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1. Alien: Covenant (2017)

Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production

The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, James Franco, Noomi Rapace, Katherine Waterston

2. Sausage Party (2016)

R | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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66 Metascore

A sausage strives to discover the truth about his existence.

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Alistair Abell

Votes: 103,764 | Gross: $97.66M

3. The X-Files (1993– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Robert Patrick

Votes: 156,947

4. Why Him? (2016)

R | 111 min | Comedy

6.6
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39 Metascore

A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter's Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question.

Director: John Hamburg | Stars: Zoey Deutch, James Franco, Tangie Ambrose, Cedric the Entertainer

Votes: 13,878 | Gross: $59.24M

5. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 34,345

6. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
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A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year.

Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 98,856

7. In Dubious Battle (2016)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.4
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43 Metascore

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

Director: James Franco | Stars: Nat Wolff, James Franco, Vincent D'Onofrio, Selena Gomez

Votes: 491

8. The Disaster Artist (2017)

Comedy, Drama | Completed

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tommy Wiseau's The Room (2003).

Director: James Franco | Stars: Zoey Deutch, Alison Brie, James Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

9. Spider-Man (2002)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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73 Metascore

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

Votes: 564,716 | Gross: $403.71M

10. The Mindy Project (2012– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A young Ob/Gyn doctor balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office.

Stars: Mindy Kaling, Ike Barinholtz, Ed Weeks, Chris Messina

Votes: 23,595

11. 11.22.63 (2016– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A high school teacher travels back in time to prevent John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, George MacKay, Chris Cooper

Votes: 42,836

12. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.2
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Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind.

Stars: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 94,711

13. King Cobra (2016)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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48 Metascore

This ripped-from-the-headlines drama covers the early rise of gay porn headliner Sean Paul Lockhart a.k.a. Brent Corrigan, before his falling out with the producer who made him famous. When... See full summary »

Director: Justin Kelly | Stars: Garrett Clayton, Christian Slater, Molly Ringwald, James Kelley

Votes: 2,300 | Gross: $0.03M

14. This Is the End (2013)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.7
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67 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 322,727 | Gross: $101.47M

15. Spring Breakers (2012)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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63 Metascore

Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine

Votes: 112,702 | Gross: $14.12M

16. 127 Hours (2010)

R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Sean Bott

Votes: 288,756 | Gross: $18.33M

17. Zeroville (2017)

96 min | Comedy, Drama | Completed

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

Director: James Franco | Stars: Will Ferrell, James Franco, Megan Fox, Joey King

18. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 398,772 | Gross: $336.53M

19. Knocked Up (2007)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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85 Metascore

For fun-loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one-night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant with his child.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann

Votes: 306,246 | Gross: $148.73M

20. The Interview (II) (2014)

R | 112 min | Comedy

6.6
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52 Metascore

Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission.

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

Votes: 257,837 | Gross: $6.11M

21. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

PG | 130 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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44 Metascore

A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis

Votes: 179,761 | Gross: $234.90M

22. Never Been Kissed (1999)

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

6.0
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60 Metascore

A newspaper reporter enrolls in high school as part of research for a story.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Molly Shannon

Votes: 70,161 | Gross: $55.47M

23. Pineapple Express (2008)

R | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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64 Metascore

A process server and his marijuana dealer wind up on the run from hitmen and a corrupt police officer after he witnesses his dealer's boss murder a competitor while trying to serve papers on him.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole, Danny McBride

Votes: 264,214 | Gross: $87.34M

24. General Hospital (1963– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Families, friends, enemies and lovers experience life-changing events in the large upstate New York city of Port Charles, which has a busy hospital, upscale hotel, cozy diner and dangerous waterfront frequented by the criminal underworld.

Stars: Maurice Benard, Steve Burton, Rebecca Herbst, Kelly Monaco

Votes: 3,442

25. High School Lover (2017)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.5
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17-year-old Kelly falls in love with Christian, an older man, her father tries to intervene before the crush turns into a dangerous obsession.

