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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, Mystery
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, small town life, law enforcement, small town, deadly, mystery, ocean, female singer, swimming, fisherman, tailing a suspect, ruse, burglar alarm, phonograph, binoculars, flashlight, pet dog, breaking a window, fire extinguisher, fishing boat, hundred dollar bill, crime scene photograph, applying lipstick ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, murder and investigation mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt: Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2005), Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010), Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009), Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011), Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007). 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, serious, realistic, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mystery, small town, crime, small town life, chief, law enforcement, police investigation, tough cop, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england
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100%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
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: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, small town, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crime, mystery, crimes, shot point blank, murder investigation, scotch whiskey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: memory loss, crime, investigation, murder, kidnapping, missing person, small town, missing child, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ 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, murder, law enforcement, deadly, crime, quitting job, small town, crimes, funeral, reading a letter aloud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, crime, investigation, police investigation, murder, heist, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, coma, cold case, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, year 1994
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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100%
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: tense, disturbing, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, split personality, mystery, investigation, psychopath, haunted by the past, domestic violence, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, massachusetts, boston, usa
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100%
Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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, murder, crime, who done it, deadly, gangsters, mystery, police station, law enforcement, domestic disturbance, small town, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, santa monica california
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100%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, deadly, riddles and clues, mystery, who done it, crime, uncover truth, crimes, murder, investigation, police investigation, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, woman in danger, danger, crime, crimes, mystery, college student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: danger, deadly, law enforcement, hitman, crime, mystery, special agents, criminal heroes, crimes, murder, psychopath, fbi agent
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, social relations, deadly, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, feminism, crime, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Broken Horses (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, small town, hitman, going straight, gangsters, siblings relations, crime, hopes, crimes, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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24%
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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, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, mormon, serial killer, mystery, investigation, crime, special agents, crimes, social relations, human nature, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Coverup (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Personal injury attorney Stuart Pepper faces the challenge of his young career when he takes on a controversial case of wrongful death in small town Iowa. Kevin Thacker's body was found in the alley outside the Marshalltown Police Department ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: mystery, corruption, legal action, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, small town life, law enforcement, small town, crime, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: mystery, crimes, love and romance, investigation, small town, law enforcement, crime, writer's life, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, mysterious character, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A sleuthing garage sale maven suspects foul play when her friend dies in an old house with a cursed reputation. Even though police evidence - and even webcam footage of the death – point to natural causes – this mysterious death in a cursed” ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: riddles and clues, murder, deadly, couples, danger, amateur detective, uncover truth, crime, who done it, supportive spouse, couple relations, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: heist, drugs/alcohol, urban ghetto, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, bank, police corruption, crime gone awry, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, courtroom drama, heroes, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, legal action, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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21%
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1st to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A homicide inspector -- Lindsay Boxer -- who teams with three other professional women to catch an ingenious serial killer targeting newlyweds on their wedding nights.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, master criminal, partners, murder, terminal illness, psychopath, rivalry, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Paradise (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Action, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tabloid journalist Annika Bengtzon is writing about a murder in the port of Stockholm and she suspects that the Yugoslav mafia is involved. However, she also finds links to a foundation that runs a shelter for battered women, Paradiset. Looking for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, crime, mystery, danger, woman in danger, deadly, family problems, journalism, investigation, haunted by the past, crimes, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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21%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, deadly, partners, crimes, mystery, crime, partners against crime, urban, journalism, police investigation, serial killer, suit and tie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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21%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, serial killer, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, crime, mystery, crimes, single parent, haunted by the past, psychopath, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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21%
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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: realistic, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, dishonesty, deadly, intrigue, danger, rivalry, righting the wronged, law enforcement, crime, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: mind game, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, mysterious character, crime, who done it, crimes, mystery, riddles and clues, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police, informant, hitman, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, danger, deadly, snitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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21%
Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that wreaked havoc in Boston ...
Style: rough, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, prison, psychopath, law enforcement, deadly, prison life, woman in danger, danger, confined, crime, manipulations, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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21%
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, suspense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, social differences, deadly, working class, small town, dead boy, friend, investigation, home invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: crime, danger, vengeance, law enforcement, deadly, romancing a criminal, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, urban, murderous pair, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, mystery, curses spells and rituals, crime, supernatural ability, police investigation, serial killer, who done it, crimes, beach, healing power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Sisterhood of Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teenage girl says she's the victim of a secret network called The Sisterhood of Night, a quiet suburban town becomes the backdrop for a modern-day Salem witch trial.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: small town, crimes, mystery, investigation, small town life, youth, social relations, computers and web, life is a bitch, witch, teenage life, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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20%