Filmography: James Franco

2018

Kin (PG-13)Release Date: August 31, 2018
Cast: Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor, James Franco, Zoe Kravitz, Dennis Quaid
Director: Jonathan Baker, Josh Baker
Writer: Jonathan Baker, Josh Baker, Daniel Casey

Future World (R)Release Date: May 25, 2018
Cast: James Franco, Milla Jovovich, Lucy Liu, Margarita Levieva, Suki Waterhouse
Director: James Franco, Bruce Thierry Cheung
Writer: Jeremy Cheung, Jay Davis

Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary ()Release Date: April 21, 2018
Cast: Judd Apatow, Linda Cardellini, Paul Feig, James Franco, Seth Rogen
Director: Brent Hodge

2017

The Disaster Artist (R)Release Date: December 1, 2017
Cast: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Ari Graynor, Alison Brie
Director: James Franco
Writer: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber

The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards ()Release Date: October 27, 2017
Cast: Rico Rodriguez, Matthew Modine, James Franco, Abigail Spencer, Kate Mara
Director: Mark Columbus, Lauren Hoekstra
Writer: Roxanne Beck, Robert Boswell

The Vault (NR)Release Date: September 1, 2017
Cast: James Franco, Taryn Manning, Francesca Eastwood, Scott Haze, Q'orianka Kilcher
Director: Dan Bush
Writer: Dan Bush, Conal Byrne

Queen of the Desert (PG-13)Release Date: April 7, 2017
Cast: James Franco, Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, Damian Lewis, Jenny Agutter
Director: Werner Herzog
Writer: Werner Herzog

The Institute (R)Release Date: March 3, 2017
Cast: Pamela Anderson, James Franco, Josh Duhamel, Topher Grace, Eric Roberts
Director: James Franco, Pamela Romanowsky
Writer: Adam Rager, Matt Rager

I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel ()Release Date: February 21, 2017
Cast: James Franco, Caleb Powell, David Shields
Director: James Franco
Writer: Caleb Powell, David Shields

In Dubious Battle (R)Release Date: February 17, 2017
Cast: James Franco, Selena Gomez, Bryan Cranston, Ashley Greene, Analeigh Tipton
Director: James Franco
Writer: Matt Rager , John Steinbeck

I Am Michael (NR)Release Date: January 27, 2017
Cast: James Franco, Emma Roberts, Zachary Quinto, Daryl Hannah, Leven Rambin
Director: Justin Kelly
Writer: Benoit Denizet Lewis

2016

Why Him? (R)Release Date: December 23, 2016
Cast: Bryan Cranston, James Franco
Director: John Hamburg
Writer: John Hamburg, Ian Helfer

Burn Country ()Release Date: December 3, 2016
Cast: James Franco, Melissa Leo, Rachel Brosnahan, Dominic Rains, Thomas Jay Ryan
Director: Ian Olds
Writer: Ian Olds, Paul Felten

King Cobra ()Release Date: October 21, 2016
Cast: James Franco, Molly Ringwald, Alicia Silverstone, Christian Slater, Garrett Clayton
Director: Justin Kelly
Writer: Justin Kelly

Goat (R)Release Date: September 23, 2016
Cast: Ben Schnetzer, Nick Jonas, Gus Halper, Virginia Gardner, Jake Picking
Director: Andrew Neel
Writer: David Gordon Green, Brad Land

Sausage Party (R)Release Date: August 12, 2016
Cast: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Michael Cera
Director: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon
Writer: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, Kyle Hunter, Ariel Shaffir, Jonah Hill

The Adderall Diaries (R)Release Date: April 15, 2016
Cast: Amber Heard, James Franco, Christian Slater, Wilmer Valderrama, Ed Harris
Director: Pamela Romanowsky
Writer: Stephen Elliott

Memoria (R)Release Date: April 8, 2016
Cast: Sam Dillon, Thomas Mann, James Franco, Teo Halm
Director: Nina Ljeti, Vladimir de Fontenay
Writer: Nina Ljeti, Vladimir de Fontenay

11.22.63 ()Release Date: January 28, 2016
Cast: James Franco, Chris Cooper, Josh Duhamel, Lucy Fry, Sarah Gadon
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Writer: Bridget Carpenter

Yosemite (R)Release Date: January 1, 2016
Cast: James Franco, Henry Hopper, Barry Del Sherman, Steven Wiig, George Maguire
Director: Gabrielle Demeestere
Writer: Gabrielle Demeestere

