Film Theory: The Lorax Movie LIED To You!

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

    FlygawneDezert Mage of MindFlygawneDezert Mage of MindPrije 2 mjeseci
    • @Carlo Walther a legend

      FlygawneDezert Mage of MindFlygawneDezert Mage of MindPrije 4 dana
    • Flygon

      Carlo WaltherCarlo WaltherPrije 4 dana
    • Lol

      The Reviewing MangoThe Reviewing MangoPrije 6 dana
    • @Why You're so lucky

      AngryMustache 9AngryMustache 9Prije 7 dana
    • I wish I didn’t read this comment...

      RandomTurtle WhoDancesRandomTurtle WhoDancesPrije 8 dana
  • As the grammar police, I have to tell you that you spelled villain wrong

    The ScienceThe SciencePrije 2 sati
  • Video Summary: So the story about saving the environment, the pitfalls of capitalism and anti consumerism was actually about how consumers will put up with destroying the environment and late stage capitalism as long as they get what they want. The consumer is the bad guy. It's a really dumb movie and butchered the message. The fact this theory has legs proves it. Illumination made a movie blaming consumers for inequality and pollution. What a joke

    DirtDirtPrije 8 sati
  • Ted is the biggest simp

    Jonathan GarciaJonathan GarciaPrije 10 sati
  • It feels like the original Lorax is the movie, and the rest of the movie is the theory and this is the video disproving that theory

    Sams the bezt at stuff 888Sams the bezt at stuff 888Prije 11 sati
  • it's funny how complicated they made the movie

    weird personweird personPrije 14 sati
  • This ain’t it, the onecler is the bad guy

    Kai LongKai LongPrije 18 sati
  • That sounds very familiar AOC

    GalloGalloPrije 21 sat
  • So it’s real life

    Carole LawsonCarole LawsonPrije dan
  • Who else is jamming out to the theme song? Just me? ok XD

    •CrypticCxpher••CrypticCxpher•Prije dan
  • I sometimes think that people are subscribed just to hate on it, you are just the person that would have a ton of people like that

    devilish animationsdevilish animationsPrije dan
  • ahaahaahahhhaahaahhahahahhhahahshshhahahahaahahhaahahahahahahahahahah

    Lisbet AlvarezLisbet AlvarezPrije dan
  • Good guy are ohere Oneler granny main character

    ZacharysPlushieWorldZacharysPlushieWorldPrije dan
  • "and kids this is how you make propaganda..." or if you want... kids, this is why we do not make children until we are ready.. because we end up selling our believes for a better opportunity to our children we just gave birth but do not care if we end up burn Rome in the meantime..

    Giannis TsoupakisGiannis TsoupakisPrije dan
  • "I'm the Lorax I speak for the trees, and for some fucking reason there seeking vietnamese"

    Levi BrownLevi BrownPrije 2 dana
  • I’m not talking about this video but thanks to your videos I can predict the plot twists some times

    Itgel GantaukhItgel GantaukhPrije 2 dana
  • I love song when he does how bad can I be song and he makes it has different words

    Joseph gamingJoseph gamingPrije 2 dana
  • Stop please!

    Davis CarmackDavis CarmackPrije 2 dana
  • Always had the theory that Audrey was insane and murdered her parents. You never see or hear about her family. When talking to Ted she stresses about sounding crazy. And so on. When your kids watch movies repeatedly, you gotta do something to entertain your mind lol

    David RhodesDavid RhodesPrije 3 dana
  • The onceler is also to blame tho not just the consumers. Sure, they patronized his business, but he was the one firsthand was able to see its disastrous effects on the environment. He could've stopped the business or found an alternative. It all comes down as to where his best interests lie and his priorities

    Meryl Joy SarmientoMeryl Joy SarmientoPrije 3 dana
  • And you’ll be put under house arrest with ease

    Lego space guy 123Lego space guy 123Prije 3 dana
  • Now take a deep breath

    •Sunsetmoon••Sunsetmoon•Prije 3 dana
  • Dude, can you stop ruining my childhood, I’m running out of good memories

    Pig commenterPig commenterPrije 3 dana
  • This movie was my childhood literally now I see how weird it is

    Røwåñ TrëêRøwåñ TrëêPrije 4 dana
  • Can't believe Matpat is a capitalist apologist

    Caspian WilliamsCaspian WilliamsPrije 4 dana
  • 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 RiderPrije 4 dana
  • 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 124153Prije 4 dana
  • What the heck is a lorax!?

