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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2011 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
127 Hours (2010)

Golden Globes, USA

2011 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
127 Hours (2010)
2009 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Pineapple Express (2008)
2002 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
James Dean (2001)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2016 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Short Form Variety Series
Making a Scene with James Franco (2014)
Shared with:
2011 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Programs
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
James Dean (2001)
For playing: "James Dean".

BAFTA Awards

2011 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2008 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2011 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)
Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Unforgettable Moment
127 Hours (2010)
Aron Ralston (James Franco) cuts off his arm.
Bravest Performance Award
127 Hours (2010)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2010 2nd place
ACCA
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
127 Hours (2010)
Runner-Up
2008 2nd place
ACCA
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Milk (2008)   ((feature film))
Nominated
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
Milk (2008)
Shared with:

Berlin International Film Festival

2010 Won
Teddy
Best Short Film
The Feast of Stephen (2009)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)
2009 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Acting Ensemble
Milk (2008)
Shared with:
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actor
Milk (2008)
2002 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor in a Picture Made for Television
James Dean (2001)

Cannes Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Un Certain Regard Award
As I Lay Dying (2013)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2014 Won
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)
2011 Won
COFCA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)
Actor of the Year
127 Hours (2010)
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Date Night (2010)
Howl (2010)
2009 2nd place
COFCA Award
Actor of the Year
Milk (2008)
Pineapple Express (2008)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)
2010 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Chicago International Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Gold Hugo
Best Short Film
The Feast of Stephen (2009)

Chlotrudis Awards

2014 Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
As I Lay Dying (2013)
Shared with:
2003 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actor
City by the Sea (2002)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

2014 Nominated
Heterodox Award
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
Shared with:

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Denver Film Critics Society

2013 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)
2010 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Detroit Film Critic Society, US

2013 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)

Empire Awards, UK

2011 Nominated
Empire Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

FilmOut San Diego, US

2015 Won
FilmOut Audience Awards
Best Actor
I Am Michael (2015)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2014 Won
Wilde Artist of the Year
Nominated
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)
2011 Nominated
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year
127 Hours (2010)
Howl (2010)

Gold Derby Awards

2011 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actor
127 Hours (2010)
2009 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actor
Milk (2008)
As Scott Smith
Ensemble Cast
Milk (2008)
Shared with:
Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Actor of the Decade
James Dean (2001)

Golden Schmoes Awards

2013 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actor of the Year
Spring Breakers (2012)
2010 Won
Golden Schmoes
Favorite Celebrity of the Year
Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Actor of the Year
127 Hours (2010)
2008 2nd place
Golden Schmoes
Breakthrough Performance of the Year
Pineapple Express (2008)
Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actor of the Year
Pineapple Express (2008)
Favorite Celebrity of the Year

Grammy Awards

2015 Nominated
Grammy
Best Spoken Word Album
For the album "Actors Anonymous."

Hamptons International Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Golden Starfish Award
Short
The Clerk's Tale (2010)

Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA

2009 Won
Man of the Year

Hollywood Film Awards

2008 Won
Hollywood Breakthrough Award
Actor of the Year

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Independent Spirit Awards

2011 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Male Lead
127 Hours (2010)
2009 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Supporting Male
Milk (2008)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2010 Won
IFJA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2013 2nd place
ICP Award
Best Supporting Performance
Spring Breakers (2012)
2nd place.

International Cinephile Society Awards

2014 Won
ICS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2014 Won
INOCA
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)
Nominated
Halfway Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Palo Alto (2013)
Shared with:
5th place.
2013 Nominated
Halfway Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2011 Nominated
IFC Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2011 Nominated
IOMA
Best Actor (Miglior attore protagonista)
127 Hours (2010)
2009 Nominated
IOMA
Best Supporting Actor (Miglior attore non protagonista)
Milk (2008)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Won
Sierra Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)
Tied with Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club (2013).

