Film Theory: The Minions in Minions AREN'T MINIONS!

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What IS a Minion? That was the question I started with when working on this theory. I wanted to REALLY understand these little guys, so I started searching the movies for information. Well Theorists, I found more that I expected buried in the Minions and Despicable Me movies. A LOT more. So much that I can definitely say that the Minions in the movies are NOT Minions. You'll have to watch to find out WHY!
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Credits:
Writers: Matthew Patrick and Mark Hofmeyer
Editors: Danial "BanditRants" Keristoufi, Forrest Lee, and Dan "Cybert" Seibert
Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
Sound Editor: Yosi Berman

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DashCat9
DashCat9 3 mínútum síðan
I honestly thought this was going to be another trash 'theory' videos that hand wave all the things that contradict the theory. This is like....ridiculously solid, especially considering how silly the source material is.
Lightning Kids
Lightning Kids 12 mínútum síðan
Love you keep it up. Also, how about a game theory on the end poem. Everyone thinks they have the lore, but I think there is more to it
Manny Pants
Manny Pants 53 mínútum síðan
what if gru just went around the world and got all of the tribes of minnons
MaTcHuMeN 0210
MaTcHuMeN 0210 Klukkustund síðan
I'm pretty sure when Gru is gone, the minions will be serving under the three girls. They do seem to have a tight connection in the movies (Though it's been a while since I actually watched these movies).
Slashageee
Slashageee Klukkustund síðan
Yes they are cause they are literally minions cause they serve under a master lol
Minnion
Minnion 3 klukkustundum síðan
Well the Minions might end up being loyal to Gru's three adopted daughters, and by extension their descendants....
Ngoc Tran
Ngoc Tran 4 klukkustundum síðan
Surender 4 vietnam B0is!!!!!!!
HexPerplex
HexPerplex 6 klukkustundum síðan
0:56. Hey, it's Thomas!
Jaxon Bailey
Jaxon Bailey 11 klukkustundum síðan
oli watching this and starts crying
Jaxon Bailey
Jaxon Bailey 11 klukkustundum síðan
me looking in the comments and seeing a guy got 11k likes and me thinking is that mr. beast in disguise
Hana -Chan
Hana -Chan 12 klukkustundum síðan
**sees Oliver** **Dies of cuteness**
Gabriel Cordova
Gabriel Cordova 13 klukkustundum síðan
I didnt even watch the whole video before i gave it a like. I gave the video a like 2 minutes in literally after seeing Oliver get excited about minions. That was so dang adorable.
thegamegeek
thegamegeek 14 klukkustundum síðan
I still love this movie 10 years later
mikin lirou
mikin lirou 15 klukkustundum síðan
Omg his son is so big! It feels like it was yesterday they announced they were expecting.
lolbitg X wolfer :3
lolbitg X wolfer :3 16 klukkustundum síðan
Grandmas when
Aisukyubu
Aisukyubu 16 klukkustundum síðan
Imo minions won't really realize that they are powerful enough to be their own masters of their own since for centuries they still are finding the strongest evil villain to serve.
Jannis Finkeldei
Jannis Finkeldei 17 klukkustundum síðan
Just a question. In my opinion the szene from 9:57 doesn't really proof, that he favoures some minions, because the original text says: "Didn't I get you already".
mikin lirou
mikin lirou 15 klukkustundum síðan
If its not a minion the its a yellow pill shaped creature. XD
TrashPandaDruid
TrashPandaDruid 18 klukkustundum síðan
The minions are indo-europeans confirmed.
Proatnothing
Proatnothing 18 klukkustundum síðan
The minions could asexually reproduce
Peter Parker ee19b110
Peter Parker ee19b110 20 klukkustundum síðan
How many times did you say Minions in this single video lol
DS_V
DS_V 21 klukkustund síðan
Actually gru didn’t kiss that one minion because he already did. Not because he doesn’t like that minion (9:54)
Pop Cat
Pop Cat 22 klukkustundum síðan
BIRTH day*
Pop Cat
Pop Cat 22 klukkustundum síðan
....(why am I doing this)..my birth DAY is 2012
Pop Cat
Pop Cat 22 klukkustundum síðan
I knew minions spoke a mix of languages cuz for ok/yes it’s ‘si’ which is Spanish Edit: and some of their language is English
Dibyendu Das
Dibyendu Das Degi Síðan síðan
Me reading the title: *99.9999 of my brain cells are gone now*
mrudula james
mrudula james Degi Síðan síðan
Minions look like single celled bacteria with flagella😉😁...having their own DNA.
Endater
Endater Degi Síðan síðan
I use to have a DVD of the first movie and I'm pretty sure there was a behind the scenes video that mentioned that Gru made the minions
Kale Deal
Kale Deal Degi Síðan síðan
I thought this video would be about the Holocaust experiments theory
Robloxgamingstudio
Robloxgamingstudio Degi Síðan síðan
It is funny that why lot kid watch it me watch it 215 time.
xNight_441
xNight_441 Degi Síðan síðan
If you clone a human its still a human same with minions
Puntti Possu
Puntti Possu Degi Síðan síðan
have you gone insane
Add 2chart
Add 2chart Degi Síðan síðan
If its not a minion the its a yellow pill shaped creature. XD
Keon Kaill
Keon Kaill Degi Síðan síðan
can you do a video explaining how aquaman does to swim that fast
Bob Ross
Bob Ross Degi Síðan síðan
The minions were based off of Jewish children captured by the nazis. They were given large helmets to restrict their breathing and sight. The heavy helmets also stunted their growth, causing them to be short and wearing goggles.
