Film Theory: Disney's FROZEN - Anna and Elsa Are NOT SISTERS?!

  • Published on Dec 21, 2015
  • Subscribe for More Awesome Theories! ►►
    Beauty and The Beast's TRAGEDY! ►►
    Harry Potter ISN'T The Chosen One! ►►
    Take a break from building your snowman and sit down with a hot cup of hot cocoa, because I've uncovered the truth behind Frozen's lovable "Sisters." In today's episode, I discuss the real reason Elsa feels so out of place and the origin of her magic powers.
    Like the theme song? Thanks to CARF!
    Twitter: @MatPatGT
    Is LUKE SKYWALKER Really Evil?!? ►
    The Walking Dead's Walking DEAF! ►
    The TRUTH about Jon Snow ►
    Can Dr. Who's Doctor be a HUMAN? ►
    Are VIDEO GAMES the future of movies? ►
    How to Win an Oscar for BEST ACTOR! ►
    How to Win an Oscar for BEST PICTURE! ►
  • Film & AnimationFilm & Animation

Comments • 71 032

  • Tanner McCoy
    Tanner McCoy 4 hours ago

    Anna and the guy from tangle sister and brother

  • BananaFana
    BananaFana 8 hours ago

    possible theory: Elsa was adopted! Or Anna's parents just did another kidnap

  • Rachel Williams
    Rachel Williams 21 hour ago

    you should actually mack food theory's

  • Missy Barbour
    Missy Barbour 22 hours ago

    The intro took me off this one. I've seen criticism saying that the mom is clearly just Elsa with brown hair.

  • Galaxies star 🌟
    Galaxies star 🌟 22 hours ago

    Eugeune Fitzherbert

  • Sapphire Anime
    Sapphire Anime Day ago

    The sequel to Frozen an Tangled that will confirm that Elsa and Repunzel are twins and magical princess things... or something....

  • AlphaElias 07
    AlphaElias 07 Day ago

    I just saw the end. Theory dismissed

  • AlphaElias 07
    AlphaElias 07 Day ago

    Rupunzel appears in frozen during for the first time in forever

  • Maya Lombardo
    Maya Lombardo Day ago

    12:46 elsa dabbing

  • Life of Keza.k18

    But.. why isnt baby elsa in their room before baby rapunzel gets kidnapped?

  • Carleigh McGinnis
    Carleigh McGinnis Day ago +1

    Did Elsa just dab?
    I mean I know she was sneezing but look at it for a second ...

  • golden Rdragon
    golden Rdragon Day ago

    i just realized something...
    why is tangled called.. TANGLED if she dosn't have tangled hair?

  • StrictlySnape
    StrictlySnape Day ago

    Personally, I believe that Anna & Elsa / Rapunzel are cousins - that Anna's mother & the twin's mother are sisters. I'm wayyy too lazy to write my explanation for this rn, I will eventually.

  • Vivian Kwoh
    Vivian Kwoh Day ago

    olaf in Big hero 6

  • Thenrdsgotout With Natalie and Molly

    The reason Elsa looks so different is because she might be albino

  • Blank Slate Animates

    MATPAT: 18=21

  • Leo Camillucci
    Leo Camillucci 2 days ago

    Your right butt what if elsa is a mutant...
    X-men theory Q the intro

  • Nathan Warfield
    Nathan Warfield 2 days ago

    iCe doG EAt hAmbURGEls

  • Cozy Potato
    Cozy Potato 2 days ago

    I know this is extremley late, but I googled it and it says that Rapunzel's birthday is May 12, while Elsa's is December 21

  • Viper gaming 21
    Viper gaming 21 3 days ago

    Moana enters the ring

  • Deirdre Moynihan
    Deirdre Moynihan 3 days ago

    I’m using my parents account but I would turn exactly 5 on the day frozen came out and I didn’t know that?

