Film Theory: Why Scar is the RIGHTFUL King! (Disney Lion King)

  • Published on Jul 18, 2019
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    Disney's live action Lion King is causing a stir among Disney fans. I agree, this movie brought up a lot of questions about remakes and live action reimaginings of classic Disney movies... but maybe not how you think. See, the original Lion King ends with Simba taking over Pride Rock and everything is sunshine and happiness. When Disney decided to do a "real" Lion King, I looked into the behavior of IRL lion prides and WHOA! If Disney did a REAL Lion King, well... prepare to have your childhoods ruined. Again.
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    Writer: Matthew Patrick and Dan "Cybert" Seibert
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  • Biggie Cheese
    Biggie Cheese 7 hours ago

    I saw the live action movie before i even saw this video mentioned. And the ONLY thing I thought of the whole time was that Simba was indulging in incest. Gross

  • jangalexis Ruiz
    jangalexis Ruiz 10 hours ago

    Dude you talk too fucking much but that choosey lionesses choose scar on a peanutbutter jar was hilarious 😂

  • tear drinker
    tear drinker 11 hours ago

    I figured this out when I was a kid from watching the discovery channel and animal planet.

  • the best chef
    the best chef 13 hours ago

    So...i did rewatch it and literally the only thing i could rember was that Nala and simba are related
    P.S screen junkies made a joke about Nala and simba being related literally about 5 years ago

  • Kaira scott
    Kaira scott 13 hours ago


  • Kaius Tigus
    Kaius Tigus 15 hours ago

    The live action SUCKED they cut out 2 of the best songs Hakuna Mattata and be prepared the original was the BEST

  • Kaius Tigus
    Kaius Tigus 15 hours ago

    The live action SUCKED they cut out 2 of the best songs Hakuna Mattata and be prepared the original was the BEST

  • Fartun Aden
    Fartun Aden 17 hours ago

    damn lionesses are like feminatzi

  • Maika MC
    Maika MC 17 hours ago

    Ya #girlpower

  • not_a_robot _
    not_a_robot _ 17 hours ago

    This should be a lesson to all men
    Mess with a womens food
    Get you a** kicked

  • OllO OllO
    OllO OllO Day ago


  • OllO OllO
    OllO OllO Day ago

    Have you ever noticed that lions have more then 1 or 2 lion cubs BUT in the move it's not like that at all.

  • LEGOManiac101 /ScarAndShereKhanFTWMufasaFTL

    I assume that Mufasa was adopted when he was a cub.

  • Pendragon Love
    Pendragon Love Day ago


  • Mellie Gautreaux

    Pride rock? More like alabama

  • dodgers doon1130


  • Obsidian Angel
    Obsidian Angel Day ago

    Is it wrong to say I like the animated movie better?

  • Akira Wolf playz
    Akira Wolf playz 2 days ago

    If u think about it mufasa and scar and are the only males sooo are they brother and sister nala and simba!?

  • Pixy_creates 1234
    Pixy_creates 1234 2 days ago

    I don’t understand why Mufasa don’t just land on his feet like all cats

  • Mandy Slaback
    Mandy Slaback 2 days ago

    and that gives the possibility that Simba and Nala are not related

  • Mandy Slaback
    Mandy Slaback 2 days ago

    it says most likely that the new male will kill the kids not always

  • Shaelynn Self
    Shaelynn Self 2 days ago

    How many girls are thinking about the food thing and saying “this happens in real life too”

  • Lampcap
    Lampcap 2 days ago

    1:39 was that on purpose or...😂😂😂

  • Duolingo
    Duolingo 2 days ago

    Mufasa shaves ok.

  • Ethan Wayhoo
    Ethan Wayhoo 2 days ago

    Who else thinks these videos are so genius yet so ridiculously stupid at the same time?

  • Aderius Skinner
    Aderius Skinner 3 days ago +2

    Wow you got covo coming into place as a young scar....when he was one of scars kids

  • Aderius Skinner
    Aderius Skinner 3 days ago


  • Christopher Smoot Kelly

    Well i see the live action Remake lion King And let me tell you it not wass so Shoking ass the original (1994) its wass Pretty good ind it ound way but it not wass so Shoking,impact,and Dramatic as the original one it lakeed a lot of stofe!!!out have the movie both well my opinion!!!!?

