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Franco, James 1978-

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Most widely held works by James Franco
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

206 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 10,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, became a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he was elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977. His election makes him the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, were shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blamed his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the inspiring true story of Harvey Milk
Rise of the planet of the apes by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

53 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Caesar ... [is] a chimpanzee who gains human-like intelligence and emotions from an experimental drug. Raised like a child by the drug's creator ..., Caesar ultimately finds himself taken from the humans he loves and imprisoned. Seeking justice, Caesar assembles a simian army and escapes--putting man and primate on a collision course that could change the planet forever"--Container
127 Hours by Danny Boyle( Visual )

62 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. Mr. Ralston's ordeal was a struggle for survival and a profound existential crisis. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he is going is part of the point: real freedom means getting a clean break from civilization and the burdens of family, friends, and other responsibilities. Finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue, which forces him to ruminate about his family, his ex-girlfriend, and the hereafter. As a trained engineer and a skilled--albeit somewhat careless--outdoorsman, he understands his predicament as a practical challenge, a technical problem. After struggling for more than five days, he makes an immanently logical decision about its solution
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
Oz the great and powerful by James Franco( Visual )

37 editions published in 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Disney's fantastical adventure Oz The Great And Powerful, from the director of the Spider-Man trilogy, follows Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics. When Diggs is hurled away to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he's hit the jackpot--until he meets three witches (Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams), who aren't convinced he's the great wizard everyone's expecting. Reluctantly drawn into epic problems facing Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it's too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity--and even some wizardry--Oscar transforms himself into the great Wizard and a better man as well"--Container
Flyboys by Tony Bill( Visual )

43 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the young Americans who volunteered to be part of the French military prior to the United States involvement in WWI, also known as Lafayette Escadrille, and how they became the country's first fighter pilots
Tristan + Isolde by Dean Georgaris( Visual )

49 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic story of the love between the Cornish knight Tristan and the Irish princess Isolde. Their love for each other threatens to not only destroy their personal relationships with their families, but also to plunge their respective kingdoms into war
This is the end by Evan Goldberg( Visual )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... six friends [are] trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption."--Container
Pineapple Express by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment( Visual )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dale Denton is a lazy court-process clerk and stoner. He likes to visit his equally lazy dealer Saul Silver. Dale becomes the only witness to a murder by a crooked cop and the city's most dangerous drug lord. As Dale and Saul run for their lives, they quickly discover that the bad guys are hot on their trail and trying to figure out the fastest way to kill them both
The interview by Seth Rogen( Visual )

40 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two amateur TV hosts land an interview with the North Korean dictator Kim Jung-un, and are recruited by the CIA to assassinate him
Date night by Shawn Levy( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Carell and Tina Fey star in this romantic comedy of errors. Claire and Phil Foster (Fey and Carell) are a suburban couple who feel that their lives, including their weekly date night, have become humdrum and routine. In an attempt to rekindle their spark, they plan a romantic evening at a hip Manhattan bistro. But when they arrive at the glamorous venue, they get a lot more excitement than they bargained for when a case of mistaken identity turns their intimate evening into a hair-raising walk on the wild side. Mark Wahlberg and Kristen Wiig co-star
Why him? by John Hamburg( Visual )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the holidays, Ned, an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird. The rivalry develops, and Ned's panic level goes through the roof when he finds himself lost in this glamorous high-tech world and learns that Laird is about to pop the question
Homefront by Jason Statham( Visual )

40 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-packed thriller about how far one man will go to protect his family. Widowed ex-DEA agent Phil Broker retires to a quiet Southern town with his ten-year-old daughter and discovers that the idyllic setting is riddled with drugs and violence. When a riveting chain of events forces him to face off with psychotic local drug lord Gator Bodine, Broker must retaliate using the fearsome skills he hoped to keep in his past
Annapolis by Damien Saccani( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Huard, a local kid, is a shipbuilder's son who wants to prove to his father, not to mention himself, that he can cut it as a Naval officer. But at the Academy he runs afoul of a hard-nosed training officer named Cole who does all he can to drive Huard out of the school. They end up settling their differences in the boxing ring during the Academy's annual competition
Howl by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

47 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every word in this film was spoken by the actual people portrayed. In that sense this film is like a documentary. In every other sense, it is different"--Title screen. In 1957, in San Francisco, poet Allen Ginsberg has just published "Howl." This distinctive work immediately generates a great deal of controversy. Publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti has been sued on charges of obscenity, as many feel the poem is simply too explicit for publication (it contains strong language and frank references to homosexuality). When prosecutor Ralph McIntosh and defender Jake Ehrlich go head to head in front of Judge Clayton Horn, freedom of expression hangs in the balance. For the author, filled with the heady joy of poetic success, the trial demands the courage of being Allen Ginsberg--himself
True story by Jonah Hill( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After journalist Michael Finkel is fired from The New York Times for embellishing a story, he learns that accused murderer Christian Longo has been claiming to be him. Hoping this story will save his career, Finkel begins interviewing Longo in prison. But soon, the men find themselves in an eerie game of cat and mouse in this psychological drama
City by the Sea by Michael Caton-Jones( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arresting killers is Manhattan detective LaMarca's job. This time is different, the fugitive suspect LaMarca is tracking ends up being his own son. LaMarca must bring the accused to justice. But as a father, he must put his job on the line to find a way to save his own son
11.22.63 by James Strong( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 22, 1963, President Kennedy was killed in Dallas and the world changed forever. But what if it could be changed back? James Franco stars as Jake Epping, an English teacher who accepts the monumental mission of trying to prevent the assassination of JFK. Luckily, he has the help of Sadie Dunhill (Sarah Gadon), a resourceful librarian who's trying to reconcile secrets of her own. Executive produced by J.J. Abrams and based upon the bestselling novel by Stephen King
The great raid by John Dahl( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of American Rangers who rescue the survivors of the Bataan Death March from the Cabanatuan Prison Camp during WWII. When the Philippines fell to the Japanese, the remnants of Gen. MacArthur's Army were forced down the Bataan Penninsula where they were surrounded and cutoff with no hope of rescue. They were starving and dying of disease. Gen. Wainwright eventually surrendered and the troops were marched off to prison. Along the way thousands died or were murdered by the Japanese. They were taken to Camp O'Donnell and to Cabanatuan Prison Camps where they were starved and beaten. When MacArthur invaded the Philippines he made it a priority to rescue the remaining prisoners still alive in Japanese hands
 
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Ceyms Franko

Džeimss Franko

Džejms Franko

Franco, James Edward 1978-

Iacobus Franco

James Franco acteur américain

James Franco Actor americano, escritor, productor, director y profesor

James Franco actor, escritor, productor, director y profesor estadounidense

James Franco aktor amerykański

James Franco americký herec

James Franco Amerikaans acteur

James Franco Amerikai színész, rendező, producer és festőművész

James Franco attore, regista e scrittore statunitense

James Franco pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

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Τζέιμς Φράνκο

Джеймс Франко

Джэймс Франка амерыканскі акцёр, прадзюсар, рэжысёр

Жэймс Франко Кино жүжигчин

Џејмс Франко

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ג'יימס פרנקו שחקן אמריקאי

جيمس فرانكو

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제임스 프랭코

ジェームズ・フランコ

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