Chris Christie releases mock movie trailer

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks with reporters at the National Governors Association convention Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
MIAMI, FL - APRIL 04: (L-R) Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Anthony Mackie are sighted on the set of 'Pain And Gain' on April 4, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Uri Schanker/Getty Images)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, walks with Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-West Deptford, N.J., as they arrive at an event Monday, July 14, 2014, in Paulsboro, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
MIAMI, FL - APRIL 04: Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson are sighted on the set of 'Pain And Gain' on April 4, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Uri Schanker/Getty Images)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, talks with reporters at the National Governors Association convention Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie third right at podium, addresses a gathering at the Paulsboro Marine Terminal Wharf construction project Monday, July 14, 2014, in Paulsboro, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, walks with Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-West Deptford, N.J., as they arrive at an event Monday, July 14, 2014, in Paulsboro, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, leaves a meeting at the National Governors Association convention Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attends the 2014 Father Of The Year Awards at New York Hilton on June 4, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attends the 2014 Father Of The Year Awards at New York Hilton on June 4, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attends a news briefing during the Republican Governors Association's quarterly meeting on May 21, 2014 in New York City. Appearing with Christie was South Carolina Gov. Nikki R. Haley, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. As Christie continues to move towards a potential 2016 presidential campaign, the ongoing bridge scandal and a New Jersey budget deficit threaten to undermine any campaign if he were to join the race. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie(L) and New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo at the dedication of the National September 11th Memorial Museum in New York, on May 15, 2014. US President Barack Obama inaugurated the museum commemorating the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks by Al-Qaeda suicide attackers which killed nearly 2,800 people. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attends the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce 77th annual dinner in Washington on April 22, 2014. Christie is a potential Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential election. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 29: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting at The Venetian Las Vegas on March 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Republican Jewish Coalition began its annual meeting wtih potential Republican presidential candidates in attendence, along with Republican super donor Sheldon Adelson. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie third right at podium, addresses a gathering at the Paulsboro Marine Terminal Wharf construction project Monday, July 14, 2014, in Paulsboro, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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By JILL COLVIN

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is channeling Hollywood in his push for more cuts to state workers' benefits.

The governor's office released a trailer Tuesday for a fake summer blockbuster movie titled "No Pain. No Gain."

The trailer features clips of Christie warning of an impending budget crisis, along with dramatic music and sound effects. The clips are cut together with scenes of explosions, car chases and even a shot of action star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

The release comes ahead of what was supposed to be the first of a series of summer town hall meetings at which Christie would discuss "the impending fiscal crisis the growing entitlements of pension, health benefits and debt services are causing."

Christie's office postponed the event because of bad weather.

A spokesman for Christie said the video was made in-house and is similar to others the office has produced.

Watch the full video below:



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