Film Theory: Wall-E's SECRET Villain (Disney Pixar's Wall-E)

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John Chapman
John Chapman - پیش 3 ساعت
Buy N Large's captive audience are aboard star ships where they do no work. How would BNL ever create a profit from that scenario? Even if they did work, the ships are self contained environments which (as far as we know) do not produce any raw materials that they didn't leave Earth with. I guess in theory they could be mining asteroids or something, but that'd be done by robots. With the exception of intellectual property, there is nothing to be gained from having people sat in your ships consuming your products. Nothing suggests there was a great deal of research going on, nor for that matter is it suggested works of art were being produced. If anything, they had become culturally homogeneous (as predicted by Frankfurt School sociologist Theodore Adorno), wearing the same clothes, watching the same videos etc.
Laura Gallaher
Laura Gallaher - پیش 3 ساعت
why does Rathje look uncanny to Bruce Banner?
Shane Roffey
Shane Roffey - پیش 8 ساعت
That William Rathje looks a lot like Mark Ruffalo
OverSucc - پیش 9 ساعت
Wheres the film theory merch XD
Hashbrowns Papa
Hashbrowns Papa - پیش 9 ساعت
But why? From what I remember it’s not like they have real jobs on the ship, what good is money in that society? It seemed like a communist utopia on the ship.
Jorge Blancarte
Jorge Blancarte - پیش 14 ساعت
Says innocent robots immediately shows dirty joke.1:53
Claire Caso
Claire Caso - پیش 14 ساعت
RandomLastNameGenerator: Griffin
RandomLastNameGenerator: Griffin - پیش 17 ساعت
Thank you for ruining my childhood.
User Name
User Name - پیش 17 ساعت
Wall-E just gets darker the more you theorize.
Noodle - پیش 17 ساعت
Great theory Mattpat but there’s one little thing you’ve got wrong. The tiny amount of space for all of the US’s landmass waste is correct however, you missed the other garbage dump. The ocean. The pacific has a floating garbage island more than twice the size of TEXAS as of today. That’ll definitely contribute to the waste in the future I’m sure.
William Prescott
William Prescott - پیش 18 ساعت
death to BNL death to BNL
William Prescott
William Prescott - پیش 18 ساعت
matt there has never been a dull and unsurprising video good job
Kameron Olsen
Kameron Olsen - پیش 19 ساعت
or maybe its a movie so it can be unrealistic
Sylla Qñ
Sylla Qñ - پیش 19 ساعت
Random but I think Matpat could really make some awesome Steven Universe theory vids. And judging that Rebecca Sugar clearly has been going out of their way to answer theories within the series- I think it'd be cool.
Toxic Zombie
Toxic Zombie - پیش 19 ساعت
Is it just me or does Dr. William Rathje look like mark ruffalo
Rozey Peyton 69
Rozey Peyton 69 - پیش 21 ساعت
I live in Delaware tho :C
Calow - پیش روز
Wall-E is my favourite movie. Ever.
Hey You
Hey You - پیش روز
We need Communism.
Michaela Neumann
Michaela Neumann - پیش روز
A scheme this advanced must also be supported by the current governments on earth, tho. So, they've got their hands in on this as well and probably gaining plenty of money from it as well.
Tman520 - پیش روز
you can burn trash
Bobby Bobson
Bobby Bobson - پیش روز
me 2 months ago: WALL-E IS A LIBERAL AGENDA
me now: can we please abolish capitalism so this doesn't happen thanks
Pierce - پیش روز
Mat says "Go out and recycle a can" just 10 minutes after saying that it's not our fault the trash piles up that much in the movie.
fishing with adam adam
fishing with adam adam - پیش روز
Doesn't the Sun Pool hard so if so the trash would cover up the Sun so the sun would eventually be fully filled with trash and we have no sunlight
HENnoobsanic THE HOT DOG
HENnoobsanic THE HOT DOG - پیش روز
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HENnoobsanic THE HOT DOG
HENnoobsanic THE HOT DOG - پیش روز
T pose
ThatOne StrangeTween
ThatOne StrangeTween - پیش روز
I think Matt has been into Pokémon recently....
