Cracked Archive - Movies & TV


11 Ridiculous Reasons For Changes To Famous Movies

Spoiler alert: if the source material paints China in an unfavorable light, it'll likely be changed in the movie.


5 Famous Movie Locations (With Horrible Secret Backstories)

It turns out that many movie settings have lives that are just as exciting, and in a few cases, just as tragic, as anything that happened in the films.


6 Ways Movies Hilariously Misunderstand How The News Works

These fictional newsrooms are run by complete maniacs who shouldn't be trusted with an elementary school newsletter.


24 Awful Fashions That Hollywood Tried To Pass Off As Cool

Thankfully, these fashion trends stayed fake.


5 Great Shows That Made Distractingly Bad Costume Choices

'Game of Thrones' gave us the invasion we never saw coming: shoulder pads.


5 Common Things Hollywood Does That Instantly Kills A Story

How do movies stealthily slit the throat of their own escapism? Well ....


5 Simple Movie Scenes That Were An Insane Pain To Shoot

Sometimes, it's the simplest things that end up causing the biggest headaches.


The 1 Personality Type Hollywood Doesn't Think Deserves Love

Hollywood has done its damnedest to cover all of its bases when it comes to people falling in love. But if you're not 'spontaneous' apparently you're still screwed.


The 6 Most WTF Hollywood Depictions Of Donald Trump

Trump was the rich bully of his time (and still is), which inspired many fictionalized versions of him as villainous characters meant to symbolize the greed and cynicism of 1980s capitalism.


7 Secret Tricks Movies Use To Convince You They're Mad Deep

These are the equivalent of wearing glasses when you don't need them and using fancy words you don't know the meaning of.


The 4 Most Insane Superhero Movies From Around The World

It's a great time for a comic nerd to be alive. But if you fear suffering a superhero movie burnout, I have a way to keep things fresh.


7 Iconic Scenes (We Only Got Because The Movie Was Broke)

Obi-Wan only heard millions of voices cry out in terror because George Lucas' wallet was empty.


5 Throwaway Jokes That Turned Into Actual Great Ideas

We also look to sci-fi to predict the future, but it turns out we should've been paying closer attention to our comedies.


All The Ways Hollywood Keeps Getting Your Life Wrong

Pop culture: good for entertaining us and reinforcing terrible stereotypes.


5 Extremely Specific Movie Trends That Nobody Remembers

We need another big budget bigfoot movie, stat.