MTV Movie Awards

2015 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Duo
The Interview (2014)
Shared with:
Best Kiss
The Interview (2014)
Shared with:
2014 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Fight
This Is the End (2013)
Shared with:

Jonah Hill vs. James Franco & Seth Rogen -As the world ends, a possessed Hill uses his demon ... More

Jonah Hill vs. James Franco & Seth Rogen -As the world ends, a possessed Hill uses his demon abilities, along with some insults, against ex-pals Franco and Rogen in a throwdown worthy of Hell.

Best Kiss
Spring Breakers (2012)
Shared with:
2011 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Jaw Dropping Moment
127 Hours (2010)
2009 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Comedic Performance
Pineapple Express (2008)
Best Kiss
Milk (2008)
Shared with:
Best Fight
Pineapple Express (2008)
Shared with:
2008 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Fight
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Shared with:

National Movie Awards, UK

2011 Nominated
National Movie Award
Performance of the Year
127 Hours (2010)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2014 Won
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)
Tied with Michael Fassbender for 12 Years a Slave (2013).

New York Film Critics, Online

2010 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

New York Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Grand Marnier Fellowship Award
Best Film
Child of God (2013)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2010 3rd place
NTFCA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Online Film & Television Association

2011 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)
2002 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
James Dean (2001)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

People's Choice Awards, USA

2014 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Comedic Movie Actor

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
127 Hours (2010)

Queer Lisboa - Festival Internacional de Cinema Queer

2013 Nominated
Jury Prize
Best Documentary
Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)
Shared with:

Razzie Awards

2012 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Supporting Actor
Your Highness (2011)

Rembrandt Awards

2012 Nominated
Rembrandt Award
Best International Actor (Beste Buitenlandse Acteur)
127 Hours (2010)

Rome Film Fest

2012 Nominated
CinemaXXI Award for Short and Medium Films
Dream (2012)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2013 Won
SFFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2011 Won
Outstanding Performer of the Year Award
127 Hours (2010)

Satellite Awards

2010 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
127 Hours (2010)
2008 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Milk (2008)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2011 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
127 Hours (2010)
2009 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Milk (2008)
Shared with:
2002 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
James Dean (2001)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2010 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2010 Won
SLFCA Award
Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)
127 Hours (2010)

For the the zoom-up scene which begins with a tight shot on Aron (James Franco) as he is screaming ... More

For the the zoom-up scene which begins with a tight shot on Aron (James Franco) as he is screaming and pulls out to a wide shot of a large land area, showing how isolated he was from other humans. Tied with Inception (2010).

Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

SXSW Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Audience Award
Spotlight Premiere
Saturday Night (2010)

Teen Choice Awards

2015 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actor: Drama
True Story (2015)
2013 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
2007 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie: Rumble
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Shared with:
2000 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Film - Choice Sleazebag
Whatever It Takes (2000)

The Streamy Awards

2015 Nominated
Streamy Award
Best Actor
Making a Scene with James Franco (2014)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2014 3rd place
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)
2011 Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Won
UFCA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2011 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Venice Film Festival

2016 Won
Fondazione Mimmo Rotella Award
In Dubious Battle (2016)
2014 Won
Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award
2013 Nominated
Golden Lion
Child of God (2013)

Village Voice Film Poll

2013 Won
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)

Walk of Fame

2013 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On March 7, 2013. At 6838 Hollywood Blvd.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Spring Breakers (2012)
2010 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
127 Hours (2010)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2014 Won
Just Kidding Award
Merry Macho Award
Shared with:

For advancing the cause of world peace with their presidential assassination comedy, The Interview.... More

For advancing the cause of world peace with their presidential assassination comedy, The Interview. And who knows, while possibly mulling the Interview II sequel comedy, the assassination of US President Obama. And for further extending Hollywood as a wing of the US military and CIA, following leaked email revelations that the US State Department advocated Sony to use the film to help bring down the DPRK government.


Young Artist Awards

2000 Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a TV Series - Young Ensemble
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Shared with:

Young Hollywood Awards

2014 Nominated
Young Hollywood Award
Best Bromance
Shared with:

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