John Travolta stars as a Rolling Stone reporter who travels to Los Angeles to investigate a drug case and decides to write an exposť of the health-club craze of the 1980s. Reporter Adam Lawrence (Travolta) sets out to trash the fitness craze as just a replacement of the shallow singles bar scene of the 1970s. He even has a title in mind: "Looking for Mr. Goodbody." As he researches his story, Adam meets Jessie (Jamie Lee Curtis), a sexy fitness instructor who has little use for scribes like him. Adam charms the reluctant Jessie, and before long the hot couple is working out together--in more ways than one. Suddenly Adam is faced with a quintessential dilemma of journalism: Can he be Jessie's lover and still ridicule her friends and workplace' PERFECT features a lead performance from Rolling Stone's real-life editor in chief, Jann Wenner, as Lawrence's gutsy editor. The film is an intriguing drama that combines the glamorous world of magazine journalism with the seductive world of 1980s super health clubs.
A Rolling Stone reporter travels to L.A. to investigate a drug case and decides to also write an article about the health-club and single bar scene and gets a firsthand look into a world where the attainment of physical beauty is everything.