Despite a good supporting cast and pretensions to something more than standard martial-arts mayhem, RAPID FIRE demonstrates little more than the late Brandon Lee's ability to carry an action film.
The son of martial arts superstar Bruce Lee makes his major studio debut as Los Angeles art student Jake Lo, who gets caught up in a bloody three-way vendetta involving a grizzled Chicago cop, Mace Ryan (Powers Boothe), and a competing pair of drug kingpins, Antonio Serrano and Kinman Tau (Nick
Mancuso and Tzi Ma). The mayhem is set in motion by Serrano, a Mafia drug distributor who wants a bigger piece of Far Eastern supplier Tau's business. Turned off from politics a...