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Franco, James 1978-

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

86 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,792 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
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

111 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction
Spider-Man 3 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

117 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood
Rise of the planet of the apes by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

63 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,765 WorldCat member 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
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

46 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,708 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
Eat pray love by Elizabeth Gilbert( Visual )

55 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,657 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 )

48 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,549 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
127 Hours by James Franco( Visual )

57 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,503 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. 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
Flyboys by Tony Bill( Visual )

47 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,012 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 )

65 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,784 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 Jonah Hill( Visual )

41 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,637 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 )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,622 WorldCat member 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
Why him? by James Franco( Visual )

32 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,612 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
The interview by Evan Goldberg( Visual )

54 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,493 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
Homefront by Gary Fleder( Visual )

51 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,406 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 )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Huard er en ung mann som ønsker seg til United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland
Arctic dogs by Jeremy Renner( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swifty, the Arctic fox, works in the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service but dreams of one day becoming a Top Dog. To prove himself worthy of the Top Dog role, Swifty secretly commandeers one of the sleds and delivers a mysterious package to a secret location. He stumbles upon a hidden fortress, where he comes face to face with Otto Von Walrus, a blubbery evil genius. He discovers Otto Von Walrus plan to drill beneath Arctic surface to unleash enough ancient gas to melt the Arctic
11.22.63( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,132 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
Howl by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

47 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,125 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 )

17 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,096 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
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Spider-Man 3
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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 american

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

James Franco actor estadounidense

James Franco aktor amerykański

James Franco americký herec

James Franco Amerikaans acteur

James Franco Amerikai színész, rendező, producer és festőművész

James Franco amerikanesche Schauspiller

James Franco amerikansk skådespelare och regissör

James Franco attore, regista e scrittore statunitense

James Franco Pelakon, pengarah dan penerbit Amerika Syarikat

James Franco pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

James Franco US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

James Franco yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä, elokuvaohjaaja, käsikirjoittaja, tuottaja ja taiteilija

Τζέιμς Φράνκο

Джеймс Франко

Джеймс Франко американский актёр, кинорежиссёр, сценарист и продюсер

Джэймс Франка амерыканскі акцёр, прадзюсар, рэжысёр

Жэймс Франко Кино жүжигчин

Џејмс Франко

Ճէյմս Ֆրանքօ

Ջեյմս Ֆրանկո

ג'יימס פרנקו

ג'יימס פרנקו שחקן אמריקאי

טרנקו, ג'מס

جامىس فىرانكو

جيمس فرانكو

جیمز فرانکو

جیمز فرانکو کارگردان، بازیگر، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، معلم

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ஜேம்ஸ் பிரான்கோ

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제임스 프랭코

프랭코, 제임스 1978-

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