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1. The Sound and the Fury

Drama | Post-production

A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century.

Writers: William Faulkner, Matt Rager | Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Dave Franco, Joey King, Jon Hamm

2. The Adderall Diaries

Action, Drama, Thriller | Announced

As a writer stymied by past success, writers block, substance abuse, relationship problems and a serious set of father issues, Elliott's cracked-out chronicle of a bizarre murder trial ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Elliott, James Franco, Pamela Romanowsky | Director: Pamela Romanowsky | Star: James Franco

3. Beautiful People

Biography, Drama | Announced

The story of Playboy hairstylist Jay Sebring, who made a name for himself in the 1960s.

Writer: Lauren Wild | Director: James Franco | Star: James Franco

4. A Crack Up at the Races

Drama | Announced

A look at the events surrounding a race war in Florida.

Writer: Harmony Korine | Star: James Franco

5. The Disaster Artist

Comedy, Drama | Announced

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tommy Wiseau's 'The Room'.

Writers: Tom Bissell, Ryan Moody, Greg Sestero | Director: James Franco

6. Alone for the Holidays

Comedy | Announced

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Writer: Seth Meyers | Director: Anne Fletcher

7. Zeroville

Comedy, Drama | Announced

A young actor arrives in Hollywood in 1969 during a transitional time in the Industry.

Writer: Steve Erickson

8. Sausage Party (2015)

Animation, Comedy | Filming

An animated movie about one sausage's quest to discover the truth about his existence.

Writers: Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter, Seth Rogen, Ariel Shaffir | Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon | Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Seth Rogen

9. Queen of the Desert (2015)

Biography, Drama | Post-production

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: James Franco, Robert Pattinson, Nicole Kidman, Damian Lewis

10. The Little Prince (2015)

Animation, Fantasy | Filming

A pilot crashes in the desert and meets a little boy from a distant planet.

Writers: Irena Brignull, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry | Director: Mark Osborne | Stars: James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Jeff Bridges

11. The Fixer (2015)

Drama | Pre-production

After being exiled from Afghanistan, a former war journalist settles in a small town in northern California and takes a job with a local newspaper. But when he attempts to cover local crime... See full summary »

Writers: Ian Olds, Paul Felten | Director: Ian Olds | Stars: James Franco, Melissa Leo

12. Veronica Mars (2014)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown - just in time for her high school reunion - in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.

Writers: Rob Thomas, Diane Ruggiero | Director: Rob Thomas | Stars: Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni, Chris Lowell

13. 2014 MTV Movie Awards (2014 TV Movie)

Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

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A film-awards show presented annually on MTV.

Writer: Lauren Greenberg | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Samberg, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman

14. The Interview (II) (2014)

Comedy | Post-production

Dave Skylark (James Franco), host of a talk show, and producer, Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen), get an interview with Kim Jong-Un, dictator of North Korea. The CIA asks them to kill Kim. They become the least qualified men to ever assassinate.

Writers: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, Dan Sterling | Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen | Stars: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park, Lizzy Caplan

15. True Story (I) (2014)

Drama | Post-production

A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.

Writers: Michael Finkel, David Kajganich | Director: Rupert Goold | Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, Ethan Suplee

16. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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After Jay Leno's second retirement from the program, Jimmy Fallon stepped in as his permanent replacement. After 42 years in Los Angeles the program was brought back to New York.

Stars: Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins, James Poyser

18. Good People (2014)

R | Drama, Thriller | Completed

Discovering a cache of cash in their dead tenant's apt, a couple in debt take the money and find themselves the target of a deadly adversary-the thief who stole it.

Writers: Kelly Masterson, Marcus Sakey | Director: Henrik Ruben Genz | Stars: James Franco, Kate Hudson, Anna Friel, Tom Wilkinson

19. Every Thing Will Be Fine (2014)

100 min | Drama | Post-production

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?

Writer: Bjørn Olaf Johannessen | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marie-Josée Croze

21. Yosemite (2014)

Drama | Post-production

It's the fall of 1985. The intertwining tales of three 5th grade friends, Chris, Joe and Ted, unfold in the suburban paradise of Palo Alto, as the threat of a mountain lion looms over the community.

