Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Overlooked Details That Turn Beloved Characters Into Jerks

Like flesh-and-blood people, a lot of our most cherished cinematic heroes have weird, disturbing characteristics we somehow chose to overlook.


The Much Better Movie Hiding In 'Titanic'

What if there was something much more daring going on under the surface?


5 Bizarrely Specific Things Every Sci-Fi Movie Does

No matter what obscure corner of the galaxy you warp to, some things never change.


5 Very Stupid Things Hollywood Taught You About Fighting

If we could absorb epic fighting skills through movies, we'd still be screwed.


6 Famous Directors Who Were Deranged Creeps On Set

A movie set is still a workplace environment.


The Cringe-Worthy Way Sci-Fi And Fantasy Deal With Prejudice

These genres have always been more willing to take on serious issues, but the racial allegories are often terrible.


4 Super Specific Roles (Actors Played More Than Once)

Some actors are destined to get typecast.


Behold, The Freakiest Moment In Sesame Street History

Generations of children have adored Snuffy for his gentleness, but little do they know he harbors a dark, carnivorous secret.


5 Movie Plots That Played Out Unbelievably IRL

Reality isn't stranger than fiction, it's exactly the same.


8 Traumatizing Early Versions Of Beloved Kids' Characters

It's critically important not to put anything in a kids' movie that could accidentally scar children for life. Sometimes it takes Hollywood a few drafts before they nail it.


On The Eve Of Black Panther, Let's Give Blade Some Credit

Blade, under its layers of rad trench coats and vampire raves, has way more to say on the subject of race than you'd think.


6 Superhero Movies With Baffling Tie-In Products

Every now and then, someone tries to get creative, and the results are so bizarre that they make you want to skip the movie out of spite.


5 WTF Book Scenes Wisely Left Out Of The Movie Versions

Some books contained scenes so nonsensical, stupid, or dong-filled that filmmakers didn't even try to put them in their adaptations.


7 Famous Shows That Were Total Chaos Behind The Scenes

The reality is usually that these actors barely tolerated each other, and things only deteriorate from there.


The Sad Reason We're Just Now Getting A Female Doctor Who

Those with even a passing awareness of internet outrage culture know that this time around, the new Doctor is a woman.