25 Mind-Blowing Movie Fan Theories

Posted by , Updated on September 6, 2017


Movie theories are the lifeblood of the internet. Whenever an unsolved mystery appears in a film, people take to the web and make their theories heard. A good portion of them are trash, but every now and then, some theories blow things wide open, making total sense. From Disney to Tarantino films, we’ve got a ton of theories that’ll change how you view your favorite movies. Here are 25 Mind-Blowing Movie Fan Theories.

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Andy's Mom is Emily from Toy Story 2

jessie toy storySource: http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Remember in Toy Story 2 when the little girl Emily left Jesse on the side of the road when she got too old? Apparently, Emily is Andy’s mom. How could this be possible? First, the flashbacks to Emily clearly was in an older time period, possibly in the 60’s. But the true smoking gun is the red cowboy hat Andy wears. The same hat is on Emily’s bed in the flashbacks and is a larger version of Jesse’s hat.


The Shining Contains Secret Messages That Kubrick Helped Fake the Moon Landing

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In 1968, Stanley Kubrick released 2001: A Space Odyssey unveiling ground-breaking special effects, including astronauts in space. In 1969, the United States landed on the moon. Coincidence? This fan theory doesn’t think so. And as a way to secretly tell the public, Stanley Kubrick later included hidden messages in The Shining to apologize for faking the moon landing. Evidence includes Danny Torrence wearing an Apollo 11 sweater, the carpet looking like rocket ships, and even changing the name of the forbidden room to 237 because the moon is 237,000 miles away.


Every Quentin Tarantino Movie Exists in the Same Universe

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Because Vic Vega has been confirmed to be brothers with Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction, fans have always figured Quentin Tarantino’s movies all existed in the same universe. Recently, Tarantino has gone on record saying the theory is true except there are two universes: the real universe the characters live in and the “movie” universe that the characters go to watch. For example, when the Pulp Fiction characters go to the movies, they see Kill Bill.


Willy Wonka Is the Final Regeneration of the Doctor

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Everyone knows the eccentric chocolate factory owner Willy Wonka as a colorful, albeit isolated, man. Except, what if he was more than he seemed to be? One theory suggests Willy Wonka is the final regeneration of Doctor Who. The fan claims both Wonka and the Doctor share many similar qualities and magical powers, including a flying elevator very similar to the TARDIS.


Sid Is the Garbage Man in Toy Story 3

sid toystory garbage manSource: http://www.eonline.com

Whatever happened to Sid from Toy Story? Clearly, after experiencing his deranged behavior, no one was eager to see him again. Well, an eagle-eyed fan made the connection that Sid is probably the garbage man who picks up the trash at the beginning of the movie. Why would they think that? Because the garbage man is wearing the same skull t-shirt Sid wore in Toy Story.

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