Film Theory: Did Disney STEAL Finding Nemo?

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Disney is infamous for keeping a tight hold on it's copyright, including taking it to extremes with things that TECHNICALLY fall under public domain in their original format. Well, that is not what happened with Finding Nemo. You see, the story of Finding Nemo is VERY similar to a not as well known children's story. One that is NOT in the public domain. Today, Theorists, we are going to dive deep and figure out if Disney actually STOLE the story of Finding Nemo!
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  • the icecream ninja
    the icecream ninja8 klukkustundum síðan

    This man wait for 25 years for like an extra 30 grand a year absolutely a mad lad

  • Zizou
    Zizou9 klukkustundum síðan

    Guys I'm friends with one of Frank Le Calvez's daughters DM me if u want proof on insta : @zainudin7272

  • rphb
    rphb19 klukkustundum síðan

    I have to agree with Mat here, it is important to remember that power and privilege does not equal evil, and that just because someone is weak and small doesn't mean that they are good.

  • CaliforniaRoll
    CaliforniaRoll21 klukkustund síðan

    Pierrot is gonna haunt me in my dreams

  • Natasha Husocki
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  • Brick to brick Gaming
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  • Brick to brick Gaming
    Brick to brick GamingDegi Síðan síðan

    Hello internet welcome to game th... I mean welcome to FILM THEORY

  • Gamer Time
    Gamer TimeDegi Síðan síðan

    1:29 matpat is a bottom confirmed

  • FoxboxRay
    FoxboxRayDegi Síðan síðan

    I love how they’re just friends now lol

  • Classic ink studios
    Classic ink studiosDegi Síðan síðan

    What's next on your list of ruining dreams, "Charls mutts is an actual hero by getting a dangerous species extinct?"

  • Zuwara King
    Zuwara KingDegi Síðan síðan

    3:43 < click here for french matpat

  • Faisal Presents
    Faisal PresentsDegi Síðan síðan

    Hello MatPat and dear ISsofts users. I just wanted to mention something sad that has happened on this channel. As you know, Mathew posted a video about the show ATLA (Avatar the Last Airbender) and the science behind waterbending. In this show, if you don’t already know, there are 4 elements: Earth, Water, Air, and Fire. These elements can be controlled, or bent, by people in this universe. Only the avatar could master all four elements. This video, titled: The Science of Waterbending, was posted on September 29 2019. In this video, you promised a 4 part series about the elements and the science behind bending. It was even written in the Description! I am very disappointed that after almost 2 years you have failed to achieve this goal. I have been waiting. I know that you have lots of work to do on other projects and video’s, but COME ON! And it is actually a great idea to continue doing theories with this franchise because it is getting way more popular, so to speak, on countless social media platforms. ISsofts, Facebook, TikTok, Insta and even Pinterest (who uses Facebook nowadays i dont even know). The point is, you have disappointed me and i have decided to unsubscribe. I just really want this because you have kept me waiting! A promise, I suppose, no matter how corny it is 😂, is a promise. Plz respond if you feel the same way

  • VoxSoxRox
    VoxSoxRox2 dögum síðan

    Kid: Mom, I want to see Nemo! Mom: We have Nemo at home. Nemo at home:

  • ZA stream watching
    ZA stream watching2 dögum síðan

    They stole lion king so why not nemo

  • Originz Fishing
    Originz Fishing2 dögum síðan

    This is why you don't just pitch ideas to anyone

  • Ur worst Night_bear31
    Ur worst Night_bear313 dögum síðan

    No its finding my happiness.

  • Badmovieredemption
    Badmovieredemption3 dögum síðan

    So, was there ever a time copyrights expired 12 years after the author's death or was that just a random number used as an example?

