Film Theory: The ONLY Way To Beat The Monster From It Follows! (Scary Movie)

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It Follows brought a very original and terrifying monster to our screens. The Entity that once attached to you and follows until it can end you. The only way to save yourself is to pass it along to someone else... or is there another way? Is there a way to actually defeat the monster? Loyal Theorists, this will have to be one of my most clever solutions yet! Let's get SCARY!
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Writer: Matthew Patrick and Mark Hofmeyer
Editors: Edward Earl Newton, Forrest Lee, Dan "Cybert" Seibert, and Koen Verhagen
Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
Sound Editor: Yosi Berman

  • The Proclaimers: I would walk 500 miles, and I would walk 500 more- Vanessa Carlton: I'd walk a thousand miles- The Entity: hold my beer

    Sierra Ace ExtrordinaireSierra Ace Extrordinaire12 päivää sitten
    • Dead by daylight or it follows?

      Ollie NeilOllie NeilPäivä sitten
    • Why would he need someone to hold his beer? He's walking? lol

      Beverly HylandBeverly Hyland4 päivää sitten
    • XD

      •Aqua and Violet••Aqua and Violet•6 päivää sitten
    • Me a master rank hunter: *Sighs* I suppose it's a super powerful entity to scare away another... *Farcasts Wingdrake* Entity: What are you...- *Starts hearing Sora's and Fatalis theme* Also Entity: Understandable. I'll go haunt someone else.

      Diego CantuDiego Cantu6 päivää sitten
    • 999

      uwubbuwubb6 päivää sitten
  • Just stay on the bus and it can't get you

    Claire WalshClaire Walsh55 minuuttia sitten
  • Umm........ Can't we go to another continent ??

    LyricslanceLyricslance2 tuntia sitten
  • Hey matpat remember Your httyd theory someone created a response for that vid

    DeathFang DustDeathFang Dust3 tuntia sitten
  • Why not sleep with the entity

    Patrick GoldenPatrick Golden5 tuntia sitten
  • Am I the only one who’s remembering quarantine right now

    Super Bush'sSuper Bush's6 tuntia sitten
  • why am i watching this at night, god this is creepy

    Pixel ZeraoraPixel Zeraora6 tuntia sitten
  • Why..... Why not just have a two night stand? Would.... would that work to break the curse? Or just start dating the person you had a one night stand with? Would that not work? Would it still be after you? I’ve never seen it follows. What are the rules here? Why did you specifically say “one night stand”?

    Buttercup GhostButtercup Ghost6 tuntia sitten
  • Or... you know, you could go to a frequented brothel in another country across the ocean and give a prostitute the curse!

    Swampy24945Swampy249457 tuntia sitten
  • I think waiting at a police station with a can of spray paint is probably you best bet. tag it so they can see you're not insane and try to get it into a holding cell after it proves to be hostile to you and anyone in it's way

    Andrew EmersonAndrew Emerson7 tuntia sitten
  • Why do people think the government would help? They would immediately weaponize it.

    kim jong unniekim jong unnie8 tuntia sitten
  • Ultimate weapon: GOOGLE MAP

    KaroidosoupKaroidosoup9 tuntia sitten
  • i am dearborn a sub barb of detroit, this scares me

    Matt HermenMatt Hermen10 tuntia sitten
  • Doesn’t the entity do a “b-line” straight to you? I don’t think it will take regular routes like we would. It will go through wooded areas and other places cars can’t go

    KakashiKakashi11 tuntia sitten
  • I have a good idea about a film theory episode on the Simpsons. Bart is actually an evil genius. Also, I already have two pieces of evidence, the first one is on episode 12 season 1. Bart figures out easily in a few seconds that Sideshow Bob framed Krusty, and he did it as fast as Sherlock Holmes. My second piece of evidence is that on episode 11 he learns french without a teacher and he wasn't even spoken to in french that much all in only 3 months so he was basically like Matilda.

    Billy 2.0Billy 2.013 tuntia sitten
  • I love the fact that, that’s my literal health book that he shown in the beginning of the video

    Kaden TGPKaden TGP13 tuntia sitten
  • Invisible Entity that follows you till you die: exists Jotaro: So it's the same type of stand as Star Platinum

    Rock girlRock girl15 tuntia sitten
  • This movie seems a lot less scary when you realise that the example he uses at 1:07 is just a Shade from warcraft 3.

    Zach LawrenceZach Lawrence15 tuntia sitten
    • Just trap it under bedrock. Problem solved.

