Highest Rated Titles With James Franco

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Job Types
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year

























































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Nightlife (2011)

14 min | Short, Drama, Romance

9.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Two NYC teenagers form a fragile bond that gets them through a difficult night.

Director: Shandor Garrison | Stars: Antone Pagán, Adam Soto, Robyn Weiss, Olivia Whelan

Votes: 5

2. Gen RX (2014)

8 min | Short, Action, Adventure

9.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  

A dystopian action thriller set in the near future. Health pills are provided to citizens by the government to help maintain health and happiness. A young woman named Sarah (played by ... See full summary »

Director: John Taschner | Stars: Katie Barth, Melissa Marie Elias, Aaron Groben, Andrew Espinoza Long

Votes: 35

3. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Discos and Dragons (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  

Nick explores disco, Lindsay listens to the Grateful Dead, and Daniel tries something new. What's cool? Friendship.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,338

4. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Smooching and Mooching (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  

Nick stays with the Weirs after a fight with his father and the geeks go to a make-out party.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,145

5. 11.22.63 (2016)
Episode: The Day in Question (2016)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  

The past makes every effort to prevent Jake from altering the events of November 22, 1963, and saving the President, with his own life hanging in the balance.

Director: James Strong | Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, Cherry Jones, George MacKay

Votes: 2,509

6. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Chokin' and Tokin' (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

When Bill talks about being allergic to peanuts in class, Alan tries to prove he's lying but Bill ends up in the hospital after an allergic reaction. Lindsay smokes weed for the first time.

Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,173

7. Hollywood Heights (2012)
Episode: The Final Concert (2012)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama

9.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

Loren senses Eddie at her concert and makes a quick change to her set list. Eddie does his best to avoid being caught by the cops.

Director: Owen Renfroe | Stars: Cody Longo, Brittany Underwood, Robert Adamson, Daphne Ashbrook

Votes: 34

8. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Looks and Books (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

A car accident results in Lindsay deciding to stop hanging out with her "freak" friends. She decides to rejoin the mathletes and start hanging out with Millie again. Sam adopts a new modern... See full summary »

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,078

9. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: The Little Things (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

As McKinley High prepares for a visit from Vice President Bush, Ken and Sam must sort out conflicted feelings in their love lives.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,053

10. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Lindsay tries to convince Harold to let her join her friends at a Who concert. Kim and Lindsay accidentally run over Millie's dog. Kim starts hanging out with Millie. Lindsay wants to tell ... See full summary »

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,064

11. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: The Garage Door (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Neal learns his father is cheating on his mother. Ken develops a crush on the tuba player in the school's marching band and Lindsay helps set them up.

Director: Bryan Gordon | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,067

12. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

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: 111,530

13. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Carded and Discarded (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Sam, Neal, and Bill befriend a pretty new transfer student, but soon fear of losing her to the popular crowd and try to win her over with a series of fun things they plan for her. Lindsay, ... See full summary »

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,156

14. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Noshing and Moshing (2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Neal wrestles with the dilemma of whether to tell his mother about his father's affair. Lindsay is given detention after coming to the aid of a girl being attacked by a boy. Daniel deals ... See full summary »

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,054

15. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Tests and Breasts (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Daniel cons Lindsay into helping him pass an algebra test, while Sam and his pals try to figure out the basics of human sexuality.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,198

16. Vice Guide to Film (2016– )
Episode: Werner Herzog (2017)

21 min | Biography

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

James Franco, Harmony Korine, and Errol Morris explore the wild worlds of German maverick Werner Herzog, whose films have taken us from the Amazon to the Arctic and beyond as he probes the fine line between the awesome and the absurd.

Director: Lewis Cohen | Stars: James Franco, Harmony Korine, Errol Morris, Zak Penn

Votes: 5

17. The X-Files (1993– )

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

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

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, William B. Davis

Votes: 174,630

18. Inside the Actors Studio (1994– )

65 min | Talk-Show

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their craft.

Stars: James Lipton, Bradley Cooper, Ellen Burstyn, Gerard Moss

Votes: 4,476

19. Metamorphosis: Junior Year (II) (2017)

90 min | Drama, Family

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Haunted by the disappearance of his sister and plagued by his parent's expectations, young artist Ovid uses mythology and drawings to understand the world around him.

Directors: Alec Cohen-Schisler, Sadie Fearon, Brandon Fu, Peter Gold, Dylan Griffith | Stars: Arash Afrakhteh, Noa Amzallag, Ari Atken, Clara Baker

Votes: 6

20. Spider-Man 3: UK Premiere Special (2007 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Steve Kemsley | Stars: Thomas Haden Church, Elliott Crossley, Harvey Crossley, Kirsten Dunst

Votes: 16

21. The Deuce (2017– )
Episode: Au Reservoir (2017)

TV-MA | 63 min | Drama

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

[HBO] HD. 'Au Reservoir.' (Season One) The Deuce's pimps face obsolescence; Candy eyes a higher profile; Vincent confronts Abby's past.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 527

22. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Beers and Weirs (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

When Mr and Mrs. Weir go out of town for the weekend, Lindsay hosts a keg party. Sam, Bill and Neal, worried that the party-goers will get too rowdy, substitute a keg of non-alcoholic beer for the one the freaks have on ice.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,365

23. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Pilot (1999)

TV-14 | 48 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

In 1980, a group of high school students face various social struggles. Wealthy "brain" Lindsay wants to rebel. Her geeky freshman brother Sam and his two friends are targeted by a bully.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,660

24. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
Episode: Same to You, Pal (2014)

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

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Stephen invites his colleague and lifelong friend Grimmy to the show for the final episode of The Colbert Report.

