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 Extrordinaire3 päeva tagasi
    • What about showers and getting gas and eating

      Liza SamyaLiza Samya31 minut tagasi
    • Huh that's weird, you misspelled Terry Crews

      Scarlet Psycho WolfScarlet Psycho Wolf14 tundi tagasi
    • 🤣🤣 the entity bouta school em

      Mac The AvengerMac The Avenger17 tundi tagasi
    • entity explaining how much: i would walk 1020430504026924906.26923906.2609320969222222222222.24692494204-040-4226622626262626.262626262626262626.2609690905907905907097595957-3-02-0-2010-23-0423-050246435774.34635879795685456 miles, JK I'd walk more

      the blue mushthe blue mush18 tundi tagasi
    • They probly wanted to exaersize you know get there steps in yes i am saying the crecher has a fit bit

      Reece LastReece LastPäev tagasi
  • Transfer it to Elon Musk right before he flies to Mars.

    KnowbodyKnowbodyMinut tagasi
  • MUSIC THEORY, idea for the fourth channel :D

    Guilherme MallmannGuilherme Mallmann3 minutit tagasi
  • Theory: Can Saitama destroy deadpool?

    Butter BoyButter Boy6 minutit tagasi
  • give it to a cheap prostitute and hope they have a client at least every five days (yes i would feel really guilty about it)

    Wyn WilliamsWyn Williams21 minut tagasi
  • Solution, do it with a stray cat

    Joshua NyamdorjJoshua Nyamdorj24 minutit tagasi
  • Or..hear me could be a flight attendant. Boom.

    boricuaboss3boricuaboss341 minut tagasi
  • I watched this movie with my whole family it was so awkward and funny

    Laila’s FantasyLaila’s Fantasy50 minutit tagasi
  • Can you please do a theory about the gadgets used in detective Conan or case closed ? Thank you

    N MN M51 minut tagasi
  • Step one: travel to India or Bangladesh or sth like that Step two: start a human traficking/prostitution network Step three: sleep with one of the prostitutes then send her to Russia or Germany Step four: after she passes it to someone who will presumably sleep with prostitutes again, send her back to India Step five: go back to the USA Step six: when the prostitute spots it in India or is killed, rinse and repeat every 5 years or so

    Santiago GarzaSantiago Garza55 minutit tagasi
  • Can you do a theory on Halloween Kills coming out next year. The official teaser trailer is on the universal studios youtube page.

    1 Shot Boss1 Shot Boss56 minutit tagasi
  • Fly to Hawaii. When it walks the 3000 miles to the island, fly to the east coast. After it walks the 6000 miles back there fly to hawaii, repeat. It's a morality play about how every sexual encounter you have will follow you for the rest of your life. The ultimate stalker.

    Chris MorrisChris Morris57 minutit tagasi
  • Look at Local 58 new it will blow your mind

    Pinetreeguy226 Pinetreeguy226Pinetreeguy226 Pinetreeguy226Tund tagasi
  • Look at Local 58 new it will blow your mind

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  • How much money does Buster Moon in Sing have to pay for his crimes? An idea for a theory.

    You know that weeb dudeYou know that weeb dudeTund tagasi
  • Look at Local 58 new it will blow your mind

    Pinetreeguy226 Pinetreeguy226Pinetreeguy226 Pinetreeguy226Tund tagasi
  • Look at Local 53 new

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  • Could you please do an episode on The Haunting of Bly Mannor?

    Anna 1Anna 1Tund tagasi
  • Or the most likely scenario: a combination of depression, anxiety, and the repeated experience that trusting other humans is a terrible idea.

    Kurt AustinKurt AustinTund tagasi
  • Sounds like that one game mama whats-it-called

    Ellie FauschEllie FauschTund tagasi
  • The real STD, Sexually Transmitted Demon

    Arson PhrogArson PhrogTund tagasi
  • What about if you go to a new state

    James EldridgeJames EldridgeTund tagasi
  • Ar 15 should do the job

    Miles TillmanMiles TillmanTund tagasi
  • Hate the 2020 jokes. Not funny, didn't laugh.