      Rock girlRock girl15 tuntia sitten
  • Game theory - just out run it- the kid in a wheel chair- awww

    Rae ManionRae Manion16 tuntia sitten
  • How about leading it into a never ending mulcher. Or trapping it into a molten metal container

    Abel EnriquezAbel Enriquez16 tuntia sitten
  • or just sleep with a hooker

    TezpataTezpata17 tuntia sitten
  • I haven't died yet and I haven't shared the video yet- Wait hold on someone's knocking on the door brb.

    Benjamin FischerBenjamin Fischer17 tuntia sitten
  • isn't this re-upload?

    GautamGautam18 tuntia sitten
  • What about working as a train driver?

    Battierpine71Battierpine7119 tuntia sitten
  • Pee in a frog and release it into the wild to let it bread naturally. There are some frogs the lay eggs when you inject your pee into it and I’m pretty shaw that it lives in Africa

    Ethan CLARKEEthan CLARKE20 tuntia sitten
  • Put it in concrete

    ShinoKumaShinoKuma22 tuntia sitten
  • is this sponsored by durex?

    orbulescu sebastianorbulescu sebastianPäivä sitten
  • The most powerful weapon MATH Yah I used that to Make people bang their head becouse of geometry and for the ones who doesn't know quantom physics

    Poultry ManPoultry ManPäivä sitten
  • Flolis OfficialFlolis OfficialPäivä sitten
  • imagine being possessed by this and made you walk for 1000 miles.

    Renxrai OFFICIALRenxrai OFFICIALPäivä sitten
  • Go across the border to Windsor. The borders pretty secure during quarantine

    R14iifyR14iifyPäivä sitten
  • Please do a film theory about Teeth

    ThatShortClipLife YoudontneedtoknowthatThatShortClipLife YoudontneedtoknowthatPäivä sitten
  • I just realized something... The entity never skipped leg day.

    Ram QueenRam QueenPäivä sitten
  • Just trap it under bedrock. Problem solved.

    BrainZBrainZPäivä sitten
  • You don't need to put " (Scary Movie) "In the title ,just put a thumbnail and have the title just theory,and we would know

    CardBoarded SnakeWithBreadCardBoarded SnakeWithBreadPäivä sitten
  • I wonder how smart it is. If its dumb enough may be able to trap it on a glorified tread mill. Heck harness it to make an unlimited powersource

    C WiskusC WiskusPäivä sitten
  • he didn't specify where i had to share it

    SpedurSpedurPäivä sitten
  • Heres an Idea. Week one:you take the curse 2nd week: you give it to a friend next week you get it back.

    TheFlamerWolfTheFlamerWolfPäivä sitten
  • So long as i keep moving the entity cant catch me. Covid: hey fam need help? Boom quarantine

    Waldrich LeeWaldrich LeePäivä sitten
  • Work as a pilot

    TheCoolzillaTheCoolzillaPäivä sitten
  • Just bang the entity

    SleepLxssSleepLxssPäivä sitten
  • What happens when it runs out of targets? Granted, if it's queued targets can pass it along the same way it's active target can, then that's basically impossible. But, I still wonder about it.

    Silent MoonSilent MoonPäivä sitten
  • Ok, think about this. Explain your situation to everyone and get their help. Live in a top floor apartment your entire life working remotely and having food delivered my pulley system. No stairs or elevator to your floor. Your safe, forever, it cant get to you. Even if you take it to the extreme and factor in maybe window washing pulleys those you can just have those locked from moving from the roof. And unless it can fly a helicopter well... your safe

    • Bitgedon• BitgedonPäivä sitten
  • That One Person That Lives In Madagascar (TT~~TT)

    SYxVaPoRSYxVaPoRPäivä sitten
  • Make the creature your one night stand so it has to escape itself.

    Bastion RobinBastion RobinPäivä sitten
  • lock it in something that isnt breakable by normal means?

    TyraniaTyraniaPäivä sitten
  • What's that character he used for the entity?

    darklord12345679darklord12345679Päivä sitten
  • How fast can it swim

    C.C.T.G CATS are superiorC.C.T.G CATS are superiorPäivä sitten
    • Alot

      C.C.T.G CATS are superiorC.C.T.G CATS are superiorPäivä sitten
    • The snow will slow it down

      C.C.T.G CATS are superiorC.C.T.G CATS are superiorPäivä sitten
    • Or greenland

      C.C.T.G CATS are superiorC.C.T.G CATS are superiorPäivä sitten
    • Go to iceland

      C.C.T.G CATS are superiorC.C.T.G CATS are superiorPäivä sitten
    • If its slower than walking which it probqbly is

      C.C.T.G CATS are superiorC.C.T.G CATS are superiorPäivä sitten
  • HONDA!!!!🤙

    Kawika KuahineKawika KuahinePäivä sitten
  • And if it come too close, you can just walk away from it.

    hantra17hantra17Päivä sitten
  • You can freeze the entity and keep It in a freezer

    TECO TECOTECO TECOPäivä sitten
  • Or just join the U.S. Navy.

