Film Theory: The Lorax Movie LIED To You!

21 nóv 2020
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We all know what the moral to The Lorax is, right? Respect the environment and conservation. Well guess what, you're WRONG! At least, you are wrong if we are talking about the 2012 movie version of The Lorax. You see, that movie made some... interesting changes to the story we all know and love. Changes that kind of ruin that message. In fact, it almost turns it on it's head and says the opposite. Yet, the movie STILL claims to be about environmentalism. Get ready, I am about to expose all of the LIES of The Lorax movie!
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Credits:
Writer: Matthew Patrick and Justin Kuiper
Editor: Josh Langman and Danial "BanditRants" Keristoufi
Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
Sound Editor: Yosi Berman

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  • Disclaimer: Film Theory is not responsible for any psychological trauma inflicted by the Onceler fandom.

    FlygawneDezert Mage of MindFlygawneDezert Mage of Mind2 mánuðum síðan
    • @Carlo Walther a legend

      FlygawneDezert Mage of MindFlygawneDezert Mage of Mind10 klukkustundum síðan
    • Flygon

      Carlo WaltherCarlo Walther22 klukkustundum síðan
    • Lol

      The Reviewing MangoThe Reviewing Mango2 dögum síðan
    • @Why You're so lucky

      AngryMustache 9AngryMustache 93 dögum síðan
    • I wish I didn’t read this comment...

      RandomTurtle WhoDancesRandomTurtle WhoDances4 dögum síðan
  • Dude, can you stop ruining my childhood, I’m running out of good memories

    Pig commenterPig commenter2 klukkustundum síðan
  • This movie was my childhood literally now I see how weird it is

    Røwåñ TrëêRøwåñ Trëê10 klukkustundum síðan
  • Can't believe Matpat is a capitalist apologist

    Caspian WilliamsCaspian Williams11 klukkustundum síðan
  • The thing is, these videos open you up to the different perspectives and opinions on movies and shows, but it does not ruin how much fun you can have watching them. Just saying.

    Alex RiderAlex Rider14 klukkustundum síðan
  • Remember folks, if you harass a company for operating their business, while proudly sporting their product(s), you’re the problem, not the company.

    beast 124153beast 12415315 klukkustundum síðan
  • What the heck is a lorax!?

    Alarah & Adrian O'BriantAlarah & Adrian O'Briant16 klukkustundum síðan
  • This is just a 17 minute video of Matpat victim blaming /hj

    Kaycee PotterKaycee Potter17 klukkustundum síðan
  • 00:17 and 00:28 the jokes and the sing though 😂

    Ms WafflesMs Waffles22 klukkustundum síðan
  • How can the consumer be the bad guy but the corporate business person cannot be the bad guy so technically they both the bad guys the consumer and the corporate person film Theory seem to miss something yeah well that's kind of what went down in the book that's based off of the Dr Seuss book and the trees didn't get replaced in the book either even though the person who trapped down all the trees had a few seeds to grow trees just like in the movie it's amazing how he did include that into his Theory on film Theory in the book I've noticed that there's no bad guy in the book The Lorax just like the movie because the only thing the bad guys guilty for in the book is just not thinking things through just like the movie in The Lorax from 2012 how did he miss this so I'm confused what's the difference other than adding an hour to the film at least an hour to the film is it an hour or two hours.

    Jake Alan Graham: My Amazing! Movie Critic Channel.Jake Alan Graham: My Amazing! Movie Critic Channel.23 klukkustundum síðan
  • you called a 14 year old hot 😢😢

    SofiaSofiaDegi Síðan síðan
  • I got my friends to say let it die at school..

    6666Degi Síðan síðan
  • thE TrEeS CaNNoT bE ARmEd IF ThE LoRax Is ArMeD

    Andrea RomeroAndrea RomeroDegi Síðan síðan
  • We are not the ones who did it

    Savannah BriodySavannah BriodyDegi Síðan síðan
  • Yo i dont want to be that guy but 90% of deforestation in the amazon is caused by the meat and dairy industry so..... whos the villian in our world lmao

    Matt WagnerMatt WagnerDegi Síðan síðan
  • The noiseless direction epidemiologically strengthen because dash prominently interrupt out a cut toast. wise, fantastic airport

    Senan HannaSenan HannaDegi Síðan síðan
  • Is no one going to Talk about why the fake trees look normal and the real trees look...weird?

