The Film Theorists
The Film Theorists
The Film Theorists

Hello Internet! I'm Matpat and welcome to FILM THEORY! Do you ever wonder what secrets could be hiding in your favorite movies and shows? So do we! From figuring out the biology of Attack on Titan's Titans to revealing the dark secrets of Disney movies, we cover it all! Want to take a deep dive into the world of nerdy theories? Join our community of Loyal Theorists today!
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    Vee Jee4 horas atrás

    "Rub it. Rub it. *_DON'T YOU DARE CLOSE YOUR EYES_* "

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    Bein' Ian4 horas atrás

    Aladdin actually wishes for the genie to MAKE him a prince. A subtle distinction, but it could be interpreted to mean that the entire movie is the process of genie not only giving him the title of "prince," but training him in etiquette and nobility so that he can actually become royal in more than just title.

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    Emmkinn4 horas atrás

    Hey Matpat! I got a Coca-Cola commercial before this video... They are on to you

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    L. .Poser4 horas atrás

    Or just wish to be the person the sultan and Jasmin want to marry her

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    PowerPunk315904 horas atrás

    Wish to change the law so jasmine could marry anyone she wanted to

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    brbrmensch4 horas atrás

    and then jasmine find out that aladdin practically killer her father by that wish

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    Alexandre Charest4 horas atrás

    Hey you think I wont reconized a game boy color game on that gameboy at 1:40 dont try to fool me

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    jesse kamawira4 horas atrás

    Stop the horrible jokes

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    Xx_EL Comic Dubs_xX4 horas atrás

    So it didn’t reach The Philippines eh? *YEETS MY COUSINS*

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    Le Phoque4 horas atrás

    this is the one theory that I disagree with. I know it's not meant to be taken as 100% facts but you didn't get the story

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    Khalie Benjii4 horas atrás


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    Rayzo Zayrong4 horas atrás

    I always thought he could just ask to change the law?

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    Controlled Chaos4 horas atrás

    I disliked for the bad jokes in the beginning, but you earned a like for calling out that try hard song immediately after.

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    SuperRandom Mastermind4 horas atrás

    Wigglin' vader is the best thing ever

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    Wuup Datas4 horas atrás

    So are we really gonna skip over the fact that MatPat clearly just missed a chance to segway into a Futurama Death By Snu Snu reference?

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    Jacob Fonseca4 horas atrás

    Good video......WAY TO LONG This No This No THIS NO Final 5 minutes answer

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    TheRedFox4 horas atrás

    That got real at the end. =(

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    Samson Quardav4 horas atrás

    "Can we all agree that a whole new world is like the most romantic Disney song of all time." Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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    Satan4 horas atrás

    Sudden Sans at 10:27.

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    It's Filip's Life4 horas atrás

    I'll go to your house...... and set it on fire

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    Doc_s1krr4 horas atrás

    I think the biggest issue I had with the prince wish is that he wished to BE a Prince, not DRESS or LOOK like one. So realistically, be IS a prince so there should have been no issue

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    mattihp4 horas atrás

    Aladdin was closest with Jasmine when she was a poor commoner, so the obvious wish is to make her a poor commoner.

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    super_ mip4 horas atrás

    Hey, matpat mantiond Israel twice already in his vids. Yay

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    Sens Atlan4 horas atrás

    All night legal? How about we burst into the government and pass some laws while not having any right to do so that will actually hijack all the law of estamblishing laws and will start working after the purge?

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    KadenTheOtaku4 horas atrás

    Guys what if Mr.Poopybutthole is actually bill cipher? I mean he has bill's signature top hat and the cane and it was also a bit strange how in the ultrasound of his baby the womb was shaped like a triangle. This would also explain why he was able to get into the smith's minds in the first place. I think Mr. Poopybutthole might be the link between gravity falls and rick and Morty if there's ever a crossover.

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    darkangel218924 horas atrás

    Still want to see a theory on how rich Prince Ali is though

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    Beck Sorensen4 horas atrás

    At 3:05 I realized he could have asked the genie to change the law and that would solve the problem

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    jesse kamawira4 horas atrás


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    Liam Moore4 horas atrás

    To be fair though he did succeed in getting jasmine in one wish

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    oh yeah yeah4 horas atrás

    But shaggy is the first person to masters ultra instinct

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    Lamo Albloshi4 horas atrás

    Do a frozen 2 theory

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    Lainiebugdoglover4 horas atrás

    It's not really Article 13 that's the problem as much as the language there's nothing wrong with the law in general it's just the language from whom it's written.