    Alarah & Adrian O'BriantAlarah & Adrian O'BriantPrije 4 dana
  • This is just a 17 minute video of Matpat victim blaming /hj

    Kaycee PotterKaycee PotterPrije 4 dana
  • 00:17 and 00:28 the jokes and the sing though 😂

    Miss WafflesMiss WafflesPrije 4 dana
  • 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 Classic Movie Critic Channel.Jake Alan Graham: My Classic Movie Critic Channel.Prije 4 dana
  • you called a 14 year old hot 😢😢

    SofiaSofiaPrije 4 dana
  • I got my friends to say let it die at school..

    6666Prije 5 dana
  • thE TrEeS CaNNoT bE ARmEd IF ThE LoRax Is ArMeD

    Andrea RomeroAndrea RomeroPrije 5 dana
  • We are not the ones who did it

    Savannah BriodySavannah BriodyPrije 5 dana
  • 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 WagnerPrije 5 dana
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    Senan HannaSenan HannaPrije 5 dana
  • Is no one going to Talk about why the fake trees look normal and the real trees look...weird?

    Asia Sew.Asia Sew.Prije 5 dana
  • I recently watched this movie in school for a project and throughout the whole movie I just thought of this theory xD

    Citlali LopezCitlali LopezPrije 5 dana
  • 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 ManningPrije 5 dana
  • 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 MukansoroPrije 5 dana
  • Do A Theory on movie "MouseHunt". #MouseHuntTheory

    Cody BanksCody BanksPrije 5 dana
  • Make a theory about the brain cereal from we’re back a dinosaur story

    Jose GordoJose GordoPrije 5 dana
  • Do a theory on the word pack a dinosaur story

    Jose GordoJose GordoPrije 5 dana
  • Lol he doesn’t mention the Onceler literally pushed a bunch of bears off a table.

    Aun HathiariAun HathiariPrije 6 dana
  • The Lorax: We're the best way to show how evil corporate greed can be! DHMIS: Allow us to introduce ourselves.

    BKK DanahyBKK DanahyPrije 6 dana
  • 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 sansPrije 7 dana
  • 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 nazanPrije 7 dana
  • Heart me and you wish will come and I forgot your name🐱🖤

    محمد محمدمحمد محمدPrije 7 dana
  • He starts becoming really evil at the end of how bad can I possibly be song it's really bad

    rainbow unicorn wrainbow unicorn wPrije 7 dana
  • 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.

    AutumnAutumnPrije 7 dana
  • Now that I think of it Matpat would be a great lawyer.

    Nabila Nader RizekNabila Nader RizekPrije 8 dana
  • I remember the Lorax was my favorite story as a tiny child :)

    Symphony SketchSymphony SketchPrije 8 dana
  • Other peple distroy trees but ther not bad

    alex vidsalex vidsPrije 8 dana
  • My mind is blown. You switched the theme to still make it about changing our ways. Incredible

    Jack Sivers Art!Jack Sivers Art!Prije 8 dana
  • Omg!!😱 you are maybe right 🤨🤭.

    Makayla VMakayla VPrije 8 dana
  • The puns are pretty bad

    comical_geniuscomical_geniusPrije 8 dana
    • Seriously? How bad can they be?

      AutumnAutumnPrije 7 dana
  • 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 SPrije 8 dana
  • Why do I like the how bad can I be song Thats the only "good" part of the movie XD

    Catman 321Catman 321Prije 8 dana
  • We need a rhyme theory

    Kay NortonKay NortonPrije 9 dana
  • 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 FuconPrije 9 dana
  • it was a classic

    BLA BLABLA BLAPrije 9 dana
  • 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 PANTHERPrije 9 dana
  • We need RicK and MOrty Videos..!!