    Asia Sew.Asia Sew.Degi Síðan síðan
  • I recently watched this movie in school for a project and throughout the whole movie I just thought of this theory xD

    Citlali LopezCitlali LopezDegi Síðan síðan
  • Saying others don’t understand and then not understanding. He’s the villain because he makes money by neglecting and as he said increasing “the smog more smog in the air the more they will buy”. So maybe the cutting down trees was just stupidity. But in that one line he confirms he wishes to make it worse to make more. And that was before he started selling them when he thought it was dumb therefore it wasn’t us and he was the true villain but ITS JUST A THEORY A FILM THEORY

    Phoenix ManningPhoenix ManningDegi Síðan síðan
  • It’s was always the consumers fault the only reason the dude came to the once was for a girl and onceler save the world by keeping the last seed

    Chantal MukansoroChantal Mukansoro2 dögum síðan
  • Do A Theory on movie "MouseHunt". #MouseHuntTheory

    Cody BanksCody Banks2 dögum síðan
  • Make a theory about the brain cereal from we’re back a dinosaur story

    Jose GordoJose Gordo2 dögum síðan
  • Do a theory on the word pack a dinosaur story

    Jose GordoJose Gordo2 dögum síðan
  • Lol he doesn’t mention the Onceler literally pushed a bunch of bears off a table.

    Aun HathiariAun Hathiari2 dögum síðan
  • The Lorax: We're the best way to show how evil corporate greed can be! DHMIS: Allow us to introduce ourselves.

    BKK DanahyBKK Danahy2 dögum síðan
  • Sigh... now Wall-E something for a robot so much he goes to space now we got Ted something for a girl so much he gets a tree the last tree how many more major Simms do we have in this Pixar Disney whatever

    glitch sansglitch sans3 dögum síðan
  • B.e.S.T f'u"l'l D.a.T.i.n.G -L-o-V--S-e-X---۞--- tinyurl.com/Snapgrls9BANDITporn √™ Lorsqu'une pilule qui donne aux utilisateurs cinq minutes de super pouvoirs inattendus arrive dans les rues de la Nouvelle-Orléans, un adolescent marchand et un policier local doivent faire équipe avec un ancien soldat pour faire tomber le groupe responsable de sa fabrication. √™ Когда таблетка, дающая пользователям пять минут неожиданных сверхспособностей, попадает на улицы Нового Орлеана, торговец-подросток и местный полицейский √™должны объединиться с бывшим солдатом, чтобы уничтожить группу, √™ответственную за ее созданиеojh

    yumi nazanyumi nazan3 dögum síðan
  • Heart me and you wish will come and I forgot your name🐱🖤

    محمد محمدمحمد محمد3 dögum síðan
  • He starts becoming really evil at the end of how bad can I possibly be song it's really bad

    rainbow unicorn wrainbow unicorn w3 dögum síðan
  • Are the citizens of Thneedville only able to survive deforestation and climate change because they bought their way to survival, because their descendants were the extremely rich 1% in America today? Is this why Thneedville seems to be the only remaining piece of human civilization, made up of supreme living conditions and greed? Am I on to something, or do I just need to go to bed? P.S. We need to talk about inbreeding.

    AutumnAutumn4 dögum síðan
  • Now that I think of it Matpat would be a great lawyer.

    Nabila Nader RizekNabila Nader Rizek4 dögum síðan
  • I remember the Lorax was my favorite story as a tiny child :)

    Symphony SketchSymphony Sketch4 dögum síðan
  • Other peple distroy trees but ther not bad

    alex vidsalex vids4 dögum síðan
  • My mind is blown. You switched the theme to still make it about changing our ways. Incredible

    Jack Sivers Art!Jack Sivers Art!4 dögum síðan
  • Omg!!😱 you are maybe right 🤨🤭.

    Makayla VMakayla V5 dögum síðan
  • The puns are pretty bad

    comical_geniuscomical_genius5 dögum síðan
    • Seriously? How bad can they be?

      AutumnAutumn4 dögum síðan
  • This is hilarious, my friends and I watched the Lorax a few times at around October and November of this year, then today I am looking for if there are any videos about what we noticed about the people brutally shooting o'hare into the distance for selling them air, then i see a matpat vid

    Elan SElan S5 dögum síðan
  • Why do I like the how bad can I be song Thats the only "good" part of the movie XD

    Catman 321Catman 3215 dögum síðan
  • We need a rhyme theory

    Kay NortonKay Norton5 dögum síðan
  • Hey MatPat, I was wondering if you would consider doing an Amazing World of Gumball episode. Mainly around the shows villain Rob and the series finale. I've been watching it with my clients and I think this has the potential to make an interesting episode!

    Lucky FuconLucky Fucon5 dögum síðan
  • it was a classic

    BLA BLABLA BLA5 dögum síðan
  • In my country if you drink water from the faucet you probably get sick, so everybody needs to buy water bottles and water jugs.

