Best on Netflix USA

Also check out Best on Netflix Canada

Check us out daily to find out what new movies and TV shows are available on Netflix USA!

Martin Sheen on Netflix

Last updated March 26, 2023

The West Wing Poster

The West Wing

1999 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

Winning four consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, creator Aaron Sorkin's powerful political epic chronicles the triumphs and travails of White House senior staff under the administration of President Josiah Bartlet (Martin Sheen). The acclaimed ensemble cast features Stockard Channing, Allison Janney, Rob Lowe, Richard Schiff, John Spencer and Bradley Whitford as members of the president's inner circle.
Details about The West Wing

Apocalypse Now Redux Poster

Apocalypse Now Redux

2001 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 masterpiece follows Capt. Willard as he journeys upriver during the Vietnam War in search of the mysterious, and totally insane, Col. Kurtz. This redux version has been reedited with new footage and a fade-to-black ending.
Details about Apocalypse Now Redux

The West Wing: Season 1 Poster

The West Wing: Season 1

1999 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

Widely considered one of the best-written and most innovative TV series of all time, this political drama depicts the first year of a well-meaning Democratic administration. Season 1 introduces the White House staff, headed by President Bartlet.
Details about The West Wing: Season 1

The West Wing: Season 2 Poster

The West Wing: Season 2

2000 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

The Emmy-winning sophomore season of this acclaimed political drama finds the White House reeling from an assassination attempt by white supremacists that leaves two men hospitalized -- neither of whom was the real target.
Details about The West Wing: Season 2

The West Wing: Season 3 Poster

The West Wing: Season 3

2001 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

The third season of Aaron Sorkin's political drama opens as President Bartlet kicks off his campaign for re-election. Meanwhile, C.J. is plagued by a stalker and the president must deal with the fallout of revealing his illness to the nation.
Details about The West Wing: Season 3

The West Wing: Season 5 Poster

The West Wing: Season 5

2003 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

President Josiah Bartlet and his hardworking inner circle of aides continue to navigate the perilous political shoals of government in Washington, D.C., in this Emmy-winning TV series with a passionate, loyal fanbase.
Details about The West Wing: Season 5

The West Wing: Season 4 Poster

The West Wing: Season 4

2002 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

In the fourth season of the Emmy-winning political drama, President Bartlet has more than just re-election to contend with: For starters, the nation of Qumar is getting larger, and Ainsley Hayes is quitting.
Details about The West Wing: Season 4

The West Wing: Season 7 Poster

The West Wing: Season 7

2005 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

The final season of this gripping drama focuses on the close of President Bartlet's tenure and the race that will elect his Oval Office successor. Republican hopeful Sen. Arnold Vinick takes on Democrat Congressman Matt Santos.
Details about The West Wing: Season 7

The West Wing: Season 6 Poster

The West Wing: Season 6

2004 | NR | 4.2 out of 5 Stars

A new race for the White House is on in the sixth season of this Emmy Award-winning television drama, tracing the tail end of President Bartlet's second term as multiple sclerosis tightens its grip on his mobility.
Details about The West Wing: Season 6

Apocalypse Now Poster

Apocalypse Now

1979 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

During the Vietnam War, Capt. Willard is sent to Cambodia on a top-secret mission, where he journeys upriver in search of the mysterious Col. Kurtz. His instructions: terminate Kurtz, who's gone completely insane.
Details about Apocalypse Now

Salinger Poster


2013 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

Interviews with 150 of J.D. Salinger's friends and colleagues shed light on the reclusive author in this absorbing documentary. High-profile writers and actors, including Martin Sheen, Gore Vidal and John Cusack, discuss how Salinger influenced them.
Details about Salinger

The Way Poster

The Way

2010 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

When his son dies while hiking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, a grieving father flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child's life, he decides to complete the 500-mile trek to Spain.
Details about The Way

Death by China Poster

Death by China

2012 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

This frank documentary chronicles the growing power and global ambitions of China, and concludes that its strength threatens America's own future. The film views the loss of American jobs to China as one more facet of a one-sided economic rivalry.
Details about Death by China

The End of Poverty? Poster

The End of Poverty?

2008 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Exploring the history of poverty in developing countries, filmmaker Philippe Diaz contends that today's economic inequities arose as a result of colonization, military conquest and slavery, with wealthier countries seizing the resources of the poor. Narrated by Martin Sheen, this absorbing documentary includes interviews with numerous historians, economists and sociologists who shed light on the ongoing conditions that contribute to poverty.
Details about The End of Poverty?

