Double Jeopardy

Double Jeopardy is a 1999 American crime thriller film directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, and Bruce Greenwood. The film is about a woman wrongfully imprisoned for murder who, while eluding her parole officer, tracks down her husband who had framed her.


Libby Parsons (Ashley Judd) and her husband Nick (Bruce Greenwood) are wealthy residents of Whidbey Island, Washington. With her best friend, Angela Green (Annabeth Gish) offering to look after their 4-year-old son, Matty (Benjamin Weir), Libby and Nick go sailing for the weekend. After a romantic day, Libby falls asleep. She awakens to find blood everywhere and her husband missing. The Coast Guard patrol, having received a distress call from Nick, arrives and finds Libby holding a bloody knife on deck.