The Meaning of Wall-E


Wall-E is a visually driven movie. Necessarily so in that its main characters cannot speak more than a few words and so action and scene move the film forward. But being mainly visual the movie becomes open to many interpretations, and it’s clear that many subtle symbols have been woven into the movie. Pixar animators have always been obsessed about detail and never make “just” a kids movie, but Wall-E has many layers of meaning and allusions to mythologies from the wide expanse of history. Here are just a few interpretations of Wall-E. Some of them might just be intentional.

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