Happy Harper
Happy Harper Degi Síðan síðan
ok
Marshal martens
Marshal martens Degi Síðan síðan
I think it's in the behind the scenes section of the movie but gru actually was the creator of ALL minions using hard boiled egg yokes and in the minions movie they retconned it so that the minions have always existed which makes no sense but hey they needed a loose plot so they can make money off of milking the popularity of the minions just like frozen two milked it and was way worse then the first one
Ramon 079
Ramon 079 Degi Síðan síðan
Ive never liked the minions i only like the 3 main ones and only for some of the jokes.
Max Warwick
Max Warwick Degi Síðan síðan
EEEEEEEEEE
Jotaro Kujo
Jotaro Kujo Degi Síðan síðan
What if there were more tribes of minions?
Ahmet Burak Demiralay
Ahmet Burak Demiralay Degi Síðan síðan
Make a video about " Love, Death and Robots" please...
Alyx
Alyx Degi Síðan síðan
Lol I actually went to that minion ride at universal studios, it was kinda cool 🤧🤧
Mike Beets
Mike Beets Degi Síðan síðan
I was told/read somewhere when the first movie came out that minions were genetically modified corn pops cereal. Couldn't ever find anything confirming that, but I've always liked that theory.
potatomaster634
potatomaster634 Degi Síðan síðan
Couldn’t there just have been... ya know... More ‘clans’ of minions that all found Gru?
iamthecoolest
iamthecoolest Degi Síðan síðan
okey MatPat is the perfect example of taking kid animated movies WAY too far
Gogglethron 6000
Gogglethron 6000 Degi Síðan síðan
Another thing might be gru and dr naffario after discovering the minions went out to diffrent islands to discover more, who is to say that the ones we followed werent a small amount that the actual number of minions?
Marlenehibiskus
Marlenehibiskus Degi Síðan síðan
I hate minions
aaazedo
aaazedo Degi Síðan síðan
Mat is a diferent father .... " hey so you like minions ? ...hmmm.... did you know they are actually PEOPLE that have been FORCIBLY transformed into MINIONS .... kinda cool "
Builder 101
Builder 101 2 dögum síðan
Yo do a theory on Jack Stauber PLEASE. His videos are CREEPY and need some explanation.
Ron
Ron 2 dögum síðan
Film theory by Ron: #2 content creators are real life ISpost minions. Their secret: your a big dumb dumb head with hopes of becoming a minion some day.
Mr. A
Mr. A 2 dögum síðan
That Minion robot picture is going to haunt my nightmares
216trixie
216trixie 2 dögum síðan
What's with the purple ribbon around your neck?
Brett Strawn
Brett Strawn 2 dögum síðan
Fun Fact: what minions say can actually be translated.
James
James 2 dögum síðan
Tbh mat this video could have been much shorter. Entertaining nonetheless
nurse.
nurse. 2 dögum síðan
ok but like that clip of oliver brought back that christmas morning feeling and it made me so happy- also, that means 10,170 minions are clones
Thomas Mercer
Thomas Mercer 2 dögum síðan
My oldest son is five, MatPat, and your Ollie reminds me so much of him at two that it's ridiculous.
Isaac Solbrig Kroner
Isaac Solbrig Kroner 2 dögum síðan
Why is half the title literally the word “minion”? What the heck matpat?
Sebeao12
Sebeao12 2 dögum síðan
If you go to peppa pig you will see tm on the entro
GiiSides
GiiSides 2 dögum síðan
I will watch this ten times over just for Ollie getting excited at minions
Alexander Felix
Alexander Felix 2 dögum síðan
I've seen the movies a thousand times(I have kids) but I never knew his name was Felonious, always thought it was just Gru
Urbie
Urbie 2 dögum síðan
I felt really old when he said Oliver was 2 😭😭
Libruh moment
Libruh moment 2 dögum síðan
Yeah they are thats why theyre called minions
Melusina
Melusina 2 dögum síðan
I'm calling it some are clones
Melusina
Melusina 2 dögum síðan
I was right 😌
Eli Roberts
Eli Roberts 2 dögum síðan
hello uhh do you have discord
Eli Roberts
Eli Roberts 2 dögum síðan
@mikin lirou huh ya tht makes sense
mikin lirou
mikin lirou 2 dögum síðan
Maybe he did something to a minion and it made another minion so he didn't again so that's why there's too many i do not know but they totally have dna
Alex Smith
Alex Smith 2 dögum síðan
How do I sign up to be a henchman? Overalls AND karate classes sign me UP
Samurax Bennett
Samurax Bennett 2 dögum síðan
Awe, Ollie was so adorable when he saw the blow up!