  • ImNskPlayz
    ImNskPlayz3 dögum síðan

    AFootOfAFerret Is Mickey

  • Naruto's 4069th shadow clone
    Naruto's 4069th shadow clone3 dögum síðan

    This is actually sad...😟 Wait what is this plot twist at the end wtf

  • Jaime Duncan
    Jaime Duncan3 dögum síðan

    Do Simba vs Lion King 😊

  • kolim jone
    kolim jone3 dögum síðan

    Me when I hear the thunder and see the lightning at the same time in the intro: Something's wrong, I can feel it

  • MyDayAston The Luxo Jr Lover NAUTTP NATHDTC POE
    MyDayAston The Luxo Jr Lover NAUTTP NATHDTC POE3 dögum síðan

    3:38-3:42 im laughed

  • x3Midnight Sky3x
    x3Midnight Sky3x3 dögum síðan

    60 bucks for a children's book, I'll be taking my money to the gaming store get a new 60 dollar game instead

  • Brandon Howard
    Brandon Howard4 dögum síðan

    So am I the only one who was obsessed with the development of Finding Nemo? I have seen, heard, and read a ton about writer and director Andrew Stanton's creative process and how he came up with the ideas in the movie. Stuff like the aquarium he went to with his son where the first idea of the movie came to him. Talking to dentists and biologists. Figuring out how to animate water. The Walt Disney Corporation had no creative control. There was no way Finding Nemo was a stolen idea. Also according to this Pixar was thinking about clown fish in 1994.

  • kolim jone

    kolim jone

    3 dögum síðan

    ... I read it multiple times as dory stole nemo and kept waiting for it to come up.. it took me 14 minutes to realize that was in fact, not the title

  • Robert T
    Robert T4 dögum síðan

    Do you think if they only called banks... Financial institutions, that theyd call them Financial Institution robbers?

  • Bonniebull87
    Bonniebull874 dögum síðan

    I knew it!

  • An Orphan
    An Orphan4 dögum síðan

    Can I have a poster of your face with googley eyes on your eyes

  • TheRealMonster
    TheRealMonster4 dögum síðan

    Copyright be like "i'm in prison for robbery, what about you?" "i put an electric yellow mouse in my video"

  • nam e puthpong
    nam e puthpong4 dögum síðan

    Mickey’s voice just don’t hit the same no more...

  • The Deepest Dive
    The Deepest Dive4 dögum síðan

    Tell me that @ 4:35 the cursor doesn’t look a little funny 😅🧐

  • 1 Rapter89
    1 Rapter894 dögum síðan

    Me: So le calvez how’s your day Le calvez: so I made a book that nobody liked then Disney stole my book idea then people thought I copied Disney and lost a lot of money Then went I went to sue Disney I lost and had to pay Disney. Me: but you did copy Disney Le calvez: *throws virtually chair at me*

  • Fake Timothy
    Fake Timothy4 dögum síðan

    What a wild twist!!!

  • Synergy
    Synergy4 dögum síðan

    Shouldave just had mickey mouse go ha hoo.

  • Ngọc Nguyễn Hồng
    Ngọc Nguyễn Hồng5 dögum síðan


  • Cartoon Kelly
    Cartoon Kelly5 dögum síðan

    F that creepy mouse.

  • connor awesome productions
    connor awesome productions5 dögum síðan

    3:39 Posion clown lol

  • 2% Milk
    2% Milk5 dögum síðan

    hey you should cover "It's such a beautiful day"

  • The best story teller
    The best story teller5 dögum síðan

    Why was Nemo and who ever the other one was in a bullring

  • Neeva C
    Neeva C5 dögum síðan

    ... I read it multiple times as dory stole nemo and kept waiting for it to come up.. it took me 14 minutes to realize that was in fact, not the title

  • MacDawnlds UwU
    MacDawnlds UwU5 dögum síðan

    Disney usually takes a lot of the stories from other sources instead of their own imaginations very sadly

  • buraian
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  • •_•
    •_•5 dögum síðan

    This fuy ruins the moment by saying its just a theory

  • Jordan LaQuey
    Jordan LaQuey6 dögum síðan

    that moment when it takes 7 minutes to explain your thesis

  • Temna Senka
    Temna Senka6 dögum síðan

    Disney steals ALL their story ideas.

  • TimeCube
    TimeCube6 dögum síðan

    I scroll down and I see the oreo

  • Max Playz
    Max Playz6 dögum síðan

    I hate Disney

  • Jokingly Jo
    Jokingly Jo6 dögum síðan

    If he plagiarized Nemo and Nemo means nothing in Latin.... that means he plagiarized nothing he did nothing wrong.

