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Franco, James 1978-

Works: 261 works in 1,456 publications in 11 languages and 58,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Director, Performer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, fmd, Other, Scenarist, Restager, Contributor, Author of introduction, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( visu )
179 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 10,450 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( visu )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,688 libraries worldwide
Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, 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, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk
127 Hours by Danny Boyle( visu )
57 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,569 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. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he was going and finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue. As a trained engineer and a skilled, albeit somewhat careless, outdoorsman, he understands his predicament as a practical challenge, a technical problem
Rise of the planet of the apes by Rupert Wyatt( visu )
42 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,558 libraries worldwide
During experiments to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, a genetically-enhanced chimpanzee uses its greater intelligence to lead other apes to freedom
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( visu )
38 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,532 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( visu )
28 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,417 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( visu )
38 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,744 libraries worldwide
A story of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered to be part of the French military prior to the United States' involvement in WWI, and how they became the country's first fighter pilots
Tristan + Isolde by James Franco( visu )
43 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,695 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 Jonah Hill( visu )
24 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,592 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 [Ananas express] ( visu )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,549 libraries worldwide
Dale Denton is a lazy court-process clerk and stoner. He likes to visit his equally lazy dealer Saul Silver. His purpose is to purchase weed, specifically, a rare new strain called Pineapple Express. Dale becomes the only witness to a murder by a crooked cop and the city's most dangerous drug lord. He panics and drops his roach of Pineapple Express at the scene. Dale goes back to Saul to find out if the weed is so rare that it can be traced back to him. 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( visu )
31 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,482 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( visu )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,463 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
Homefront by Gary Fleder Movie( visu )
32 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,320 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 Dmien Saccani( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,214 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( visu )
38 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,153 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
City by the Sea by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,103 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
True story by Mexico) Ramones (Musical group : Nuevo Léon( visu )
10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,076 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
The great raid by John Dahl( visu )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,033 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
Freaks and geeks : the complete series ( visu )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
A television show about two cliques of teenagers dealing with life in high school during the 1980s. Covers everything that you remember from high school but would prefer to have forgotten
Spring breakers by Harmony Korine( visu )
34 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
Four frustrated college girlfriends plot to fund their best spring break ever by burglarizing a fast-food shack. But that₂s only the beginning: during a night of partying, the girls get arrested. Hung over and clad only in bikinis, the girls appear before a judge and get bailed out unexpectedly by Alien, an infamous local dealer who takes them on the wildest spring-break trip in history
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Alternative Names
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 aktor amerykański
James Franco Amerikaans acteur
James Franco attore, regista e scrittore statunitense
James Franco US-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Τζέιμς Φράνκο
Джеймс Франко
Джэймс Франка амерыканскі акцёр, прадзюсар, рэжысёр
Жэймс Франко Кино жүжигчин
Џејмс Франко
Ջեյմս Ֆրանկո
ג'יימס פרנקו
جيمس فرانكو
جیمز فرانکو
जेम्स फ्रेंको
ஜேம்ஸ் பிரான்கோ
เจมส์ แฟรนโก
ჯეიმზ ფრანკო
제임스 프랭코
English (622)
German (38)
French (33)
Spanish (28)
Multiple languages (14)
Turkish (4)
Catalan (3)
Italian (2)
Russian (1)
Chinese (1)
Czech (1)
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