2015

Every Thing Will Be Fine (NR)Release Date: December 4, 2015
Cast: James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Peter Stormare, Marie-Josée Croze
Director: Wim Wenders
Writer: Bjørn Olaf Johannessen

Wild Horses (R)Release Date: June 5, 2015
Cast: Robert Duvall, James Franco, Josh Hartnett, Luciana Duvall
Director: Robert Duvall
Writer: Robert Duvall

True Story (R)Release Date: April 17, 2015
Cast: James Franco, Felicity Jones, Jonah Hill, Gretchen Mol, Ethan Suplee
Director: Rupert Goold
Writer: Michael Finkel

2014

The Interview (R)Release Date: December 25, 2014
Cast: James Franco, Seth Rogan, Lizzy Caplan, Randall Park, Diana Bang
Director: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
Writer: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, Dan Sterling

The Color of Time (R)Release Date: December 12, 2014
Cast: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, Zach Braff, Henry Hopper
Director: Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bl
Writer: Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss

Good People (R)Release Date: September 26, 2014
Cast: James Franco, Kate Hudson, Anna Friel, Tom Wilkinson, Omar Sy
Director: Henrik Ruben Genz
Writer: Kelly Masterson

Child of God (R)Release Date: August 1, 2014
Cast: Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, James Franco
Director: James Franco
Writer: Cormac McCarthy

Third Person (R)Release Date: June 20, 2014
Cast: Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody, James Franco, Olivia Wilde
Director: Paul Haggis
Writer: Paul Haggis

Masculinity/Femininity (NR)Release Date: May 26, 2014
Cast: Barbara Hammer, Monika Treut, James Franco, Linda Williams, B. Ruby Rich
Director: Russell Sheaffer

Palo Alto (R)Release Date: May 9, 2014
Cast: Emma Roberts, Jack Kilmer, James Franco, Val Kilmer, Keegan Allen
Director: Gia Coppola

Maladies (NR)Release Date: March 21, 2014
Cast: James Franco, Catherine Keener, Fallon Goodson, David Strathairn, Alan Cumming
Director: Carter
Writer: Carter

Veronica Mars (PG-13)Release Date: March 14, 2014
Cast: Kristen Bell, James Franco, Krysten Ritter
Director: Rob Thomas
Writer: Diane Ruggerio, Rob Thomas

Interior. Leather Bar. (NR)Release Date: January 2, 2014
Cast: Val Lauren, James Franco, Christian Patrick, Travis Mathews, Brenden Gregory
Director: James Franco, Travis Mathews
Writer: Travis Mathews

2013

Homefront (R)Release Date: November 27, 2013
Cast: Jason Statham, James Franco, Kate Bosworth, Frank Grillo, Izabela Vidovic
Director: Gary Fleder
Writer: Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Logan

As I Lay Dying (R)Release Date: October 11, 2013
Cast: James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Danny McBride, Logan Marshall-Green, Ahna O'Reilly
Director: James Franco
Writer: James Franco, Matt Rager

This Is The End (R)Release Date: September 6, 2013
Cast: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride
Director: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Writer: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg

Lovelace (R)Release Date: August 9, 2013
Cast: Amanda Seyfried, James Franco, Wes Bentley, Chloë Sevigny, Juno Temple
Director: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Writer: Andy Bellin

The Iceman (R)Release Date: May 3, 2013
Cast: Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, James Franco, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta
Director: Ariel Vromen
Writer: Ariel Vromen, Morgan Land

Spring Breakers (R)Release Date: March 15, 2013
Cast: Selena Gomez, James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Heather Morris
Director: Harmony Korine
Writer: Harmony Korine

Oz The Great and Powerful (PG)Release Date: March 8, 2013
Cast: Mila Kunis, James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Spencer
Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: L. Frank Baum, Mitchell Kapner, David Lindsay-Abaire

2012

About Cherry (NR)Release Date: September 21, 2012
Cast: James Franco, Heather Graham, Dev Patel, Ashley Hinshaw, Lili Taylor
Director: Stephen Elliott
Writer: Lorelei Lee, Stephen Elliott

The Broken Tower (NR)Release Date: April 27, 2012
Cast: James Franco, Michael Shannon, Stacey Miller, Vince Jolivette, Betsy Franco
Director: James Franco
Writer: James Franco, Paul L. Mariani

2011

Sal (2011) (NR)Release Date: September 3, 2011
Cast: James Franco, Jim Parrack, Val Lauren, Brian Goodman, Eva Lauren
Director: James Franco
Writer: Stacey Miller

