After witnessing his family’s violent murder, Jack Brooks develops an uncontrollable anger problem, but the night classes his girlfriend suggests to cure Jack’s “issues” end up making them worse when his professor undergoes… changes.
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A fun turn by Robert England and a lively final act can't quite make up for Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer's inconsistent tone with an hour buildup that amounts to a simple story and obvious message of Jack conquering his fears-- and temper-- to find his calling in life by film's end. The action is fast, furious and fun, but this is a movie that could have gotten to 'the fun stuff' quicker or needed a stronger story.