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James Franco Tries and Fails to Give 5-Second Summaries of Serious Movies

'The Tonight Show' turns into a high-pressure game show in this clip

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Jimmy Fallon kept James Franco really busy on The Tonight Show last night. Not only did Fallon have Franco give him a pointers on how to take selfies with fans, but the late-night host also made the Of Mice and Men star play a rapid-fire round of 5-Second Summaries.

In theory, the game is simple: one player is assigned a movie title and has five seconds to give a summary of the film so the other player can guess the title. Unfortunately, the rules kept changing while the two played, devolving into a giggle-and-swear fest with Franco getting a quick lesson in what you can and can’t say on television.

While no one was able to get Toy Story or The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, at least Franco was able to figure out Pineapple Express.

Watch part two here:

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