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1. The Disaster Artist

Comedy, Drama | Announced

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

Writers: Scott Neustadter, Greg Sestero, Michael H. Weber | Director: James Franco | Stars: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Dave Franco

2. Goat

Drama | Post-production

Reeling from a terrifying assault, a 19 year-old boy enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of "brotherhood" tests the boy and his loyalty to his brother in brutal ways.

Writers: David Gordon Green, Brad Land, Andrew Neel, Mike Roberts | Director: Andrew Neel | Stars: Nick Jonas, Virginia Gardner, Ben Schnetzer, Danny Flaherty

3. The Kid

Western | Announced

The story of a young boy who witnesses Billy the Kid's encounter with Sheriff Pat Garrett.

Writer: Andrew Lanham | Director: Vincent D'Onofrio | Stars: James Franco, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio

4. Rant

Drama | Announced

A chronicle of Buster "Rant" Casey's unusual life, one that took him away from his small town to the big city, where he became the leader of an urban demolition derby called Party Crashing -- a lifestyle that led to his early demise.

Writer: Chuck Palahniuk | Star: James Franco

5. 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

7. 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

8. Jesse Heiman: World's Greatest Extra

Documentary | Post-production

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

9. Alone for the Holidays

Comedy | Announced

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Writer: Seth Meyers | Director: Anne Fletcher

10. The Killer Next Door

Crime, Drama, Thriller | Announced

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Writer: Alex Marwood

11. IMDb & AIV Studio at Sundance (2015– )
Episode: 'I Am Michael'

An interview with James Franco and Justin Kelly for the film "I Am Michael," conducted on location in Park City, Utah from the IMDB and AIV Studio at Sundance 2015.

Writer: Keith Simanton | Director: Ron Sylvester | Stars: James Franco, Justin Kelly, Keith Simanton

12. Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad (2018)

Animation | Pre-production

Swifty the Arctic fox works in the mail room of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service but dreams of one day becoming a Top Dog (the Arctic's star husky couriers). To prove himself worthy of the... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Barlen, Cal Brunker, Bryan Thompson | Director: Dimos Vrysellas | Stars: James Franco, Anjelica Huston, Alec Baldwin, John Cleese

13. The Long Home (2017)

Drama | Post-production

A young contractor is hired to build a honky-tonk in Tennessee by the man who killed his father.

Writers: William Gay, Vince Jolivette, Steve Janas | Director: James Franco | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, James Franco, Robin Lord Taylor, Garret Dillahunt

14. The Trap (2017)

Crime, Thriller | Pre-production

An ex-con is out for revenge against a gangster rapper and former friend who let him take the fall for a robbery they committed 14 years earlier.

Writer: Harmony Korine | Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: James Franco, Al Pacino, Benicio Del Toro, Robert Pattinson

15. 11.22.63 (2016 TV Mini-Series)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Filming

High school teacher Jake Epping travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy - but his mission is threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, falling in love, and the past itself, which doesn't want to be changed.

Stars: James Franco, Chris Cooper, Josh Duhamel, Lucy Fry

16. Sausage Party (2016)

Animation, Comedy | Post-production

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: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Paul Rudd, James Franco

17. Angie Tribeca (2016– )


From the twisted minds of Steve and Nancy Carell, Angie Tribeca is the greatest drama of our generation. Breaking ground and changing the television landscape, this epic series is mind-blowingly raw, gritty and unapologetic.

Creators: Nancy Carell, Steve Carell | Stars: Jere Burns, Deon Cole, Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur

18. Zeroville (2016)

96 min | Comedy, Drama | Completed

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

Writers: Steve Erickson, Paul Felten, Ian Olds | Director: James Franco | Stars: Seth Rogen, Megan Fox, James Franco, Will Ferrell

19. In Dubious Battle (2016)

Drama | Post-production

An activist gets caught up in the labor movement for farm workers in California during the 1930s.

