Best James Franco movies

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Best James Franco movies
Today we present the best James Franco movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from James Franco:

TOP 25:
True Story
True Story
Character: Christian Longo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2015
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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Andy García movies?

TOP 24:
Flyboys
Flyboys
Character: Blaine Rawlings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Release: 2006
The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Sizemore movies?


TOP 23:
The Iceman
The Iceman
Character: Marty Freeman
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2012
The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David Schwimmer movies?

TOP 22:
Homefront
Homefront
Character: Gator
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 2013
Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter, Maddy. He decides to quit the turbulent and demanding life of thrill for Maddy's sake and retires to a small town. His daughter fights off a boy who was bullying her at school and this sets in motion a round of events that end in his direct confrontation with the local Meth drug lord. His past history with the biker gang also enters the arena, making matters more complex. But he has a mission in his mind to protect his daughter and he is ready to pay any cost that it demands.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Neal McDonough movies?

TOP 21:
Interview
Interview
Character: Boyfriend on Phone (voice)
Genre: Drama
Release: 2007
After falling out with his editor, a fading political journalist is forced to interview America's most popular soap actress.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Helen McCrory movies?


TOP 20:
Tristan & Isolde
Tristan & Isolde
Character: Tristan
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David O'Hara movies?

TOP 19:
Pineapple Express
Pineapple Express
Character: Saul Silver
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2008
A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Craig Robinson movies?

TOP 18:
In the Valley of Elah
In the Valley of Elah
Character: Sergeant Carnelli
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2007
A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Susan Sarandon movies?


TOP 17:
Veronica Mars
Veronica Mars
Character: Himself (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Release: 2014
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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Krysten Ritter movies?

TOP 16:
The Great Raid
The Great Raid
Character: Captain Prince
Genre: Action, History, War
Release: 2005
As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate over 500 American prisoners of war.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Benjamin Bratt movies?

TOP 15:

Howl

Howl
Character: Allen Ginsberg
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, society's reaction (the obscenity trial), and mind-expanding animation that echoes the startling originality of the poem itself. All three coalesce in a genre-bending hybrid that brilliantly captures a pivotal moment-the birth of a counterculture.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ryunosuke Kamiki movies?


TOP 14:

The Holiday

The Holiday
Character: Himself
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2006
Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Odette Annable movies?

TOP 13:

Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man 2
Character: Harry Osborn
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2004
Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still can't act on his feelings for Mary Jane Watson, a girl he's loved since childhood.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sally Field movies?

TOP 12:

127 Hours

127 Hours
Character: Aron Ralston
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2010
The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

TOP 11:

James Dean

James Dean
Character: James Dean
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 2001
The man behind the legend and a knowing look at the 1950's Hollywood are revealed in this dynamic bioepic of the meteoric star whose troubled life echoed his gut-grabbing performances in East of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause and Giant.


TOP 10:

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Character: Himself
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 2015
A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.

TOP 9:

Spider-Man

Spider-Man
Character: Harry Osborn
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Release: 2002
After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers to become the Amazing superhero known as Spider-Man.

TOP 8:

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Character: Will Rodman
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2011
Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.

TOP 7:

The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist
Character: Tommy Wiseau
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2017
An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

TOP 6:

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Character: Cowboy (segment "Near Algodones")
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Release: 2018
Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.


TOP 5:

Milk

Milk
Character: Scott Smith
Genre: History, Drama
Release: 2008
The true story of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man ever elected to public office. In San Francisco in the late 1970s, Harvey Milk becomes an activist for gay rights and inspires others to join him in his fight for equal rights that should be available to all Americans.

TOP 4:

An American Crime

An American Crime
Character: Andy
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2007
The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.

TOP 3:

Comedy Central Roast of James Franco

Comedy Central Roast of James Franco
Character: Himself
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2013
It's James Franco's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.

TOP 2:

The Little Prince

The Little Prince
Character: The Fox (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2015
Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her neighbor that will tell her about the story of the Little Prince that he once met.

TOP 1:

Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present

Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2012
Performance artist Marina Abramovic prepares for a major retrospective of her work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.



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