Titanic. Jaws. Psycho. What do these movies have in common? Incredible soundtracks—well, that and numerous Academy Award nominations. Sound can send a chill up and down our spine when mysterious creatures attack from the watery deep or help us feel the urgency in the middle of a disaster. No matter what it’s about, if you want your film to touch your audience, you need to invest in epic sound effects.
Even the most intense cinematic moments feel dry and forced without the perfect SFX. After all, what would an apocalyptic natural disaster scene be like without clapping thunder? Don’t leave your audience hanging. To get you—and your audience—in the mood, we’ve collected some of our favorite sound effects for the epic cinematic moments in your next masterpiece.
Explosions and Action
Ramp up the adrenaline in your action-packed thriller with the right sound effects. From exploding bombs to cars crashing and buildings falling, you’re sure to find the perfect SFX to set the scene. Check out our favorites below.
Explosion Automobile Car
Out of this World Sound Effects
Make ‘first contact’ with your audience via these sci-fi friendly sound effects. Take viewers inside an alien spaceship or to the base of a shuttle launch with help from these other-worldly SFX.
Emergency Alien Fast Alter
Data Entry Sequence Computer Type Off
Space Shuttle Lift Off
Alarm Spaceship Sound Effect
Space Ship Landing
Journey back to the real Jurassic Park or deep into the jungle, a la Tarzan and King Kong, with these nature-themed sound effects.
Wild Bear or Monster
Everyone loves a good disaster movie, but they wouldn’t be half as entertaining without suitably epic sound effects. Let the thunder roll and the rain pour, and put the finishing touches on your disaster flick with help from these SFX.
Collapsing Distant Rumbles
Heavy Storm Rain
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