    Drew Tastic2ADrew Tastic2ATund tagasi
  • of course you dont have too

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  • Dear film theory could you look in to how doc Hudson passed away Yours truly NEGATIVE KALEB

  • Day 3 of asking Film Theory to cover the Bangtan Universe

    Gaweon NoGaweon NoTund tagasi
  • Sealand

    WestboundnutWestboundnutTund tagasi
  • So the problem with passing it to an animal isn't the beastiality but the fact that they will be killed too fast

    Pumpkin GutsPumpkin Guts2 tundi tagasi
  • Get a job on a plane or cruise ship. I win lol

    Brian LusignanBrian Lusignan2 tundi tagasi
  • This must be the work of an enemy stand

    vasa matijasevicvasa matijasevic2 tundi tagasi
  • What if you move to another country

    Blondiii xdBlondiii xd2 tundi tagasi
  • Wasnt this already uploaded

    Devon FranklinDevon Franklin2 tundi tagasi
  • This thing on a segway would make the whole film a lot more horrifying.

    Riliame BlumRiliame Blum2 tundi tagasi
  • SCP Foundation: Now this looks like a job for me

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  • Pride of the Nation Korean Wrestling Ssirum 화면음악 높이 들자 붉은기 화면편집물 천하를 매혹시킨 위인의 진정 Национальная гордость - Корейская Свет фестиваль «Гармония лучи света

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  • If A passes to B, then to C and so on, if E passes to B next again, would the curse go back to A eventually?

    André GarciaAndré Garcia3 tundi tagasi
  • Get a job 12+h away on foot (50km/35miles away) and it'll just casually stroll at 4kpm between your home and your workplace Edit: I guess I estimated the walking speed wrong

    RasuRasu3 tundi tagasi
  • I almost thought this was the next installment of IT

    Ashlyn RobinAshlyn Robin4 tundi tagasi
  • Didn't the creators say it would sneak on a plane if it had too? Anyway, what about trapping it in concrete? Even with it's intense strength, it's still biological to some degree. Just lure it into a construction site and pour concrete on top, even if that just slows it down further, it will get the attention of the police, military and government.

    Digstreme McDingusDigstreme McDingus4 tundi tagasi
  • lemme tell ya, alaskans would have no problem with this thing, "oh there's a thing chasing me at walking pace? lemme just hop in my RV or friend's RV, it's road trip time." but I get it, what about food? "we're out of ramen!" "grab a rifle, we're going hunting". okay... but what if the RV brakes down? "our RV done did broke" "I got spares" but when we run out of spares? "we got no more parts left, what do we do?" "we put in a lot of travel time, we can probably get a job here, my aunt margerie runs a donut shop we can go work for her till we need to move again." but still, eventually, all that will fail. and it will come down to passing it to someone else. the Entity has one of the deadliest types of hunting out there, the reason humans were able to last. endurance, the constant walking will always outlast the prey. doesn't matter how many precautions you take, or how well you prepare. this thing will just keep walking. and sure, this video is really good proof of how to outsmart it. but eventually, it'll fall apart. for example, dunno this just came to mind, let's say a pandemic happens, travel and human contact is limited, what then? so you could keep this going for years, but there'll come a time where the unpredictability of everyday life comes and ruins the best-laid plans.

    Kushtaka The NomadKushtaka The Nomad4 tundi tagasi
  • but this plan wont work because the entity follows the idea of displacement and not the same path the person it is following so for this to work we would have to always travel in straight lines which kind of impossible due to the road directions

    novak simonnovak simon5 tundi tagasi
  • I wonder if matpat is gonna theory on colarine not the rip off one since colarine has a bunch of msyteriey and much more lore

    the man behind the slandroidthe man behind the slandroid5 tundi tagasi
  • Hey, Make Internet Theory and talk about the website that makes fake faces

    TylerTyler5 tundi tagasi
  • Why matpat why I was going to bed then found this vid on recommended then this vid scared the absolute crap out of me

    Ethan NgakoEthan Ngako6 tundi tagasi
  • Why not have ask aid from the government? I am willing to have them do cruel experiments on it if it meant saving my life.

    Not ExactlyNot Exactly6 tundi tagasi
  • Or you could just become a truck driver

    jay hoganjay hogan6 tundi tagasi
  • Step one: spray paint step two: cop

    Dillon WillsonDillon Willson7 tundi tagasi
  • Pass it to the Queen’s Corgi

    Luis CheungLuis Cheung7 tundi tagasi
  • If it always walk in a straight line, then just let it fall into a giant hole and cover it up with cement, or just let it walk into molten metals. When they turn solid (some metals cool pretty quickly) I don't think the monster can move anymore.

