Mind-blowing theories in Filmsby masandaglinus123 | created - 27 Dec 2014 | updated - 21 Feb 2015 | Public
(WITH NEW ENTRIES) These unproven theories scattered around the internet and people still debate whether these theories were true or not. We were really wondering what the film-makers are really trying to say. Which of these mind-blowing unproven theories in films actually make sense to you?
Credits to watchmojo.com and gamesradar.com as my source to this idea. Thanks to TsarStepan. jamesh5 and Drvobradi :)
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1. Toy Story (1995)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.
Votes: 754,827 | Gross: $191.80M
All Pixar Movies actually existed in the same universe. Go to this site so you can learn more about Jon Negroni's Pixar Theory: [link]http://jonnegroni.com/2013/07/11/the-pixar-theory/[/link]
2. Titanic (1997)
PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Votes: 914,031 | Gross: $659.33M
Jack never existed. He was only a product of Rose's imagination because she was depressed at the thought of marrying Cal so she dreamed up her perfect man, Jack. (c)gamesradar.com
3. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 888,183 | Gross: $210.61M
Doc Brown is attempting to commit suicide when he tests out the DeLorean. He states that all his previous experiments have been failures, then proceeds to stand directly in front of the speeding car, guaranteeing his own death if his latest attempt stays true to form. (c)gamesradar.com
4. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.
Votes: 153,116 | Gross: $4.00M
Willy Wonka was a deranged, child-hating killer who staged the industrial accidents that took place in his factory. How else do you explain the fact that there are only a specific number of seats on his ferry after Augustus got stucked in the pipe? Or that the Oompa Loompas are always ready with a death song?
5. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.
Votes: 279,772 | Gross: $70.14M
The entire film takes place in Cameron’s head, with Ferris created by his buddy as the polar opposite of his own depressive personality. As a quiet and depressed, quiet high school-er, it’s not that farfetched to think Cameron would create an alter ego who’s cool, fearless and can do the things he’d never do in real life. So, he created Ferris Bueller.
6. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Votes: 199,578 | Gross: $188.76M
While singing “Summer Nights,” Danny boasts about Sandy: “I saved her life. She nearly drowned.” Sandy actually did drown and “Grease” is just a dream she had before meeting her death. At the end of the movie, we saw Sandy and Danny fly off in a red convertible as they wave goodbye to their friends on the solid ground below. Is this a metaphor for heaven?
7. Toy Story 2 (1999)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.
Votes: 447,883 | Gross: $245.85M
Jessie's owner was actually Andy's Mom. Watch the beginning scene of Toy Story (1995), look closely, we saw Andy wearing a cowboy hat similar to Jessie's hat while playing with his toys. So, where did Andy actually get that cowboy hat?
8. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller
Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.
Votes: 1,335,807 | Gross: $448.14M
Bruce didn't fix the autopilot and he really does die at the end of the film., and the ending is just Alfred's dream.
9. Pulp Fiction (1994)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama
The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Votes: 1,566,462 | Gross: $107.93M
The bandage on the back of Marsellus Wallace's head is there to cover up the hole created when his soul was removed, and his soul was put inside the briefcase. The fact that the briefcase’s combination is 666, the mark of the beast!
10. The Shining (1980)
R | 146 min | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
Votes: 742,412 | Gross: $44.02M
Stanley Kubrick helped fake the moon landings, and The Shining contains several coded admissions. Didn’t you notice Danny’s jumper? Check out the documentary film, Room 237 (2012) for more further details!
11. Dr. No (1962)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program.
Votes: 130,256 | Gross: $16.07M
“James Bond” isn’t a man but rather a codename, passed on from one MI6 agent after the other over the years. The theory explains the multiple faces and slightly differing personality of the different Bonds, from Connery to Craig.
12. Aladdin (1992)
G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.
Votes: 306,374 | Gross: $217.35M
Due to a slip of the tongue by the Genie, we know that Aladdin is set some time in the future, where “Arabia” is the dominant global power. (c)gamesradar.com
13. Taxi Driver (1976)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama
A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.
Votes: 609,829 | Gross: $28.26M
Travis Bickle didn't actually kill anyone in this film. He had just cooked it all up in his mind.
14. No Country for Old Men (2007)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.
Votes: 734,609 | Gross: $74.28M
Anton Chigurh is described in the film as a ghost by Ed Tom Bell, there's also another ambiguous scene in which Ed Tom goes into a motel room in which Llewelyn Moss was murdered in the viewer can see Anton Chigurh hiding behind the door, but as Ed Tom enters the room it's empty. Theories have suggested that Anton doesn't exist and that Sheriff Ed Tom is the killer (also explaining the fact that he knew about the weapon that 'Chigurh' uses.)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In 1957, archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. is called back into action and becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.
Votes: 378,267 | Gross: $317.10M
Indy spends the entire film trapped in that fridge, slowly losing his mind on account of radiation poisoning, and imagining everything else that follows. Including the aliens. (c)gamesradar.com
16. Jaws (1975)
PG | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wreaking havoc in a beach resort.