    GunFreakGamingGunFreakGamingPäivä sitten
  • We have film theory, game theory, food Theory, and last but not least...... NUGGET THEORY

    Angered tem temAngered tem temPäivä sitten
  • Invisible Entity that follows you till you die: exists Jotaro: So it's the same type of stand as Star Platinum

    kolim jonekolim jonePäivä sitten
  • Just give it to a hooker duh

    PrincewhitePrincewhitePäivä sitten
  • I don't think you take into account the Rocky Mountains in your estimate, or even the Sierras. It would take longer for it to get over the mountains than walking in a city or flat land/foothills.

    a-ddollaa-ddollaPäivä sitten
    • Since no one has mentioned it yet, Film Herald also did a video on this a while back. I know people may not watch it, but I think it’s worth checking out.

      kolim jonekolim jonePäivä sitten
  • just hook up with 5 hookers and you good for life

    Akos FeherAkos FeherPäivä sitten
  • Or you can go to your local police station wait until the entity is almost there then go in and say “there’s a crazy stalker after me”. The entity will break the door or window to get to you. And boom there in jail.

    Dumb Dumb And DummerDumb Dumb And DummerPäivä sitten
  • just do it with an immortal jellyfish and put the entity on a treadmill(preferably the one that doesn't require power)

    A Dog who apparently knows how to use the InterwebzA Dog who apparently knows how to use the InterwebzPäivä sitten
  • every time he says it's a theory it drives me insane

    Joseph FelixJoseph FelixPäivä sitten
  • Defeat it by the power of my stand, CONCRETU

    Ollie NeilOllie NeilPäivä sitten
  • Can’t wait to beat something doesn’t exist

    Sam AyoubiSam AyoubiPäivä sitten
  • Can’t you just run it over?

    ccappleapp88_2thccappleapp88_2th2 päivää sitten
  • "Accept your fate." well, that option is free.

    VioletierVioletier2 päivää sitten
  • Could this work with the Ginosaji from the The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon?

    Dimitrios CorvinosDimitrios Corvinos2 päivää sitten
  • But what happen if you get sick like super sick?

    H0t BitchH0t Bitch2 päivää sitten
  • Me, a demisexual: I don't know if this is helpful... or not...

    Mind of MattMind of Matt2 päivää sitten
  • Me to my crush: Hey I’ve liked you for a while and I wondered if you want to go out with me. My crush: Really?! I like you too! My alarm clock: 13:10

    Too_Much_TommyToo_Much_Tommy2 päivää sitten
  • i remember Film Herald had a really solid idea of luring the creature into a large, unscalable pit and filling it with quick-drying cement. if you drive far enough to buy yourself maybe a couple days time and purchase a shovel and the cement, you should be able to trap it since it seems to still loosely abide by the natural laws of mortal beings like being trapped within a solid object.

    mira cmira c2 päivää sitten
  • Can’t you just trap it in some thick metal box that has no windows or doors? I mean you would have to know the right people but still is it possible?

    Colin MassahColin Massah2 päivää sitten
  • Since no one has mentioned it yet, Film Herald also did a video on this a while back. I know people may not watch it, but I think it’s worth checking out.

    DresthonDresthon2 päivää sitten
  • Why not just to another continent

    I berkowitzI berkowitz2 päivää sitten
  • Secure, Contain, Protect.

    seeni gztyseeni gzty2 päivää sitten
  • Before I watch the video I’m calling it. The creature walks at what looks to be about 3 mph constantly. To ensure you can live the rest of your life without worrying about it you would need it to stall for about 80 years just to be safe. That’s about 702,000 hours. Since the creature moves at about 3mph we can multiply those two numbers to get roughly 2,500,000 miles. This means that there is no way to move to a part of the world that would buy you enough time to live your life without fear of it.

    PROXIMAPROXIMA2 päivää sitten
    • @seeni gzty that’s why my mom has road rage😂😂

      PROXIMAPROXIMA2 päivää sitten
    • Gets stuck in traffic. Dead. Hahahahahaha

      seeni gztyseeni gzty2 päivää sitten
  • 0:01

    The PlutonzerThe Plutonzer2 päivää sitten
  • A leg workout That Never Ends 😎?