  • Niloofar Javadian
    Niloofar Javadian6 dögum síðan

    That intro killed me

  • Stormy de gamer
    Stormy de gamer6 dögum síðan

    14:05 was that a reference to blender 3D, the 3D modeling program,because the French clown fish was in 3d

  • Emma Hudson
    Emma Hudson6 dögum síðan

    Tree banana rock

  • Emma Hudson

    Emma Hudson

    6 dögum síðan

    Tree banana 4ock

  • James Tarbet
    James Tarbet6 dögum síðan

    Mickey was right. Matpat later found himself being beaten in a Uyghur Concentration Camp in Western China for his troubles. He was there as a 'guest' of Mickey's good friends, the Chinese Communist Party.

  • Ryan Santiago
    Ryan Santiago6 dögum síðan

    Bro I wanna know who voices that Mickey it soo good .

  • Mikey Cash
    Mikey Cash6 dögum síðan

    1. MattPatt is batman 2. What's the whole Mickey mouse thing, where they have to make sure he can stay on screen?

  • AmyX
    AmyX6 dögum síðan

    Nothing new under the sun. Fish aren’t new. Orphans and losing one parent isn’t new. Kids as protagonists isn’t new. Nothing new here.

  • Amru
    Amru6 dögum síðan

    French people wants really that money but it was obvious he stole the idea

  • DarkKryo
    DarkKryo6 dögum síðan

    This was the most ridiculous Danganronpa episode I've ever watched I love it

  • Clare Foley
    Clare Foley7 dögum síðan

    The intro scares me...

  • jnr games
    jnr games7 dögum síðan

    He is american doing fake accents is always funny when an american does one idk

  • CellPhone Planet
    CellPhone Planet7 dögum síðan

    i guess disney paid you good for this videoo wooooow

  • CellPhone Planet
    CellPhone Planet7 dögum síðan

    disneys money won....

  • CellPhone Planet
    CellPhone Planet7 dögum síðan

    its sooo clean that they stole the ideaaa come oon man you lost my respect u are scared to get sueee by disney .its 100% clear that they stole the ideaa...its sad to see that u wont fight for the litle people shame on you..

  • Raymond Christopher Tanto

    Raymond Christopher Tanto

    6 dögum síðan

    what an overproud french person ... didn't even watch half of the video

  • CellPhone Planet
    CellPhone Planet7 dögum síðan

    sad to see that this channel backs up disney cus they are scared to get sueeee...

  • CellPhone Planet
    CellPhone Planet7 dögum síðan

    sorry no heart

  • CellPhone Planet
    CellPhone Planet7 dögum síðan

    f.......nemo then.I cant belive Disney would do this ..i guess they have no brain

  • Chrisg69911


    6 dögum síðan

    Did you watch the whole video?

  • Just Some Guy without a Mustache
    Just Some Guy without a Mustache7 dögum síðan

    One of his best intros to a theory, Mickey is losing their sanity

  • DisneyVillainsFan 16

    DisneyVillainsFan 16

    7 klukkustundum síðan

    I swear Mickey Mouse is becoming more Evil than Maleficent, Scar, and Chernabog combined!

  • rehaan


    2 dögum síðan

    plural mickey

  • Real Williboy

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  • Muhammad Sulaim

    Muhammad Sulaim

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  • Im Garbage
    Im Garbage7 dögum síðan

    The french clown fish looks more like a dim red, not quite orange, because I have colour blindness

  • Mosharaf Hossain
    Mosharaf Hossain7 dögum síðan

    Rider voices Mickey Mouse I think I spelled his name wrong

  • yaasss
    yaasss7 dögum síðan

    mickey scares me at times I don't see him the same after ur videos-

  • Aiden King
    Aiden King7 dögum síðan

    My friend: hey can I copy your homework Me: yeah but make sure you make different so the teacher doesn't know His homework:

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  • Lord Grunwalder
    Lord Grunwalder7 dögum síðan

    I hate disney verry much but sorry... This time the disney is right, disney maded "a fish searching his family" story a lot better than that french book, you cant sue a work because they have similar themes, if he think disney stolen his work then he should created something more unique, for example one of nemos fins are bigger than other thats a trait unique to nemo and this thing make him special between all other clownfishes on our oceans, dear artists, please dont always blame bigger corporations when they did same thing better than you, please got some honor...

