James Franco

Biography: James is best known for his role on Freaks and Geeks.

James graduated from Palo Alto high school in 1996 and went on to attend UCLA, majoring in English Literature. To overcome his shyness, he got into acting and eventually dropped out after one year. After fifteen months of study at Robert Carnegie's Playhouse West, James began actively pursuing finding acting work. He quickly landed himself a starring role on Freaks and Geeks.

Although he'd been working steadily, it wasn't until the TNT made-for-television movie, James Dean that James became more recognized.

James Franco's Scores

Average career score: 53
Highest Metascore: 84 Milk
Lowest Metascore: 16 Deuces Wild
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 64
  2. Negative: 14 out of 64
64 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
84 Milk Nov 26, 2008 Scott Smith 7.6
83 Spider-Man 2 Jun 30, 2004 Harry Osborn 8.6
82 127 Hours Nov 5, 2010 Aron Ralston / Aron Ralston 8.1
77 The Disaster Artist Dec 1, 2017 Director / Producer / Tommy Wiseau / Tommy Wiseau tbd
74 Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present Jun 13, 2012 Himself 8.3
73 Spider-Man May 3, 2002 Harry Osborn 8.6
73 The Company Dec 25, 2003 Josh 6.9
70 The Little Prince Aug 5, 2016 The Fox 7.5
69 Palo Alto May 9, 2014 Writer / Mr. B / Mr. B 6.7
68 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Aug 5, 2011 Will Rodman 7.8
67 This Is the End Jun 12, 2013 James Franco / James Franco 7.1
67 Kink Aug 22, 2014 Executive Producer / Producer 3.7
66 Sausage Party Aug 12, 2016 Cast / Druggie / Toast 5.6
65 In the Valley of Elah Sep 14, 2007 Sgt. Dan Carnelli 7.3
65 The Dead Girl Dec 29, 2006 Derek 8.7
65 Alien: Covenant May 19, 2017 Branson 6.0
64 Goat Sep 23, 2016 Producer / Mitch 7.0
64 Pineapple Express Aug 6, 2008 Saul Silver 7.2
63 Howl Sep 24, 2010 Allen Ginsberg 6.7
63 Eames: The Architect & The Painter Nov 18, 2011 Cast 4.7
63 Spring Breakers Mar 15, 2013 Alien / Alien 5.8
62 Veronica Mars Mar 14, 2014 James Franco 7.5
60 Burn Country Dec 9, 2016 Lindsay 6.0
60 The Iceman May 3, 2013 Marty / Marty / Marty Freeman 8.6
59 Yosemite Jan 1, 2016 Executive Producer / Phil / Phil 7.0
59 Spider-Man 3 May 4, 2007 New Goblin/Harry Osborn 6.7
58 The Night Before Nov 20, 2015 James Franco 6.4
57 A Fuller Life Aug 6, 2014 Himself - Reader (Segment "Copy Boy") tbd
56 I Am Michael Jan 27, 2017 Producer / Michael Glatze 5.6
56 Date Night Apr 9, 2010 Taste 5.8
52 The Interview Dec 25, 2014 Executive Producer / Cast / David Skylark / Dave Skylark / David Skylark 6.1
51 Lovelace Aug 9, 2013 Hugh Hefner / Hugh Hefner 6.0
50 City by the Sea Sep 6, 2002 Joey 8.6
50 True Story Apr 17, 2015 Christian Longo / Christian Longo 6.0
50 Eat Pray Love Aug 13, 2010 David / David Piccolo 4.8
50 Child of God Aug 1, 2014 Director / Writer / Jerry 4.9
50 As I Lay Dying Oct 11, 2013 Director / Writer / Darl Bundren 6.5
50 The Vault Sep 1, 2017 Ed Maas / Ed Maas 3.8
49 Tristan and Isolde Jan 13, 2006 Tristan 8.1
48 The Great Raid Aug 12, 2005 Captain Prince 8.0
48 King Cobra Oct 21, 2016 Producer / Joe 6.2
47 Flyboys Sep 22, 2006 Blaine Rawlings 6.8
47 Interior. Leather Bar. Jan 3, 2014 Director / Producer / James / James 5.4
44 Wild Horses Jun 5, 2015 Ben Briggs 5.0
44 Oz the Great and Powerful Mar 8, 2013 Oz / Oz 6.1
43 In Dubious Battle Feb 17, 2017 Director / Producer / Mac / Mac McLeod / Mac 7.8
42 The Adderall Diaries Apr 15, 2016 Producer / Stephen Elliott 7.0
42 Good People Sep 26, 2014 Tom Reed / Tom Wright / Tom Wright 5.2
41 Sal Nov 1, 2013 Director / Writer / Milton Katselas 3.7
40 Homefront Nov 27, 2013 Gator / Gator / Morgan 'Gator' Bodine 6.2
39 Why Him? Dec 23, 2016 Executive Producer / Cast / Laird / Laird Mayhew 5.7
39 The Sound and the Fury Oct 23, 2015 Director / Benjy Compson 2.0
39 Queen of the Desert Apr 7, 2017 Henry Cadogan 6.0
38 Third Person Jun 20, 2014 Rick / Rick 4.9
37 Annapolis Jan 27, 2006 Jake Huard 4.8
35 The Show Sep 15, 2017 Principal Cast tbd
34 The Color of Time Dec 12, 2014 Producer / C.K. Williams / C.K. Williams 1.0
33 About Cherry Sep 21, 2012 Francis / Francis 5.2
32 Every Thing Will Be Fine Dec 4, 2015 Tomas Eldan 5.5
31 Your Highness Apr 8, 2011 Fabious 4.8
31 Sonny Dec 27, 2002 Sonny 8.7
28 Maladies Mar 21, 2014 James 7.0
20 Whatever It Takes Mar 24, 2000 Chris Campbell 6.7
16 Deuces Wild May 3, 2001 Tino 8.7

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