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 ... See full summary »
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 and his officer Simpson seek clues in the spot... See full summary »
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, Stone's investigation of an alleged rape draws him into conflict with the town council, which hopes to preserve Paradise's reputation as an ideal seaside resort. Written by
When Jesse Stone (Tom Selleck) stops Terry Genest ('James Rogers (X)') for following him, the driver's window is up about four inches; in the final shot (before Terry rolls window up) the window glass is barely visible. See more »
[on the phone]
Well I'm just a small town cop. Mostly I give out parking tickets.
I don't want to talk about your work.
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Being a longtime mystery lover, but never having read Robert B. Parker or seen a Jesse Stone movie, I really looked forward to watching Sea Change. But it was almost a complete disappointment. First, the principal characters have been given colorful histories or eccentricities seemingly only to keep them from being completely uninteresting otherwise or to fill time (for example, Luthor's post-coma extrasensory power). Why does anyone have his or her peculiarities? And how do they add to the plot? Why is Sean Young's character even introduced? Nothing is ever developed or explained. Second, no problem is ever too great for Jesse to wrap up neatly with almost no effort, including the rape charge, the problem with Fish, and even the central mystery. Even William Devane, who is always worth watching, is unlikely as an ex-cop-turned-psychiatrist. And the glacial pace of this drama makes it almost painful to sit through. I know there are a lot of Robert B. Parker fans out there, but I can't see how this movie could possibly justify their devotion.
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