Instead of the macho action heroes popularized by Van Damme, Seagal, and Lundgren, as well as elder statesman Chuck Norris, PERFECT WEAPON offers Jeff Speakman, a new breed of sensitive hero with a stronger appeal to women audiences.
Most fist-and-foot-o-ramas only toss out stereotypical revenge motives, but this martial arts entry actually provides flashbacks that give its lead character Jeff Sanders (Speakman) some psychological underpinnings. At the urging of family friend Kim (Mako), who's troubled over Jeff's continued
grieving over the death of his mother, Jeff is enrolled in a kendo school where he can channel his rage and anger. When young Jeff becomes ...