The Disaster Artist

Lists: Comedy, Drama

Brief Synopsis: "An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made."

Overall Ranking: 914 (Rank from 2017: # 33)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 36.36%
Regular 63.64%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Michigan Movie Guy Silent Bob97(full review)
Dave Examines Movies92
Darren of Movie Reviews 10190
Le Anne of Tinsel And Tine84 - What I like about The Disaster Artist is the fact that James Franco takes it all seriously, it's funny, but it's never mocking. It's obvious the film comes from a place of love and fascination for Wiseau and Sestero’s story...
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Paul's Trip To The Movies80(full review)
Minnesota Man80 - The more meta, the betta.
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Leah Greenblatt of EW78(full review)
David Baruffi71(full review)
Dan O'Neill70(full review)
CineMarvellous George Beremov65(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest65(full review)

People Involved

  • James Franco (Tommy Wiseau)
  • Dave Franco (Greg Sestero)
  • Seth Rogen (Sandy Schklair)
  • Ari Graynor (Juliette Danielle)
  • Alison Brie (Amber)
  • Josh Hutcherson (Philip Haldiman)
  • Zac Efron (Dan Janjigian)
  • Jacki Weaver (Carolyn Minnott)
  • June Diane Raphael (Robyn Paris)
  • Andrew Santino (Scott Holmes)
  • Nathan Fielder (Kyle Vogt)
  • Hannibal Buress (Bill Meurer)
  • Sharon Stone (Iris Burton)
  • Melanie Griffith (Jean Shelton)
  • Paul Scheer (Raphael Smadja)
  • Jason Mantzoukas (Peter Anway)
  • Sugar Lyn Beard (Bonnita Boudreau)
  • Eliza Coupe (Erica Chase)
  • Zoey Deutch (Bobbi)
  • Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Sid)
  • Jason Mitchell (Nate)
  • John Early (Chris)
  • Peter Gilroy (Timothy)
  • Kelly Oxford (Amy Von Brock)
  • Tommy Wiseau (Henry)
  • Greg Sestero (Casting Agent)
  • Casey Wilson (Casting Director)
  • Randall Park (Male Actor)
  • Jerrod Carmichael (Actor Friend)
  • Brett Gelman (Acting Teacher)
  • Dylan Minnette ()
  • Judd Apatow ()
  • Megan Mullally ()
  • Kate Upton ()
  • Kristen Bell (Herself)
  • Bryan Cranston (Himself)
  • Zach Braff (Himself)
  • Adam Scott (Himself)
  • J.J. Abrams (Himself)
  • Erin Cummings (Female Guest)
  • Tom Franco ()
  • Michelle Arthur (Theatre Participant)
  • David DeCoteau (Himself)
  • Ricky Mabe (Casting Person)
  • Shane Ryan (Front Row Premiere Attendee)
  • Tamzin Brown (Tommys date at premier)
  • Cate Freedman (Actress #1)
  • Amechi Okocha (Mamas Boy)
  • Cameron Brinkman (Actor at Premier)
  • Nicole Gordon-Levitt (Girl in Red Dress)
  • Elizabeth Hirsch-Tauber (Girl on Phone)
  • Jenna Curtis (William Morris Agent)
  • Frederick Keeve (Bartender)
  • Angelyne (Herself)
  • Adwin Brown (Confused Person)
  • Slim Khezri (Actor at Premiere)
  • Corey Weber (Door man / Bouncer)
  • Phillip E. Walker (Homeless Man)
  • Katherine Neff (Coco)
  • Taylor Laughlin (Auditioning Actress)
  • Johnny Meyer (Guy Driving Alfa Romeo)
  • Xhuliano Ujka (John)
  • Tearra Oso (Jarrods Friend)
  • Vince Chavez (Movie Premiere Attendee in Blue Shirt)
  • Isaac Phillips (Film Critic)
  • Krista West (Auditioning Actress)
  • Aidiye Aidarbekov (Guest)
  • Kara Gibson (Actor at Premiere)
  • Resit Berker Enhos (Actor at Premiere)
  • Steven Liu (Waiter)
  • Tudor Munteanu (Crew Member, Hans)
  • Frank Lui Geo (Premiere Analyst)
  • Bill Rojas (Movie Premiere Actor)
  • Mark Anthony Petrucelli (Jeff)
  • Zhubin Rahbar (Zsolt Magyar)
  • Javi Sánchez-Blanco Boyer (Movie Premiere Guest)
  • Jolie Mitnick Salter (Model Party Guest)
  • Ramona Tibrin (Trophy Wife)
  • Frankie Ponce (Premiere Film Critic)
  • Vincent Marinelli (Bartender)
  • Adonis Simmons (Cast and Crew)
  • Elena Cristiean (Auditioning Actress)
  • Cerra Angela Vallentine (Movie Premier Guest)
  • Ron Saylor (Actor at Premiere)
  • Danny Finneran (Blonde at Casting)
  • Eloho Josephine Okujeni (Hooker)
  • Dan Byelich (Movie Premier Actor)
  • Cynthia Natera (Costume Girl)
  • Jordan Daem (Waiter)
  • Max Valentine (Romano)
  • (Director)