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  1. The donkey from Shrek comes from the story of Pinocchio
  2. Rapunzel is Anna and Elsa’s cousin
  3. Harry Potter is a distant relative of Godric Gryffindor
  4. Jane is Belle’s granddaughter
  5. Credence is Snape’s grandfather
  6. Mary Poppins also went to Hogwarts
  7. Hermione might be Harry’s sister
  8. Riverdale is all in Jughead’s head
  9. Hagrid couldn’t have children
  10. Jack is a part of The Terminator universe
  11. Captain America is Star-Lord’s grandfather

11 Craziest Fan Theories That Might Change The Way You See Your Favorite Films

A famous movie easily becomes a hot topic of discussion for a long time, at least until the movie is wrapped. Besides discussions related to plot twists or the cast, some fans go a little overboard trying to find connections between movies. Many Movies below come as a shock to us because we never think they are connected.

Some fan theories simply make assumptions about a character or a scene in a movie, but others completely change their viewing of the whole story or even franchises. 

No matter what kind of movie is your jam, here are 11 insane fan theories about movies that will definitely blow your mind. 


#1. The donkey from Shrek comes from the story of Pinocchio

There is a theory for Donkey on Shrek that has shocked many fans. It’s believed that he comes from the world of Pinocchio. In the story, there is a haunted place called “Pleasure Island” where children become donkeys. 

According to its story, some kids turn into donkeys but maintain their human thinking and speaking abilities. The theory is based on the fact that Donkey seems to have memories of being a human. He recalled he put on underwear. 


#2. Rapunzel is Anna and Elsa’s cousin

One of Frozen’s directors, Jennifer Lee, once said that Anna and Elsa’s parents are shipwrecked while going to a wedding. Fans consider that it may be Rapunzel’s. The action in Frozen takes place 3 years after the shipwreck and the wedding. Tangled was released on November 24th, 2010, exactly 3 years before Frozen, which was released on November 27th, 2013.


#3. Harry Potter is a distant relative of Godric Gryffindor

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry was considered to have a connection to Salazar Slytherin because of his ability to communicate with snakes. Fans give a theory that Harry Potter is an heir of Gryffindor, but of Slytherin. They believe that the boy beats the true heir of Slytherin - Tom Riddle, putting an end to the old conflict between the Hogwarts founders.


#4. Jane is Belle’s granddaughter

From brown hair to faces, Jane and Bella have things in common. Moreover, their fathers are little weird and their lovers are wildish. Despite the fact that Belle is French and Jane is English, some fans believe that they are related. The theory is that the events in Beauty and the Beast occur before the French Revolution, after which Belle and Adam, who are aristocrats, or their descendants could’ve fled to England and settled there.


#5. Credence is Snape’s grandfather

According to a fan theory, Credence Barebone is Snape’s grandfather. As we know, Snape was born to a family of a witch and a muggle. His mother, Eileen Prince, was born in the 1930s, and because the events described in Fantastic Beasts took place in 1926, Credence might be her father.


#6. Mary Poppins also went to Hogwarts

According to a fan theory, Mary Poppins might graduate from Hogwarts and she returned to the Muggle world after finishing the courses. Like Hagrid, she concealed her wand in an umbrella and used flying spells and wore a bag like Hermione’s in the final book.


#7. Hermione might be Harry’s sister

Source: Harry Potter

Harry and Hermione have good chemistry in the famous series. They acted like brother and sister. It’s strange that some fans believe it’s true. According to a fan theory, James and Lily actually had 2 kids: a boy and a girl. For some reason, the Grangers adopted the girl and raised her like their own child. 


#8. Riverdale is all in Jughead’s head

Because Riverdale is often framed in the arc of Jughead’s storytelling so many fans believe that he’s writing the story. He makes up Betty to deal with loneliness and Archie is a memory of a kid he idolized in high school.


#9. Hagrid couldn’t have children

All fans know that Hagrid is a result of a marriage between a wizard and a giant. There’s a theory that he is a hybrid and can’t have children. 


#10. Jack is a part of The Terminator universe

According to a theory, Jack belongs to The Terminator universe, where the human race from the rise of sentient cyborgs. Kyle Reese and a cyborg were sent to ensure that Sarah and John Connor would survive. It’s believed that Jack was sent back in time to make sure Rose gave birth to Sarah Connor’s mother. So, in fact, Rose is Sarah’s grandmother.


#11. Captain America is Star-Lord’s grandfather

Many might not notice that the actress who portrayed Star-Lord’s mother in MCU starred as a cameo in Captain America: The First Avenger. She is one of the followers who meets the superhero in the campaign to support America’s soldiers during World War II. Fans considered there was an intimate meeting and it was a result of her pregnancy. 

Star-Lord was born in 1980, and this event occurred in the middle of the 1940s, the timeline suggests that Steve Rogers might be Star-Lord's grandfather. This would also explain why, as seen in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, he is stronger than the other kids of his father Ego. However, director James Gunn publicly denied this unofficial account and claimed that the grandfather, who appears in the movies of the saga, is Star-Lord’s Mother’s true biological father.


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