Starring:
Peter Stormare, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rachel McAdams, Patrick Bauchau, Peter Miller, Gilbert Wahiakeron, Claude Chamberlain
Directed By:
50. Child of God (2013)
5
4
Child of God
R
5
4
Role:
Jerry
Starring:
Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Steve Hunter
Directed By:
James Franco
51. Spring Breakers (2012)
12
10
Spring Breakers
R
12
10

Three friends—Candy, Brit and Cotty—desperate for some spring holiday adventure, rob a local restaurant and along with their fourth friend—Faith—head to Florida. Their wild beach parties in Florida come to an abrupt end when cops arrest them. A drug dealer, Alien, soon comes into picture and bails them out. Barring Faith, he manages to take the three into his world of crime.

Role:
Alien
Starring:
Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Selena Gomez, Rachel Korine
Directed By:
Harmony Korine
52. As I Lay Dying (2013)
5
4
As I Lay Dying
R
5
4
Role:
Darl Bundren
Starring:
Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Ahna O'Reilly, Logan Marshall-Green
Directed By:
James Franco
53. The Adderall Diaries (2015)
4
4
The Adderall Diaries
R
4
4
Role:
Stephen Elliott
Starring:
Timothée Chalamet, Cynthia Nixon, Christian Slater, Amber Heard, Wilmer Valderrama, Ed Harris
Directed By:
Pamela Romanowsky
54. About Cherry (2012)
4
4
About Cherry
R
4
4

After earning some money from a nude photo-shoot, Angelina, a young teen girl, runs away to San Francisco, with her friend Andrew. She soon gets acquainted with a lawyer who introduces her to a glamorous world of expensive dresses and lavish parties. She also meets a porn film director, and decides to enter the world of pornography.

Role:
Frances
Starring:
Megan Boone, Dev Patel, Ashley Hinshaw, Lili Taylor, Diane Farr
Directed By:
Stephen Elliott
55. Wild Horses (2015)
4
4
Wild Horses
R
4
4
Role:
Ben Briggs
Starring:
Josh Hartnett, Robert Duvall, Luciana Pedraza, Angie Cepeda
Directed By:
56. The Broken Tower (2011)
4
4
The Broken Tower
4
4
Role:
Hart Crane
Starring:
Dave Franco, Michael Shannon, Richard Abate, Betsy Franco, Paul Mariani
Directed By:
James Franco
57. Zeroville (2018)
3
4
Zeroville
R
3
4
Role:
Vikar
Starring:
Will Ferrell, Megan Fox, Dave Franco
58. The Institute (2017)
3
4
The Institute
R
3
4
Role:
Dr. Cairn
Starring:
Pamela Anderson, Josh Duhamel, Topher Grace, Eric Roberts, Allie Gallerani, Tim Blake Nelson, Lori Singer
Directed By:
James Franco, Pamela Romanowsky
59. The Color of Time (2012)
3
4
The Color of Time
R
3
4
Role:
C.K. Williams
Starring:
Jessica Chastain, Zach Braff, Bruce Campbell, Mila Kunis
Directed By:
Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Brooke Goldfinch
60. The Wicker Man (2006)
5
8
The Wicker Man
PG-13
5
8

 Officer Edward Malus travels to a distant island to find the daughter Rowan of his ex-fiancée. He tries to rescue Rowan from a neo-pagan cult about to sacrifice her only to realize it was all a trap. 

