Want to know the best Martin Sheen movies? How about the worst Martin Sheen movies? Curious about Martin Sheen’s box office grosses or which Martin Sheen movie picked up the most Oscar® nominations? Need to know which Martin Sheen movie got the best reviews from critics and audiences and which got the worst? Well you have come to the right place….because we have all of that information.
A few years ago Sunshine625 requested a movie page that ranked all of the Sheen family’s movies. So I put them all on one huge movie page. It turned out well but it was probably a little too long….and the Google search gods never liked the page….so the views were pretty bad. Well now that we are moving to a new website….I figured I give each Sheen/Estevez their very own page. Their new individual links….Emilio Estevez, Charlie Sheen and Martin Sheen.
Martin Sheen (1940-) was born Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez in 1940. His acting career is now almost 60 years long. His IMDb page shows 249 acting credits from 1956-2017. This page will rank 40 Martin Sheen movies from Best to Worst in six different sortable columns of information. Television shows, shorts, cameos and movies that were not released in theaters were not included in the rankings.
Martin Sheen Movies Can Be Ranked 6 Ways In This Table
The really cool thing about this table is that it is “user-sortable”. Rank the movies anyway you want.
- Sort Martin Sheen movies by co-stars of his movies.
- Sort Martin Sheen movies by adjusted domestic box office grosses using current movie ticket cost (in millions)
- Sort Martin Sheen movies by domestic yearly box office rank
- Sort Martin Sheen movies how they were received by critics and audiences. 60% rating or higher should indicate a good movie.
- Sort by how many Oscar® nominations and how many Oscar® wins each Martin Sheen movie received.
- Sort Martin Sheen movies by Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score. UMR Score puts box office, reviews and awards into a mathematical equation and gives each movie a score.
- Use the search button and sort button to make this table very interactive.
|Rank||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Adjusted B.O. Domestic (mil)||Box Office Rank by Year||Critic Audience Rating||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score|
|Apocalypse Now (1979)||Marlon Brando & Harrison Ford||$335.50||13th of 1979||92.33%||08 / 02||81.68|
|Departed, The (2006)||Jack Nicholson & Matt Damon||$169.60||16th of 2006||87.00%||05 / 04||76.73|
|Gandhi (1982)||Ben Kingsley||$151.30||12th of 1982||85.00%||11 / 08||73.90|
|Catch Me if You Can (2002)||Leonardo DiCaprio & Tom Hanks||$239.30||11th of 2002||87.00%||02 / 00||72.19|
|Catch-22 (1970)||Alan Arkin & Orson Welles||$206.00||8th of 1970||79.00%||00 / 00||68.13|
|Amazing Spider-Man, The (2012)||Sally Field||$277.50||7th of 2012||75.00%||00 / 00||66.25|
|American President, The (1995)||Michael Douglas & Annette Bening||$116.40||29th of 1995||79.00%||01 / 00||55.94|
|Wall Street (1987)||Michael Douglas & Charlie Sheen||$94.50||26th of 1987||75.50%||01 / 01||50.99|
|Dead Zone, The (1983)||Christopher Walken||$55.60||37th of 1983||81.00%||00 / 00||46.91|
|Subject Was Roses, The (1968)||Jack Albertson||$25.30||69th of 1969||78.50%||02 / 01||42.21|
|Badlands (1973)||Sissy Spacek||$14.40||114th of 1973||84.50%||00 / 00||41.94|
|Gettysburg (1993)||Tom Berenger||$21.90||106th of 1993||82.00%||00 / 00||41.93|
|Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane, The (1976)||Jodie Foster||$7.20||145th of 1976||78.00%||00 / 00||37.78|
|Talk to Me (2007)||Don Cheadle||$5.60||184th of 2007||77.50%||00 / 00||37.29|
|Way, The (2010)||Directed by Emilio Estevez||$4.70||152nd of 2010||76.50%||00 / 00||36.69|
|Monument Ave. (1998)||Denis Leary||$0.60||241st of 1998||77.50%||00 / 00||36.51|
|Popstar:Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)||Andy Samberg||$9.50||129th of 2016||72.00%||00 / 00||35.31|
|Final Countdown, The (1980)||Kirk Douglas||$50.40||42nd of 1980||58.00%||00 / 00||35.07|
|O (2001)||Josh Hartnett||$23.90||111th of 2001||62.50%||00 / 00||33.08|
|Spawn (1997)||Michael Jai White||$100.80||34th of 1997||34.50%||00 / 00||31.84|
|Da (1988)||Barnard Hughes||$1.30||191st of 1988||65.00%||00 / 00||30.75|
|War at Home, The (1996)||Emilio Estevez||$0.10||282nd of 1996||65.00%||00 / 00||30.59|
|Bobby (2006)||Anthony Hopkins & Directed by Emilio Estevez||$14.40||154th of 2006||58.50%||00 / 00||30.38|
|Seeking a Friend For the End of the World (2012)||Steve Carell & Keira Knightley||$7.50||143rd of 2012||62.00%||00 / 00||30.36|
|Firestarter (1984)||Drew Barrymore & George C. Scott||$42.90||61st of 1984||49.50%||00 / 00||29.91|
|That Championship Season (1982)||Robert Mitchum & Bruce Dern||$7.40||116th of 1982||60.50%||00 / 00||29.59|
|Rules Don't Apply (2016)||Warren Beatty||$4.20||Too Soon For Ranking||61.50%||00 / 00||29.55|
|Cassandra Crossing, The (1976)||Burt Lancaster & Sophia Loren||$50.20||65th of 1977||45.50%||00 / 00||29.16|
|Rage (1972)||George C. Scott||$10.50||134th of 1972||58.50%||00 / 00||29.12|