    Bro ActionBro ActionPrije 9 dana
  • I loved 🥰 the singing mat pat

    Taylor WatsonTaylor WatsonPrije 9 dana
  • 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•*Prije 10 dana
  • I loved tis movie as a kid so im kinda bias.

    scorpioxscorpioxPrije 10 dana
  • Like everything u buy in store u can have it for free u just need to make it other than air.

    Caleb SanchezCaleb SanchezPrije 10 dana
  • MatPat: We are all partly responsible for environmental destruction. Commies: LALALALALAL I CAN'T HEAR YOU

    crazitacocrazitacoPrije 10 dana
  • I mean the residents of flint michigan might disagree on the need for bottled water.

    Matthew AtwaterMatthew AtwaterPrije 10 dana
  • the film theorists: how ba a ad can i be me:idk gt a axc and chop wood so we know

    Lushiene SumagaysayLushiene SumagaysayPrije 10 dana
  • I was not expecting a lesson on ethics when I clicked on this video, but I’m not disappointed in the slightest.

    Marita SmithMarita SmithPrije 10 dana
  • 🌲🌳🥀

    Galaxy_world 847Galaxy_world 847Prije 11 dana
  • 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.

    havahoghavahogPrije 11 dana
  • Movie plot explained poorly: Teen boy saves nature by simping

    Sheev PalpatineSheev PalpatinePrije 11 dana
  • Y do u ruin everything

    FrancoFrancoPrije 11 dana
  • 11:58 So team trees was for nothing...?

    ItsMeCODYItsMeCODYPrije 11 dana
  • Earth's oxygen most (70%) of the oxygen in the atmosphere is produced by marine plants.

    Me meMe mePrije 11 dana
  • 6:43 sorry it's not work in Thailand we cannot eat water from the sink we literally have to buy it

    sangura skysangura skyPrije 11 dana
  • Great video dude

    Steven TiptonSteven TiptonPrije 11 dana
  • You actually ruin my childhood

    Monica ChinMonica ChinPrije 11 dana
  • What if they are all the bad guys what if this film just says humanity sucks

    Am not Bothered.Am not Bothered.Prije 11 dana
  • *looks at social media*

    the monster you hatethe monster you hatePrije 12 dana
  • 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 Void30Prije 12 dana
  • the oncelers hot

    Rylee BarclayRylee BarclayPrije 12 dana
  • I don't think this goes deep enough

    Alex ExleyAlex ExleyPrije 12 dana
  • MatPat: They totally negate the message of the original story. Me: THANK YOU!

    C-NoteC-NotePrije 12 dana
  • I hate bottled water... It tastes weird٫ so I drink filtered water in glass pickle jars. yeah

    Alayna FickAlayna FickPrije 12 dana
  • you are rong

    stephanie dooherstephanie dooherPrije 12 dana
  • This is a shallow neoliberal take on corporations. Disappointed

    Enzo CoupatEnzo CoupatPrije 12 dana
  • The question is: Who is the VILLIAN of the Lorax?

    Fladee Mhel CarreonFladee Mhel CarreonPrije 12 dana
  • He could have just cut the top of the tree. Problem solved.

    Shnobbs StudiosShnobbs StudiosPrije 12 dana
  • AHAH!!!! 🔪💀😈😈☠️👻

    william delgadowilliam delgadoPrije 13 dana
  • "We live, In a society."

    Alan Calderon-AguilarAlan Calderon-AguilarPrije 13 dana
  • Matt drinks water from the tap

    wolfn 24zewolfn 24zePrije 13 dana
  • 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-AntonianPrije 13 dana
  • 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 MabiasenPrije 13 dana
  • There is no product if there is no demand.

    Sir RauloSir RauloPrije 13 dana
  • Morale of the story: capitalism is OUR fault

    LordVandor1LordVandor1Prije 13 dana
  • Where were all the Thneedvillians that don't believe in "trees"?

    T BT BPrije 13 dana