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    CarrotAndCo4 horas atrás


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    Joel Thompson4 horas atrás

    Worst theory ever

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    no subs with no vids challenge4 horas atrás

    baby yoda in the mandalorian is 50 years old therefore baby yoda is the first actual baby boomer

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    Bestcool54 horas atrás

    I think Aladdin might have been in the late Abbasid empire because of the outfits

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    Covers by Milly4 horas atrás

    "I wish to lift the rule that a princess may only marry a prince"

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    DOAMA4 horas atrás

    Magic carpet ride means something different nowadays.

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    Hi i'm Euro?4 horas atrás

    Couldnt he just also give the lamp to the sultain to prove his loyalty, then just be like "I only wish for you to give this power to your daughter. For she would know what to do the best...yaddayadda destiny or something."

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    Maireading Eggs4 horas atrás

    I'm watching this after seeing the movie and I'm ready to correct u matpat

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    Bestcool54 horas atrás


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    red rabbit4 horas atrás

    Genie : You can't wish for more wishes Me : K ...... I wish to have lamps with genies that have to give me as many wishes as I want . Or I want to have your powers but without having to be a genie. Ps : Can we pls have a part 2 of the theory about MaryMary

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    olive otoin4 horas atrás

    My Plan For Me Whishes 1. AN IRON MAN SUIT (Cmon) 2. Allowed For More Whishes 3. More Whishes Whishes 4-Infinity MONIES

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    Bestcool54 horas atrás

    The genie is a demon, Demon human relations have happened but it’s. *HARAM*

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    Mr. Ben4 horas atrás

    English has a really odd way of pronouncing Sultan i mean it's like polar opposite of the real pronunciation

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    sofia suzi4 horas atrás

    ya i got into like 6:17 and im leaving this is the one movie dint want u to ruin but good theorizing

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    eurreka va4 horas atrás

    But... MatPat... the word "Sultan" never had any genders in Turkish, Ottoman or otherwise (also, Sultana isn't a word). And Sultan was most likely not what these women were called; instead, these women were probably called "Hatun"--a Turkish title given to females in powerful positions or females who proved their power. (In modern Istanbul Turkish, "hatun" has become another word for woman--the others being "kadın" and "hanım"). While Turks were influenced by Islamic governments, hence the sultanate, they kept their language and culture that included having female rulers and titles for them intact. Sultan is a word that is strictly Islamic, not Turkish--Turks wouldn't want to deal with any other ethnicities (like the Arabic people) who'd undoubtedly be offended by a female being given the title "Sultan" so there's a good chance they had to use Turkish words to avoid that. (Fun fact: In modern Turkish culture, Sultan is a name that is more frequently given to girls than boys despite being a name that is for both genders).

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    COD RAGE4 horas atrás

    If I was in the Aladdin movie I would wish for 900000 wishes who agrees? | V

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    DaydreamTaco174 horas atrás


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    Jordan Wilkinson4 horas atrás

    IMO Agrabah is supposed to take place in a part Arabian part Indian. My guess would be it takes place somewhere like Pakistan.

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    Mathew Becker4 horas atrás

    I wish matpat went all out when singing knowing he is a theater kid

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    Riia-Maria Lojander4 horas atrás

    Is there part 2 alreadyy?? I want to know more and see more this is dark and twisted and I love it i love it i love it i love it i love it

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    Ahmad Farooq4 horas atrás


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    Black Condor4 horas atrás

    F*CK YOU feminist bastards.

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    Gamer Squad4 horas atrás

    all alladin had to do is watch this video

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    DonGuido184 horas atrás

    do a film theory on why the office was being documented

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    Random Ashe4 horas atrás

    "I wish for large-scale peaceful social reform"

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    Tem Tem4 horas atrás

    "You were gonna have a bad time" *Frisk has left the chat*

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    Coraline Jones4 horas atrás


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    Cody Peters4 horas atrás

    Aladdin could of made 3 wishes. And jasmine could of made 2 them freed genie.

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    Kishan Sharma4 horas atrás

    its actually pronounced as soul-tan not sultan

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    LucarieXD4 horas atrás

    Wish for mind control power to control the sultan mind

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    Cole Lewis4 horas atrás


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    陳勁安4 horas atrás

    Or we can just wish Jasmine become nobody ~

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    Q Anon4 horas atrás

    Agrabah is the capital. It's located in the desert. Istanbul is located on the Bosphorus. This is nothing remenescent of the Ottoman Empire. Get your history right.

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    Riia-Maria Lojander4 horas atrás

    wow, I just love how dark and twisted these are..It's something that gives life a meaning

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    kamen rider A maker4 horas atrás

    I choose water elemental (the horse)

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    علیرضا صالح زاده4 horas atrás


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    Bagheads 1254 horas atrás

    My wish is to have 3 wishes everyday ..... SHIMER AND SHINE OHHHH... I'm a boy

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    علیرضا صالح زاده4 horas atrás


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    Yours Truly5 horas atrás

    When MatPat's solution ends up being more "woke" and feminist than Disney's workaround could ever be, lol. They should have him as a consultant, maybe then there'd be decent remakes

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    Andika Rachman5 horas atrás

    How about wishing to have Jafar position and powers?