|Believers, The (1987)||Helen Shaver||$40.40||59th of 1987||46.00%||00 / 00||27.88|
|Man, Woman and Child (1983)||Blythe Danner||$6.20||122nd of 1983||54.50%||00 / 00||26.58|
|Cadence (1991)||Charlie Sheen||$4.10||144th of 1991||52.00%||00 / 00||25.08|
|Imagine That (2009)||Eddie Murphy||$18.10||133rd of 2009||46.00%||00 / 00||24.51|
|Eagle's Wing (1979)||Sam Waterson||$5.30||165th of 1979||47.50%||00 / 00||23.14|
|Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)||Keifer Sutherland||$0.20||256th of 1997||47.50%||00 / 00||22.35|
|Enigma (1983)||Sam Neill||$2.40||147th of 1983||44.50%||00 / 00||21.29|
|Love Happens (2009)||Jennifer Aniston||$25.80||105th of 2009||36.50%||00 / 00||21.27|
|Beverly Hills Brats (1989)||Peter Billingsley & Burt Young||$0.40||208th of 1989||40.00%||00 / 00||18.86|
|Loophole (1981)||Albert Finney||$1.60||199th of 1981||39.00%||00 / 00||18.58|
|Echelon Conspiracy (2009)||Edward Burns||$0.70||221st of 2009||37.50%||00 / 00||17.73|
|Siesta (1987)||Ellen Barkin||$1.50||197th of 1987||36.00%||00 / 00||17.15|
|Hear No Evil (1993)||Marlee Matlin||$11.60||137th of 1995||30.50%||00 / 00||16.14|
|Lost and Found (1999)||David Spade||$10.90||144th of 1999||30.00%||00 / 00||15.79|
Stats and Possibly Interesting Things From The Above Martin Sheen Table
- Eight Martin Sheen movies crossed the magical $100 million domestic gross mark. That is a percentage of 18.60% of his movies listed. Apocalypse Now (1979) is his biggest box office hit.
- An average Martin Sheen movie grosses $50.60 million in adjusted box office gross.
- Using RottenTomatoes.com’s 60% fresh meter. 23 of Martin Sheen’s movies are rated as good movies…or 53.48% of his movies. Apocalypse Now (1979) is his highest rated movie while Lost and Found (1999) was his lowest rated movie.
- Seven Martin Sheen movies received at least one Oscar® nomination in any category…..or 16.27% of his movies.
- Five Martin Sheen movies won at least one Oscar® in any category…..or 11.62% of his movies.
- An average Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score is 40.00. 12 Martin Sheen movies scored higher than that average….or 27.90% of his movies. Apocalypse Now (1979) got the the highest UMR Score while Lost and Found (1999) got the lowest UMR Score.
10 Possibly Interesting Facts About the Sheen/Estevez Family
1. Ramon Estevez came up with his screen name Martin Sheen, by using the name of a casting director that gave him his first big break, Robert Martin, with a televangelist archbishop that he admired, Fulton J. Sheen.
2. Three of Martin Sheen’s acting children kept the family name, while Carlos became Charlie Sheen.
3. The Sheen/Estevez acting family has appeared in three Best Picture Oscar® winners…..those movies are 1982’s Gandhi, 1986’s Platoon and 2006’s The Departed. The Sheen/Estevez acting family has also starred in the two greatest Vietnam movies ever: Apocalypse Now and Platoon.
4. The Sheen/Estevez acting family has appeared in three Stephen King novels turned into movies…those movies are 1983’s The Dead Zone, 1984’s Firestarter and 1986’s Maximum Overdrive.
5. Martin Sheen has never been nominated for an Oscar®…but does have one Golden Globe® nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 1968’s The Subject Was Roses. On the TV side he has 7 Golden Globe® nominations with one win and 10 Emmy® nominations with one win. Charlie Sheen also is without an Oscar® nomination. He has starred in three television programs. He won a Golden Globe® for Spin City and received 2 Golden Globe® nominations and 4 Emmy® nominations for Two and Half Men. His current show is called Anger Management.
6. Emilio Estevez has moved from acting in movies to directing movies over the last decade. He has directed 5 motion pictures so far. This includes directing his dad in 2010’s The Way which got Martin Sheen excellent reviews.
7. Emilio Estevez was an original member of the 1980’s Brat Pack. As a child he was friends with Rob Lowe, Sean Penn, and Chris Penn. They would regularly make movies using a movie camera….I bet those would be interesting to see.
8. Not to exclude the other Estevez actors…..Ramon Estevez has 19 acting credits on IMDB….his next project is called Whispers. Renee Estevez has 43 acting credits on IMDB…her last project was The Way which starred Martin and was directed by Emilio.
9. Projects that were turned down or seriously considered for: Martin Sheen was in the running to play Michael in The Godfather, Al Pacino got the part and screen history. Emilio Estevez was signed to play the lead role in Platoon….but a two year delay in production meant Charlie Sheen got the role. Charlie Sheen was considered for the Tom Cruise role in Born on the Fourth of July.
10. The Sheens/Estevezs have worked together in many many projects….some of the most successful collarborations were: Martin and Charlie played father and son in the Oscar® winning movie Wall Street, Charlie and Emilio both appeared in Young Guns which is one of their bigger box office hits. Martin appeared in the Golden Globe® Best Picture nominee Bobby which was directed by Emilio Estevez.
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