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The Best Dave Franco Movies 

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List of the best Dave Franco movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Dave Franco's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Dave Franco movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Dave Franco movies will be at the top of the list. Dave Franco has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Dave Franco movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Dave Franco films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Use every item on this list for yours, from Now You See Me to 21 Jump Street.

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Now You See Me is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dave Franco Movies
Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2013

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Now You See Me is a 2013 thriller film directed by Louis Leterrier and written by Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt .

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Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

Released: 2012

Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller

21 Jump Street is a 2012 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, executive produced by and starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, and scripted by Michael ...more

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Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Dave Franco

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Warm Bodies is a 2013 drama horror romance film written by Jonathan Levine and Isaac Marion and directed by Jonathan Levine.

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Charlie St. Cloud Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Ray Liotta

Released: 2010

Directed by: Burr Steers

Charlie St. Cloud is a 2010 American supernatural romantic drama film based on Ben Sherwood's best-selling novel. The film is directed by Burr Steers and stars Zac Efron and Amanda Crew.

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Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill

Released: 2007

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Superbad is a 2007 American teen comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and starring Jonah Hill and Michael Cera. The film was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who began working on the ...more

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Would You Dave Franco, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Talia Tabin

Released: 2012

Directed by: Brian McGinn, Rod Blackhurst

Would You is a 2012 short romantic comedy film written by Dave Franco and directed by Rod Blackhurst and Brian McGinn.
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Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Emmanuelle Chriqui

Released: 2007

Directed by: Eric Amadio

After Sex is an American 2007 comedy-drama film about several couples having conversations after sex. It looks at the complexity of modern day relationships told through eight separate couples. ...more

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James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

Released: 2008

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Milk is a 2008 American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, ...more

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Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Dave Franco

Released: 2019

Directed by: Michael Bay

6 Underground is a 2019 American action film directed by Michael Bay. 6 billionaires (Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, Ben Hardy) form a ...more
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Fright Night is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dave Franco Movies
Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

Released: 2011

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

Fright Night is a 2011 American 3D comedy horror film directed by Craig Gillespie. A remake of Tom Holland's 1985 film of the same name, the film was adapted by Marti Noxon. The film premiered ...more

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Katrina Bowden, Dave Franco, Shannon Woodward

Released: 2009

Directed by: Nicholaus Goossen

The Shortcut is a 2009 horror-thriller film directed by Nicholaus Goossen. The film stars Andrew Seeley, Shannon Woodward, Dave Franco and Katrina Bowden. Adam Sandler's production company, ...more
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Zeroville is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dave Franco Movies
James Franco, Megan Fox, Seth Rogen

Released: 2019

Directed by: James Franco

Zeroville is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by James Franco, based on the novel of the same name by Steve Erickson. A 24-year-old architecture student, Ike Jerome (James Franco) ...more
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Catblock Jamie Lynn Sigler, Dave Franco

Released: 2010

Directed by: Toph Eggers

Catblock is a 2010 short comedy film written and directed by Toph Eggers.
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Ben Stiller, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Dave Franco

Released: 2010

Directed by: Noah Baumbach

Greenberg is a 2010 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Noah Baumbach. The film stars Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Greenberg was produced by ...more
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Dianna Agron, Dave Franco, Kelsey Crane

Released: 2009

Directed by: Dianna Agron

A Fuchsia Elephant is a 2009 short comedy film directed by Dianna Agron.
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The Broken Tower James Franco, Michael Shannon, Dave Franco

Released: 2011

Directed by: James Franco

The Broken Tower is a 2011 American black-and-white student film directed, written, produced, edited by and starring James Franco. The film was made by Franco as his Masters thesis for his MFA ...more