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.

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AngryMustache 9
AngryMustache 9

@Why You're so lucky

11 soat oldin
RandomTurtle WhoDances
RandomTurtle WhoDances

I wish I didn’t read this comment...

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Coolperson2323
Coolperson2323

Yes

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Michał Wołkowicz
Michał Wołkowicz

yes

3 kun oldin
David Velerajter
David Velerajter

🤬🤬FAKIG

7 kun oldin
glitch sans
glitch sans

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

8 soat oldin
yumi nazan
yumi nazan

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15 soat oldin
محمد محمد
محمد محمد

Heart me and you wish will come and I forgot your name🐱🖤

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rainbow unicorn w
rainbow unicorn w

He starts becoming really evil at the end of how bad can I possibly be song it's really bad

21 soat oldin
Autumn
Autumn

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.

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Nabila Nader Rizek
Nabila Nader Rizek

Now that I think of it Matpat would be a great lawyer.

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Symphony Sketch
Symphony Sketch

I remember the Lorax was my favorite story as a tiny child :)

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alex vids
alex vids

Other peple distroy trees but ther not bad

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Jack Sivers Art!
Jack Sivers Art!

My mind is blown. You switched the theme to still make it about changing our ways. Incredible

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Makayla V
Makayla V

Omg!!😱 you are maybe right 🤨🤭.

2 kun oldin
comical_genius
comical_genius

The puns are pretty bad

2 kun oldin
Autumn
Autumn

Seriously? How bad can they be?

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Elan S
Elan S

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

2 kun oldin
Catman 321
Catman 321

Why do I like the how bad can I be song Thats the only "good" part of the movie XD

2 kun oldin
Kay Norton
Kay Norton

We need a rhyme theory

2 kun oldin
Lucky Fucon
Lucky Fucon

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!

2 kun oldin
BLA BLA
BLA BLA

it was a classic

2 kun oldin
SONIC PANTHER
SONIC PANTHER

In my country if you drink water from the faucet you probably get sick, so everybody needs to buy water bottles and water jugs.

2 kun oldin
Bro Action
Bro Action

We need RicK and MOrty Videos..!!

3 kun oldin
Taylor Watson
Taylor Watson

I loved 🥰 the singing mat pat

3 kun oldin
*•Brownie Bears•*
*•Brownie Bears•*

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”😂

3 kun oldin
scorpiox
scorpiox

I loved tis movie as a kid so im kinda bias.

3 kun oldin
Caleb Sanchez
Caleb Sanchez

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

3 kun oldin
crazitaco
crazitaco

MatPat: We are all partly responsible for environmental destruction. Commies: LALALALALAL I CAN'T HEAR YOU

3 kun oldin
Matthew Atwater
Matthew Atwater

I mean the residents of flint michigan might disagree on the need for bottled water.

3 kun oldin
Lushiene Sumagaysay
Lushiene Sumagaysay

the film theorists: how ba a ad can i be me:idk gt a axc and chop wood so we know

3 kun oldin
Marita Smith
Marita Smith

I was not expecting a lesson on ethics when I clicked on this video, but I’m not disappointed in the slightest.

3 kun oldin
Galaxy_world 847
Galaxy_world 847

🌲🌳🥀

4 kun oldin
havahog
havahog

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.

4 kun oldin
Sheev Palpatine
Sheev Palpatine

Movie plot explained poorly: Teen boy saves nature by simping

4 kun oldin
Franco
Franco

Y do u ruin everything

4 kun oldin
ItsMeCODY
ItsMeCODY

11:58 So team trees was for nothing...?

4 kun oldin
Me me
Me me

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

4 kun oldin
sangura sky
sangura sky

6:43 sorry it's not work in Thailand we cannot eat water from the sink we literally have to buy it

4 kun oldin
Steven Tipton
Steven Tipton

Great video dude

5 kun oldin
Monica Chin
Monica Chin

You actually ruin my childhood

5 kun oldin
Am not Bothered.
Am not Bothered.

What if they are all the bad guys what if this film just says humanity sucks

5 kun oldin
the monster you hate
the monster you hate

*looks at social media*

5 kun oldin
The Void30
The Void30

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.

5 kun oldin
Rylee Barclay
Rylee Barclay

the oncelers hot

5 kun oldin
Alex Exley
Alex Exley

I don't think this goes deep enough

5 kun oldin
C-Note
C-Note

MatPat: They totally negate the message of the original story. Me: THANK YOU!

5 kun oldin
Alayna Fick
Alayna Fick

I hate bottled water... It tastes weird٫ so I drink filtered water in glass pickle jars. yeah

5 kun oldin
stephanie dooher
stephanie dooher

you are rong

5 kun oldin
Enzo Coupat
Enzo Coupat

This is a shallow neoliberal take on corporations. Disappointed

5 kun oldin
Fladee Mhel Carreon
Fladee Mhel Carreon

The question is: Who is the VILLIAN of the Lorax?

5 kun oldin
Shnobbs Studios
Shnobbs Studios

He could have just cut the top of the tree. Problem solved.

6 kun oldin
william delgado
william delgado

AHAH!!!! 🔪💀😈😈☠️👻

6 kun oldin
Alan Calderon-Aguilar
Alan Calderon-Aguilar

"We live, In a society."

6 kun oldin
wolfn 24ze
wolfn 24ze

Matt drinks water from the tap

6 kun oldin
Austin The San-Antonian
Austin The San-Antonian

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.

6 kun oldin
Leo Roman Mabiasen
Leo Roman Mabiasen

Matpat: the onceler is not the bad guy Also what the onceler said: WHO CARES IF A FEW TREES ARE DIYIN’

6 kun oldin
Sir Raulo
Sir Raulo

There is no product if there is no demand.

