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: 52
Highest Metascore: 84 Milk
Lowest Metascore: 10 Future World
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 68
  2. Negative: 16 out of 68
68 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
76 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Nov 16, 2018 (Segment "Near Algodones") / Cowboy (Segment "Near Algodones") tbd
35 Kin Aug 31, 2018 Principal Cast / Taylor Balik 5.4
10 Future World May 25, 2018 Director / Producer / Principal Cast / Warlord 3.1
76 The Disaster Artist Dec 1, 2017 Director / Producer / Tommy Wiseau / Tommy Wiseau / Tommy/'Johnny' 7.6
35 The Show Sep 15, 2017 Principal Cast tbd
50 The Vault Sep 1, 2017 Ed Maas / Ed Maas 3.7
65 Alien: Covenant May 19, 2017 Branson 5.8
39 Queen of the Desert Apr 7, 2017 Henry Cadogan 4.5
43 In Dubious Battle Feb 17, 2017 Director / Producer / Mac / Mac McLeod / Mac 6.0
56 I Am Michael Jan 27, 2017 Producer / Michael Glatze 5.3
39 Why Him? Dec 23, 2016 Executive Producer / Cast / Laird / Laird Mayhew 5.8
60 Burn Country Dec 9, 2016 Lindsay 5.5
48 King Cobra Oct 21, 2016 Producer / Joe 5.9
64 Goat Sep 23, 2016 Producer / Mitch 7.2
66 Sausage Party Aug 12, 2016 Cast / Druggie / Toast 5.6
70 The Little Prince Aug 5, 2016 The Fox 7.6
42 The Adderall Diaries Apr 15, 2016 Producer / Stephen Elliott 7.1
59 Yosemite Jan 1, 2016 Executive Producer / Phil / Phil 7.0
32 Every Thing Will Be Fine Dec 4, 2015 Tomas Eldan tbd
58 The Night Before Nov 20, 2015 James Franco 6.3
39 The Sound and the Fury Oct 23, 2015 Director / Benjy Compson tbd
44 Wild Horses Jun 5, 2015 Ben Briggs 5.0
50 True Story Apr 17, 2015 Christian Longo / Christian Longo 6.0
52 The Interview Dec 25, 2014 Executive Producer / Cast / David Skylark / Dave Skylark / David Skylark 6.1
34 The Color of Time Dec 12, 2014 Producer / C.K. Williams / C.K. Williams tbd
42 Good People Sep 26, 2014 Tom Reed / Tom Wright / Tom Wright 5.2
67 Kink Aug 22, 2014 Executive Producer / Producer tbd
57 A Fuller Life Aug 6, 2014 Himself - Reader (Segment "Copy Boy") tbd
50 Child of God Aug 1, 2014 Director / Writer / Jerry 5.1
38 Third Person Jun 20, 2014 Rick / Rick 4.8