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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