Director: Jerell Rosales | Stars: Paulina Singer, François Arnaud, Lana Condor, Tyler Alvarez

Votes: 84

26. Your Highness (2011)

R | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.6
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31 Metascore

When Prince Fabious's bride is kidnapped, he goes on a quest to rescue her... accompanied by his lazy useless brother Thadeous.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Danny McBride, Natalie Portman, James Franco, Rasmus Hardiker

Votes: 87,037 | Gross: $21.56M

27. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

Votes: 430,189 | Gross: $373.38M

28. The Holiday (2006)

PG-13 | 138 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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52 Metascore

Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.

Director: Nancy Meyers | Stars: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black

Votes: 191,876 | Gross: $63.22M

29. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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68 Metascore

A substance, designed to help the brain repair itself, gives rise to a super-intelligent chimp who leads an ape uprising.

Director: Rupert Wyatt | Stars: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, Karin Konoval

Votes: 416,844 | Gross: $176.74M

30. The Little Prince (I) (2015)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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69 Metascore

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

Director: Mark Osborne | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Mackenzie Foy, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard

Votes: 37,447 | Gross: $1.34M

31. Goat (2016)

R | 96 min | Drama

5.8
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64 Metascore

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

Director: Andrew Neel | Stars: Ben Schnetzer, Nick Jonas, Gus Halper, Danny Flaherty

Votes: 3,229 | Gross: $0.02M

32. I Am Michael (2015)

98 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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56 Metascore

Based on the fascinating true-life story of Michael Glatze, a gay activist who becomes an anti-gay Christian pastor.

Director: Justin Kelly | Stars: Emma Roberts, James Franco, Daryl Hannah, Avan Jogia

Votes: 934

33. Milk (I) (2008)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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84 Metascore

The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

Votes: 141,039 | Gross: $31.84M

34. Eat Pray Love (2010)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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50 Metascore

A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

Votes: 66,743 | Gross: $80.57M

35. The Night Before (II) (2015)

R | 101 min | Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

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

Director: Jonathan Levine | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Jillian Bell, Lizzy Caplan

Votes: 42,589 | Gross: $43.04M

36. True Story (I) (2015)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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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.

Director: Rupert Goold | Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, Maria Dizzia

Votes: 40,859 | Gross: $4.72M

37. Homefront (I) (2013)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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40 Metascore

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

Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth

Votes: 86,804 | Gross: $19.78M

38. Date Night (2010)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson

Votes: 131,511 | Gross: $98.71M

39. The Iceman (2012)

R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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60 Metascore

The story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.

Director: Ariel Vromen | Stars: Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, James Franco, Winona Ryder

Votes: 58,066 | Gross: $1.94M

40. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 35,908

41. Lovelace (2013)

R | 93 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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51 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 32,176 | Gross: $0.35M

42. Angie Tribeca (2016– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.9
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Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.

Stars: Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur, Jere Burns, Deon Cole

Votes: 4,824

43. The Institute (2017)

R | 90 min | Thriller | Completed

In 19th century Baltimore, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute, and is subjected to bizarre and increasingly ... See full summary »

Directors: James Franco, Pamela Romanowsky | Stars: James Franco, Pamela Anderson, Topher Grace, Josh Duhamel

44. The Green Hornet (2011)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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39 Metascore

Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz

Votes: 139,036 | Gross: $98.78M

45. Palo Alto (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.3
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69 Metascore

The life and struggles of a group of adolescents living in Palo Alto.

Director: Gia Coppola | Stars: Emma Roberts, James Franco, Jack Kilmer, Zoe Levin

Votes: 21,449 | Gross: $0.75M

46. Third Person (2013)

R | 137 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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38 Metascore

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

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody, Olivia Wilde

Votes: 21,650 | Gross: $1.02M

47. The Deuce (2017– )

Drama | Post-production

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

Stars: John Druzba, James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Carr

48. Future World (2017)

Sci-Fi | Post-production

A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.

Directors: James Franco, Bruce Thierry Cheung | Stars: Suki Waterhouse, Milla Jovovich, James Franco, Lucy Liu

49. Tristan + Isolde (2006)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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49 Metascore

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, David O'Hara

Votes: 46,081 | Gross: $14.73M

50. The Long Home (2017)

96 min | Drama | Post-production

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

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Ashton Kutcher, Josh Hartnett, Analeigh Tipton