  • Seirra Moon
    Seirra Moon 3 days ago

    2 words Lion guard.

  • tahm kench usta
    tahm kench usta 3 days ago

    I like you cause you got that dark mane and child murdering capabilities

  • KirbyGachaLife
    KirbyGachaLife 3 days ago


  • KC
    KC 3 days ago

    All hell the king

  • Nmethyltransferase
    Nmethyltransferase 3 days ago

    That bloodline is more concentrated than sweetened, condensed milk.

  • Anna Huynh
    Anna Huynh 3 days ago +2

    Disney content:you took...everything from me.
    MatPat:I don’t care B$&@*

  • Ariana yang
    Ariana yang 3 days ago

    I cringed when he said "dontcha know"

  • lion nation baby
    lion nation baby 3 days ago +1

    Scar was never the rightful king it is simba. Simba has always been the rightful king

  • Leon Dong
    Leon Dong 3 days ago

    Matt, I like your videos. But you can be so stupid sometimes. Mufasa is the king, why else would he be “King Mufasa”. Scar is the bad guy retard.

  • player a
    player a 3 days ago

    Wow this is dark.

  • corbin in a nutshell

    And scar is a little better too because he lets Simba run away instead of eating him

  • Dangle Charms
    Dangle Charms 3 days ago

    Elbow! Tufts on the elbows, not knees Mat!😅

  • Patrick Hall
    Patrick Hall 3 days ago

    Scar was always my favorite as a kid

  • Jorden Strother
    Jorden Strother 3 days ago +3

    Me:don't destroy my child hood
    Matpat:how about no(troll song plays)(rip troll guy)(makes scar is good video)
    Me:I hate you matpat edit:hey matpat it's a Disney movie you're theory is pointless

  • Rishini Thehara
    Rishini Thehara 3 days ago

    I Love your videos

  • Constantine Sopoaga
    Constantine Sopoaga 3 days ago

    Never have I been so offended by something I 100% agree with.

  • Tiernan Elder
    Tiernan Elder 4 days ago

    Movie was boring especially the musicals but the visuals are incredible

  • Mirabella Alexandria Robles

    When your realized that Disney is killing off parents.

  • Stephanie Hornett
    Stephanie Hornett 4 days ago +2

    This is actually true. Scar is the REAL king. You're absolutely right

  • alec !!
    alec !! 4 days ago +1

    disappointing how bad the live action lion king remake was :c

    • luckyinugirl
      luckyinugirl 6 hours ago

      How bad? I didn't see it and don't exactly want to.

  • WhiteWolf 2121
    WhiteWolf 2121 4 days ago +1

    Jokes on you! I've never seen lion king all the way through! RIP

  • oh yea
    oh yea 4 days ago +1

    You're wrong matpat. You involved the other Lion King movies even though you said they're not relevant to the actual Lion King story

  • RantOnReality
    RantOnReality 4 days ago +1

    I know a lot about lions In real life and oooooffff

  • NovaProud Gamer
    NovaProud Gamer 4 days ago +1

    My expectations:
    It has to do something about family stuff.
    Then he starts talking about mating.
    Me: dislikes and leaves

    • Hiits Mehowyadoing
      Hiits Mehowyadoing Day ago +1

      NovaProud Gamer umm how old are you that you are weirded out by animals mating?

  • StarDJ
    StarDJ 4 days ago


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    DESTROYER 23588 4 days ago


  • RapidRatchet
    RapidRatchet 4 days ago

    9:25 ... multi-hoovedly? do lions have hooves now?

  • Harry Jones
    Harry Jones 4 days ago

    2:50 Am I the only person who sees that moment and thinks ", if only Scar and Mufasa got along, between Scar's brains and Mufasa's brawn, they would have DOMINATED the Pridelands!"
    Ah, what could have been...

  • Hillary the mclamb Despisito

    At 8:11 he’s sounds so sad

  • Azsum Chovek
    Azsum Chovek 4 days ago

    Ew + no

  • Article 69
    Article 69 4 days ago

    and the real lion king is...

    the hyenas like bruh thats the biggest hyena pack i have ever seen they would scare away all of the lions with Little effort

  • Leapz
    Leapz 4 days ago

    *Execute order... 66*