25 Mind-Blowing Fan Theories That Will Forever Alter Your Beloved Films

Movies don't always give us all the answers. That's where theories come in. Through developing theories, movie lovers have created new, clever, and sometimes humorous angles to watch their favorite films. 

These movie enthusiasts gathered together to share their favorite theories on a well-known online forum. 

Frodo Doesn't Know Legolas's Name

This theory becomes apparent when the hobbit is in the hospital, everyone gathers around to see him, and Frodo exclaims everyone's name in excitement EXCEPT Legolas. 

The Matrix's Machines Are the Good Guys

The Machines actually tried to become democratic members of society, but the human race refused to let them create their own country and waged war. The Machines even ally with humans against Agent Smith.

Snowpiercer Is a Sequel to Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

The train's engine must now be maintained by small children after the race it was initially designed for became extinct. This sounds a lot like Oompa Loompas.  

Jar Jar Binks Was a Sith Lord The Whole Time

One foundation for this idea is how the prequel Star Wars trilogy was meant to parallel the original. In this case, everybody's least favorite Gungan was meant to take a similar role to Yoda's. 

Stormtroopers Can Actually Aim

If troopers can shoot, why was their aim off during the group's escape from the Death Star? Even Princess Leia comments on how easy their escape was.  The answer: they knew letting them go would lead them to the base of the resistance. 

Shrek Didn't Have a Name

When our disgruntled, yet loveable, orge rescues Donkey from the soldiers, Donkey asks what his name is. Shrek's response is a bit odd. He hesitates for a second, then says, “Uh, Shrek?” 

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