Starring:
Jason Ritter, Aaron Eckhart, Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy
Directed By:
Neil LaBute
61. The Letter (2012)
2
4
The Letter
R
2
4
Role:
Tyrone
Starring:
Winona Ryder, Josh Hamilton, Marin Ireland, Katherine Waterston
Directed By:
Jay Anania
62. Future World (2018)
2
4
Future World
R
2
4
Starring:
Milla Jovovich, Margarita Levieva, Lucy Liu, Snoop Dogg, Suki Waterhouse
Directed By:
James Franco, Bruce Thierry Cheung
63. Obituaries (2014)
10
2
Obituaries
10
2
Role:
Felix Mitchum
Starring:
Wes Robinson, Lenny von Dohlen, Justin Lee, Jesse Heiman
Directed By:
Ryan Moody
64. National Theater Live: Of Mice and Men (2014)
9
3
National Theater Live: Of Mice and Men
9
3
Role:
George Milton
Starring:
Leighton Meester, Joel Marsh Garland, Ron Cephas Jones, Alex Morf
Directed By:
Anna Shapiro
65. Dave Skylark's Very Special VMA Special (2014)
9
3
Dave Skylark's Very Special VMA Special
9
3
Role:
David Skylark
Starring:
Seth Rogen, Iggy Azalea, Jason Derulo, Nicki Minaj
66. 1973 (1998)
9
3
1973
9
3
Role:
Greg
Starring:
Ben Foster, Sam Horrigan, Bethany Joy Lenz, Tighe Swanson
Directed By:
Gail Mancuso
67. You Always Stalk the Ones You Love (2002)
8
3
You Always Stalk the Ones You Love
8
3
Starring:
Ali Pomerantz, Mark Atienza, Scott Caan, Kent Harper
Directed By:
Mark Atienza
68. Saturday Night (2010)
8
3
Saturday Night
8
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Will Forte, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Steve Higgins
Directed By:
James Franco
69. Masculinity & Me (2010)
8
3
Masculinity & Me
8
3
Starring:
Russell Sheaffer
Directed By:
James Franco, Russell Sheaffer
70. The Car Kid (2002)
7
3
The Car Kid
TV-G
7
3
Starring:
Meat Loaf, Brad Renfro, Mark Anthony Williams, Raymond T. Williams
Directed By:
Tricia Brock
71. Rebel (2011)
7
3
Rebel
7
3
Starring:
Suzan Averitt, Adarsha Benjamin, Tamzin Brown, Carina Christmas
Directed By:
James Franco, Douglas Gordon, Harmony Korine
72. Grow a Guy (2014)
7
3
Grow a Guy
7
3
Role:
the Grow-a-Guy Chad
Starring:
Vanessa Bayer, Beck Bennett, Pete Davidson, Michael Patrick O'Brien
Directed By:
Osmany Rodriguez, Matt Villines
73. Heaven (2017)
7
3
Heaven
7
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Matt Bomer, David Arquette, John Cho, Miranda Cosgrove
Directed By:
Jessica Neuman, Mike Rosenthal
74. Actors Anonymous (2017)
7
3
Actors Anonymous
7
3
Role:
Jake Lamont
Starring:
Eric Roberts, Scott Haze, Jake Robbins, Emma Rigby
Directed By:
Melanie Aitkenhead, Abi Damaris Corbin, Shaun Duffy, Julio Vincent Gambuto, Justin S. Lee
75. Fool's Gold (2005)
6
3
Fool's Gold
6
3
Role:
Brent
Starring:
Vince Jolivette, Stacey Miller, Robyn Cohen, David Markey
Directed By:
James Franco
76. Blind Spot (2002)
6
4
Blind Spot
6
4
Role:
Danny
Starring:
Mark Patrick Gleason, Morgan H. Margolis, Shawn Montgomery, Steve Ferguson
Directed By:
Stephan Woloszczuk
77. Mother Ghost (2002)
6
4
Mother Ghost
6
4
Starring:
David Keith, Charles Durning, Kevin Pollak, Garry Marshall, Mark Thompson, Dana Delany, Jere Burns
Directed By:
Rich Thorne
78. Mean People Suck (2001)
6
4
Mean People Suck
6
4
Role:
Casey
Starring:
Dominique Swain, Eric Christian Olsen, Beverley Mitchell, Michael Higgins
Directed By:
Matthew Cole Weiss
79. Grasshopper (2006)
6
4
Grasshopper
6
4
Role:
Travis
Starring:
Rachel Miner, Brad Light, Dawn Anderson, Rian Bishop
Directed By:
Eric Kmetz
80. I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel (2014)
6
4
I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel
6
4
Role:
James
Starring:
Caleb Powell, David Shields
Directed By:
James Franco
81. The Real World: This Is the End Edition (2013)
5
4
The Real World: This Is the End Edition
5
4
Role:
James Franco
Starring:
Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson
82. Rebel Dabble Babble (2012)
5
4
Rebel Dabble Babble
5
4
Role:
Jim Stark / James Dean
Starring:
Paul McCarthy, Elyse Poppers, Suzan Averitt, James Deen
Directed By:
Damon McCarthy, Paul McCarthy
83. Blood Heist (2017)
5
4
Blood Heist
5
4
Role:
Farmer Simon
