In Dubious Battle

  • Release Date: February 17, 2017 (limited)
  • Genre: Drama

  • Director: James Franco
  • Producer(s): Andrea Iervolino, Iris Torres, James Franco, Monika Bacardi, Ron Singer, Scott Reed, Vince Jolivette
  • Writer(s): Matt Rager
  • Studio: Rabbit Bandini Productions
  • Length: 1h 54m


James Franco directs and stars in this drama based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. In the California apple country, 900 migratory workers are paid a fraction of the wages they were promised. Led by activist Jim Nolan (Nat Wolff), they rise up against the landowners, and organize a major strike to unionize exploited apple pickers in the 1930s.


James Franco, Nat Wolff, Selena Gomez, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ed Harris, Robert Duvall, Sam Shepard, Josh Hutcherson, John Savage, Ashley Greene, Zach Braff, Bryan Cranston
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