All movies starring James Franco
Homefront (2013) ★ 6.5
A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local meth druglord.
Why Him? (2016) ★ 6.2
The head of the family confronts his daughter's young and wealthy boyfriend.
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) ★ 6.3
True Story (2015) ★ 6.3
Stars: James Franco Jonah Hill Felicity Jones
The story of the interactions between journalist Michael Finkel and an FBI wanted assassin named Christian Longo, who has been hiding outside the United States for many years under the name of Finkel.
127 Hours (2010) ★ 7.6
Stars: James Franco Amber Tamblyn Kate Mara
A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.
Pineapple Express (2008) ★ 6.9
Stars: Seth Rogen James Franco Gary Cole
A process server and his marijuana dealer wind up on the run from hitmen and a corrupt police officer after he witnesses his dealer's boss murder a competitor while trying to serve papers on him.
This Is the End (2013) ★ 6.6
Stars: James Franco Jonah Hill Seth Rogen
Six Los Angeles celebrities are stuck in James Franco's house after a series of devastating events just destroyed the city. Inside, the group not only have to face the apocalypse, but themselves.
The Interview (2014) ★ 6.5
Stars: James Franco Seth Rogen Randall Park
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Jong-Un Kim, they are recruited by the CIA to assassinate him.
Palo Alto (2013) ★ 6.2
Stars: Emma Roberts James Franco Jack Kilmer
An unflinching portrait of adolescent lust, boredom, and self-destruction that centers around a shy young girl on the cusp of an illicit relationship with her soccer coach.
The Great Raid (2005) ★ 6.6
Taking place towards the end of WWII, 500 American Soldiers have been entrapped in a camp for 3 years. Beginning to give up hope they will ever be rescued, a group of Rangers goes on a dangerous mission to try and save them.
Future World (2018) ★ 3.2
A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.
Your Highness (2011) ★ 5.5
When Prince Fabious's bride is kidnapped, he goes on a quest to rescue her... accompanied by his lazy useless brother Thadeous.
Tristan + Isolde (2006) ★ 6.8
Stars: James Franco Sophia Myles Rufus Sewell
An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne and the princess of the feuding Irish spells doom for the young lovers.
Annapolis (2006) ★ 5.8
Set against the backdrop of boxing at the Naval Academy, centers on a young man from the wrong side of the tracks whose dream of attending Annapolis becomes a reality.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) ★ 7.6
Stars: James Franco Andy Serkis Freida Pinto
A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives advanced intelligence to a chimpanzee who leads an ape uprising.
The Disaster Artist (2017) ★ 7.3
Stars: James Franco Dave Franco Ari Graynor
When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.
Zeroville (2019) ★ 4.5
Stars: James Franco Megan Fox Seth Rogen
On the same August day in 1969 that a crazed hippie ''family'' led by Charles Manson commits five savage murders in the canyons above Los Angeles, a young ex-communicated seminarian, Ike "Vikar" Jerome, arrives with images of Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift - ''the two most beautiful people in the history of the movies'' - tattooed on his head.
The Deuce (2017–2019) ★ 8.1
Based in 1970s New York, this show gives a raw and gritty portayal of the prostitution business that was so publicly executed at that time. As a result of police crack-down, the characters are forced to venture towards relatively safer and more discrete forms of the same work.
I Am Michael (2015) ★ 5.6
I AM MICHAEL is the incredible true-life story of Michael Glatze (Franco), a high profile gay youth activist who created a national controversy when he claimed to no longer be gay and became a straight Christian pastor. The film follows Michael from his life in San Francisco with his boyfriend Bennett (Quinto), where he pursues political activism, a journalist career at XY Magazine, social awareness, and sexual exploration, to his days of personal self-discovery. After a traumatic scare, Michael is plagued by doubt and paranoia, and begins a religious reawakening. Michael renounces his gay lifestyle, rejects his friends, and endeavors to find his "true self." He explores Buddhism and Mormonism, yet ultimately lands at a Christian Bible school in rural Wyoming where he meets his girlfriend, Rebekah (Roberts), and becomes the pastor of his own church. This powerful new film captures one man's haunting journey through modern concepts of love, denial and redemption.