Starring:
Chelsea Lopez, Edy Ganem, James McMenamin, Anita Farmer Bergman
Directed By:
Jenna Cavelle
84. The Mad Whale (2017)
5
4
The Mad Whale
5
4
Starring:
Camilla Belle, Summer Phoenix, Michael Weston, Dominic Rains
Directed By:
David Breschel, Sonia A. Guggenheim, Jenna Cavelle
85. At Any Cost (2000)
5
4
At Any Cost
R
5
4
Role:
Mike
Starring:
Glenn Quinn, Michael J. Bevan, Eddie Mills, Maureen Flannigan
Directed By:
Charles Winkler
86. If Tomorrow Comes (2000)
4
4
If Tomorrow Comes
4
4
Role:
Devin
Starring:
Dave Buzzotta, James Madio, Zoe Quist, Helene Udy
Directed By:
Gerrit Steenhagen
87. Gucci Sunglasses (2014)
4
4
Gucci Sunglasses
4
4
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Natalia Bonifacci,
Directed By:
James Franco
88. Don Quixote (2015)
4
4
Don Quixote
4
4
Role:
Pasamonte
Starring:
Carmen Argenziano, Horatio Sanz, Luis Guzmán, Vera Cherny
Directed By:
David Beier, Dave Dorsey, Mahin Ibrahim, Austin Kolodney, Will Lowell
89. Memoria (2015)
4
4
Memoria
R
4
4
Role:
Mr. Wyckoff
Starring:
Sam Dillon, Thomas Mann, Teo Halm, Cole Alexander
Directed By:
Vladimir de Fontenay, Nina Ljeti
90. Maladies (2012)
4
4
Maladies
TV-14
4
4
Role:
James
Starring:
Alan Cumming, Catherine Keener, Fallon Goodson, David Strathairn
Directed By:
Carter
91. The Sound and the Fury (2014)
4
4
The Sound and the Fury
4
4
Role:
Benjy Compson
Starring:
Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze, Loretta Devine, Ahna O'Reilly
Directed By:
James Franco
92. Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) (2012)
4
4
Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is)
4
4
Role:
Franco
Starring:
Julie Berman, Sara A. Bibel, Steve Burton, Vince Jolivette
Directed By:
James Franco, Ian Olds
93. High School Lover (2017)
4
4
High School Lover
TV-14
4
4
Starring:
Paulina Singer, François Arnaud, Lana Condor, Tyler Alvarez
Directed By:
Jerell Rosales
94. The Vault (2017)
4
4
The Vault
4
4
Role:
Ed Maas
Starring:
Francesca Eastwood, Q'orianka Kilcher, Taryn Manning, Scott Haze
Directed By:
Dan Bush
95. Yosemite (2015)
3
4
Yosemite
R
3
4
Role:
Phil
Starring:
Barry Del Sherman, Henry Hopper, George Maguire, Steven Wiig
Directed By:
Gabrielle Demeestere
96. Burn Country (2016)
3
4
Burn Country
3
4
Role:
Lindsay
Starring:
Dominic Rains, Melissa Leo, Rachel Brosnahan, Thomas Jay Ryan
Directed By:
Ian Olds
97. Sal (2011)
3
4
Sal
TV-MA
3
4
Role:
Milton Katselas
Starring:
Val Lauren, Jim Parrack, Vince Jolivette, Trevor Neuhoff
Directed By:
James Franco
98. A Walk in Winter (2015)
3
4
A Walk in Winter
3
4
Role:
Conrad
Starring:
Abigail Spencer, Jack Kehler, Max Leifman, Jack Sochet
Directed By:
Ryan Moody
99. The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards (2015)
3
4
The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards
3
4
Role:
Conrad
Starring:
Jimmy Kimmel, Matthew Modine, Abigail Spencer, Kristen Wiig, Natalie Portman
Directed By:
Sarah Kruchowski, Mark Columbus, Lauren Hoekstra
100. The Ape (2005)
3
4
The Ape
3
4
Role:
Harry Walker
Starring:
Brian Lally, Allison Bibicoff, Stacey Miller, Vince Jolivette
Directed By:
James Franco
101. Richard Peter Johnson (2015)
3
4
Richard Peter Johnson
TV-MA
3
4
Starring:
Katherine Adams, Aleks Awad, Rik Baron, Thom Barry
Directed By:
Devin Crittenden
102. William Vincent (2010)
3
4
William Vincent
R
3
4
Role:
William Vincent
Starring:
Julianne Nicholson, Martin Donovan, Josh Lucas, Haskell King
Directed By:
Jay Anania
103. Black Dog, Red Dog (2015)
3
4
Black Dog, Red Dog
3
4
Role:
Leo
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg, Olivia Wilde, Chloë Sevigny, Logan Marshall-Green
Directed By:
James Franco, Adriana Cepeda Espinosa, Anastasia Frank, Pedro Gómez Millán, Zachary Kerschberg
104. Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (2016)
2
4
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?
TV-14
2
4
Starring:
Tori Spelling, Emily Meade, Leila George, Nick Eversman, Ivan Sergei
Directed By:
Melanie Aitkenhead
105. Blood Ride (2017)
0
0
Blood Ride
0
0
Role:
Billy
Starring:
Diego Boneta

