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Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)
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Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jesse finds himself struggling to get his job back as the Paradise police chief, and he is forced to rely on his cop intuition to sort through a maze of misleading clues and hidden meanings as he attempts to solve a shocking and horrifying mob-related double homicide.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, investigation, crime, mystery, small town life, law enforcement, small town, deadly, ocean, female singer, swimming, fisherman, tailing a suspect, ruse, hanging, police officer killed, fishing boat, flashlight, pet dog, fire extinguisher, burglar alarm, phonograph, binoculars, hundred dollar bill, crime scene photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts

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Most similar movies to Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, crime, deadly, murder, law enforcement, investigation and mystery mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt: Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2005), Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010), Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011), Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007), Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jesse Stone is a former L.A. homicide detective who left behind the big city and an ex-wife to become the police chief of the quiet New England fishing town of Paradise. Stone's old habits die hard as he continues to indulge his two favorite ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mystery, crimes, crime, small town, chief, law enforcement, small town life, police investigation, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, police investigation, murder investigation, small town, crime, mystery, police officer, shot point blank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jesse investigates the suspicious death of a young friend while the police force deals with the arrogant new police chief who is the son-in-law of a town councilman.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: investigation, mystery, false accusation, law enforcement, deadly, murder, crime, crimes, quitting job, small town, police officer, tattoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, crime, heist, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, coma, cold case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: memory loss, murder, kidnapping, crime, crimes, investigation, police detective, missing child, deadly, law enforcement, small town, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Small-time police chief and struggling alcoholic Jesse Stone looks into the murder of a teen-age girl whose body is found floating in a local lake. The case brings the former LAPD cop up against the Boston mob and into the affluent world of a ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, split personality, mystery, investigation, haunted by the past, domestic violence, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other.
Style: tense, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, who done it, crime, crimes, murder, police station, mystery, gangsters, deadly, law enforcement, police officer, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 147
Hornet's Nest (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in Charlotte, N.C., the story opens with everyone desperate to solve the latest crisis: a serial killer is specializing in out-of-town businessmen. Hammer and West make the murder investigation their top priority. But West is less than pleased ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, partners, journalism, law enforcement, uncover truth, reporter, danger, mystery, urban, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 3.4
 221
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, urban ghetto, police corruption, disorder, law enforcement, friendship, danger, rivalry, gangsters, bank, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Devil's Teardrop (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man known only as "The Digger" opens fire in a train station many are left dead. The only clue the FBI has is a hand written letter with demands on it. Agent Margurete needs help analyzing it and the best is retired specialist ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, rough ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, mystery, special agents, law enforcement, danger, murder, rivalry, deadly, criminal heroes, crime, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Under hypnosis, a mental patient admits to several recent murders. He also offers a strange defense when he claims that he is the reincarnation of a 19th century man who was wrongly executed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, crime, crimes, mystery, danger, assault, college student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, crimes, danger, who done it, mystery, suspicion, deadly, police investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 93
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, danger, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 590
Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, mystery, betrayal, crimes, danger, murder, deadly, dishonesty, store, sabotage, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Killing Affair (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peter Weller (Robocop) stars as Baton Morris, a drifter suspected of murder, in this crime drama. A widow (Kathy Baker) living in West Virginia takes in the man (Weller) whom she believes murdered her husband. As she spends more time with him, she ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: couples, vengeance, isolation, mind game, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, haunted by the past, deadly, hostage, confined, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
As Blood Runs Deep (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Small-town detective Noah Cordin is called to solve a juvenile homicide that occurred during a home burglary in his affluent town of Hilliard. The dead boy's mother, Allison Connor, is a member of the Meskada County Board of Commissioners, and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, working class, social differences, small town, deadly, investigation, dead boy, crime scene, home invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, on the run, law enforcement, investigation, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, crimes, heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Man from Reno (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stranger in the increasingly strange city of San Francisco, Japanese crime novelist Aki is unsure of precisely what role she has to play in a real-life murder mystery involving ambiguous MacGuffins and amorphous identities. Unfolding in lonely ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: amateur detective, mysterious character, investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, neo-noir, neo noir, small town, writer's life, love affair, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Pastor's Wife (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Matthew Winkler, a beloved minister who, in 2006, was found shot and killed in his Selmer, Tennessee home, his wife and young daughters missing. Authorities soon zeroed in on Matthew's wife, Mary, as the prime suspect ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, investigation, marital rape, deadly, social relations, crimes, small town, domestic violence, trial, preacher, under the surface, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, deadly, profanity, unlikely couple, murder, murderous pair, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mormon, crimes, crime, human nature, law enforcement, deadly, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.9
 9
Coast Mafia (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shin, a good family friend and business partner of the DeLeon family, assumes his role as head of the Coast Mafia.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, family business, mob, money, murder, gangster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.5
 154
Jackals (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.
Style: suspenseful, clever, talky, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, small town, desert, crime, chases and races, immigrants, crimes, heroes, witnessing a crime, murder, police corruption, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Life's gone pear-shaped for Jack Irish. He's back to takeaway Chinese for one after his girlfriend Linda abandoned him for a career in Sydney, a flashy Brisvegas type is muscling in on the racetrack action, and his cabinet-making still ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, missing person, investigation, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, intrigue, danger, dishonesty, sexual content, graphic violence, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
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Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, deadly, social relations, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, small town life, crime, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, aging, crimes, elderly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, law enforcement, hitman, one last chance, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 661
Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, danger, society, graphic violence, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Jack Irish: Bad Debts (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Irish is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover - the complete man ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: private detective, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, sexual content, graphic violence, who done it, down on your luck, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, crime, workplace, deadly, partners, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, police station, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.4
 975
Blue City (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own hands and go up against a ruthless local mob boss in a ...
Style: realistic, clever, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: investigation, friendship, estrangement, teenage life, crime, obsessive quest, crimes, parents and children, good versus evil, murder, small town, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%