Robin Van De Maele
Robin Van De Maele - پیش روز
But where do the people on the ship even get their money all the while automation is replacing every job we see? Even if they (BnL) just give the people money the people will just spend it on board the ship because where else would they be spending the money? This creates a loop where the money just flows back and forth while rescourses get drained. While yes this will take an extremely long amount of time (presumably) eventually they will run out of rescourses to keep everything going. And if the ship were to be fully self sufficient then the people aboard the ship wouldn't even use money anymore, because what is the point of money when everyone (including BnL) has everything they want, whenever they want it? There wouldn't be a point to it because now the people aboard the ship have entered a post scarcity civilization. Anyhow, good video, I thuroughly enjoyed it!
(If I made mistakes in my reasoning, which isn't an unlikely turn of events, feel free to correct me. I'd love to have some discourse.)
jake parker
jake parker - پیش روز
how is it cars
KittyPlayz1 - پیش روز
This video makes no sense. I liked Wall-E being about going green to save the earth.
leoskini - پیش روز
I've done some basic research, and the thing about developed nations producing less waste than developed ones seems to be false...
The list from which you take the map also shows this, with most industrial european nation, the united states and japan in the top 30 , (with over 192 nations); while south america and africa consistently produce less waste per capita. Kuwait is fourth, true, but Kuwait is not by any means underdeveloped as for consumption, in fact it has one of the higher GDP per capita in the world and a strong currency...
The data would seem to indicate the exact opposite, you can check for yourself here
The only other tendency is that island-nations, developed or underdeveloped, produce more waste than continental nations
But other than that, it's pretty much inequivocable. Development equals more waste.
[808s] In-VEIN
[808s] In-VEIN - پیش روز
Stop ruining my childhood
Taylor Conway
Taylor Conway - پیش روز
I just had the best idea what if we build a machine that can get to the earths mantle then just dump trash there.
* Azia
* Azia - پیش روز
Humanity isn’t careless, just greedy.
That still isn’t okay
Hannah Morgan
Hannah Morgan - پیش روز
Hi mat pat I just wanna say I have been watching your videos for a long time me and my mother watch them in bed so keep going
Savannah Adkins
Savannah Adkins - پیش روز
I love your theories
Master Dan
Master Dan - پیش روز
This makes me feel so better about the world we live in.
Mak07ri China
Mak07ri China - پیش روز
RAMPAGE7 - پیش روز
700 years on the Axiom and they still have the resources to keep the engines running (fuel and parts for repairs) resources to keep providing food containers and clothes as well as the means to launder the clothes (water/cleaners)... access to a sufficient amount of water for their pools, liquid-based food and proper hygiene methods and even mattresses... figure with ppl as large as they are, that mattresses probably last 20 years max, so most mattresses would have been replaced 35 times in 700 years... times the growing population of the Axiom and on and on all without anyone having a job aside from the captain and at least some sort of unseen skeleton crew?
Either B&L intended to lure humanity to a space Eden where no one has to worry about anything ever again (possibly their punishment for directly facilitating the bulk of earths trash/pollution problems)...
OR the world’s major powers made the call to abandon the planet for space and B&L simply jumped in as the sole sponsor and they constantly feel the need that as sole sponsor of Space Eden, that the population be reminded of how great they are; “our very best friend” for saving the species)
With everyone being pampered every second of everyday there was no mention of an actual economy. The ship offered the new digital overlay for their suits, but even though it was a purchase option (if I recall?), loads of people just hit a button like it was a free option.
All those space bound ocean liners were meant to be a few years journey; I don’t think they were money-making ventures but they also weren’t meant to be several hundreds of years spacebound either
If anything it now feels like B&L is actually the antagonist turned protagonist.
Yes their global takeover through commercialism effectively lead to the ruining of Earth at the hands of the consumer, but then they *saved* humanity from extinction and other than apparent consequence-free obesity (aside from possible muscle atrophy) there didn’t seem to be any disease or hunger or social economic gaps... or conflict... or discrimination... 😨
THANK YOU B&L!!! You may have helped us achieve our own inevitable doom, but you saw the error of your ways and then solved ALL OTHER social economical problems that had plagued humanity for THOUSANDS of years!
So much so that there are no signs of crime, not even vandalism or bullying... no corrupt prison or political systems... just a heavy-set utopia that is so perfect that nobody appreciates it anymore.
All hail B&L; they solved all humanities problems... though they really should have been jettisoning all those monstrous trash cubes towards the sun...
B&L is evil again! They are polluting the entire solar system instead of aiming the trash at the sun or towards known black holes!