  • Elijah's Playground
    Elijah's Playground7 dögum síðan

    Let us all sue Disney

  • Prebuiltroom901
    Prebuiltroom9017 dögum síðan

    Film Theory’s finding theories

  • minor
    minor7 dögum síðan

    Ya know i was expecting a fake Disney account to say some thing like * this is the last straw matpat*

  • Muhammad Khan
    Muhammad Khan8 dögum síðan

    matpat makes this vid disney watches; he's on to us get his attention council connections; roger that

  • Andrew Acosta
    Andrew Acosta8 dögum síðan

    Matpat when his running on pure caffeine and theory energy after researching for 1 week nonstop.

  • Lea Marie Feliciano
    Lea Marie Feliciano8 dögum síðan

    Make a theory about NeroGeist and the Engel Series.

  • Camp Camp
    Camp Camp8 dögum síðan

    Not to be a bother here, but did anyone know that there is/was a Walt Disney Animation France that was absorbed into Walt Disney Animation Studios in 1995! If he pitched the idea in 1995, it could be likely they rejected it and then one of the guys went to John lasseter with an "idea" and all he did was change up franck le calvez's story a little bit. John like it so much because they were struggling to try to come up with ideas for their next 5 projects after toy story. But that's just a...😜

  • Whoops, I make memes now.
    Whoops, I make memes now.8 dögum síðan

    When do you think MatPat's gonna get murdered by an oversized key?

  • Connor Perkins
    Connor Perkins8 dögum síðan

    omega mart theory

  • Jagielski Gaming
    Jagielski Gaming8 dögum síðan

    F you, Mickey.

  • maysonjar
    maysonjar8 dögum síðan

    i wanna be the official mickey mouse voice of film theory. weird this is where my career aspiration is

  • Kale Sauce
    Kale Sauce8 dögum síðan

    poor mickey he didn't deserve it

  • Mir. Reginald
    Mir. Reginald8 dögum síðan

    Was mickeys foot on the book nemo a reference to when king dice steps on the smoking guy from cuphead

  • Angles
    Angles8 dögum síðan

    I blame you for my growing hatred for the Mickey Mouse character.

  • seeni gzty
    seeni gzty8 dögum síðan

    I love that Mickey is just the main antagonist of the Film Theorist lore, which definitely exists.

  • Jqn Bautista
    Jqn Bautista9 dögum síðan

    Hey mattpat completely no hate at all bec i love your videos and ur channel(s) but could I ask that you research on correct pronunciation of other languages in your videos aside from the european ones 😟 I KNOW it sounds like a lot but it feels a bit sad when you put so much effort in pronouncing the european languages like this book or merida's name but just apologize for butchering other langauges in your other videos :(( its just a small concern but it would mean a lot. Its good if you dont want to though I still love watching your videos 🥰🥰

  • Cathy Grandstaff
    Cathy Grandstaff9 dögum síðan

    “Both have surgeonfish” Objection! That is not a surgeonfish (family Acanthuridae), that is a mandarin fish _Synchiropus splendidus_ family Callionymidae. They’re not that closely related.

  • seeni gzty

    seeni gzty

    8 dögum síðan

    Thank you for ruining my childhood

  • moonrose100
    moonrose1009 dögum síðan

    I'm only 6 minutes in but I'm going to go out on a limb and say that Disney is in the right. From what I've read about book licensing and other such things, you can't steal an idea. Idea's can't be copyrighted, unless it's like a machine, but when it comes to the creative process you can have millions of stories with the same idea but as long as it's not copied word for word it's free game. That's why we have so many Romeo and Juliet, stories about wizarding children, and such. They're all fundamentally the same, but the writers put their own spin to the stories just enough to make it different and for it to sell. Also, I love all of the puns lol

  • Lee Price
    Lee Price9 dögum síðan

    Finding Nemo is a PIXAR film not a Disney film. Disney owns it now.

  • Enby Jamie
    Enby Jamie9 dögum síðan

    I honestly wanna know if the boat fire from the little mermaid could happen

  • Funneh Gl & More!
    Funneh Gl & More!9 dögum síðan

    Plotwist:Matpat is defending Disney so he doesn't get Copyrighted

  • FrestleMan Gaming
    FrestleMan Gaming9 dögum síðan

    Rick ashly sues Disney

  • Aurora'sEdits
    Aurora'sEdits9 dögum síðan

    When I thought they were finally friends Matpat and Miky welp IT WAS WORTH TO BELIEVE!