  • Karen Page
    Karen Page 3 days ago

    I hate these film theories that Frozen is somehow tied in with external films. Especially ones involving Tangled, Tarzan, and Jack Frost.
    What Chris Buck said about Tarzan was a joke, a callback to his days directing that movie. And Rapunzel's cameo in Frozen was nothing more than that, a fun little cameo. Problem is, some people decided to spread these rumors like they were the gospel truth and the directors were being completely serious, and now actually have considered these to be legitimate sequel possibilities despite the reality that these are meaningless tie-ins that are absolutely riddled with holes when you stop to think about it.
    It's cool to theorize, really. But do people actually believe that Jack Frost might appear in Frozen 2, for real, even though he's from another studio? Or that Tarzan is their long-lost brother? Or that Elsa and Rapunzel are related, and she's not actually related to Anna? (Thanks a lot for spreading that nonsense, MatPat.) Sorry if I come off as bitter, but I've been in the fandom since late 2014 and heard about these rumors a lot, and they're constantly perpetuated by clickbait news outlets that don't know any better. It's annoyingly repetitive to explain to fans why they're less rational than pi and more holey than Swiss cheese.

  • Aidan Angeles
    Aidan Angeles 3 days ago

    Well there’s a couple of problems with this theory the tv show rupenzul and tangled ever after was a out a bit more than tangled

  • JustSomeGuy WithWholesomeComments

    She didn't revive her sister. More like thawed her out

  • CallMeArii
    CallMeArii 3 days ago

    Well, i found something on Disney wiki i Rapunzel page.
    King Frederic (father)
    Queen Arianna (mother)
    Yup, their parents names :v

  • Ruben Kendall
    Ruben Kendall 3 days ago

    14:39 that’s the beginning of frozen

  • Ablaze Dawn
    Ablaze Dawn 3 days ago +1

    And Tarzan is Ana’s long lost brother. It’s actually been confirmed.

    • Karen Page
      Karen Page 21 hour ago

      +ammar ahmed Buck was referring to the theory in the sense of being a fun personal head-canon. Ignoring the timeline and logistics of the theory not making sense, Buck also claimed that he liked to imagine a group of surfing penguins existing on the other side of Tarzan's island in a reference to a non-Disney movie (that movie was from Sony Pictures), making it clear he was not being serious.

    • ammar ahmed
      ammar ahmed Day ago

      +Karen Page hmm marine you are right. How I was told about it was that in an interview it was confirmed that, Rapunzel's parents didn't die in the ship wreck, but instead were stranded on an island where they have birth to Tarzan and then got killed afterwards.

    • Karen Page
      Karen Page Day ago

      +ammar ahmed No, it was NOT. Chris Buck was merely joking, making a callback to his days directing Tarzan. And Rapunzel's cameo in Frozen was nothing more than that, a fun little cameo. The thing is, people spread these rumors like they're the gospel truth and the directors were being completely serious, and they actually consider them as legitimate sequel possibilities despite being meaningless tie-ins that are absolutely riddled with holes.
      Nothing about Frozen and Tarzan matches up besides the fact that there is a shipwreck. Let’s look at the differences:
      1. The shipwreck that opens Tarzan involves the ship being on fire. We don’t know how the ship goes on fire, but it does, and that’s why it goes down. The shipwreck in Frozen is the result of a massive wave in a storm capsizing a ship. No fire at all.

      2. The King and Queen of Arendelle’s ship doesn’t have any lifeboats visible when it capsizes. Tarzan’s parents escape by launching a lifeboat.

      3. The King of Arendelle is blond and the Queen of Arendelle has quite dark hair. Tarzan’s father has dark hair and his mother has chestnut brown hair. Also, the King of Arendelle and Tarzan’s father have dramatically different styles of facial hair.

      4. The Queen of Arendelle isn’t visibly pregnant when the royal couple go off for a trip of two weeks (explicitly stated in “Do You Want to Build a Snowman”) - and it looks like she’s corseted, too. Tarzan is already born by the time of the shipwreck. So in a two week period, the Queen of Arendelle went from not visibly pregnant to delivering a healthy boy. This just doesn’t add up.

      5. Tarzan is set either in the late nineteenth century or in the first decade and a half of the twentieth. It’s difficult to tell when Frozen is set - male costuming implies late eighteenth century or early nineteenth, female costuming implies later than that, and there's a map from Frozen Fever dated to the 1840s.

    • ammar ahmed
      ammar ahmed Day ago

      +Karen Page it was literally announced in an interview.

    • Karen Page
      Karen Page 3 days ago

      No it hasn't. Tarzan takes place in the wrong time and place (Tarzan is clearly late 19th century/early 20th century; Frozen is 1830s-1840s), and strawberry blonde King Agnarr of Arendelle ("Norway") and his non-pregnant far brunette Queen Iduna are NOT the same as British Lord Greystoke and his blonde-ish wife with a baby, unless you want to imply they drifted around in the ship for years before arriving in Africa with changed features. The ship in Tarzan was also on fire, not sunk by a giant wave.
      Tarzan was created by Edgar Rice Burroughs and he was of British nobility birth. He lived about 60-100 years too late for this theory to work.