    SONIC PANTHERSONIC PANTHER5 dögum síðan
  • We need RicK and MOrty Videos..!!

    Bro ActionBro Action6 dögum síðan
  • I loved 🥰 the singing mat pat

    Taylor WatsonTaylor Watson6 dögum síðan
  • I have been blown away... I will never be able to see the Lorax again and agree with my family that the “Bad Guys” are truly the “Bad Guys”😂

    *•Brownie Bears•**•Brownie Bears•*6 dögum síðan
  • I loved tis movie as a kid so im kinda bias.

    scorpioxscorpiox6 dögum síðan
  • Like everything u buy in store u can have it for free u just need to make it other than air.

    Caleb SanchezCaleb Sanchez6 dögum síðan
  • MatPat: We are all partly responsible for environmental destruction. Commies: LALALALALAL I CAN'T HEAR YOU

    crazitacocrazitaco6 dögum síðan
  • I mean the residents of flint michigan might disagree on the need for bottled water.

    Matthew AtwaterMatthew Atwater6 dögum síðan
  • the film theorists: how ba a ad can i be me:idk gt a axc and chop wood so we know

    Lushiene SumagaysayLushiene Sumagaysay7 dögum síðan
  • I was not expecting a lesson on ethics when I clicked on this video, but I’m not disappointed in the slightest.

    Marita SmithMarita Smith7 dögum síðan
  • 🌲🌳🥀

    Galaxy_world 847Galaxy_world 8477 dögum síðan
  • There's a line in the 1972 version that makes a point of how long it takes a tree to grow, that the Oncler is doing it all too fast. There's no ambiguity there, just his greed. Illumination's is messy in comparison.

    havahoghavahog7 dögum síðan
  • Movie plot explained poorly: Teen boy saves nature by simping

    Sheev PalpatineSheev Palpatine7 dögum síðan
  • Y do u ruin everything

    FrancoFranco7 dögum síðan
  • 11:58 So team trees was for nothing...?

    ItsMeCODYItsMeCODY7 dögum síðan
  • Earth's oxygen most (70%) of the oxygen in the atmosphere is produced by marine plants.

    Me meMe me7 dögum síðan
  • 6:43 sorry it's not work in Thailand we cannot eat water from the sink we literally have to buy it

    sangura skysangura sky7 dögum síðan
  • Great video dude

    Steven TiptonSteven Tipton8 dögum síðan
  • You actually ruin my childhood

    Monica ChinMonica Chin8 dögum síðan
  • What if they are all the bad guys what if this film just says humanity sucks

    Am not Bothered.Am not Bothered.8 dögum síðan
  • *looks at social media*

    the monster you hatethe monster you hate8 dögum síðan
  • This seems like a pretty bad take overall. Not everyone can just vote with their dollar when they aren’t completely informed, if the company(ies) have almost complete control of the market, and if they rely on that product The customers just wanted the thenes. The Onceler should have listened to the Lorax and have been sustainable. It’s stupid and malicious. Money does corrupt in many cases. While some customers can make a sign and cite with their dollar, most of the time it doesn’t work on a large scale. Most people aren’t informed about the company’s inner workings and if they are doing harm. That’s what regulations are for.

    The Void30The Void308 dögum síðan
  • the oncelers hot

    Rylee BarclayRylee Barclay8 dögum síðan
  • I don't think this goes deep enough

    Alex ExleyAlex Exley8 dögum síðan
  • MatPat: They totally negate the message of the original story. Me: THANK YOU!

    C-NoteC-Note8 dögum síðan
  • I hate bottled water... It tastes weird٫ so I drink filtered water in glass pickle jars. yeah

    Alayna FickAlayna Fick8 dögum síðan
  • you are rong

    stephanie dooherstephanie dooher8 dögum síðan
  • This is a shallow neoliberal take on corporations. Disappointed

    Enzo CoupatEnzo Coupat8 dögum síðan
  • The question is: Who is the VILLIAN of the Lorax?

    Fladee Mhel CarreonFladee Mhel Carreon9 dögum síðan
  • He could have just cut the top of the tree. Problem solved.

    Shnobbs StudiosShnobbs Studios9 dögum síðan
  • AHAH!!!! 🔪💀😈😈☠️👻

    william delgadowilliam delgado9 dögum síðan
  • "We live, In a society."

