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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, realistic, captivating, suspense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, crimes, mystery, small town life, small town, police officer killed, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, ocean, swimming, fisherman, ruse, hanging, pet dog, fishing boat, tailing a suspect, female singer, deadly, danger, fire extinguisher, phonograph, binoculars, flashlight, hundred dollar bill ...
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, murder, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, investigation and danger mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller 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: Thin Ice (2009), 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, realistic, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, murder mystery, psychopath, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, chief, small town, small town life, loss of loved one, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, murder investigation, serial killer, police officer, small town, mystery, hit and run, chief of police ...
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: investigation, mystery, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, quitting job, funeral, police officer, small town, tattoo, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: memory loss, investigation, crimes, kidnapping, murder, police detective, law enforcement, small town, missing person, missing child, chief of police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: crimes, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, heist, coma, cold case, police officer, mystery ...
Time: year 1994, year 1992, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
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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, tense, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: child molester, murder, split personality, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, uncover truth, domestic violence, psychopath, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: captivating, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, who done it, murder, law enforcement, mystery, gangsters, police station, police officer, drugs, domestic disturbance, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, santa monica california
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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, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, law enforcement, parents and children, police, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
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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, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, unlikely couple, murder, religious fanaticism, gangsters, brainwashing, murderous pair, romancing a criminal, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.8
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, journalism, crimes, partners, law enforcement, serial killer, uncover truth, reporter, mystery, geek, crime scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, investigation, lifetime, death, rivalry, true crime, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
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Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Once a Los Angeles homicide detective, Police Chief Jesse Stone now presides over the quiet, seaside village of Paradise, Massachusetts. When the facts don't add up in a brutal Boston-area murder case, Jesse opens an investigation filled with ...
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Place: boston
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The Front (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective uncovers a sinister conspiracy when he is sent to research a disintegrating neighborhood for a public relations campaign.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: police investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, law enforcement, workplace, partners, murder, lifetime, strong female presence, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Place: usa
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Action, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Man from Reno (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA, Canada
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 2K
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Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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