  • {kim_da _galaxy_gal}


  • Reginald Asare
    Reginald Asare 4 days ago

    Frangle The Origins

  • DrummerGirl423
    DrummerGirl423 4 days ago

    How come mother gothel’s dagger has no blood on it after she stabs Eugene????????

  • I don't have a good name so I'll just use this

    To prove that these are connected, I looked up frozen cinema sins and rapunzel came up

  • Astell skeledremurr
    Astell skeledremurr 4 days ago

    Repunzal Is also in the movie

  • Jaša Cucek
    Jaša Cucek 4 days ago

    Daam this is more interesting then lotr lore •,•

  • Lisa
    Lisa 4 days ago

    the only thing ive got against this theory is that it doesnt make any sense how a droplet of the sun would cause ice powers.

  • Elin Powell
    Elin Powell 4 days ago

    King and queen tangled😂😂

  • Elin Powell
    Elin Powell 4 days ago

    Omg yasssssssssssss we love left handed queensssssssss

  • FireBreak Black Ops 4

    *eyes widen*

  • Aaron Bradshaw
    Aaron Bradshaw 5 days ago

    Ah nah

  • pain in the grASS
    pain in the grASS 5 days ago

    In other video Mat said Frozen is happening in 1840s, so i think Tangled parents are king and queen of Oldenburg.

  • Branden Thornton
    Branden Thornton 5 days ago

    No vannelope has a power it's the glitch

  • falls_a _lot
    falls_a _lot 5 days ago

    so i can agree with your evidence but i think the reason for elsa's white hair is bc of her snow powers

  • Pops Ellis
    Pops Ellis 5 days ago

    *Frangled* that movie must be out by 2022

  • Jacob Bary
    Jacob Bary 5 days ago

    Who’s watching 3018.

  • HeartBreak Forever
    HeartBreak Forever 6 days ago +1

    14:36 it is her see her eye colour! And type of hair and clothing

  • GhostWolfXOX
    GhostWolfXOX 6 days ago +1

    Queen Iduna kinda looks like the queen from Tangled like they have a very similar face shape but different eye colours I think so I came up with a little theory of my own. What if Iduna from Frozen and the queen from Tangled are sisters? Maybe the queen from Tangled had twin girls but she didn’t think they could look after two babies at the same time so the queen and her husband gave Elsa to her sister but then the baby they kept got taken by Gothel. Then a few years later Iduna got married or was ready to have a child with her husband so they then had Anna. I might be biased but I think my little theory makes some sense. This video is super cool by the way! I love this channel and everything all you theorists do!❤️

  • MiniDanielx
    MiniDanielx 6 days ago

    Who else is watching this in 2020

  • Luka Devetak
    Luka Devetak 7 days ago

    the last one when Rapunzel and Eugene got to the Arendel got me to believe this theory...

  • Feuerklinge
    Feuerklinge 7 days ago +2

    Shuri is a Disney Princesess too. XD

  • Caleb Foust
    Caleb Foust 7 days ago

    But purple eyes do exist its just a very rare genetic mutation

  • Makotoviva
    Makotoviva 7 days ago

    Hey MatPat! Hate to poke holes in your theory, but you need to watch Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure to really understand where your wrong! It's an underrated Disney channel TV show, but is sooo much better than anyone expected

  • Midge the neko
    Midge the neko 8 days ago

    I like this theory a lot

  • Masood Zahid
    Masood Zahid 8 days ago

    And both of them want to be free.

  • Alcho Holico
    Alcho Holico 8 days ago

    I can't watch the video
    It's frozen

  • River Brock
    River Brock 9 days ago

    Since when does he use the Skyrim fast-travel music. Smh

  • AngelMia SanGacha4.0

    What if Elsa just drew her power from different sources and when she turned the world into a snow storm she was just cold and distant from everyone while mother gothel nurtured and cared for rapunzel so she didnt get other powers

  • deathsblossom
    deathsblossom 9 days ago

    I know I’m late to the party, but there’s a couple things you got wrong.
    1: Rapunzel wielded the pan right handed (that’s how reflections work), and she “batted” righty, too (that’s how a follow through works). Not contending the left handed theory, but those two bits of evidence contradict.
    2: Elsa doesn’t save Anna! Anna saved Anna! That was the whole point of the movie; a Disney princess saving herself. “Only an act of true love can save her.” Anna saved Elsa via self sacrifice, and in doing so saves herself. No life giving properties from Elsa required. As for Olaf... I got nothing.

