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 ... See full summary »
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.
After his involuntary retirement, Jesse Stone investigates the suspicious death of a young friend while the Paradise police force deals with the arrogant new chief, who is the son-in-law of a town councilman.
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-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 »
Jesse Stone comes out of involuntary retirement after the sheriff who replaced him exploded in their police car. The other officers Jesse worked with have left the department so he is forced to solve the crime on his own.
Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the ... See full summary »
A dramatization of the 90 days leading up to Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy, and how General Dwight Eisenhower, against all odds, brilliantly orchestrated the most important military maneuver in modern history.
Lassiter is a handsome jewel thief operating in London in the late 1930s. One day he is arrested and told that if he wishes to avoid prison, he must break into the heavily guarded German ... See full summary »
Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and ... See full summary »
F. Murray Abraham,
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 Paradise on their own. Jesse pours his energy into his work in an effort to push away his twin demons: booze and women. When his investigation leads to notorious mob boss Gino Fish, Jesse's pursuit becomes hazardous. Written by
Watch worn by Jesse Stone is the same watch Thomas Magnum wore in Seasons 4-8. See more »
(at around 1 min) Jesse Stone and Rose Gammon are seated on opposite sides of a picnic table, talking to each other with the camera cutting back and forth between them: reaction shots. At about 28:00 you can see a couple walking right to left behind Jesse's shoulder. The shot shifts to Rose for her lines, then back to Jesse. At that point, the same couple is shown walking in the same direction, but *further back* than they were what is supposed to be a few seconds later. See more »
No Remorse is not a stand-alone movie. Tom Selleck, by the way, has to be congratulated for being executive producer and main writer on this one.
To appreciate this, you have to be viewing the series and already know the people, because this story is really a framework upon which to advance the lives of the people in Paradise and Boston that we have come to know. Someone coming upon this movie de novo will not be able to grasp the meaning of the many small scenes.
Basically, we as viewers are interacting with the characters because of the way that the story is told. It takes its time and we care about all the people: Emily, Rose, Gino, Alan, Luthur, Hasty, Cissy, Healy, Reggie (the dog), and even the Town Council. This drawing in process is the genius of the movie. The crime story here is almost secondary even though it permeates the movie and is its backbone. If it were not for this ability to make us care, the movie's story would be a 5 or 6, just average or below average, but I make it a 7 (above average) due to its ability to draw us in to its humanity.
We are left in suspense at the end: Will Jesse get his job back? There is one more episode at this time (Innocents Lost). Stay tuned.
For the record, the title refers to the lack of remorse of a sociopathic killer who kills out of jealousy.
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