Hannibal Lecter
Hannibal Lecter - پیش روز
Here's the problem with the spaceships.
You technically can't turn a profit on them for very long, especially when they no longer have a way to pay (money becomes fiat from government collapse, and if everything is controlled by a company, what you end up with is a communistic-feudal system.
Of course you could squeeze some money out of people, but not for several hundred years.
The only reason I could think of is that they were maybe a little like the Vaults from Fallout and used for consumer feedback, and the Axiom, being the main ship, was probably used as a command hub of some sort as well as for monitoring.
Abbi Jackson
Abbi Jackson - پیش روز
The 2nd smallest state is Connecticut
justinchmait - پیش 2 روز
Hey Man,
Love your channel and always watch it but I feel like you went ahead too fast because yes in hindsight buy-n-large will be the only company to sell stuff but as you said the whole ship doesn’t function with humans cleaning and selling but robots so that means no one will have a job in the movie no one until wall-e got there got out of there chair. The expenses for the whole ship and fuel to go to outer space and for the robots buy-n-large will lose profit.
Reply question or counter arguments.
KSM ShadowLDR - پیش 2 روز
Hold up. If the axiom left 700 years ago in Wall-E, there shouldn’t be anyone alive on the ship. A human being can not live for 700 years. And how have the Wall-E robots not cleaned up the entire planet by then. And why are there literally TOWERS of trash that are he size of the Empire State Building.
faalhaas de vries
faalhaas de vries - پیش 2 روز
battle file including xlutnx store equipment establishment meeting generous victory ship.
Miriam K
Miriam K - پیش 2 روز
I don't think that it's that easy for a company to cover our planet in trash. Yes maybe they would have the ability, but there would also be a lot of environmentalists out there, who would try to stop the hole think before it even happened. People getting more and more conscious about pollution. I mean if there was a international petition to force Starbucks to get 100% recyclable coffee cups, just imagination what would happen if a company decided to literary spam our hole planet... it would become the greatest boycott in human history. And that are just the costumers there are also laws and regulations and all this stuff. An even if nobody would protest, they would bribe ANY government in the world and have complete control over every wast disposal system at least at the moment were the first people start living in a dump, they would start question it, they would think they failed and some other company would find a great idea how to deal with all the trash and the people would let them work for them instead.
Donovan M
Donovan M - پیش 2 روز
To manny words
Sasha Ballino
Sasha Ballino - پیش 2 روز
Ya'know, this video was actually reassuring until he started talking about BNL
Evely Yanez
Evely Yanez - پیش 2 روز
I'm a Texan, and I got offended when he put garbage bags on Texas, then the whole usa
SleezDeez - پیش 2 روز
How could they make profit off of people who are too incapable of contributing or doing anything of value in any way due to being so fat?
JoJoCrafty Piggy
JoJoCrafty Piggy - پیش 2 روز
Willie Stroker
Willie Stroker - پیش 2 روز
I would like this channel. But its obviously directed at a young audience. Kinda like 80% of youtube in the past 5 years. Who would of known its easy to manipulate children to make loads of cash?
A Person
A Person - پیش 2 روز
But how are they going to spend the money?
AshlierGaming13 - پیش 2 روز
What if we put our garbage, into space? I don’t think the uninhabitable planets would mind.
SuperRandomGamingBros - پیش 2 روز
6:35 And just recently, we're now coating water with a SEAWEED GEL THINGY!!! It's called Ooho. Look it up.
LOL Fife
LOL Fife - پیش 2 روز
Dang that's DARK
Olivia Scott
Olivia Scott - پیش 2 روز
"Complete and total *garbage*"

I saw what you did there, MatPat.

Pun intended, 13/10

MatPat, the dad of 2018
2totheten 2tothenine
2totheten 2tothenine - پیش 2 روز
how would bnl still make money if no one was employed for decades feeding on their supplies?
Kevin Smoak
Kevin Smoak - پیش 2 روز
I disagree with the part of your theory about the company flipping the Earth for profit because BnL doesn’t gain any profit while people are in space. There is no exchange in currency in space and there seems to be no company representatives in space either that would benefit from all the consumerism just the fully-automated robot crew. I think that BnL was actually overthrown by the robots which tried to get rid of the humans so they can have earth to themselves and so they can slowly kill them off due to their ignorance. Either way I agree with the part of the theory about how BnL made items less “green” to motivate the humans leave.