TV Shows

Freaks and Geeks
31
4
Freaks and Geeks
TV-14
31
4
Role:
Daniel Desario
Starring:
Ben Stiller, Bianca Kajlich, Thomas F. Wilson, Shia LaBeouf, Jason Schwartzman, Alexandra Breckenridge, Leslie Mann
Directed By:
The X Files
41
7
The X Files
TV-14
41
7
Starring:
Luke Wilson, Lily Tomlin, Rhys Darby, Jane Lynch, Mimi Rogers, Robbie Amell, Ed Asner
Directed By:
30 Rock
26
5
30 Rock
TV-14
26
5
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, Kellan Lutz, Wendy Williams, Edie Falco, Adam West, Kim Kardashian, Will Arnett
Directed By:
11.22.63
20
5
11.22.63
TV-MA
20
5
Role:
Jake Epping
Starring:
Sarah Gadon, Chris Cooper, Josh Duhamel, George MacKay, Cyndy Day
Directed By:
James Franco, James Strong, Fred Toye
The Deuce
12
3
The Deuce
TV-MA
12
3
Role:
Frankie Martino / ...
Starring:
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ralph Macchio, Margarita Levieva, Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
Directed By:
James Franco
The Mindy Project
11
4
The Mindy Project
TV-14
11
4
Starring:
Cristin Milioti, Missi Pyle, Laverne Cox, Laura Dern, Chrissy Teigen, Eva Amurri, Kevin Smith
Directed By:
The Ultimate Evil
7
3
The Ultimate Evil
7
3
Starring:
Gary Bairos, Drew Connick, Katie Cooper, Chelsea Didier, Dave Dorsey
Directed By:
Dave Dorsey, Carmen Emmi, Austin Keeling, Vanessa Pantley
Deadbeat
8
3
Deadbeat
TV-14
8
3
Starring:
Danny DeVito, Kal Penn, Darrell Hammond, Lucy DeVito, Zachary Levi, Gilbert Gottfried, Joe Pantoliano
Directed By:
Troy Miller, Heath Cullens, Todd Biermann, Adam Nix, Evan Nix
Profiler
7
3
Profiler
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Julian McMahon, Paula Malcomson, Courtney Ford, Louise Fletcher, Nick Offerman, James Coburn, Evan Rachel Wood
Directed By:
Ian Toynton, Jefery Levy, Lee Bonner, Richard Compton, Sarah Pia Anderson
Hollywood Heights
7
3
Hollywood Heights
7
3
Starring:
Tamlyn Tomita, Melissa Ordway, Jama Williamson, Cody Longo, Brittany Underwood
Directed By:
Owen Renfroe, Casey Childs, Michael Eilbaum, Larry Carpenter, Noel Maxam
Angie Tribeca
7
3
Angie Tribeca
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Nancy Carell, Danny Trejo, Cecily Strong, Chris Pine, Ed Helms, Jean Smart, Amy Smart
Directed By:
FCU: Fact Checkers Unit
6
3
FCU: Fact Checkers Unit
6
3
Starring:
Pauley Perrette, Donald Faison, Luke Perry, Brian Sacca, Peter Karinen, Kristen Schaal
Directed By:
Dan Beers
General Hospital
6
3
General Hospital
TV-PG
6
3
Starring:
Bridgit Mendler, Shaun Cassidy, Kristin Davis, Majel Barrett, Eva Longoria, Mary Ann Mobley, Demi Moore
Directed By:
William Ludel, Scott McKinsey, Phideaux Xavier, Owen Renfroe, Larry Carpenter
Making a Scene with James Franco
4
3
Making a Scene with James Franco
4
3
Role:
James / ...
Starring:
Alicia Silverstone, Wilmer Calderon, Cynthia Murell, Sarah Tither-Kaplan
Directed By:
James Franco, Bruce Thierry Cheung
Pacific Blue
4
3
Pacific Blue
4
3
Starring:
Susan Olsen, Micky Dolenz, Rod Taylor, Mario Lopez, Danny Bonaduce, Erik Estrada, Carmen Electra
Directed By:
To Serve and Protect
4
3
To Serve and Protect
4
3
Role:
Matt Carr
Starring:
Craig T. Nelson, Tony Jay, Richard Crenna, John Corbett, Joanna Cassidy
Directed By:
Jean de Segonzac
The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis (2007)
4
3
The Hills with James Franco and Mila Kunis
4
3
Role:
Justin Bobby
Starring:
Mila Kunis
Directed By:
Love & Distrust (2010)
2
3
Love & Distrust
R
2
3
Role:
Travis
Starring:
Talulah Riley, Robert Downey Jr., Amy Adams, Sam Worthington, Robert Pattinson
Directed By:

Director

My Own Private River (2012)
9
3
My Own Private River
9
3
Starring:
Wilmer Calderon, Jim Freivogel, Brian Lally, Matt Militano, Camila Morrone
Directed By:
James Franco, Gus Van Sant
The Disaster Artist (2017)
109
40
The Disaster Artist
R
109
40

Aspiring filmmaker and actor, Tommy Wiseau, forms an unlikely friendship with actor, Greg Sestero, and the two move to Los Angeles. Eventually, as Tommy, writes and directs The Room, one of the worst movies ever made, his awful behavior alienates everyone including his friends. The Room is a flop but goes on to become a cult classic.

Starring:
Greg Sestero, Tommy Wiseau, Zach Braff, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Dave Franco, Judd Apatow
Directed By:
James Franco
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Saturday Night (2010)
8
3
Saturday Night
8
3
Starring:
Will Forte, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Steve Higgins
Directed By:
James Franco
Masculinity & Me (2010)
8
3
Masculinity & Me
8
3
Starring:
Russell Sheaffer
Directed By:
James Franco, Russell Sheaffer
Rebel (2011)
8
3
Rebel
8
3
Starring:
Suzan Averitt, Adarsha Benjamin, Tamzin Brown, Carina Christmas
Directed By:
James Franco, Douglas Gordon, Harmony Korine
The Clerk's Tale (2010)
7
4
The Clerk's Tale
7
4
Starring:
Charles Dance, John Kelly, Vince Jolivette, Shandor Garrison
Directed By:
James Franco
Fool's Gold (2005)
7
4
Fool's Gold
7
4
Starring:
Vince Jolivette, Stacey Miller, Robyn Cohen, David Markey
Directed By:
James Franco
Bukowski (2013)
7
4
Bukowski
7
4
Starring:
Shannen Doherty, Alex Kingston, Josh Peck, Keegan Allen, Ella Anderson
Directed By:
James Franco
In Dubious Battle (2016)
8
5
In Dubious Battle
R
8
5
Starring:
Selena Gomez, Robert Duvall, Analeigh Tipton, Sam Shepard, Ashley Greene, Josh Hutcherson, Zach Braff
Directed By:
James Franco
Herbert White (2010)
6
4
Herbert White
6
4
Starring:
Michael Shannon, Coby Batty, Ramon Frazier, Amanda Gall, Terry Menefee Gau
Directed By:
James Franco
I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel (2014)
6
4
I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel
6
4
Starring:
Caleb Powell, David Shields
Directed By:
James Franco
Good Time Max (2007)
7
5
Good Time Max
7
5
Starring:
Vince Jolivette, Wilmer Calderon, Trip Hope, Richard Portnow
Directed By:
James Franco
The Feast of Stephen (2009)
6
4
The Feast of Stephen
6
4
Starring:
Remy Germinario, Ty Anania, Louis Anania, Phil Naess, Theo Saluan
Directed By:
James Franco
Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)
6
4
Venice 70: Future Reloaded
6
4
Starring:
Bernardo Bertolucci, Haile Gerima, Bernardo Greco, Davide La Vecchia, Emanuele La Vecchia
Directed By:
Dream (2012)
5
4
Dream
5
4
Directed By:
James Franco
Child of God (2013)
7
6
Child of God
R
7
6
Starring:
Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Steve Hunter
Directed By:
James Franco
As I Lay Dying (2013)
6
6
As I Lay Dying
R
6
6
Starring:
Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Ahna O'Reilly, Logan Marshall-Green
Directed By:
James Franco