    TG- NovaTG- Nova2 päivää sitten
  • i feel like this could work for maybe a few months but i think you would mess up at some point, maybe you got drunk and crashed, maybe your car breaks down, life can get in the way. and it would be hard to maintain it for to long. i think you forgot that it can go invisible making it hard to track and give you a sense of security.

    kuzumi16kuzumi162 päivää sitten
  • Film herald

    ButwithButwith2 päivää sitten
  • lets nuke it

    Md. Mahir TahmidMd. Mahir Tahmid2 päivää sitten
  • The ultimate motivation to be punctual

    Md. Mahir TahmidMd. Mahir Tahmid2 päivää sitten
  • Ah yes, a theory about a film which involves an entity who follows you and kills you unless you pass the curse on to to someone else Corona follows, my dude

    iternal guyiternal guy2 päivää sitten
  • Hang on, I fail to see something. If the entity starts at your house, but your job isn't far away enough, taking a longer route to get there really wouldn't matter, since it would just adjust its course halfway through. You'd need to drive further away first, wait for the entity to get there, and only then head off to work, right?

    SanderoohSanderooh2 päivää sitten
  • Can you please do Lovecraft Country it's a book turned into a show and it has horror and sci-fi and a bunch mysterious things happening. A lot of people have theories on it I just want to hear yours

    elewa _oofelewa _oof2 päivää sitten
  • What happenes if the person dies from lung cancer?

    Atreyu phanAtreyu phan2 päivää sitten
  • Y'know To beat the entity All you need to do is not have one night stands

    Cyvus You?Cyvus You?2 päivää sitten
  • Virgins: *pathetic*

    Cybernonymous GCybernonymous G2 päivää sitten
  • a good thing I'm an extra virgin, and a muslim lol

    ZeruknipzZeruknipz2 päivää sitten
  • so what your saying is, we should just let the human race die out, I mean I am sure scientist will figure out something, like they close to creating the human heart using plants

    Julia CoffeyJulia Coffey2 päivää sitten
  • I got it! so it can't fly, right? So basically do this but like more money will be needed, basically put all your savings into renting a helicopter stay in the sky for math numbers, it might be eaten or if it walks underwater, it will be trapped under the water pressure, genius, I know.

    Julia CoffeyJulia Coffey2 päivää sitten
  • Gets stuck in traffic. Dead. Hahahahahaha

    Santosh YadavSantosh Yadav3 päivää sitten
  • Question, lets say u did it with a escort at a brothel, they sleep with hundreds of ppl so if the line reversed, it'll move up than down then up. Would be safe? Or nah

    Santosh YadavSantosh Yadav3 päivää sitten
  • what i want to know is the year the movie is taking place, a lot of objects like televisions, radio, cars, phones look like they're around the 80's but that girl has some sort of smart phone device on a pink shell case and no one else has a cell phone, was it a writting oopsie?

    1337Astrozombi31337Astrozombi33 päivää sitten
  • Can we run it over?

    Eman LacasaEman Lacasa3 päivää sitten
  • Just put them on a treadmill

    Krema ToryumKrema Toryum3 päivää sitten
  • Matpat: you could do this forever 2020: ARE YOU SURE ABOUT THAT

    Fi FiFi Fi3 päivää sitten
  • I just finished watching the movie. It was awful. Do not bother watching it. MatPat describing the monster is better than the actual movie.

    qqq1701qqq17013 päivää sitten
    • @TheSheepWielder The characters in the movie were absolute idiots. The kid at the end shooting the gun points it straight at a girl and shoots her. Hardly anything happens in the entire movie. I thought it was going to be good from MatPat's video but I was disappointed.

      qqq1701qqq170118 tuntia sitten
    • This is a bad take, my guy

      TheSheepWielderTheSheepWielder18 tuntia sitten
  • Whelp, your welcome to visit the Northville psychiatric hospital now! It is now an apartment complex with some soccer fields in the back lol ( I should know, I live here)

    Christine SchaferChristine Schafer3 päivää sitten
  • Man, this entity be never skipping leg day.

    Emmett BarleyEmmett Barley3 päivää sitten
  • Mat Pat, you should do a theory on "The Call" for Halloween and a theory about how a phone call from beyond the grave might happen

    Nicholas GrnaNicholas Grna3 päivää sitten
  • Also if the entity tried to swim say from the US to Greenland it’s fucked. The human body would starve or reach exhaustion very quickly under so much stress

    Gabe RobisonGabe Robison3 päivää sitten