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13)Release Date: August 5, 2011
Cast: James Franco, Tom Felton, Andy Serkis, Brian Cox, Freida Pinto
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Writer: Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa, Jamie Moss, Pierre Boulle

Your Highness (R)Release Date: April 8, 2011
Cast: Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Theroux
Director: David Gordon Green
Writer: Danny McBride, Ben Best

2010

127 Hours (R)Release Date: November 5, 2010
Cast: James Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Clémence Poésy
Director: Danny Boyle
Writer: Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy

Howl (2010) (R)Release Date: September 24, 2010
Cast: James Franco, David Strathairn, Jon Hamm, Treat Williams, Bob Balaban
Director: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Writer: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

Eat Pray Love (PG-13)Release Date: August 13, 2010
Cast: Julia Roberts, James Franco, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis, Billy Crudup
Director: Ryan Murphy
Writer: Ryan Murphy, Jennifer Salt, Elizabeth Gilbert

With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story (NR)Release Date: July 24, 2010
Cast: Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Samuel L. Jackson, Seth Rogen, Eva Mendes
Director: Terry Dougas, Nikki Frakes
Writer: Nikki Frakes, Will Hess

2009

Milk (2008) (R)Release Date: January 9, 2009
Cast: Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, James Franco, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna
Director: Gus Van Sant
Writer: Dustin Lance Black

2008

Nights in Rodanthe (PG-13)Release Date: September 26, 2008
Cast: Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Scott Glenn, Christopher Meloni, Viola Davis
Director: George Wolfe
Writer: Ken Hixon, Ann Peacock, Nicholas Sparks

Pineapple Express (R)Release Date: August 6, 2008
Cast: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Danny R. McBride
Director: David Gordon Green
Writer: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg

2007

Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (NR)Release Date: October 5, 2007
Cast: Roger Fan, Sung Kang, Bonnie Hunt, Dustin Nguyen, Mousa Kraish
Director: Justin Lin
Writer: Josh Diamond, Justin Lin

In the Valley of Elah (R)Release Date: September 28, 2007
Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Sarandon, Charlize Theron, Jason Patric, Jonathan Tucker
Director: Paul Haggis
Writer: Mark Boal, Paul Haggis

Spider-Man 3 (2007) (PG-13)Release Date: May 4, 2007
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace
Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: Steve Ditko, Stan Lee

2006

The Dead Girl (2006) (R)Release Date: December 29, 2006
Cast: Toni Collette, Rose Byrne, Mary Beth Hurt, Marcia Gay Harden, Brittany Murphy
Director: Karen Moncrieff
Writer: Karen Moncrieff

Flyboys (2006) (PG-13)Release Date: September 22, 2006
Cast: James Franco, Jean Reno, David Ellison, Martin Henderson, Jennifer Decker
Director: Tony Bill
Writer: David S. Ward, Phil Sears, Blake T Evans

Annapolis (PG-13)Release Date: January 27, 2006
Cast: James Franco, Tyrese Gibson, Jordana Brewster, Donnie Wahlberg, Chi McBride
Director: Justin Lin
Writer: David Collard

Tristan & Isolde (PG-13)Release Date: January 13, 2006
Cast: James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, David O'Hara, Henry Cavill
Director: Kevin Reynolds
Writer: Dean Georgaris

2005

The Great Raid (R)Release Date: August 12, 2005
Cast: Benjamin Bratt, James Franco, Clayne Crawford, Marton Csokas, Joseph Fiennes
Director: John Dahl
Writer: William B. Breuer, Hampton Sides

2004

Spider-Man 2 (2004) (PG-13)Release Date: June 30, 2004
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, J. K. Simmons, Alfred Molina, James Franco
Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: Michael Chabon, Steve Ditko

2003

THE COMPANY (PG-13)Release Date: December 25, 2003
Cast: Neve Campbell, James Franco, Malcolm McDowell, Susie Cusack, Marilyn Dodds Frank
Director: Robert Altman
Writer: Neve Campbell, Barbara Turner

2002

Sonny (R)Release Date: December 27, 2002
Cast: James Franco, Brenda Blethyn, Mena Suvari, Harry Dean Stanton, Scott Caan
Director: Nicolas Cage
Writer: John Carlen

Blind Spot (2002) (NR)Release Date: September 25, 2002
Cast: James Franco, Shawn Montgomery, Mark Gleason, Albert J Harris, Morgan Margolis
Director: Stefan Woloszczuk
Writer: Stefan Woloszczuk