Kira Did Nothing Wrong
Kira Did Nothing Wrong 2 dögum síðan
The cars in cars aren't cars
Jaseena Gul
Jaseena Gul 2 dögum síðan
Hi mattpat Can you try doing something on the cartoon series 'talking tom and friends' Like maybe: Who are gingers parents? What the CEO, ceo of? Where is the town?
Mokongthe3
Mokongthe3 2 dögum síðan
I feel sorry for Matpat's son already when he sees this video.
robina david
robina david 2 dögum síðan
Gen z's children are gonna binge on this
Tomato Bread 12
Tomato Bread 12 2 dögum síðan
it's so obvious and even you pointed it out matpat, minions aren't clones, they reproduce by dividing into genetic copies of each other JUST LIKE CELLS YOU ACKNFOFIAFLVewsdgvivsdg
Wesley Brown
Wesley Brown 2 dögum síðan
Do you think the original minions have glowing skeletons like the 1 in the 1st movie or is that a added genetic trait like the glow in the dark cats?
ello
ello 2 dögum síðan
Theory: if you remember in the first despicable me movie gru said how is the family indicating that minions do reproduce
ello
ello 2 dögum síðan
And that they do have children
Iman :D
Iman :D 2 dögum síðan
He could just turn him self slightly minion so he lives forever
Óttar Snær Yngvason
Óttar Snær Yngvason 2 dögum síðan
Actually the Facebook post by Despicable Me said that the number of minions is 7.793400539 E+37262
home home
home home 2 dögum síðan
oh end thre a bit of italian
home home
home home 2 dögum síðan
YOU HAVE A SON!!!!!
Lolly Gameables
Lolly Gameables 2 dögum síðan
Minions also speak 'Nihongo' - Japanese.
Matthew Briones
Matthew Briones 2 dögum síðan
Maybe he did something to a minion and it made another minion so he didn't again so that's why there's too many i do not know but they totally have dna
Matthew Briones
Matthew Briones 2 dögum síðan
oooooh super sus
Fahad Muhamed
Fahad Muhamed 2 dögum síðan
*Flash backs I had in cars in cars the movie cars*
Sweetcupcake
Sweetcupcake 2 dögum síðan
can you make a coraline theory
Nerdytimes
Nerdytimes 2 dögum síðan
Sometimes I wonder if these titles are just self-parodies.
Dashing Intruder
Dashing Intruder 2 dögum síðan
MatPat will most probably crush his own child’s dream, using scientific research and facts.
R Kade
R Kade 2 dögum síðan
for a second there I thought I was on false swipe gaming's "How good was x pokemon really?"
cb21235
cb21235 2 dögum síðan
Can a clone of a minion really not be a minion? The answer that they are clones precedes clones of what--minions. So the clones are minions
Loki Evans
Loki Evans 2 dögum síðan
Childhood happiness being made with Minion inflatables
Dante Reising
Dante Reising 2 dögum síðan
Don't they actually say in the movie something along the lines of “we all come from the same single cell organism”???
That other Abom
That other Abom 2 dögum síðan
I love how this channel crushes my childhood but i watch it anyway
Maddie Delongchamps
Maddie Delongchamps 2 dögum síðan
Film Theory: The original minions are God
wreckieralph029
wreckieralph029 3 dögum síðan
8:40 imposter???
wreckieralph029
wreckieralph029 3 dögum síðan
I have a poster for the minions movie in my room behind the right side of my bed beside my dresser
wreckieralph029
wreckieralph029 3 dögum síðan
No not there
wreckieralph029
wreckieralph029 3 dögum síðan
Not. And I repeat. NOT. At 31 Albert street cannington Ontario Canada
Eye Roglyph
Eye Roglyph 3 dögum síðan
I’m not taking this as a FILM THEORY ... I’m taking this as canon, Absolute Canon
minij hooi
minij hooi Degi Síðan síðan
the part with matpat and Oliver was so adorable and wholesome especially the part where matpat called him bean! 🥺
Froggy Blue
Froggy Blue 3 dögum síðan
Its ok mr beast is a trillionare he dosent need anotherone
Kristel Vidhi
Kristel Vidhi 3 dögum síðan
'The minions in minions aren't minions' *L.M.F.A.O.*
KoolAid Man
KoolAid Man 3 dögum síðan
Mat Calls his Son Bean??? hold on I need moment that's just so sweet
Floppy
Floppy 3 dögum síðan
Yeah their servents
User Unknown
User Unknown 3 dögum síðan
There is nothing till 3:08 waste of time!
Ethario 18
Ethario 18 3 dögum síðan
8:20 Flashing lights warning ⚠️
C.Z. Johnson
C.Z. Johnson 3 dögum síðan
No, this gru won't always be around.
Max Nguyen
Max Nguyen 3 dögum síðan
I love this vid best yet❤️❤️❤️
Under the Sky so Blue
Under the Sky so Blue 3 dögum síðan
God I hate people
DŌT
DŌT 3 dögum síðan
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