Gucci Sunglasses (2014)
4
4
Gucci Sunglasses
4
4
Starring:
Natalia Bonifacci,
Directed By:
James Franco
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
5
5
Interior. Leather Bar.
5
5
Starring:
Val Lauren, Christian Patrick, Brenden Gregory, Brad Roberge, Robbie Acklen
Directed By:
James Franco, Travis Mathews
The Sound and the Fury (2014)
4
4
The Sound and the Fury
4
4
Starring:
Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze, Loretta Devine, Ahna O'Reilly
Directed By:
James Franco
Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) (2012)
4
4
Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is)
4
4
Starring:
Julie Berman, Sara A. Bibel, Steve Burton, Vince Jolivette
Directed By:
James Franco, Ian Olds
The Broken Tower (2011)
4
5
The Broken Tower
4
5
Starring:
Dave Franco, Michael Shannon, Richard Abate, Betsy Franco, Paul Mariani
Directed By:
James Franco
Sal (2011)
4
4
Sal
TV-MA
4
4
Starring:
Val Lauren, Jim Parrack, Vince Jolivette, Trevor Neuhoff
Directed By:
James Franco
Zeroville (2018)
3
4
Zeroville
R
3
4
Starring:
Will Ferrell, Megan Fox, Dave Franco
The Ape (2005)
3
4
The Ape
3
4
Starring:
Brian Lally, Allison Bibicoff, Stacey Miller, Vince Jolivette
Directed By:
James Franco
The Institute (2017)
4
5
The Institute
R
4
5
Starring:
Pamela Anderson, Josh Duhamel, Topher Grace, Eric Roberts, Allie Gallerani, Tim Blake Nelson, Lori Singer
Directed By:
James Franco, Pamela Romanowsky
Black Dog, Red Dog (2015)
3
4
Black Dog, Red Dog
3
4
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg, Olivia Wilde, Chloë Sevigny, Logan Marshall-Green
Directed By:
James Franco, Adriana Cepeda Espinosa, Anastasia Frank, Pedro Gómez Millán, Zachary Kerschberg
Future World (2018)
3
7
Future World
R
3
7
Starring:
Milla Jovovich, Margarita Levieva, Lucy Liu, Snoop Dogg, Suki Waterhouse
Directed By:
James Franco, Bruce Thierry Cheung

Narrator/Dubbing

Interview (2007)
16
8
Interview
R
16
8

A political journalist is forced by his editor to interview a popular soap opera actress. However, the interview turns out to be far different from what the journalist had expected.

Role:
Boyfriend on Phone (voice)
Starring:
Steve Buscemi, Sienna Rose Miller, Sienna Miller, Michael Buscemi, Tara Elders
Directed By:
The Labyrinth (2015)
6
3
The Labyrinth
6
3
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Matt Lucas, Jason Ritter, Josh Peck, Jim Parrack
Directed By:
John Berardo, Jessica Kaye, Katrelle N. Kindred, Quyen Nguyen Le, Victoria Rose

Animation Movies

The Little Prince (2015)
13
4
The Little Prince
PG
13
4

The Little Prince is an animated fantasy film, which revolves around a little girl, who is taken by her neighbor, the Aviator, to a magical world, the world of the Little Prince. 

Role:
The Fox (voice)
Starring:
Benicio Del Toro, Paul Giamatti, Ricky Gervais, Jeff Bridges, Albert Brooks, Marion Cotillard, Guillaume Canet
Directed By:
Mark Osborne
Next Gen (2018)
7
4
Next Gen
TV-PG
7
4

Mai is a lonely teen girl whose life becomes a thrilling adventure after she befriends a top-secret robot.  