City by the Sea (R)Release Date: September 6, 2002
Cast: Robert De Niro, Frances McDormand, James Franco, Eliza Dushku, William Forsythe
Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Writer: Ken Hixon

Spider-Man (2002) (PG-13)Release Date: May 3, 2002
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco, Rosemary Harris
Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: David Koepp

2000

Whatever It Takes (PG-13)Release Date: March 24, 2000
Cast: Shane West, Ben Foster, James Franco, Marla Sokoloff, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
Director: David Raynr
Writer: Mark Schwahn

Future Releases

Arctic Dogs ()Release Date: November 1, 2019
Cast: James Franco, Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin, Laurie Holden, Michael Madsen
Director: Aaron Woodley
Writer: Bob Barlen, Cal Brunker

Other

The Ape (NR)Cast: James Franco, Brian Lally, Allison Bibicoff, Stacey Miller, Vince Jolivette
Director: James Franco
Writer: James Franco, Merriwether Williams

Blood Ride ()Cast: Serinda Swan, Pollyanna McIntosh, James Franco, Jake Lockett
Director: Melanie Aitkenhead
Writer: Timothy Durham

Camille (PG-13)Cast: Sienna Miller, James Franco, David Carradine, Scott Glenn, Ed Lauter
Director: Gregory Mackenzie
Writer: Nick Pustay

The Clerk's Tale (NR)Cast: Charles Dance, Vince Jolivette
Director: James Franco
Writer: Spencer Reece

Don't Come Back From the Moon ()Cast: James Franco, Rashida Jones, Zackary Arthur, Scott Crane, Cheyenne Haynes
Director: Bruce Thierry Cheung
Writer: Dean Bakopoulos

Dream (short) (NR)Director: James Franco

F for Franco (NR)Cast: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Francisco J. Ricardo, Frank Bidart
Director: Francisco J. Ricardo
Writer: Francisco J. Ricardo

The Fixer ()Cast: James Franco, Rachel Brosnahan, Melissa Leo, Dominic Rains, James Oliver Wheatley
Director: Ian Olds
Writer: Ian Olds

Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) (NR)Cast: James Franco, Vince Jolivette
Director: James Franco, Ian Olds

Good Time Max (NR)Cast: James Franco, Vince Jolivette, Richard Portnow, Jarrod Bunch, Trip Hope
Director: James Franco
Writer: Merriwether Williams, James Franco

Grasshopper (2007) (NR)Cast: James Franco, Rachel Miner, Brad Light
Director: Menhay Huda, Eric Kmetz

James Dean (2001) (PG)Cast: James Franco, Michael Moriarty, Valentina Cervi, Enrico Colantoni, Edward Herrmann
Director: Mark Rydell
Writer: Israel Horovitz

Kin 3D ()Cast: James Franco, Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor
Director: Jonathan Baker, Josh Baker

Kink (NR)Cast: Princess Donna, Peter Acworth, Van Darkholme
Director: James Franco, Christina Voros

The Labyrinth (NR)Cast: Josh Peck, Jason Ritter, Jim Parrack, Matt Lucas, James Franco
Director: Various
Writer: Various

The Letter (NR)Cast: Winona Ryder, Josh Hamilton, Marin Ireland, Katherine Waterston, James Franco
Director: Jay Anania
Writer: Jay Anania

The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) (PG)Cast: Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Mackenzie Foy, Marion Cotillard, Jeff Bridges
Director: Mark Osborne
Writer: Irena Brignull, Bob Persichetti, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Mark Osborne

The Long Home (R)Cast: James Franco, Josh Hutcherson, Ashton Kutcher, Analeigh Tipton, Garret Dillahunt
Director: James Franco
Writer: William Gay

The Pretenders (NR)Cast: James Franco, Juno Temple, Jane Levy, Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox
Director: James Franco
Writer: Josh Boone

Saturday Night (NR)Cast: James Franco, John Malkovich, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Will Forte
Director: James Franco

Shadows & Lies (NR)Cast: James Franco, Julianne Nicholson, Josh Lucas
Director: Jay Anania

The Sound and the Fury (NR)Cast: James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Ahna O'Reilly, Seth Rogen, Danny McBride
Director: James Franco
Writer: Matt Rager, William Faulkner

Tar (NR)Cast: James Franco, Henry Hopper, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, Zach Braff
Director: Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bl

Tenn ()Cast: Michelle Arthur, Michael Bradley, Alon Dina
Director: James Franco

Zeroville ()Cast: Megan Fox, James Franco, Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Dave Franco
Director: James Franco
Writer: Steve Erickson