JJ Abrams Releases a Special Effects Movie App


Director JJ Abrams and his company Bad Robot Productions have released an iOS application that lets users create Hollywood style special effects on their iPhone. The free app, called Action Movie FX, includes two realistic special effects, “Missile Attack” and “Car Smash”.

Unlike similar iOS apps, Action Movie FX works very well. As an example, Business Insider‘s Ellis Hamburger posted this clip. He notes that the creation of the movie took “two minutes, tops.”

Action Movie FX is available for free in the App Store [iTunes Link]. Four more effects are available via in-app purchase for $0.99 per two-pack: Chopper Down/Tornado and Air Strike/Fire Fight.

[via MacRumors]

[Source Action Movie FX (iTunes App Store)]


  • Arkangil

    it keeps crashing on my 4S

  • Worked on my iPhone 4

  • Yamadorishitate

    LOL this is awesome! I’m having so much fun with this app.

  • midnightclubber

    keeps crashing on my 4S also..

  • Cyrusdunz

    It keeps crashing on my iPod touch too.