Role:
7723
Starring:
David Cross, Jason Sudeikis, John Krasinski, Michael Peña, Charlyne Yi
Directed By:
Ricardo Curtis, Kevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander
Sausage Party (2016)
16
10
Sausage Party
R
16
10

Anthropomorphic edible grocery items in the supermarket Shopwell’s believe that humans are gods who take them to a utopia called the ‘Great Beyond’. When the sausage Frank finds out that the 'Great Beyond' is a lie and they will be eaten, he devises a plan with his friends to escape the humans. 

Role:
Druggie (voice)
Starring:
Salma Hayek, Nick Kroll, Edward Norton, Kristen Wiig, Michael Cera, Bill Hader, Jonah Hill
Directed By:
Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon

Special Appearance/Cameo

Knocked Up (2007)
16
7
Knocked Up
R
16
7

Alison Scott goes to a night club to celebrate her promotion and ends up having a one night stand with reckless pothead Ben Stone that results in pregnancy. Deciding to keep the baby despite possible negative implications in her life and job, she tracks down Ben who, a big baby himself, tries his best to support her.

Role:
Sol (uncredited)
Starring:
Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Harold Ramis, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Kristen Wiig
Directed By:
The Holiday (2006)
14
6
The Holiday
PG-13
14
6

Iris, a society columnist in London, and Amanda, a movie trailer producer in Los Angeles, swap homes for two weeks to get away from their miserable personal lives. Amanda falls in love with Iris' widower brother Graham while living in her Surrey cottage; meanwhile Iris gains emotional support from legendary screenwriter Arthur and finds love with composer Miles.

Role:
James Franco (uncredited)
Starring:
Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Cameron Diaz, Jack Black, John Krasinski, Eli Wallach, Lindsay Lohan
Directed By:
Nancy Meyers
Veronica Mars (2014)
8
4
Veronica Mars
PG-13
8
4

Veronica Mars is a mystery crime film, which revolves around a former private investigator Veronica, who is now aspiring to be a lawyer in New York.  However, she has to return to her hometown again to solve a murder mystery, to help her old flame. 

Role:
James Franco (uncredited)
Starring:
Kristen Bell, Krysten Ritter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Melissa Sue Anderson, Justin Long
Directed By:
Rob Thomas
Some Body (2001)
6
3
Some Body
6
3
Role:
Apartment Guy #3 (uncredited)
Starring:
Stephanie Bennett, Jeramy Guillory, Billy Ray Gallion, Tom Vitorino
Directed By:
Henry Barrial
Alien: Covenant (2017)
12
7
Alien: Covenant
R
12
7

The second installment in the Alien prequel franchise follows the colonization ship Covenant on its way to Origae-6. When a human transmission from a nearby planet reaches them, they land on it to investigate. However, the journey soon becomes a battle for survival as they are attacked by Facehugger aliens and Xenomorphs. 

Role:
Jacob Branson (uncredited)
Starring:
Guy Pearce, Michael Fassbender, Billy Crudup, Jussie Smollett, Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride
Directed By:
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
6
4
Nights in Rodanthe
PG-13
6
4

Nights in Rodanthe is a romantic drama film which revolves around two people who are both unhappy with their lives. Their lives change when they meet and fall in love with each other.

Role:
Mark Flanner (uncredited)
Starring:
Diane Lane, Richard Gere, Christopher Meloni, Viola Davis
Directed By:
George C. Wolfe
The Green Hornet (2011)
8
6
The Green Hornet
PG-13
8
6

The vigilante-action comedy follows playboy billionaire Britt Reid who teams up with Kato, a mechanic adept at martial arts to become the vigilante The Green Hornet. Using Kato’s skills, the highly weaponized car Black Beauty, and his own publication the Daily Sentinel, they try to bring down the Russian mobster Benjamin Chudnofsky. 

Role:
Danny Crystal Cleer (uncredited)
Starring:
Christoph Waltz, Jay Chou, David Harbour, Edward James Olmos, Analeigh Tipton, Cameron Diaz, Seth Rogen
Directed By:
Michel Gondry

James Franco Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Disaster Artist Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy 2018
James Dean Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television 2002