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: 17 out of 41
  2. Negative: 9 out of 41
41 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
84 Milk Nov 26, 2008 Scott Smith 7.7
83 Spider-Man 2 Jun 30, 2004 Harry Osborn 7.9
82 127 Hours Nov 5, 2010 Aron Ralston / Aron Ralston 8.0
75 Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present Jun 13, 2012 Himself 8.4
73 The Company Dec 25, 2003 Josh 6.8
73 Spider-Man May 3, 2002 Harry Osborn 7.8
69 Palo Alto May 9, 2014 Writer / Mr. B / Mr. B 6.5
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 2.0
65 In the Valley of Elah Sep 14, 2007 Sgt. Dan Carnelli 7.2
65 The Dead Girl Dec 29, 2006 Derek 7.1
64 Pineapple Express Aug 6, 2008 Saul Silver 7.1
63 Howl Sep 24, 2010 Allen Ginsberg 6.9
63 Eames: The Architect & The Painter Nov 18, 2011 Cast 8.0
63 Spring Breakers Mar 15, 2013 Alien / Alien 5.5
62 Veronica Mars Mar 14, 2014 James Franco 7.9
60 The Iceman May 3, 2013 Marty / Marty / Marty Freeman 7.3
59 Spider-Man 3 May 4, 2007 New Goblin/Harry Osborn 6.1
56 Date Night Apr 9, 2010 Taste 5.8
51 Lovelace Aug 9, 2013 Hugh Hefner / Hugh Hefner 5.9
50 City by the Sea Sep 6, 2002 Joey 6.5
50 Eat Pray Love Aug 13, 2010 David / David Piccolo 4.6
50 Child of God Aug 1, 2014 Director / Writer / Jerry tbd
50 As I Lay Dying Oct 11, 2013 Director / Writer / Darl Bundren 7.2
49 Tristan and Isolde Jan 13, 2006 Tristan 8.3
48 The Great Raid Aug 12, 2005 Captain Prince 8.0
47 Flyboys Sep 22, 2006 Blaine Rawlings 5.5
47 Interior. Leather Bar. Jan 3, 2014 Director / Producer / James / James 6.5
44 Oz the Great and Powerful Mar 8, 2013 Oz / Oz 6.1
42 Good People Sep 26, 2014 Tom Reed / Tom Wright / Tom Wright 6.0
41 Sal Nov 1, 2013 Director / Writer / Milton Katselas 5.0
40 Homefront Nov 27, 2013 Gator / Gator / Morgan 'Gator' Bodine 5.9
37 Third Person Jun 20, 2014 Rick / Rick 5.5
37 Annapolis Jan 27, 2006 Jake Huard 4.5
33 About Cherry Sep 21, 2012 Francis / Francis 4.9
31 Your Highness Apr 8, 2011 Fabious 4.8
31 Sonny Dec 27, 2002 Sonny 6.9
28 Maladies Mar 21, 2014 James tbd
20 Whatever It Takes Mar 24, 2000 Chris Campbell 8.5
16 Deuces Wild May 3, 2001 Tino 6.6
tbd The Interview Dec 25, 2014 Cast / David Skylark / Dave Skylark / David Skylark tbd
tbd True Story TBA Christian Longo tbd
tbd Sausage Party Jun 3, 2016 Cast tbd
tbd A Fuller Life Aug 6, 2014 Himself - Reader (Segment "Copy Boy") tbd

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