6 kun oldin
LordVandor1
LordVandor1

Morale of the story: capitalism is OUR fault

6 kun oldin
T B
T B

Where were all the Thneedvillians that don't believe in "trees"?

7 kun oldin
Leo Roman Mabiasen
Leo Roman Mabiasen

Matpat: bottled water is technically useless It’s not like everyone lives near a river!

7 kun oldin
crazitaco
crazitaco

@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.

3 kun oldin
Dan Al
Dan Al

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.

6 kun oldin
Isaiah Williams
Isaiah Williams

Prolly one of the worst theories he’s put out in my opinion

7 kun oldin
Libre Thai
Libre Thai

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.

7 kun oldin
Prawn King
Prawn King

The movie clearly focuses on the animals as the beings that were affected the most. That's literally the whole point of the movie.

7 kun oldin
shaunthegoat
shaunthegoat

I'm the lorax I speak for the trees respect nature or ill break your knees

7 kun oldin
David Velerajter
David Velerajter

🤬🤬FAKIG

7 kun oldin
Ellis Worcester
Ellis Worcester

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

8 kun oldin
Joshua Montgomery
Joshua Montgomery

Cool. You now understand advertising.

8 kun oldin
ChickBee
ChickBee

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

8 kun oldin
Pop Culture Entertainment
Pop Culture Entertainment

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

8 kun oldin
Logan Livingstone
Logan Livingstone

🤬

8 kun oldin
Logan Livingstone
Logan Livingstone

📘

8 kun oldin
ash
ash

The lorax was one of my favorite movies growing up Thanks matpat, another one destroyed

8 kun oldin
JusCallMeBea
JusCallMeBea

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.

8 kun oldin
MOOZE Gamer15
MOOZE Gamer15

Pls Dr. Seuss' horton hears a who.

8 kun oldin
Jordan
Jordan

so I guess this is just a video about Neoliberalism

9 kun oldin
Himedo15
Himedo15

corporate simping

9 kun oldin
Meghan Angela
Meghan Angela

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

9 kun oldin
Charles stick man Government
Charles stick man Government

I love your videos

9 kun oldin
Manh Tran
Manh Tran

I ,Once-ler ,have a dream*guitar playing noise*

9 kun oldin
Jabari Chalas
Jabari Chalas

I forgot about lorax

9 kun oldin
Ferdinand Po
Ferdinand Po

This is very anthrocentric

9 kun oldin
RMGOTJAMS
RMGOTJAMS

Anyone: No one can ruin the Lorax Film Theory: Hold my thinking cap

10 kun oldin
Fot Thot
Fot Thot

Ted is the og simp

10 kun oldin
Pat Hamilton
Pat Hamilton

I'm am the lorax. I speak for the tree's. And some fucking reason. They speak Vietnameses

10 kun oldin
Jaron Froman
Jaron Froman

I am the Lorax, I speak for the trees. If you keep cutting them down , the bears will feast on ya knees

10 kun oldin
Finnegan fox
Finnegan fox

How baddddddd can I be?

10 kun oldin
Killua Zoldyck
Killua Zoldyck

Matt there eating jello again there eating JELLO

10 kun oldin
S y k o
S y k o

Save the trees or lose your knees.

11 kun oldin
Overlord 81
Overlord 81

13:12 In the background it sounds like: "Hey! Stop! Stop! Stop!"

11 kun oldin
Quantum Proton
Quantum Proton

Your final message falls flat on the fact companies are more than willing to invest millions of dollars in misinformation efforts to lie to their customers of the consequences. Or just hide the underlying consequences. Or just lobby against alternatives. Or just virtue signal when pressure is actually put.

11 kun oldin
YoshiMagic
YoshiMagic

Mean while in a ulternate universe: ohear is selling smoke in a bottle and the human race is coming to a end

11 kun oldin
Finn Masterson
Finn Masterson

.

11 kun oldin
Leena A.
Leena A.

Disagree :) Both O'Hare and the Once-ler are immoral and environmentally irresponsible. The fact that they both had "good business" does not make them "good guys" because they put their needs before others (trees, the environment, the animals). They need to be ethical businesses, so yes, they're the villains.

11 kun oldin
RayRay
RayRay

#Gametheory

11 kun oldin
RayRay
RayRay

Check his other channel out too

11 kun oldin
Pyper Pepper
Pyper Pepper

Reminder thag bad people can do good things (and vice versa)

12 kun oldin
Maxwell Mcellis
Maxwell Mcellis

the antagonist is capitalism

12 kun oldin
Beckett Smith
Beckett Smith

Great intro

12 kun oldin
eikcim 1728
eikcim 1728

so the message is still screw capitalism... just not in that way

12 kun oldin
eikcim 1728
eikcim 1728

“it’s not evil, just stupid and bad business.” 😃☝️

12 kun oldin
Darc Hart94
Darc Hart94

Way to put a damper on the people who spent 20 million for a charity that was ultimately kinda pointless

12 kun oldin
saftey master zach Mcpherson
saftey master zach Mcpherson

woken in a nutshell

12 kun oldin
Avery Merva
Avery Merva

"He's a tall thin guitar playing nerd who wears vest loves marshmallows and has mommy issues" sounds like some I would fall in love with

12 kun oldin
•Literal• Simp
•Literal• Simp

I have a music playlist on YouTube and ig I accidentally put this in there and I was listening to a calm song and then suddenly, “hOW mAaAad wiLL yOu bE”

13 kun oldin
TimeIsSketch
TimeIsSketch

Okay let's be honest, the Once-ler was flippin hot to us girls (and guys) when we first watched the movie 🤣. Imagine crushing on a cartoon character instead of a real human being that we can physically see and touch, cant imagine that- I blame you anime-

13 kun oldin

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