Director: Jim Hoskinson | Stars: Stephen Colbert, Andrew Young, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, J.J. Abrams

Votes: 67

25. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: The Diary (2000)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Lindsay's parents are convinced Kim is leading their daughter down a path toward drugs and sex, so they consider taking a peek in her diary. Meanwhile, Bill is tired of the same jocks ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Olin | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,010

26. 11.22.63 (2016)
Episode: The Kill Floor (2016)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

In an attempt to commit one act which could make a difference, Jake remains in Holden, where he tries to prevent Harry Dunning's father from doing the unthinkable. However, the past has other ideas.

Director: Frederick E.O. Toye | Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, George MacKay, Kevin J. O'Connor

Votes: 2,218

27. 11.22.63 (2016)
Episode: The Rabbit Hole (2016)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

High school teacher Jake Epping is approached by his friend, Al, who has access to a portal which transports whoever uses it to the year 1960, where Al suggests Jake can avert the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, Cherry Jones, Lucy Fry

Votes: 2,853

28. Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008– )

TV-14 | 4 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Zach Galifinakas comically interviews various celebrites between two ferns.

Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Bradley Cooper, Misty Monroe

Votes: 3,681

29. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: I'm with the Band (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Lindsay encourages Nick to pursue a career in music. Nick continues to practice with his current band, but quickly decides he's better than them. Lindsay encourages Nick to audition for a ... See full summary »

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,153

30. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Kim Kelly Is My Friend (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Kim befriends Lindsay but she has ulterior motives, while Sam is bullied mercilessly by Karen Scarfolli, whose locker is next to his.

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,235

31. The Deuce (2017– )
Episode: My Name Is Ruby (2017)

TV-MA | 70 min | Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

[HBO] HD. 'My Name Is Ruby.' (Season One) Season One Finale. Vincent balks at getting in any deeper with Rudy; Candy sees the future of pornography.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Chris Bauer

Votes: 497

32. The Daily Show (1996– )

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

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

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, Trevor Noah, John Oliver

Votes: 39,964

33. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 35,110

34. 30 Seconds to Mars: City of Angels (2013 Video)

12 min | Short, Music

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Song in the album, regarding their success in the states and thir up roar of beginning in LA (The City of Angels)

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

Votes: 283

35. City Bus (2015)

13 min | Short, Drama, Romance

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

On Helen's 35th birthday her usual bus changes route, taking her back to a place from her youth, to the day she stopped living.

Director: Lauren Hoekstra | Stars: Ahna O'Reilly, Adam J. Harrington, Tyler Neitzel, Michelle DeFraites

Votes: 6

36. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Girlfriends and Boyfriends (2000)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Lindsay and Nick get more serious, and her parents give unwanted advice. Sam joins the yearbook staff to get closer to Cindy, who thinks of him only as a friend.

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,055

37. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Klaus and Greta (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Jack and Kenneth try to erase an embarrassing drunk phone message he left on New Year's Eve, Jenna agrees to "date" James Franco for publicity, Liz's cousin comes to visit after she outs him, and Tracy thinks his wife's pregnant with a girl.

Director: Gail Mancuso | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 555

38. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: We've Got Spirit (2000)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Sam tries out to be the school mascot hoping to impress Cindy. Meanwhile, Daniel, Ken, and Kim suddenly become the basketball team's most rabid fans following a series of run-ins with jocks... See full summary »

Director: Danny Leiner | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,066

39. American Experience (1988– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,189

40. Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015)
Episode: Episode #18.173 (2011)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: David Letterman, James Franco, Dianna Agron, Christina Perri

Votes: 5

41. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)
Episode: Tricks and Treats (1999)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Halloween doesn't go as expected for Sam, Lindsay or their parents.

Director: Bryan Gordon | Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 1,240

42. The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018 TV Movie)

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Anthony Anderson, Jonathan Banks, Kristen Bell, Mary J. Blige

Votes: 17

43. The Deuce (2017– )
Episode: Pilot (2017)

TV-MA | 80 min | Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The Deuce is an upcoming American television drama series set in and around Times Square, New York , the series pilot began shooting in October 2015. The series was picked up in January 2016.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Gary Carr

Votes: 1,166

44. 11.22.63 (2016)
Episode: The Truth (2016)

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

As questions mount about Jake, his double life begins to unravel, while the past interferes with the plans he and Bill have for Oswald.

Director: James Franco | Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, Cherry Jones, Lucy Fry

Votes: 1,657

45. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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 television show without losing her mind.

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

Votes: 99,850

46. 11.22.63 (2016)

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

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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: 54,147

47. Hot Ones (2015– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

It's the show with hot questions and even hotter wings.

Stars: Sean Evans, Claus Pilgaard, Action Bronson, Jay Pharoah

Votes: 177

48. James Franco & Seth Rogen: Bound 3 (2013)

4 min | Short, Comedy, Music

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A parody of the Kayne West music video 'Bound'.

Stars: James Franco, Seth Rogen

Votes: 17

49. The Ultimate Evil (2015– )

45 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Attempting to uncover deeper truths behind the Son of Sam murders which haunted New York City in the 1970s, investigative journalist Maury Terry puts his career and safety on the line in ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Bairos, Drew Connick, Katie Cooper, Chelsea Didier

Votes: 12

50. Hollywood Heights (2012)
Episode: Eddie Questions His Feelings (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Loren and Melissa get into the club, but aren't able to give Eddie the song. Eddie sees a photo that may change his mind about Chloe.

Stars: Cody Longo, Brittany Underwood, Robert Adamson, Brandon P Bell

Votes: 9