Writer: Gabrielle Demeestere | Director: Gabrielle Demeestere | Stars: James Franco, Steven Wiig, Henry Hopper, Barry Del Sherman

22. Memoria (2014)

Biography | Post-production

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Writers: Nina Ljeti, Vladimir de Fontenay | Directors: Vladimir de Fontenay, Nina Ljeti | Stars: Sam Dillon, Thomas Mann, James Franco, Miles Heizer

23. Bukowski (2014)

Biography, Drama | Completed

The story of writer Charles Bukowski's formative years from childhood to high school and his struggles with an abusive father, disfiguring acne, alcohol addiction, and his initial attempts at writing.

Writers: James Franco, Adam Rager | Director: James Franco | Stars: Josh Peck, Shannen Doherty, Keegan Allen, Alex Kingston

24. Metamorphosis: Junior Year (2014)

Documentary | Post-production

In the midst of the PA 2009-2011 teen suicide epidemic, this documentary follows the Palo Alto Teen Arts Council as they put on a play about the dark events in their community and coping with tough adolescent issues through the arts.

Writer: Lacey Dorn | Directors: Lacey Dorn, James Franco | Stars: Kristin Kueter, James Darbyshire

25. Holy Land (I) (2014)

Drama | Post-production

A mesmerizing account of how the world's largest suburb was created.

Writers: James Franco, D.J. Waldie | Directors: Zane Johnson, Lauren Morrison | Stars: Mageina Tovah, Jim Parrack, Miles Elliot, Jason Stuart

26. LA Woman Rising (2014)

82 min | Documentary, Biography, Music | Post-production

LA WOMAN RISING is an experimental documentary that follows 50 real women waking up in the morning-inside the belly of Los Angeles. These woman are not only waking up and getting ready for ... See full summary »

Writers: Nana Agyapong, James Franco | Director: Nana Agyapong | Stars: James Franco, Suzo Vanja Isabella

27. Jesse Heiman: World's Greatest Extra (2014)

Documentary | Filming

A documentary following a year in the life of Jesse Heiman, Hollywood's most recognizable background actor - as he tries to parlay overnight recognition from a Superbowl commercial into a sustainable career as a leading man.

Director: Nick Weis | Stars: Jesse Heiman, James Franco, Josh Sussman, Jessica DiCicco

28. Lily (II) (2014)

17 min | Short, Drama | Completed

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With Nick Gomez (of Walking Dead and Dexter) and produced by James Franco, 'Lily' is based on a one act play by Tennessee Williams called 'Why Do You Smoke So Much, Lily?' Currently being ... See full summary »

Writer: Zach Singer | Director: Zach Singer | Stars: Nick Gomez, Caitlin Singer

29. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014– )
Episode: James Franco/Andy Cohen/Jake Bugg (2014)

TV-14 | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Writer: Patrick Borelli | Director: Dave Diomedi | Stars: Jimmy Fallon, James Franco, Andy Cohen, Larry Webster

30. Live with Kelly and Michael (1988– )
Episode: James Franco/Poppy Montgomery (2014)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, James Franco, Poppy Montgomery

31. Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Episode: Seth Rogen/Ed Sheeran (2014)

TV-PG | Comedy, Music

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Does not include musical performances or sketches containing licensed music. America's premier sketch-comedy show returns for its 39th season LIVE from Studio 8H in New York City. This ... See full summary »

Writers: Colin Jost, Rob Klein, Bryan H. Tucker, James Anderson, Alex Baze, Michael Che, Mikey Day, Steve Higgins, Leslie Jones, Zach Kanin, Chris Kelly, Erik Kenward, Lorne Michaels, Claire Mulaney, Josh Patten, Katie Rich, Tim Robinson, Sarah Schneider, Pete Schultz, Kent Sublette, LaKendra Tookes, Dan Mirk | Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Seth Rogen, Vanessa Bayer, Aidy Bryant, Taran Killam

32. Homefront (2013)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local meth druglord.

Writers: Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Logan | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth

33. This Is the End (2013)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy

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While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.

Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Jason Stone | Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen | Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel

34. Palo Alto (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.4
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74 Metascore

A dark drama centered on a group of teens with a penchant for finding trouble.

Writers: Gia Coppola, James Franco | Director: Gia Coppola | Stars: James Franco, Emma Roberts, Val Kilmer, Nat Wolff

35. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

PG | 130 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.

Writers: Mitchell Kapner, David Lindsay-Abaire, L. Frank Baum | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis

36. Lovelace (2013)

R | 93 min | Biography, Drama

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The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.

Writer: Andy Bellin | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Amanda Seyfried, James Franco, Peter Sarsgaard, Juno Temple

37. Third Person (2013)

R | 137 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Three interlocking love stories involving three couples in three cities: Rome, Paris, and New York.

Writer: Paul Haggis | Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Mila Kunis, James Franco, Olivia Wilde, Maria Bello

38. Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

5.5
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Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom.

Writer: Travis Mathews | Directors: James Franco, Travis Mathews | Stars: Val Lauren, Christian Patrick, James Franco, Travis Mathews

39. As I Lay Dying (2013)

R | 110 min | Drama

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Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.

Writers: William Faulkner, James Franco, Matt Rager | Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Ahna O'Reilly

40. Mademoiselle C (2013)

R | 93 min | Documentary

4.9
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51 Metascore

A documentary focused on former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief and fashion stylist Carine Roitfeld as she moves to New York to launch her own magazine.

Director: Fabien Constant | Stars: Carine Roitfeld, Donatella Versace, Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld

41. Child of God (2013)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A dispossessed, violent man who's life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with few other ties, Ballard descends literally and figuratively to the level of a cave dweller as he falls deeper into crime and degradation.

Writers: James Franco, Vince Jolivette, Cormac McCarthy | Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Scott Haze

42. Richard Peter Johnson (2013)

88 min | Comedy | Completed

7.2
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AVN Male Performer of the Year, Richard Peter Johnson retires from pornography at the height of his career to re-pursue his original dream of acting on the silver screen.

Writers: Rik Baron, Sean Crampton, Devin Crittenden, William Gabriel Grier, Harris Markson, Jeffrey Oliphant | Director: Devin Crittenden | Stars: James Franco, Jim Parrack, Wolfgang Bodison, Robyn Cohen

43. Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013 TV Movie)

70 min | Comedy

7.9
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It's James Franco's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.

Writers: Benji Aflalo, Josh Comers, Ben Hoffman, Kyle Hunter, Jesse Joyce, John Mulaney, Bryan Olsen, Vanessa Ramos, George Reinblatt, Kevin Schini, Ariel Shaffir | Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Andy Samberg

45. The Director: An Evolution in Three Acts (2013)

Documentary

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A look at the life and work of Gucci fashion designer, Frida Giannini.

Director: Christina Voros | Star: Frida Giannini

46. kink (2013)

80 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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A documentary on fetish website Kink.com.

Director: Christina Voros | Stars: Peter Acworth, Van Darkholme, Princess Donna

47. City of Angels (II) (2013)

12 min | Short, Music

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Director: Jared Leto | Stars: Jared Leto, Shannon Leto, Tomo Milicevic, Holly Beavon

48. The Frame (2013– )

News

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Stars: Sofía Alvarado, Samantha Morton, Amy Adams, Rosanna Arquette

49. Revealed (2013– )

Talk-Show

7.6
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Stars: Viviana Vigil, Leonard Maltin, Steve Patterson, Jessica Chastain

50. A Fuller Life (2013)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.3
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Friends and admirers of iconoclastic film director Sam Fuller read from his memoirs in this unconventional documentary directed by Fuller's only child, Samantha.

Writers: Samuel Fuller, Samantha Fuller | Director: Samantha Fuller | Stars: Samuel Fuller, Jennifer Beals, Robert Carradine, Joe Dante