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Best James Franco Movies

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List of the best James Franco movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. James Franco's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. The order of these top James Franco movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated James Franco movies will be at the top of the list. James Franco has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest James Franco movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining James Franco films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best James Franco role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest James Franco performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Everything from The Ape to In the Valley of Elah is included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best James Franco movies?" and "What are the greatest James Franco roles of all time?"
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    James Franco, Kate Mara, Lizzy Caplan

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    Amber Heard, James Franco, Seth Rogen

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    Rihanna, Emma Watson, James Franco

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    James Franco, Freida Pinto, Tracy Spiridakos

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

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    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

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    James Franco, Henry Cavill, Mark Strong

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    James Franco, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson

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    James Franco, Michael Moriarty, Edward Herrmann

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    Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, James Franco

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    Mila Kunis, Olivia Munn, Tina Fey

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    Sienna Miller, James Franco, David Carradine

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    Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, James Franco

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    James Franco, Jean Reno, Philip Winchester

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    Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, James Franco

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    Eliza Dushku, James Franco, Robert De Niro

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    Sienna Miller, James Franco, Steve Buscemi

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    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Mena Suvari

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    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet

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    Cameron Diaz, James Franco, Edward Furlong

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    Penélope Cruz, Nicolas Cage, Steve Buscemi

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    James Franco, Sam Worthington, Connie Nielsen

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    James Franco, Kerry Washington, Rose Byrne

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    James Franco, Jon Hamm, Mary-Louise Parker

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    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

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    Charlize Theron, James Franco, Susan Sarandon

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    Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel

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    The Ape James Franco, Vince Jolivette, Brian Lally

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    The Car Kid James Franco, Meat Loaf, Brad Renfro

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    James Franco, Diane Lane, Richard Gere

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    Good Time Max James Franco, Richard Portnow, Jarrod Bunch

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    Mother Ghost James Franco, Dana Delany, Kevin Pollak

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    James Franco, Ellen Page, Catherine Keener

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    Cherry James Franco, Heather Graham, Megan Boone

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    To Serve and Protect James Franco, Amy Acker, Craig T. Nelson

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    Amanda Seyfried, Sharon Stone, James Franco

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    Julia Roberts, James Franco, Javier Bardem

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    James Franco, Neve Campbell, Malcolm McDowell

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    James Franco, Debbie Harry, Frankie Muniz

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    The Broken Tower James Franco, Michael Shannon, Dave Franco

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    Sal James Franco, Jim Parrack, Stephen McCain

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    James Franco, Ike Gingrich, Morgan H. Margolis

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    Fool's Gold James Franco

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    At Any Cost James Franco, Gene Simmons, J.D. Evermore

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    James Franco, Nick Cannon, Aaron Paul

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    James Franco, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans

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