James Franco

Highest Rated:
95% Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)
Lowest Rated:
3% Deuces Wild (2002)
Birthday:
Apr 19
Birthplace:
Palo Alto, California, USA
Bio:
Well known for his works as teen heartthrob on the NBC series Freaks and Geeks and films like Never Been Kissed (1999) starring Drew Barrymore, James Franco has the dark, refined looks of a classic movie star. Indeed, he was cast in the TNT film James Dean playing the screen legend himself, for…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Sausage Party
  • Actor
-- 2016
Ricky Stanicky
  • Actor
-- 2015
The Little Prince
  • Actor
-- 2015
36% Child Of God
  • Director
  • Jerry
$37.9k 2014
55% Interior. Leather Bar.
  • James
  • Director
$40.9k 2014
7% Maladies
  • James
  • Director
-- 2014
The Interview
  • Actor
-- 2014
Good People
  • Tom Reed
-- 2014
24% Third Person
  • Rick
$0.9M 2014
72% Palo Alto
  • Mr. B
$0.8M 2014
83% This Is the End
  • James Franco
$101.5M 2013
The Director: An Evolution in Three Acts
  • Producer
-- 2013
43% Sal
  • Milton Katsolas
  • Director
-- 2013
65% Spring Breakers
  • Alien
$14.1M 2013
Tar
  • C.K. Williams
-- 2013
50% Mademoiselle C
  • Actor
$44.8k 2013
42% Homefront
  • Gator
$20.1M 2013
A Fuller Life
  • Actor
-- 2013
41% As I Lay Dying
  • Director
  • Darl
  • Screenwriter
$15.0k 2013
66% The Iceman
  • Marty Freeman
$1.9M 2013
Black Dog, Red Dog
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 2013
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco
  • Actor
-- 2013
Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is)
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 2012
The Letter
  • Actor
-- 2012
20% Broken Tower
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Hart Crane
-- 2012
The Stare
  • Actor
-- 2012
10% About Cherry
  • Frances
$2.8k 2012
95% Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present
  • Actor
$86.2k 2012
88% Eames: The Architect And The Painter
  • Narrator
$0.1M 2011
27% Your Highness
  • Fabious
$21.6M 2011
82% Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  • Will Rodman
$176.7M 2011
Your Highness (Unrated)
  • Actor
-- 2011
Saturday Night
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 2010
63% Howl
  • Allen Ginsberg
$0.6M 2010
Love & Distrust
  • Actor
-- 2010
67% Date Night
  • Taste
$98.7M 2010
93% 127 Hours
  • Aron Ralston
$18.3M 2010
Shadows & Lies
  • William Vincent
-- 2010
In Praise of Shadows
  • Actor
-- 2010
36% Eat Pray Love
  • David Piccolo
$80.6M 2010
Camille
  • Silas
-- 2009
94% Milk
  • Scott Smith
$31.7M 2008
Pineapple Express (Unrated)
  • Actor
-- 2008
68% Pineapple Express
  • Saul Silver
$87.3M 2008
30% Nights in Rodanthe
  • Actor
$41.8M 2008
90% Knocked Up
  • Himself
$148.7M 2007
63% Spider-Man 3
  • Harry Osborn/New Goblin
$336.5M 2007
73% In the Valley of Elah
  • Sgt. Dan Carnelli
$6.6M 2007
23% An American Crime
  • Andy
-- 2007
Good Time Max
  • Screenwriter
  • Max
  • Director
-- 2007
Grasshopper
  • Actor
-- 2007
75% The Dead Girl
  • Derek
-- 2006
10% Annapolis
  • Jake Huard
$16.8M 2006
32% Tristan & Isolde
  • Tristan
$14.6M 2006
33% Flyboys
  • Blaine Rawlings
$13.0M 2006
15% The Wicker Man
  • Bar Guy #1
$23.6M 2006
37% The Great Raid
  • Captain Prince
$10.1M 2005
The Ape
  • Screenwriter
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 2005
Fool's Gold
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 2005
94% Spider-Man 2
  • Harry Osborn
$373.4M 2004
Making the Amazing (Making the Amazing: Spider-Man 2)
  • Actor
-- 2004
Spider-Man 2.1 (Extended Cut)
  • Actor
-- 2004
71% The Company
  • Josh
$2.2M 2003
89% Spider-Man
  • Harry Osborn
$403.7M 2002
Mother Ghost
  • Actor
-- 2002
48% City by the Sea
  • Joey LaMarca
$22.4M 2002
3% Deuces Wild
  • Actor
$6.0M 2002
23% Sonny
  • Sonny
-- 2002
85% Blind Spot - Hitler's Secretary
  • Actor
-- 2002
James Dean
  • James Dean
-- 2001
At Any Cost
  • Mike
-- 2000
Celebrating AFI
  • Actor
-- 2000
16% Whatever It Takes
  • Chris Campbell
-- 2000
Celebrating AFI
  • Actor
-- 1995


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
The Mindy Project
2012-2014
  • Dr. Paul Leotard
2013
93% 30 Rock
2006-2013
  • Himself
2010

James Franco Trivia

James Franco auditioned for the part of Peter Parker in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man Trilogy, but was given the role of Harry Osborn instead. It was said that he was "too sexy" for the role.
- submitted by Benjamin A (3 years ago)

Quotes from James Franco's Characters

    1. Alien: Spring break. Spring break. Spring break fo'ever.
    From Spring Breakers. Submitted by Alyssa B (4 months ago)
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