The actor's star was on the rise when he had to go and host the Oscars
James Franco seemed to fought his way back from a series of early career disappointments with performances in highly-regarded independent films including “Milk” and “Howl,” and clever turns in “Pineapple Express” and “Date Night.”
Then he had to go and host the Oscars. Did bad reviews for the performance tarnish "Your Highness"? Here's a look at the box office from his recent films.