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Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 15 January 2006
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.


Robert Harmon


Robert B. Parker (novel), Tom Epperson (teleplay)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Selleck ... Jesse Stone
Saul Rubinek ... Hasty Hathaway
Viola Davis ... Molly Crane
Kohl Sudduth ... Luther 'Suitcase' Simpson
Polly Shannon ... Abby Taylor
Mike Starr ... Lou Carson
Britt Robertson ... Michelle Genest (as Brittany Robertson)
Liisa Repo-Martell ... Carole Genest
Stephen McHattie ... Captain Healy
John Beale John Beale ... Dr. Perkins
Vito Rezza Vito Rezza ... Anthony D'Angelo
Stephanie March ... Cissy Hathaway
Stephen Baldwin ... Joe Genest
Maria Brooks ... Sandy
McKenzi Scott McKenzi Scott ... Tammy
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Mike Starr (I)'s brother Beau Starr had appeared in Thin Air (2000), another Robert B. Parker novel adaptation which coexists with Jesse Stone. See more »


The first night in his new house, Jesse picks up a full bowl of dog food, then sets an empty bowl down on the counter. He then opens a can of dog food an empties into the bowl. It's possible he emptied the bowl off-camera, but that would have been an easy shot to include, and especially important to drive home the point that the dog was not eating (a point he raises a few scenes later). See more »


[first lines]
Cop: [flashback] You alright, sir?
Jesse Stone: Yes.
Cop: So, what are you doing here at 4 in the morning?
Jesse Stone: I'm a cop.
Cop: Got a badge?
Jesse Stone: I *was* a cop, I'm leaving town. I just thought I'd stand here for a while 'til I went.
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Followed by Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012) See more »

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Acceptable and interesting series about a former L.A. cop who relocates to Paradise as a Police Chief
7 September 2012 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

¨Robert B. Parker's Jesse Stone: Night Passage¨ deals with an L.A. cop who goes to a small town only to find a mystery after the other , intervening in a domestic abuse case and a killing . Jesse Stone (Tom Selleck) is a tough, but worn-out Police Chief . Former LA policeman , who relocates to Paradise, Massachusetts after leaving the duty due to a drinking problem . He buys a secluded house where he lives with his senior hound dog that suffers an illness . While the Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens and he fears he will relapse into alcoholism , to get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder . Meantime , Jessie becomes romantically involved with a local advocate in law (Polly Shannon) . He soon becomes complicated with a case of domestic violence whose husband (Stephen Baldwin) holds a serious criminal behavior , connected to the mob .

This agreeable story results to be a prequel to 'Stone Cold,' , here Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone , an almost-retired and drunk policeman . Very good acting by veteran Tom Selleck , he plays as an ex- L.A. cop who becomes Chief in the small coastal town and find himself immersed in mysteries and murders . Support cast is frankly excellent as Saul Rubinek as Hastings Hathaway , Viola Davis as Molly Crane , Kohl Sudduth as Luther 'Suitcase' , Polly Shannon as attorney Abby Taylor , Stephanie March as Cissy Hathaway , Mike Starr as Lou Carson and Stephen McHattie as captain Healy . Atmospheric and appropriate musical score by Jeff Beal . Colorful and sunny cinematography by David Gribble . This TV picture was professionally directed by Robert Harmon , though with no originality , being sometimes slow-moving and predictable . Harmon has directed a bunch of made-for-TV movies which include the excellent biopics "Gotti" and "Ike: Countdown to D-Day" . His greatest hit smash was the psycho horror knockout title "The Hitcher" with Rutger Hauer . Robert made a welcome return to the horror genre with the creepy "They" and contributed another worthy addition to the "danger on the road" sub-genre with the brutal and nerve-wracking "Highwaymen." More recently Robert Harmon has directed starring Tom Selleck as Jesse Stone is this enjoyable series .

This several gritty and superior made-for-TV crime mystery drama series was formed by 8 chapters , these are the following : Robert B. Parker's Jesse Stone: Sea Change" 2. Jesse Stone: Crímenes en Boston (2010) (TV) aka "Jesse Stone: No Remorse" - USA 3 "Robert B. Parker's Jesse Stone: Thin Ice" - UK (complete title), 4. "Robert B. Parker's Stone Cold" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title) "Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise" - USA (original title) , aka "Robert B. Parker's Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise" - Australia, UK (complete title), USA (complete title¨) ; 6 "Jesse Stone: Night Passage" - USA (original title) , 7 "Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011) (TV) and Jesse Stone: Benefit of doubt (2012) .

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15 January 2006 (USA) See more »

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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