Kevin Smoak
Kevin Smoak - پیش 2 روز
Matt Patt your boxes aren’t working
Leroy Jesus
Leroy Jesus - پیش 2 روز
We didn't listen to mat pats theory that's why we went to space
Michael Vernon
Michael Vernon - پیش 2 روز
You should have made a futurama reference when you were talking about trash
Paola Silva
Paola Silva - پیش 2 روز
You know how happy this makes me
Speireata4 - پیش 2 روز
If BnL is the only company, it is the only employer, so the only source of money. So they pay everyone and everyone pays them. I don't see how they could earn anything from that.
moblin boi
moblin boi - پیش 2 روز
Actually, archaeologists don't study dinosaur fossils. That's what paleontologists do
Mountain - پیش 2 روز
Christine Ho
Christine Ho - پیش 2 روز
Each sold separately!
peashooterman3 - پیش 2 روز
why are you using bfdi assets
Allison Reid & Lisa Lower
Allison Reid & Lisa Lower - پیش 3 روز
Mat you are grrreat at photoshop
Jack Brown
Jack Brown - پیش 3 روز
Chuck the waste in deserts
Broken Unicorn
Broken Unicorn - پیش 3 روز
Wall-E is by far my favorite Pixar movie tbh.
skybotsaber 13
skybotsaber 13 - پیش 3 روز
BnL:the destroyer of planets for ad revenue
Spam - پیش 3 روز
Okay but that corporation is only successful in the first place BECAUSE of the general public. You can't have an entire population financially supporting this huge corporate entity then solely put the blame on said entity when the mass public were the ones funding it. Granted I imagine that BNL would've made it so they were the ONLY suppliers, which would make obtaining items from other companies virtually impossible, buuut the ending still suggest that humanity aren't responsible for their actions when they're the ones that created the success of BNL in the first place.
Melias Clarkson
Melias Clarkson - پیش 3 روز
This is capitalism.
Melias Clarkson
Melias Clarkson - پیش 3 روز
What you describe at the beginning is not a human, it's a capitalist desire.
Abigail Gane
Abigail Gane - پیش 3 روز
However, Film Theory, please consider the population growth and population density in every year. Year after year, mankind has been multiplying.
zoeysingsalot - پیش 3 روز
You should do a theory on Zathura
CATGIRL 2000 - پیش 3 روز
Sarah the green eyes fangirl
Sarah the green eyes fangirl - پیش 3 روز
I really really needed this. I get very uncomfortable and anxious when I think about people not being grateful for things and litter and stuff like that, so watching this and now knowing that the world is actually getting cleaner and we don't have to worry as much about the world getting completely ruined by litter or anything made a huge weight leave me, a weight that's been there for years. I'm still scared about stuff, but this genuinely made me feel a lot better about lots of things that have been with me for ages. Thank you.
Jay Sam
Jay Sam - پیش 3 روز
What an interesting theory it does make a lot of sense because u r missing one crusial thing...
Why would the boss dude of BNL want all that money if there's no way to spend it... no I think there's something bigger behind these scenes..
Here's my theory as seen in MatPats other Wall-E theory that humans are eating each other... but why would the boss of BNL allow this to happen when he told the AI thing um steering wheel to never return to earth and feed humans on this ship lies about earth and not keep them educated and allow them to eat each other... this was. because he never intended them to come back he wanted them to eat each other because then they don't become overpopulated on the ship and want to come back that extra space made from the 5 years food supply was a cover up into making enough dead bodies to feed passengers and have room maybe to hold more...
Now on to my theory in this time of planet earth there could be a population problem and he may be trying to get rid of it like in the movie Kingsmen. Now not all of the population got on to the ship so some including the boss stayed behind. Now I have no evidence to say the boss stayed on earth but I think he did. If he stayed on earth he would have so much money, that what if he made a ship like the ship that blast off into space but stayed on earth. Then he would be able to stay on earth and rule the rest of the population saying who can come in and who can't. BNL aim was not only to be rich but also a king or even a god. He got demand the people to give him all there money to go into the ship that's on earth and then control them to do what he wants... I believe this to be true because if u think about it the ship that blast off (the ship in the movie) u have to pay to get on and obviously the first people on would be higher up like the president and queen and kings of other country's and government officials they would all get first pick I reckon... with them out of they way the boss dude will have all of the money on earth and control everyone because he controls the robots and the ship that I believe was built on earth.
