Jane Doe is the name of a series of nine TV movies that were aired from 2005 to 2008. They were released by the Hallmark Channel with Lea Thompson as Cathy Davis, a soccer mom who works undercover as Jane Doe, an agent for the federal “Central Security Agency”. Even though her life is pretty hectic in general, with her family being the center of her attention, the movies show the ways she is dealing with juggling her everyday tasks and her professional life which includes solving mysteries. In this article, we are bringing you all nine Jane Doe movies in order.
How Many Jane Doe Movies Are There?
There are nine Jane Doe movies altogether. The series began in 2005 with the TV movie The Vanishing Act which aired on Hallmark Channel. There were three more Jane Doe movies released by the beginning of the summer of 2005, Now You See It, Now You Don’t, Til Death Do Us Part, and The Wrong Face.
In 2006 there were two further Jane Doe movies, Yes, I Remember It Well and The Harder They Fall. Since the movies were popular, two more movies got released in 2007, Ties That Bind and How To Fire Your Boss. The last movie in the series, Eye of the Beholder, was released in 2008.
Jane Doe Movies in Order (at a glance)
- Jane Doe: The Vanishing Act (2005)
- Jane Doe: Now You See It, Now You Don’t (2005)
- Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part (2005)
- Jane Doe: The Wrong Face (2005)
- Jane Doe: Yes, I Remember It Well (2006)
- Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall (2006)
- Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (2007)
- Jane Doe: How To Fire Your Boss (2007)
- Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder (2008)
Are Jane Doe Movies Connected?
Jane Doe movies are not connected in their stories but Cathy’s personal life is developing through each movie, following the events from the previous ones. You won’t miss anything from the mysteries but the personal issues are connected as the years pass and various different things are happening with Cathy’s family.
What Is the Best Way to Watch Jane Doe Movies?
Even though the mystery cases are not connected from movie to movie and the movies as such are not connected, the most interesting way to watch the movies would be in chronological order. That way you can follow Cathy’s progress as a detective and witness what is going on in her family as the years pass. If you don’t want to watch it in chronological order, you won’t miss much but if you begin with the first movie from the series, you should continue as it follows.
Jane Doe Movies in Chronological Order
1. Jane Doe: The Vanishing Act (2005)
CSA vet Cathy Davis retired from her job in order to be a housewife and take care of her husband and kind. But when Frank Darnell, the director of the Central Security Agency (CSA) loses one of his best men, Cathy is the one asked to come back and help solve the mystery behind his disappearance. They find out that the whole disappearance was staged but now they have to find out who did it and why. In the meantime, Cathay’s children are having their own crises at school.
2. Jane Doe: Now You See It, Now You Don’t (2005)
Cathy Davis has a new mystery to solve when CSA learns that the Declaration of Independence is stolen while on display in a Los Angeles bank. Being an excellent puzzle solver, Cathay Davis, aka Jane Doe is once again asked to help and investigate this interesting case.
3. Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part (2005)
Cathy Davis has a new case to solve but at the same time has to deal with the fact that her husband discovered she has been keeping secrets from him and her kids are having trouble with a school talent contest. Cathy has to solve what is going on behind the disappearance of the corpse belonging to the mob patriarch Louis Angelini.
4. Jane Doe: The Wrong Face (2005)
Jane Doe has a pretty intense case in front of her. She is given three days to solve the mysterious kidnapping of the prosecutor’s wife. Three days before an important case in court, she is kidnapped after having her plastic surgery done and now Jane has to help find her.
5. Jane Doe: Yes, I Remember It Well (2006)
There is another kidnapping case in front of Jane Doe. It seems that Iain Smythe, the British intelligence mnemonic champion has been kidnapped from an elevator before managing to help CSA with a Middle east crisis. Even though Jane has to deal with her mother coming to visit, it seems that the British agent on the case is an old friend of hers so she decides to help them.
6. Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall (2006)
When Californian food mogul Melville Horning dies from alleged drowning during his yacht cruise, the prime suspect, his security chief Jim Monroe asks his former CSA colleagues to investigate the case. Jane Doe and her chief have to go through numerous motives behind the case. In the meantime, Jane’s son Nick gets into trouble while helping his spoiled sister Susan cover up her college fund speculation.
7. Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (2007)
The CSA has to deal with a new case, taken over from the police. A major defense contractor’s CFO is murdered and the only one who might be the suspect has a pretty trustworthy alibi. And when the key witness gets murdered, Jane Doe starts to believe that his twin brother might be in a way connected to the first murder.
8. Jane Doe: How To Fire Your Boss (2007)
Jane Doe has a new interesting case to deal with when two CSA agents assassinate their mentors. They can’t recall any events connected to their whereabouts at the time of the murders so Jane realizes that everything has to be connected to a secret government experiment in mind control. Jane has to be very fast and discover who is behind it all before the next agent gets killed.
9. Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder (2008)
In her final case, Jane and her partner Frank meet and partner up with a beautiful insurance investigator who deals with the recovery of stolen art. Frank seems to be completely smitten by the beauty of his colleague but Jane can see that there might be something more behind her sweet and charming looks, something not so nice and attractive.
Where to Watch Jane Doe Movies?
Since it is the product of The Hallmark Channel, you can watch all Jane Doe movies on their channel.
Will There Be More Jane Doe Movies?
There probably won’t be any more Jane Doe movies but the good news is that you can watch all nine movies from the series on The Hallmark Channel.