Search results for "James Franco"

Herbert White (2010)

Michael Shannon stars in the role of Herbert White, a character based on the poem of the same name by Frank Bidart. The story follows Herbert as he works in the lumber ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  Michael Shannon

The Feast Of Stephen (2009)

Stephen watches a group of boys playing basketball. The look in his eyes betrays his sexual interests. When the boys realize, he becomes a victim of their homophobia. Or does ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  Remy Germinario  •  Ty Anania  •  Louis Anania  •  Phil Naess

Interior. Leather Bar. (2013) RT 53% / Audience 27%

Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from "Cruising" as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Travis Mathews
CAST:  James Franco  •  Val Lauren  •  Christian Patrick  •  Brad Roberge

Bukowski (2013)

The story of writer Charles Bukowski's formative years from childhood to high school and his struggles with an abusive father, disfiguring acne, alcohol addiction, and his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  Josh Peck  •  Shannen Doherty  •  Alex Kingston  •  Tim Blake Nelson

Black Dog, Red Dog (2017)

Follows the life of Stephen Dobyns as he deals with life, women, and his move from journalism to poetry.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Jon Matthews  •  Charles Rogers  •  Brian Lannin  •  Adriana Cepeda Espinosa  •  Anastasia Frank  •  Pedro Gómez Millán  •  Zachary Kerschberg  •  Leonora Lonsdale  •  Isabella Wing-Davey
CAST:  James Franco  •  Olivia Wilde  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Logan Marshall-Green

Child of God (2014) RT 41% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Oct 2014

A dispossessed, violent man's life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with few other ties, Ballard ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  James Franco  •  Tim Blake Nelson  •  Jim Parrack  •  Fallon Goodson

My Own Private River (2011)

Unused footage from Gus Van Sant's 1991 film My Own Private Idaho is re-contextualized in James Franco's tribute to River Phoenix.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  River Phoenix  •  Keanu Reeves  •  James Russo  •  Vana O'Brien

As I Lay Dying (2013) RT 41% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  James Franco  •  Danny McBride  •  Logan Marshall-Green  •  Ahna O'Reilly

Francophrenia (or: Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) (2012)

A mini-thriller comprised of TV footage of actor James Franco's guest-starring appearances on the American daytime drama, "General Hospital."  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Ian Olds

Sal (2013) RT 43% / Audience 27%

James Franco's Sal chronicles the final hours of the life of actor Sal Mineo, one-time teen idol and star of the blockbuster films Rebel Without a Cause and Exodus.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  Val Lauren  •  Jim Parrack  •  James Franco  •  Vince Jolivette

42 One Dream Rush (2010)

An omnibus of 42 short films by auteur directors based on Dreams.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Rinko Kikuchi  •  David Lynch  •  James Franco  •  Harmony Korine  •  Abel Ferrara  •  Kenneth Anger  •  Asia Argento  •  Jonathan Caouette  •  Leos Carax  •  Gaspar Noé  •  Jonas Mekas  •  Zhang Yuan  •  Taika Waititi  •  Chan Marshall  •  Charles Burnett  •  Mike Figgis  •  Larry Clark  •  Niki Caro  •  Carlos Reygadas  •  Lou Ye  •  Yung Chang  •  Grant Morrison  •  Florian Habicht  •  Floria Sigismondi  •  Brian Butler  •  Sergey Bodrov  •  Joe Coleman  •  Chris Graham  •  Michele Civetta  •  Zachary Croitoroo  •  Terence Koh  •  Marcus Griffin  •  Ryan McGinley  •  Rajan Mehta  •  Chris Milk  •  Charlotte Kemp Muhl  •  Dee Poon  •  Matt Pyke  •  Lola Schnabel  •  Mote Sinabel  •  Arden Wohl
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Paz de la Huerta  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Rinko Kikuchi

Saturday Night (2010) RT Audience 83%

With unprecedented access to the behind the scenes process of the writers, actors and producers, Franco and his crew document what it takes to create one full episode of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  Fred Armisen  •  Will Forte  •  James Franco  •  Bill Hader

Masculinity & Me (2010)

Lurid monologues about rape and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco  •  Russell Sheaffer
CAST:  James Franco  •  Russell Sheaffer

The Broken Tower (2012)

Docudrama about American poet Hart Crane, who committed suicide in April 1932 at the age of 32 by jumping off the steamship SS Orizaba.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  James Franco  •  Stacey Miller  •  Vince Jolivette  •  Betsy Franco

Good Time Max (2008) RT Audience 49%

Two genius brothers grow up and grow apart as one becomes a successful surgeon and the other pursues a drug-fueled high life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  James Franco  •  Wilmer Calderon  •  Richard Portnow  •  Jarrod Bunch

The Ape (2005) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  James Franco  •  Brian Lally  •  Allison Bibicoff  •  Stacey Miller

The Sound and the Fury (2015) RT 22% / Audience 31%

A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  James Franco  •  Tim Blake Nelson  •  Joey King  •  Scott Haze

The Masterpiece (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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  Dave Franco  •  James Franco  •  Seth Rogen  •  Ari Graynor

Zeroville (2016)

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

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  James Franco
CAST:  James Franco  •  Megan Fox  •  Will Ferrell  •  Seth Rogen