  • Lazy Hipweed
    Lazy Hipweed 9 days ago

    Awesome! Wow!💣💥😠😱

  • Heady 187
    Heady 187 9 days ago +1

    Rapunzel and Elsa

  • Mo Ana
    Mo Ana 10 days ago

    Mother and daughter more like ... !!!!

  • Wøflo Kún
    Wøflo Kún 10 days ago

    Elsa Dabs 12:47 lol

  • Wøflo Kún
    Wøflo Kún 10 days ago

    Was Rapunzel born first before Anna and Elsa or is it Rapunzels Mother and Father

  • Eliana Hernandez
    Eliana Hernandez 10 days ago

    can elsa bring back her dead parents

  • Kawaii master
    Kawaii master 10 days ago

    So if their sisters that means thair mom is cheating on. Both dads

  • Roblox Cadet
    Roblox Cadet 10 days ago

    The problem with tangled she hair when it needs to be done

  • Enguun Altannaran
    Enguun Altannaran 10 days ago +1

    Mat Pat:Coincidence not a chance
    Mat Pat end of the video :But that's just a theory

  • GAbby Phifer
    GAbby Phifer 11 days ago

    That makes no scene Disney would have told us something

  • Ege Çetin Ertan
    Ege Çetin Ertan 11 days ago +1

    Pls Turkish subtitle

  • Edward Nygma
    Edward Nygma 11 days ago

    What if Elsa’s powers are a reflection of how she was told to hide them, making her cold and bitter. When Rapunzel, was told to use them on a regular basis. Making hers lighter and easier to control.
    What if the powers are sentient; one cold and bitter the other, light and pure. And use the Princesses as a worthy host as they are rich and healthy. Compared to the other people at the time, who were less fortunate.

  • gensis hi bro
    gensis hi bro 11 days ago

    Anyone from 2019

  • T R
    T R 12 days ago

    Frangled 😂😂

  • Dylan Diep
    Dylan Diep 12 days ago

    14:56 those eyes tho

  • mrrobloxgamer
    mrrobloxgamer 12 days ago

    For the first time ever I commented on one of your videos.

  • FofoloSaurus 6435
    FofoloSaurus 6435 12 days ago

    So that means Elsa is adopted! (if the theory is true...)

  • goner H
    goner H 12 days ago

    But elsa has blue eyes and rupunzel has green eyes

  • gabriela
    gabriela 12 days ago

    married at 18?!?!? EIGHTEEN?!?!?!

  • Natasha Romanova
    Natasha Romanova 13 days ago

    You threw your credibility out the window when you incorrectly pronounced Anna, it’s pronounced “Ah-nah” not “Aa-nah”

  • LemonBoy IsMe
    LemonBoy IsMe 13 days ago

    Also, another comment, there maybe a possibility that Anna’s parents were the king and queen of Arendelle, but Elsa’s parents were the king of arendelle and the queen of Corona.
    What if at the time, the queen of Arendelle had temporary infertility. Whether it was sickness, So the king of Arendelle had to turn to another women to hold their child. It could have been the queen of Corona. Then, when the queen of Arendelle could finally produce children, that’s how they made Anna.
    Now in corona, the queen got pregnant with twins instead of just Elsa, so the king of Arendelle decided to only keep Elsa and give them Rapunzel. I don’t have an explanation to why they don’t have the same powers, but I do think it’s because of the flower. Like you said, all the same symptoms except for ice and youth, but overall it’s healing/living powers. So, the queen of Corona could have still gotten sick and drank the flower, but it affected the princesses differently, yet the same.
    The royals decided that having 2 princesses in one kingdom would most likely put everyone in danger, which is a reason why each kept one child instead of reproducing another Rapunzel since it so the King of Arendelle’s baby.
    This theory isn’t very supported since it’s a comment, but it is a possible chance it’s true. For all those who didn’t want to read everything and tried to piece everything together, here is an explanation for it simplified.
    King and Queen of Arendelle needed a child
    Queen has temporary Infertility
    King decided to reproduce with Queen of Corona.
    Queen gave birth to 2 kids, both with magic powers affecting their hair.
    They decide it’s too dangerous to keep two children in one kingdom and keep each on for themselves.