Votes: 491,992 | Gross: $260.00M
The town of Amity had been covering up its shark attacks for years, with the tiger shark being planted by the Mayor in order to distract attention from the real culprit. (c)gamesradar.com
17. Signs (2002)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Votes: 304,894 | Gross: $227.97M
Those marauding creatures aren’t aliens at all. They’re demons
18. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.
Cuddly woodland guardian Totoro is not the loveable critter you thought he was… he’s actually the God of Death. Satsuki’s search for her sister Mei is actually fruitless… the fact that both of them encounter Totoro means that actually, both of them are dead. (c)gamesradar.com
19. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
Votes: 1,078,282 | Gross: $322.74M
Chewbacca and R2-D2 are secret Rebel agents, using their knowledge of Anakin’s transformation and the rise of the Galactic Empire, rather than inexplicably forgetting it. (c)gamesradar.com
20. The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (1987 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Elroy Jetson invents a time machine that takes his family back to prehistoric times, where they meet the Flintstone family.
The time machine didn't transfer The Jetsons to the past, but to the future. The world of The Jetsons is an advanced futuristic era, with cities set above clouds... but we never see the ground. The only explanation is that the Earth was devastated by something (war, virus, plague...) and that's why people are living 'in the sky'. So, according to that theory, The Flintstones is set on Earth, after the society of The Jetsons crumbled/left to space - that's why we have TALKING dinosaurs & prehistoric animals, coexisting with humans - evolution/mutation did that. That's also why there are TV sets, automobiles and other 'modern' equipment in the 'stone age'.
21. RoboCop (1987)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.
Votes: 207,946 | Gross: $53.42M
RoboCop is Jesus. Albeit an extremely violent one, with a very firm idea of right and wrong. (c)gamesradar.com
22. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Votes: 150,688 | Gross: $50.29M
The characters don’t travel back in time… they’re actually in limbo, with Lou having successfully killed himself before the trip. (c)gamesradar.com
23. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Votes: 1,439,612 | Gross: $171.48M
Neo is actually a machine, with the “real world” of Zion actually turning out to be just another level of human-created simulation, designed to keep technological advances in check. (c)gamesradar.com
24. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 602,358 | Gross: $27.00M
Not only is Deckard a Replicant, but he is a Replicant implanted with the memories of a former Blade Runner. Detective Gaff to be precise. (c)gamesradar.com
25. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Votes: 525,984 | Gross: $126.48M
The film is set some time before Blade Runner, with the room in which the Hologram Weyland has recorded his message in turning out to be the same as one that appeared in the earlier film. (c)gamesradar.com
26. Labyrinth (1986)
PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.
Votes: 109,212 | Gross: $12.73M
Labyrinth is a metaphor for a girl struggling with the onset of puberty. (c)gamesradar.com
27. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,755,847 | Gross: $292.58M
Cobb’s totem isn’t actually his spinning top, but his wedding ring. In the “real world” he takes it off, but in the dream world, he’s always wearing it… (c)gamesradar.com
28. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.
Votes: 173,256 | Gross: $42.10M
Much of what we are seeing can be explained away as the hallucinations of a bulimic. An old photo reveals a younger Christine to be a bit fat, we never see her eating, and many of the nasty things that happen to her are related to eating (a corpse vomming down her throat, for example!). Drag Me to Hell is all about eating disorder. (c)gamesradar.com
29. Ghostbusters (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Votes: 312,415 | Gross: $238.63M
Crossing the streams causes the Ghostbusters to die, with the city’s celebration of their achievements turning out to be a posthumous affair. (c)gamesradar.com
30. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
Votes: 337,034 | Gross: $7.27M
It’s A Wonderful Life is actually a tragedy, with the “happy ending” seeing George Bailey forced to return to a job he hates because that’s the bed he’s made, and he must damn well lie in it. (c)gamesradar.com
31. The Rock (1996)
R | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.
Votes: 285,731 | Gross: $134.07M
Sean Connery’s character is actually James Bond (more on him later). Caught spying in America, he has spent the rest of his life banged up in various prisons… (c)gamesradar.com
32. Minority Report (2002)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.
Votes: 454,983 | Gross: $132.07M
The ending of the film is a fantasy created by Tom Cruise’s character while he languishes in captivity. (c)gamesradar.com
33. The Thing (1982)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.
Votes: 316,436 | Gross: $13.78M
The bottle that Kurt Russell offers Keith David towards the end of The Thing is actually one of the Molotov cocktails they were chucking around earlier. (c)gamesradar.com
34. Radio Flyer (1992)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
A father recounts a dark period of his childhood when he and his little brother lived in the suburbs.
Votes: 11,347 | Gross: $4.65M
Rather than riding his radio flyer off to salvation from his brutal father, the younger brother in Radio Flyer actually kills himself. (c)gamesradar.com
35. Scream (1996)
R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery
A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.
Votes: 252,192 | Gross: $103.05M
There was a third killer involved in the Woodsboro murders… and it was Dewey! Because if you buy into it (and admittedly, Dewey does seem like a bit of a nut-case), then he gets away with the whole thing! Creepy… (c)gamesradar.com