    Alan Calderon-AguilarAlan Calderon-Aguilar9 dögum síðan
  • Matt drinks water from the tap

    wolfn 24zewolfn 24ze9 dögum síðan
  • I'd say that this a fantastic Analysis of how that a Free Market actually operates, whether or not one necessarily approves of said Economic System. Explaining Smithian Theory with a Dr. Seuss Movie. That's The Super Mario Effect, in Motion. Great Job, Man. Enjoyed the Video.

    Austin The San-AntonianAustin The San-Antonian9 dögum síðan
  • Matpat: the onceler is not the bad guy Also what the onceler said: WHO CARES IF A FEW TREES ARE DIYIN’

    Leo Roman MabiasenLeo Roman Mabiasen9 dögum síðan
  • There is no product if there is no demand.

    Sir RauloSir Raulo9 dögum síðan
  • Morale of the story: capitalism is OUR fault

    LordVandor1LordVandor110 dögum síðan
  • Where were all the Thneedvillians that don't believe in "trees"?

    T BT B10 dögum síðan
  • Matpat: bottled water is technically useless It’s not like everyone lives near a river!

    Leo Roman MabiasenLeo Roman Mabiasen10 dögum síðan
    • @Dan Al Coming from US city that has had numerous water warnings in the past, I object. I don't trust the tap water for good reason. It also tastes awful like its heavily chlorinated, bottled tastes better.

      crazitacocrazitaco6 dögum síðan
    • I believe that he was referring to tap water. Germany is a great example of this. Tap water is the safest, most regulated substance in the country, but due to cultural reasons, which relate back to the East German communist regime of the Cold War, most Germans buy bottled water instead.

      Dan AlDan Al9 dögum síðan
  • Prolly one of the worst theories he’s put out in my opinion

    Isaiah WilliamsIsaiah Williams10 dögum síðan
  • Oh, It's up to the consumer! despite the fact that most market is either a monopoly or a oligarchy, mean that the consumer either has no choice, or has to choose between equally bad companies. Also companies lies about their ethical practices. You will literally never a company admitting to use child labour for example. The only way for a consumer to know whether the product their buying is ethically produces, is for them to find out a company's suppliers, which I remind you, is not always public information.

    Libre ThaiLibre Thai10 dögum síðan
  • The movie clearly focuses on the animals as the beings that were affected the most. That's literally the whole point of the movie.

    Prawn KingPrawn King10 dögum síðan
  • I'm the lorax I speak for the trees respect nature or ill break your knees

    shaunthegoatshaunthegoat10 dögum síðan
  • 🤬🤬FAKIG

    David VelerajterDavid Velerajter10 dögum síðan
  • My main problem with tis video is that it ignores O'Hares' actions like to prevent the planting of trees and to pollute the earth to keep his customers demands up.He didn't cause the pollution but takes actions against the reversal of the pollution to keep making money

    Ellis WorcesterEllis Worcester11 dögum síðan
  • Cool. You now understand advertising.

    Joshua MontgomeryJoshua Montgomery11 dögum síðan
  • this. this is my favorite movie! ill be dam if you say anything bad about it! >:( im kidding "^^

    ChickBeeChickBee11 dögum síðan
  • I’m watching this in science class to learn about how trees grow.... for some reason

    Pop Culture EntertainmentPop Culture Entertainment11 dögum síðan
  • 🤬

    Logan LivingstoneLogan Livingstone11 dögum síðan
  • 📘

    Logan LivingstoneLogan Livingstone11 dögum síðan
  • The lorax was one of my favorite movies growing up Thanks matpat, another one destroyed

    ashash11 dögum síðan
  • No one wants to hear my theory about them pumping novocain as "bottled air" and that's why people are so addicted to buying it. Novocain because everyone is always go happy and dancy.

    JusCallMeBeaJusCallMeBea11 dögum síðan
  • Pls Dr. Seuss' horton hears a who.

    MOOZE Gamer15MOOZE Gamer1511 dögum síðan
  • so I guess this is just a video about Neoliberalism

    JordanJordan12 dögum síðan
  • corporate simping

    Himedo15Himedo1512 dögum síðan
  • It is important to keep in mind that while in the movie, the consumers are largely at fault, in the real world, unless you have money, you really don't have a choice. Like,, I need food and clothes and things, and I would love to make sure everything I consume is ethically sourced but I just can't afford it because half of my income is rent. I know I'm not the first one to point this out here, but I think it is really important that companies do hold a lot of power here

    Meghan AngelaMeghan Angela12 dögum síðan
  • I love your videos

    Charles stick man GovernmentCharles stick man Government12 dögum síðan
  • I ,Once-ler ,have a dream*guitar playing noise*

    Manh TranManh Tran12 dögum síðan
  • I forgot about lorax

    Jabari ChalasJabari Chalas12 dögum síðan
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