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Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  20 May 2012 (USA)
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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.

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When the man who replaced Jesse as Paradise Police Chief was killed when his car exploded. So Jesse is asked to return and he does. So he goes to the crime scene and there's evidence leads people to believe that the man may have been corrupt. And Jesse who didn't like him because he took his job, says that he is allowed the benefit of the doubt. Jesse finds himself alone because Suitcase and Rose left when the other Chief was there. Jesse suspects that Hasty might know something. And a guy is following Jesse. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Jesse Stone - Im Zweifel für den Angeklagten  »

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Trivia

On the first episode of Magnum PI there is a Navy Ensign Healy (played by W.K. Stratton), which is the same last name of the character played by Stephen McHattie (Captain Healy). See more »

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In the final minutes of the film, Arthur is pursuing Jesse on the ship with a shotgun (the "deer" rifle that had been in Arthur's trunk). As the pursuit continues, Arthur no longer has the shotgun, and is inexplicably firing a gun instead. See more »

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Jesse Stone: I thought getting my job back would straighten me out.
Hasty Hathaway: How is the drinking thing?
Jesse Stone: I got wasted last night.
Hasty Hathaway: Are you getting help?
Jesse Stone: I'm not about to see a shrink.
Hasty Hathaway: Is there someone you can talk to or confide in?
Jesse Stone: I think you just got elected.
Hasty Hathaway: Oh.
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Jesse's a flawed character
21 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The latest Jesse Stone installment, Benefit of the Doubt, is yet another reminder that Jesse is a flawed character. Tom Selleck does such a great job with this character you find yourself justifying these flaws and rooting for him to overcome and serve justice at the same time. Robert B. Parker's vision for Jesse to continue to be flawed has remained intact even after the scripts wandered away from Parker's story line. The supporting cast, Kathy Baker, Kohl Sudduth, Stephen McHattie, William Sadler, Saul Rubinek, and William Devane all return to Paradise to as well. Great acting by Selleck, good writing, and the talented supporting cast preserve Parker's vision for Jesse Stone and hopefully give it life for yet another CBS movie.


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