Chris Wallace
Chris Wallace - پیش 3 روز
I think there's a key part of this mat forgot to mention. The people living on the Bn'L ships don't have any source of income as far as I can tell. The only way that Bn'L could profit off of this permanent vacation is if people could afford to buy their products whilst taking an indefinite sabbatical. This means that the only people able to board the ships were those that were incredibly rich. No middle class family is going to be able to support their children's children off their savings account. So after Bn'L ruined the Earth, they had to have left the vast majority of the world's population behind to rot in the garbage infested wasteland they'd created. But that's just a theory... a film theory
Patchy Moon
Patchy Moon - پیش 3 روز
*sees danny devito* MAGNUM DONG
Loli Thigh
Loli Thigh - پیش 3 روز
But why? What can you even get from getting every human in space and let them live luxuriously?
RYAN WALLS - پیش 3 روز
If u press the skip ten seconds button on the right just as Spiderman pops up it skips the into and begins the theroy at the right time
Rebekah Nunes
Rebekah Nunes - پیش 3 روز
Anyone else 4 mins in and thinking " hold on why didn't they ship the rubbish into space before resorting to evacuating the people?" I suspect this will be addressed later in the video
Shawn Harrington
Shawn Harrington - پیش 3 روز
BnL is the ultimate villain of MOST Pixar movies. Some even say Syndrome was the one who started BnL to begin with that's where he made all his money to afford to make his inventions.
jhope is my lifeu
jhope is my lifeu - پیش 3 روز
Yall I planted a tree after thks
Hannah Hochhalter
Hannah Hochhalter - پیش 4 روز
But how do they make money off everyone if no one has a job on the ship? By this point they are loosing money not making it.
Shujaudeen M
Shujaudeen M - پیش 4 روز
Am I the only one who's thinking that this video has a lot of Pokemon clips? 😅 Maybe it's the result of matpat watching 1000+ episodes of Pokemon for his Ash's age theory
B C - پیش 4 روز
B&L customers living on the ships create no value. So their life time income is very low... B&L would be more profitable not creating the mess.
anime lover999 tjong
anime lover999 tjong - پیش 4 روز
B N L is created by syndrome said matt pat
zade's gaming time
zade's gaming time - پیش 4 روز
Matpat its just a....

Movie a Disney Movie
وليد عبد الستار كارزون
I was born and raised for 10 years in kuwait
The Beyonder
The Beyonder - پیش 4 روز
Hey Matt part ,why don't you make video about blackpanthers Armor of vibranium
Blue Milk
Blue Milk - پیش 4 روز
If we got enough space for a hundred years worth of trash why do we keep dumping it into the ocean?
David E
David E - پیش 4 روز
Careful matpat, people will come after you for wrong think.
Incentium - پیش 4 روز
the dark ducky
the dark ducky - پیش 4 روز
Meaningless trash and we all know what that is (cuts to a bunch of Logan and jake Paul videos)
Ryan Gunn
Ryan Gunn - پیش 4 روز
11:00 B&L CEO declares state of emergency!"
Shows him in the White House press room... A place where Presidents do things... Like declare states of emergency.
B&L isn't just the megacorp that sells and manages everything, they're also the government.
McKaso - پیش 4 روز
This man is *woke*
Sapling - پیش 4 روز
Actually Syndrome killed a lot of people who also had families. But obviously I see what you’re saying about bnl
Jesse Gibbons
Jesse Gibbons - پیش 4 روز
Mattpat, There's some problems with your logic:
1. If BnL controls the entire human population to get all the money, how does the average citizen get more money to pay for their services? Surely it must be recycled somehow, yet they are all pampered full-time couch potatoes living the stereotypical millennial's dream.
2. Did BnL actually have the resources to take care of earth's entire human population when they evacuated the earth? If so, they would have been able to divide and conquer, with some resources remaining on earth while other resources stayed, which would have required less effort. If not, they would not have tried to bite off more than they could chew.
3. Why didn't BnL's plan fail when its competition pointed out that they were producing more garbage and put a green spin on their products? As they say Roman garbage heap wasn't built in a day, and on a global market some sort of competition would have noticed BnL's dirty consequences and brought it up.
Moocow Bannana
Moocow Bannana - پیش 4 روز