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Updated on Aug 31, 2020. Posted on Jun 21, 2016

Fans Have Uncovered An "Incredibles" Theory That Is Pretty Damn Incredible

It's not too late to realize.

As far as fan theories go, Pixar movies inspire some of the most conspiring and elaborate ones that blow minds and space-time continuums wide open.

OK, so this might not be that, but the internet has been keying in on a scene in The Incredibles that might explain why its sequel, The Incredibles 2, has taken a decade and a half to make.

how are the shrek movies spaced 3 years apart but the incredibles and the incredibles 2 are 15 years apart??????????

I will never understand why it took 15 years to get a The Incredibles sequel while Cars got 2 sequels, a spin-off series and 6 shorts.

So it could be that, for whatever unforeseen variables, production has taken this long to come around...

Or, per this theory on Tumblr, it was all in the clues in front of us...

...that the difference in its release dates is 15 years...

...and it just so happens there is a scene in The Incredibles (the first one) where Buddy (aka supervillain Syndrome), tells Mr. Incredible that it's "15 years too late" and his fate has been sealed.

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The line is uttered during a scene when Mr. Incredible is held captive by Syndrome and begs him to "call off the missiles," saying, "I'll do anything!" But Syndrome says it's "too late" because he was once a young superfan of Mr. Incredible and was rejected by him.

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So this could mean that by dating their meeting 15 years later , producers intentionally dated the next installment of the Incredibles family exactly 15 years later...


...or they held off this long just to actualize the line/timeline.

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But wherever the truth lies, oh my god.

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