The Double Poster

The Double

2011 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Retired CIA agent Paul Shepherdson joins young FBI agent Ben Geary to track down a Russian assassin who has seemingly returned after the Cold War. Old conspiracies quickly resurface, embroiling the pair deeper and deeper in peril.
Details about The Double

The Final Countdown Poster

The Final Countdown

1980 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

What if a 1980s American aircraft carrier (with its modern firepower) time-warped back to Pacific waters just outside Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941? That's the intriguing premise behind this sci-fi adventure that stars Kirk Douglas and Martin Sheen.
Details about The Final Countdown

National Geographic: Inside the Vatican Poster

National Geographic: Inside the Vatican

2001 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Martin Sheen narrates National Geographic's behind-the-scenes peek into the inner workings of the Vatican, one of the most famous, yet mysterious, locales on Earth. With access into the private chapels and papal quarters, no stone is left unturned. For nearly 2,000 years, the Vatican has managed to remain mostly unchanged spiritually and physically as the world has endured repeated wars, famines and political upheavals.
Details about National Geographic: Inside the Vatican

Catch-22 Poster


1970 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Capt. Yossarian (Alan Arkin) tries to escape the travesties of World War II by convincing his Air Force commanders that he's crazy. Hilarity ensues -- but so does reality as he watches his close friends (Martin Sheen and Art Garfunkel) die in the ridiculousness of war. Mike Nichols directs this cinematic adaptation of Joseph Heller's scathing black comedy about a small group of flyers in the Mediterranean in 1944.
Details about Catch-22

Water Wars Poster

Water Wars

2009 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Martin Sheen narrates this sobering documentary from writer-director Jim Burroughs that dissects the ongoing "water wars" in Bangladesh, a down-river nation that's alternately plagued by drought, flooding and a growing sense of desperation. When Hurricane Katrina hit the city of New Orleans, a crisis team from Holland stepped in to help. Can that same know-how make a meaningful difference in Bangladesh -- and beyond?
Details about Water Wars

In the Custody of Strangers Poster

In the Custody of Strangers

1982 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez, in his film debut, star as father and son in this tense drama about a teen whose drunken joyride lands him in jail. To teach their son a lesson, his parents leave him overnight -- a decision they'll live to regret. Survival in the gritty, unforgiving jail leads to an assault charge for the teen, and days turn into weeks as his stressed family fights to get him back. Jane Alexander also stars.
Details about In the Custody of Strangers

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane Poster

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

1976 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Living by herself in her father's house, resourceful 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs will do anything to remain independent and to keep anyone from discovering what she's hiding in the cellar, as her prying landlady finds out.
Details about The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

They Killed Sister Dorothy Poster

They Killed Sister Dorothy

2008 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

While working in Brazil to help the poor and preserve the rain forest, Sister Dorothy Stang, a 73-year-old nun, was shot six times. This documentary follows the trials of her killers, shedding light on the battle over the future of the rain forest.
Details about They Killed Sister Dorothy

Monument Ave. Poster

Monument Ave.

1998 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

As a car thief working for Irish-American gangsters in Boston, Bobby knows where his loyalties lie. But when his cousin from Dublin becomes a victim of gang violence, Bobby finds maintaining his family honor could bring about tragic consequences.
Details about Monument Ave.

Stella Days Poster

Stella Days

2011 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

In mid-1950s Ireland, a parish priest -- in an attempt to raise funds for his church and merge his passion for film with his faith -- opens a small cinema in his community, provoking conflict with the bishop and the parishioners.
Details about Stella Days

No Code of Conduct Poster

No Code of Conduct

1998 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

Hot on the trail of the city's most notorious heroin dealer, father-and-son cops Bill and Jake Peterson (the real-life familial team of Martin and Charlie Sheen) uncover rampant corruption in their own police force. Without knowing whom to trust, the Petersons must work together to bring the criminals to swift justice before a $50 million drug deal goes down. Meanwhile, Jake deals with a troubled marriage and living in his father's shadow.
Details about No Code of Conduct


About Best on Netflix USA

Best on Netflix is the place to discover the best TV shows and movies available on Netflix. Find the newest releases of your favorite movies and TV shows available for streaming on Netflix today. This site lists all the amazing content available to Netflix members. If you want to watch a movie or TV shows, you must go to the official Netflix website. Best on Netflix is not related to Netflix and its purpose is to highlight the great content already available on Netflix since we're such huge fans of their service. We love Netflix just as much as you do! We hope you enjoy this movie and tv show discovery tool.

We have a lot of great features coming up in the next few weeks to help highlight the best movies and TV shows on Netflix, so stay tuned!


NETFLIX® is a registered trademark. All intellectual property rights in and to the service are owned in the U.S.A and Canada, and the rest of the world by Netflix Inc. is not affiliated with Netflix Inc. in any way. This site is for entertainment and informational purposes only.