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Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 30 April 2006
When the body of a fourteen-year-old teenager is found in the margin of a lake in Paradise, Massachusetts, the Chief of Police Jesse Stone and his officer Simpson seek clues in the spot. ... See full summary »

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When the body of a fourteen-year-old teenager is found in the margin of a lake in Paradise, Massachusetts, the Chief of Police Jesse Stone and his officer Simpson seek clues in the spot. Through a class ring of a student that they find near the corpse, they identity the dead girl, the local slut Billy Bishop. Meanwhile, his department deals with a domestic violent situation with an aggressive and abusive husband who beats his wife. Along his investigation, Stone discloses that the famous writer Norman Shaw was too much close to the victim and intended to write the biography of the famous gangster Leo in his next book. Joining the pieces of evidences like a puzzle, Stone unravels the identity of the criminal. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Trivia

This is number 3 in the series of made-for-television films featuring Jesse Stone. See more »

Goofs

When Jesse and Suitcase were at the quarry, sighting in Luther's AR, Jesse tells him to adjust his sight to the left. Luther makes the adjustment to the wrong dial. He adjusts the vertical (up and down) not the horizontal (left and right). Plus, the holes left in the target are much too large and cleanly cut for a rifle round. See more »

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Luther 'Suitcase' Simpson: She's been in the water a long time.
Chief Jesse Stone: Yeah.
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Followed by Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (2015) See more »

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Another Simple, Credible and Effective Police Story
29 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

When the body of a fourteen years old teenager is found in the margin of the river in Paradise, Massachusetts, the Chief of Police Jesse Stone (Tom Selleck) and his officer Simpson (Kohl Sudduth) seek clues in the spot. Through a graduation ring of a student that they find nearby the corpse, they identity the dead girl, the local slut Billy Bishop. Meanwhile, his department deals with a domestic violent situation with an aggressive and abusive husband that beats his wife. Along his investigation, Stone discloses that the famous writer Norman Shaw (Gary Masaraba) was too much close to the victim and intended to write the biography of the famous gangster Leo in his next book. Joining the pieces of evidences like a puzzle, Stone unravels the identity of the criminal.

"Death in Paradise" is the second excellent movie that I see with Tom Selleck in the role of Chief Jesse Stone. Both films show simple, credible and effective police stories, with great performances, magnificent cinematography and realistic screenplays. Jesse Stone seems to be tailored to Tom Selleck, who is perfect in the role of the cynical, stubborn and flawed but fair chief of police. I believe this character deserves a TV series, so good these stories are. I have just seen in IMDb that there are two other movies of this character, unfortunately not released in Brazil. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Crimes no Paraiso 2" ("Crimes in Paradise 2")


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