Watch: Dad Turns His 3-Year-Old Into an Action Movie Star

updated 04/02/2014 AT 11:55 AM EDT

originally published 03/31/2014 AT 11:10 AM EDT



There's no imagination quite like a three-year-old's imagination. But what if you could make those fantasies come to life? That's what Dreamworks animator Daniel Hashimoto did, using his CGI skills to turn home movies of his son James into action-movie extravaganzas.

Lasers? Check. Lava? Check. Superpowers? Check. This toddler is a modern-day superhero.

Watch "Toy Lightsaber" above, and then see the rest of the magical adventures of the Action Movie Kid below:



Grappling Gun



By day, he's an average toddler. By night, he gives Bat Kid a run for his money.

Water Gun



No hose, no problem.

The Danger of Wet Floors



They put those signs up for a reason.

McDonald's Play Place



James is about to break the record for most consecutive hours spent in a McDonald's PlayPlace, formerly held by Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov.

The Hyperdrive



Let's see this kid make the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs.

The Floor Is Lava



Every child's dream comes true: The floor actually is lava.

Toys "R" Us Visit



Watch where you point that thing!

Lego Blaster



Look out, Greedo.

Fireworks at Disneyland



Someone's ready to star in the Deep Impact remake.

Playing at the Breakfast Table



Kids, it's too early for lasers!

Kids in the Matrix



If these tykes know kung fu, they're not showing it.

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