Writers: Matt Rager, John Steinbeck | Director: James Franco | Stars: Analeigh Tipton, Josh Hutcherson, Selena Gomez, James Franco

20. The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards (2016)

97 min | Comedy, Drama | Completed

Based on short stories from Robert Boswell's collection, seven vignettes explore the difference between fantasy and reality, memory and history, and the joy and agony of the human condition.

Writers: Roxanne Beck, Robert Boswell, Neville Kiser, Marissa Matteo, Mona Nahm, Jessica Nikkel, Nicole Riegel, Teresa Sullivan, Jacqueline Vleck | Directors: Mark Columbus, Lauren Hoekstra, Sarah Kruchowski, Ryan Moody, Simon Savelyev, Vanita Shastry, Shadae Lamar Smith, Jeremy David White, Jonathan King | Stars: Rico Rodriguez, Matthew Modine, James Franco, Abigail Spencer

21. King Cobra (2016)

Crime, Drama | Post-production

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Writer: Justin Kelly | Director: Justin Kelly | Stars: James Franco, Molly Ringwald, Christian Slater, Alicia Silverstone

22. Why Him? (2016)

Comedy | Pre-production

A dad forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter's young rich boyfriend.

Writers: John Hamburg, Ian Helfer | Director: John Hamburg | Stars: Bryan Cranston, James Franco

24. The Deuce (2016 TV Movie)

Drama | Post-production

A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.

Writers: George Pelecanos, David Simon | Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Franco, Zoe Kazan, Margarita Levieva

25. The Fixer (IV) (2016)

Drama | Post-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, Rachel Brosnahan, Melissa Leo, Dominic Rains

26. Actors Anonymous (I) (2016)

Drama | Completed

The film adaption of James Franco's popular novel Actors Anonymous, exploring the lives of young actors in Hollywood, from the highs to the lows, to the lies and the heartbreak.

Writers: Elizabeth Eccher, Nathan Ellis, James Franco, Matthew Halla, Kaela Rae Jensen, Josh Litman, Theodore Martland, Alex Parslow, Osahon Tongo | Directors: Melanie Aitkenhead, Abi Damaris Corbin, Shaun Duffy, Julio Vincent Gambuto, Justin S. Lee, Kelly Luu, Kevin Luu, Jess Maldaner, Leandro Tadashi, Juel Taylor, Julian Wolff, Kerry Yang | Stars: James Franco, Eric Roberts, Keegan Allen, Emma Rigby

27. Actors Anonymous (II) (2016)

Drama | Post-production

The film is an adaptation of James Franco's popular novel, Actors Anonymous, exploring the lives of young actors in Hollywood, from the highs to the lows, to the lies and the heartbreak.

Writers: Emily Bensinger, James Franco, Sam Icklow, Stephanie Sandoval | Directors: Gayatri Bajpai, Marcus C.W. Chan, Sam Icklow | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Olivia Crocicchia, Nicholas Downs, Jacob Loeb

28. LA Woman Rising (2016)

82 min | Documentary, Biography, Music | Announced

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: James Franco, Nana Ghana | Director: Nana Ghana | Stars: James Franco, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Mia Schaikewitz, Satine Phoenix

29. Million Dollar Kill (2016)

Short, Comedy, Drama | Announced

A tale of two brothers - one alienated by ambition, the other estranged by envy.

Writer: Momo Casablanca | Director: Salvatore di Costanzo | Stars: James Franco, Momo Casablanca

30. Untitled James Franco Documentary (2016)

Documentary | Post-production

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Writer: Lisa Vangellow | Director: Lisa Vangellow | Star: James Franco

31. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2016)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Writers: Stephen King, Bridget Carpenter | Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Bola Aiyeola, Erica Anderson, Scott Anderson, Mike Camp

33. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2016)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Writer: Stephen King | Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Chris Cooper, Jonny Coyne, Kevin Dennis, Josh Duhamel

34. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2016)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Writers: Stephen King, Quinton Peeples | Stars: Jadon Clews, Chris Cooper, Joanna Douglas, Josh Duhamel

35. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2016)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Writers: Stephen King, Brian Nelson | Director: James Strong | Stars: Juliette Angelo, Anthony Colonello, Chris Cooper, Antoni Corone

36. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2016)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Writers: Stephen King, Quinton Peeples | Stars: Alison Brooks, Chris Cooper, Kevin Dennis, Josh Duhamel

37. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2016)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Writer: Stephen King | Stars: Juliette Angelo, Kristian Bruun, Dallas Chorley, Chris Cooper

38. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2016)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Writer: Stephen King | Stars: Claire Brosseau, Kristian Bruun, Miranda Calderon, Chris Cooper

39. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2016)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Writers: Stephen King, Quinton Peeples | Stars: Miranda Calderon, Chris Cooper, Darryl Dinn, Josh Duhamel

40. 11.22.63 (2016– )
Episode: Episode #1.9 (2016)

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Writer: Stephen King | Director: James Strong | Stars: Erica Anderson, Gary Biggar, Ryan Bijan, Jason Bremer

41. The Night Before (2015)

R | 101 min | Comedy

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58 Metascore

On Christmas eve, three lifelong friends, two of whom are Jewish, spend the night in New York City looking for the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.

Writers: Jonathan Levine, Kyle Hunter, Ariel Shaffir, Evan Goldberg | Director: Jonathan Levine | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Jillian Bell, Lizzy Caplan

Votes: 1,947

42. The Little Prince (2015)

108 min | Animation, Fantasy

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70 Metascore

A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to make sure she is prepared for it. Her neighbor The Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of The Little Prince.

Writers: Irena Brignull, Bob Persichetti, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry | Director: Mark Osborne | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, James Franco, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 4,415

43. True Story (I) (2015)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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50 Metascore

When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo - who has taken on Finkel's identity - his investigation morphs into a game of cat-and-mouse.

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

Votes: 24,447

44. Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)

118 min | Drama

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34 Metascore

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: Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Peter Stormare, Charlotte Gainsbourg

Votes: 1,973

45. Queen of the Desert (2015)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

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38 Metascore

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, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis

Votes: 647

46. Wild Horses (2015)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

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44 Metascore

A detective opens up a fifteen-year-old missing persons case and begins to suspect that the boy it belongs to was murdered - and that a local rancher was involved.

Writers: Robert Duvall, Michael Shell | Director: Robert Duvall | Stars: Robert Duvall, James Franco, Josh Hartnett, Luciana Pedraza

Votes: 1,514

47. I Am Michael (2015)

98 min | Biography, Drama

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62 Metascore

A gay activist and magazine founder is 'saved' from his homosexuality after turning to God.

Writers: Benoit Denizet Lewis, Justin Kelly, Stacey Miller | Director: Justin Kelly | Stars: Emma Roberts, James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 356

48. The Labyrinth (2015)

Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

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A collection of original shorts exploring the unknown, the unexplained, and the unimaginable.

Writers: Kristen Davila, Rosanne Flynn, Robert Funke, Taylor Martin, Anna Musky-Goldwyn, Matt C. Sanchez, Jordan Trippeer | Directors: John Berardo, Jessica Kaye, Katrelle N. Kindred, Quyen Nguyen Le, Victoria Rose, Kaushik Sampath, Camila Ohara Tanabe, Tarek Tohme | Stars: James Franco, Josh Peck, Jim Parrack, Jason Ritter

Votes: 62

49. Yosemite (2015)

R | 80 min | Drama

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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, Henry Hopper, Barry Del Sherman, Steven Wiig

Votes: 49

50. The Adderall Diaries (2015)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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46 Metascore

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, Pamela Romanowsky | Director: Pamela Romanowsky | Stars: Amber Heard, James Franco, Christian Slater, Wilmer Valderrama

Votes: 56