    Yami -chanYami -chan7 tundi tagasi
  • Bruh just go to the other side of the world or somewhere abroad, it swims but it swims VERY slow

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  • Yes, math is powerful. You know what is more powerful? Concrete

    CarpCarp7 tundi tagasi
  • 5:13 now Mat your a nerd you should know Nightcrawler can't go through walls either he has to see where he's going

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  • Can you start a HOW TO BEAT serious?

    Chillin as Spartan 029Chillin as Spartan 0298 tundi tagasi
  • I have an idea.... How are you doing today I’m the C00chie man 😏

    FunkyfambamFunkyfambam8 tundi tagasi
  • Mat path Nerd Explains all ready did this video dummy

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  • How much money does paul make? How much petrol will be needed? 🤔

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  • Hahaha. I remember this movie. Loved it cuz sexually immoral people were punished 😆 mwahaha!

    Caleb IveyCaleb Ivey8 tundi tagasi
  • Did you record this with a severly stuffed-up nose? Sounds very nasal.

    Lunne89Lunne898 tundi tagasi
  • What if you just banged the entity

    burbanator jr.burbanator jr.8 tundi tagasi
  • Sounds way too complicated… I mean, I didnt watch the movie. but from what I understand from the information given here, this ghost has the following rules: - It has to walk to you - It cant go through walls or other solid objects and as far as I see, there is also no catchup mechanic for when you put alot of distance between you and if you lock yourself in a room, it has to break in. So no teleporting either if you are unreachable - While strong enough to lift up a human being, it still has limited body-strength, requiring multiple blows to break a simple wooden door and tools to break windows. So, based on this, here is how I would handle this: Find the location of an old abandoned war bunker, most countries have those, but if you want to be sure I would suggest somewhere in the middle of nowhere in the USA, Russia or Germany. Now you map out the bunker and find the room that has the longest walk from each exit and requires you to cross the most doors. Camp out there till it shows itself, than walk in, let it follow you and have a friend shut all doors to the trap room but one behind it. Then run out of the last door and slam it shut. These bunkers have solid metal doors, if it takes multiple blows to break a wood door, it could bash on those for years without making a dent. Close every other door too and you are done. Its traped. If you want to be extra sure, you can make it your weekend projects for the next few months to weld each door in the bunker shut, just be careful not to trap yourself, and if you want to be super extra sure and have some money on the side, burry the exits in cement and make dirt hills over it so noone ever finds the bunker again. Now even if it would somehow be able to break the doors, it would end in a concrete prison.

    Raoul 9753Raoul 97538 tundi tagasi
  • Why is no one talking about the fact that film hearld did a vid like this like a few weeks ago?

    Rainbow KittyCatRainbow KittyCat9 tundi tagasi
  • Why not pass to a prostitute

    Muhammad Naqib JunairizalMuhammad Naqib Junairizal9 tundi tagasi
  • If you like this watch film herald he does this stuff alot *also just get a spray paint can and go to the police and they see a half viable create that's hostile and they'll arest and test it

    Deborah HigginbothamDeborah Higginbotham9 tundi tagasi
  • just get Elon musk

    Mohammed AlawadiMohammed Alawadi9 tundi tagasi
  • Build a large treadmill that moves inwards from all sides at a speed thats 3mph and trap it in it.

    Sean MillerSean Miller9 tundi tagasi
  • Just move to Russia!

    Luminous CarrotLuminous Carrot9 tundi tagasi
  • Well, but what if you catch it in a box and then cover it with 4 m of concrect, you would be safe

    Jery ZapataJery Zapata9 tundi tagasi
  • Well, if you move yo another contienent practicly yo are safe, because probably a creature damage the bowie of the thing of it follows

    Jery ZapataJery Zapata9 tundi tagasi
  • Do you have a theory about how starlord keeps his walkman powered? How he keeps the tapes from degrading, soundwise, over time?

    reedlawrencejreedlawrencej9 tundi tagasi
  • Ur really cool

    Evan GouletEvan Goulet10 tundi tagasi
  • I know this sounds stupid but if you used this strat, then contacted the police, if they think you’re crazy you can show them this silent walker then they’ll probably believe you, then u could wait in a cell, then try to bait it then sprint out of the cell. Cause remember it can’t go through walls, it may be able to dislocate all their bones and fit through but like, that’s what security is for

    Charlie ChowCharlie Chow10 tundi tagasi
  • what if it kills everyone in its line of succession?