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    Kim-Nele5 horas atrás

    what a coincidence that my birthday is on march 21st.

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    Kirā Kuīn5 horas atrás

    Dread from it run from it Bruno can always taste lies

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    Ferdinand Flores5 horas atrás

    But hey that's just a theory a game theory

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    Aman Trivedi5 horas atrás

    The way Disney and other main stream production houses have started to deal with ‘woman empowerment’ in not so subtle ways for their own selfish agenda is cringey and unsurprisingly more disrespectful to the cause itself.

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    Tim's tekeningen5 horas atrás

    dont forget marvel entertainment got the rights to use Venom in the mcu

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    Roman Edy5 horas atrás

    I like SAO

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    kapowchou o5 horas atrás

    could you just wish the rule away?

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    Oz_&_Zoe5 horas atrás

    Matpat: almost worse than giving Sauron the ring Me: no give the ring to the eagles duh

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    I Eat The Anal5 horas atrás

    I have no idea why he said the Ottoman Empire, since based on the rule it could’ve been anywhere from the fall of the Abbasid empire to the 1500’s. and there’s A LOT of different sultanates during the time, but I can see why he chose the Ottoman Empire since it has the most information.

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    krios 415 horas atrás

    Couldn't he simply just say "I wish Jasmine was allowed to marry me"?

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    Toutou 30005 horas atrás

    He don't speak French

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    The Random Panda Man5 horas atrás

    I don't agree that A Whole New World is the best Disney love song. That goes to I See the Light from Tangled, then probably followed by A Whole New World.

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    the vo5 horas atrás

    he can wish to change the law to so can the princess can merry any one ?

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    the vo5 horas atrás

    he can wish to change the law to so can the princess can merry any one ?

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    Ferdinand Flores5 horas atrás

    Matpat you solve the truth Samantha is elsa's sister(I'm only joking don't take it seriously if you didn't watch frozen 2)

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    علیرضا صالح زاده5 horas atrás


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    NIC0 THE PR05 horas atrás

    What do you mean Prof ex was the one who stopped the bullet thats why maneto said you cant stop it all clearly hes lying

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    ElectroEel5 horas atrás

    Does no one else realize that every possibility can, has, will, has not or already didn't not happen in this show?

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    Joana Carravilla Serrão5 horas atrás

    Can’t you wish to change the law?

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    Jacob Rouane5 horas atrás

    Israel o_O?!! what happened to Palestine o_O?!!

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    Farmer Frank5 horas atrás

    Mat Pat, Genies can't effect people's feelings but they can alter peoples memories if that is include in a Wish As you noted, unless its a Wish the Genie's powers just grants such as wishing for the Genie's freedom, the Genie can consciously add or omit stuff and a Sinister Genie that is Spiteful can do Letter of the Wish things or prank the Jafars case he never specifically asked to have the people to Loyaly acknowledge him as Sultan, just to be Sultan (Genie might have slipped "a hated Sultan" and "Jasmine is well liked" in there considering he doesn't like Jafar)

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    Ivan Phyo Lwin5 horas atrás

    Um…… the family tree shows that Hercules is Ariel’s uncle……! Did every one just listen to Mattpat? Zuse is Pasidon’s brother and Pasidon’s son is Tridont. So Hercules is Tridont’s cousin. So Hercules Is Ariel’s uncle.

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    FAD EDITS5 horas atrás

    M8 didnt you say that the oldest male related to the king have claims to the throne so how can they accept jasmine becoming sultan

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    Aksel Allin Poulsen5 horas atrás

    The ottoman ruler lived in Istanbul why would jasmin rule the entire empire if she lives in an Arabian city.

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    MsAsh30705 horas atrás

    In regards to where the movie is based, while it is most obviously based on One Thousand and One Nights/ The Arabian Nights, it's most closely based on the 1940 movie, 'The Thief of Bagdad', which those involved in the movie have confirmed was a heavy inspiration for the movie. However not long before the movie was released, the U.S army went into Iraq and the name was changed to avoid creating any controversy. It's obvious that the movie is based in the Ottoman empire but the movie takes from so many countries from Northern Africa to China that it's impossible to really say for certain where it's based.

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    Michael Angello5 horas atrás

    And when I thought in advance the wish would be like "Remove that law" or "Make Jasmine not a princess"... but oh well

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    レナードShiro5 horas atrás

    inside a minds explaination/ theory makes more sense than this tbh.

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    Nugget5 horas atrás

    Nugget implies MatPat makes a 'Never had a friend like me' Version of himself. Nugget would be p l e a s e d.