    • LemonBoy IsMe
      LemonBoy IsMe 3 days ago

      Karen Page you’re right, I’m stupid when I wrote this

    • Karen Page
      Karen Page 3 days ago

      Still doesn't line up.

  • Silverstream101
    Silverstream101 13 days ago

    question why would they give up Elsa after or BEFORE Repunzel was kidknapped? plus also in tangled, her hair is blonde because of her powers but when its cut it turns brown like it should have been and Elsa's hair clearly has seen a couple of hair cuts in her 21 year life so shouldn't it have also turned brown or red?

  • LemonBoy IsMe
    LemonBoy IsMe 13 days ago

    Royal “sisters”: Elsa, Rapunzel, And ANNA

  • sugarrush gamig
    sugarrush gamig 13 days ago

    This was the first Film Theory I watched

  • bad wolf
    bad wolf 13 days ago

    If they were sailing to Germany from Norway then how the heck did they end up in Africa and have Tarzan?

  • Sasha Clips
    Sasha Clips 13 days ago

    А у вас Кристина Финк видео своровала😑

  • Fishxy *
    Fishxy * 13 days ago

    12:46 dab

  • Gaming Animalcrafter03

    I just dont get one more thing in this theory… If Elsa is adopted than Why Queen Iduna(Her"fake" mother) Look oddly similar to elsa?

  • Taki Cross
    Taki Cross 13 days ago +1

    Oh nevermind I didn't finish the video before I posted my comment the parents died didn't they

  • Taki Cross
    Taki Cross 13 days ago +1

    If they were at her wedding how come in the beginning of frozen this woman who looks exactly like repunzel with her short hair is there

    • Taki Cross
      Taki Cross 13 days ago

      I know u mention it but weren't the parents at repunzel wedding or am I just not remembering correctly

  • Dovon Mac
    Dovon Mac 14 days ago

    Elsa hair is more platinum.

  • Miss Hinohana
    Miss Hinohana 14 days ago

    Four years pat, your question might just be answered when Frozen 2 comes this winter.

  • Shooting Star
    Shooting Star 14 days ago

    that's the movie I want to watch!

  • Robert Lyndall
    Robert Lyndall 14 days ago

    So, with the announcement of Frozen 2, I decided to go back and watch this video again and, one huge flaw in your theory that literally breaks the entire theory is the timing you reference for Anna and Elsa's parents boarding a ship for a royal wedding in Corona. If this were Rapunzel's wedding, that would make Rapunzel 18 or more when Elsa is only 10 or so, debunking the twin theory. If this is for Rapunzel's parents, it still throws it off because Elsa is a young child and Rapunzel's parents are married as part of the canon before they have Rapunzel. Either way, this debunks the twin theory and means that one is much older than the other. Don't get me wrong, I love your theories but, you fell into the biggest trap theorists always fall into. You got so excited by the prospect of the theory that you overlooked key evidence to debunk it. Still a cool theory but impossible for twins at the very least.

  • FBI Open up
    FBI Open up 15 days ago +1

    Doesn't Tinkerbell have powers she also had a twin sister who was ice powers while she where's tinker Like The Tinker

  • Josh Barwald
    Josh Barwald 15 days ago

    But Mandy Moore isn't in the Frozen 2 imdb cast list

  • Jcknight7996
    Jcknight7996 15 days ago

    Does that mean that I can rib off Disney for a back story with D&D?

  • Jonny Maddrell
    Jonny Maddrell 15 days ago

    What if rupunzel's uncle was Adolf Hitler

  • Sane Brown
    Sane Brown 15 days ago

    It's pronounced o-nuh

  • TheShark
    TheShark 16 days ago

    Just saying my mum and dad have blue eyes and I have green

  • JP Martinez
    JP Martinez 16 days ago

    Can this be updated with Raps new moon powers? Lol

  • Asonnie Clarke
    Asonnie Clarke 16 days ago

    Please do inspector gadget I need to know why they keep him even thought he keeps digging things up

  • Gabrielle Hope Paciente

    Where did anna came from??

  • Irish Laye
    Irish Laye 16 days ago

    How is it now that a secret has come out about Rapunzel's hair