    Viren GhumanViren Ghuman10 tundi tagasi
  • if it only goes after you if you have a one night stand then solution is to make it a multiple night stand ,and the curse is broken , of course the guaranteed why to get rid of it forever is to call jl5-2020

    thunder robotsthunder robots10 tundi tagasi
  • Can you do you a theory about what's happening in "The Happening" (2008)

    franklin john ibanezfranklin john ibanez10 tundi tagasi
  • All fun and games for the Entity until some woman sleeps with Chuck Norris. Entity: yeah screw that

    Garth PalmerGarth Palmer10 tundi tagasi
  • STD: Satanically transmitted demon

    MarcMarc10 tundi tagasi
  • The entity got nothing on my man ginnosaji

    Jan OngJan Ong10 tundi tagasi
  • Here's how to get rid of the entity for good: share it online. Share everything about it online. Videos, pics, stories. After a while, it's gone. Where did it go? I'll give you a clue. *Secure, Contain, Protect.*

    MrRedstoneMrRedstone10 tundi tagasi
  • Hey matpat can you make a theory about zathura

    Gavin RichardsGavin Richards10 tundi tagasi
  • I don't need this matpat. Honestly, I'd be happy if that thing followed me... It means that I finally did it.

    Qui-Gon JinnQui-Gon Jinn10 tundi tagasi
  • I remember putting this movie on for my family thinking it was just another scary movie. Well it wasnt JUST another scary movie. And things got awkward fast.

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  • What if u passed it on to your partner, and they passed it back to you, and you repeated the procesd

    angeldroid 360angeldroid 36011 tundi tagasi
  • Um, it has straightline pathing and doesn't walk through walls. Seems like a very easy AI to cheese.

    Josh KablackJosh Kablack11 tundi tagasi
  • Easy, do "it" with rabbits.

    Harlow MarianoHarlow Mariano11 tundi tagasi
  • Why not just trap it...

    rainynight02rainynight0211 tundi tagasi
  • I'd rather let the thing get me than give disney another cent.

    senni bgonsenni bgon12 tundi tagasi
  • Hey matpat I dont if you read comments or not, But can you do a film theory on Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs?

    Miguel SimonMiguel Simon12 tundi tagasi
    • The entity: No one can defeat me Matpat: hold my beer

      senni bgonsenni bgon12 tundi tagasi
  • Okay, I'm 2 minutes in... It's a thing that kills people who have one night stands... So... Just get into a relationship..... Wouldn't that solve it? It's motivation is now gone.

    rainynight02rainynight0212 tundi tagasi
  • I find it funny he said that the creature will never stop moving but two seconds later he shows a clip of the guy stopping to peek through a hole

    Gage GriffithGage Griffith12 tundi tagasi
  • Matpat, since its spooky season u should do a theory about the haunting of hill house or the haunting of bly manor

    Danny northDanny north12 tundi tagasi
  • Hey MatPat. I know you probably won't see this, but I just wanted to ask you if you could maybe put a trigger warning at the beginning a video or in the description if the intro audio is distorted (ex. the intro for the first HiImMaryMary video) as it can trigger sensory overload and misophonia. I know you can't change the previous videos, but if you could maybe do it in future ones that would be great. I love your videos so much and I learn so much from them. Keep up the awesome work. :)

    Freyja EisanFreyja Eisan12 tundi tagasi
  • 36 miles for one day? I'd go for at least 50, just to be safe. Also I'd want to calculate as the crow flies so to speak, not road route distances, and I'd want to alternate routes at least between going to and from work or weekend hangouts (as there's no way I'd survive working 7 days a week on the regular), possibly even rotating some other routes every couple days (or even every day) as well, just to keep the entity from lying in ambush. Maybe I'm paranoid but yeah.

    Joseph TorresJoseph Torres12 tundi tagasi
  • Usually evil spirits aren't supposed to be chill with salt. So live on an Island.

    The Eye Odin LostThe Eye Odin Lost12 tundi tagasi
  • I often wonder about other environmental effects that might slow or even stop the creature. For example, if you spent some vacation time in Buenos Aires and made it walk through the Amazon Rainforest, would wild animal attacks play a factor? Or if you lured it somewhere like Russia would walking through the freezing cold have any effect? What if you went to a police station or a military base and let them incarcerate it?

    ArkainjelArkainjel13 tundi tagasi
  • do a glee episode

    gaming amimalsgaming amimals13 tundi tagasi
  • Simpler Way To Beat It: Move to space.

    that one guythat one guy13 tundi tagasi
  • Make more theories about beating creatures traps or smth related to horror/thriller/murder etc movies

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