Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Movie Marketing Tie-Ins That Hilariously Missed The Point

Does it matter if film merchandise has nothing to do with the movie, or even openly mocks all that the characters believed in?


I Played Sulu For Years (In A Series You've Never Seen)

John Lim was the Sulu you never heard of. We sat down to talk about what it would be like for your nerdiest dreams to come true.


16 Ways Entertainment Was Really Different, Really Recently

Statistics make facts 100 percent more legit.


5 Movies And TV Shows With Bizarre Real-Life Repercussions

The real world inspires our stories, not the other way around. Unless it is the other way around. And it is. So very, very often.


21 Other Movies Going On Inside Famous Ones

These are the stories we really want to hear.


Why The 'A Dog's Purpose' Video Is Just The Beginning

This story about an immortal dog voiced by Josh Gad won't be a box office powder keg after all.


25 Fan Theories About Popular Franchises To Break Your Brain

Get ready to have your reality rattled to its core.


6 Actors Who Had No Clue What Movie They Were Making

These actors phoned it in and were rewarded with fame, fortune, and sometimes even critical acclaim


5 Films That Are Horrifying If You Switch Their Perspectives

When you slightly shift a movie's perspective to a side character, the result is two hours of absolute chaos.


31 'Kid-Friendly' Things That Were Actually Terrifying

It's like makers of kids' pop culture were having a competition to traumatize us.


5 Mind-Bending Fan Theories About Famous TV Shows

When it comes to fan speculation, the greatest theories on the internet are the ones that are way too insane to come true.


The Golden Age Of Television Is About To Go Bust

Often, when TV series are adapted from movies, they're simply brand names slapped on the side of something that's vaguely related to the same genre.


7 Insane Ways Actors Got The Ideas For Famous Performances

Inspiration can be found in anything from a viral YouTube video to a sick cat, resulting in some of the most memorable performances of all time.


6 Hilariously Bad Ideas Actors Had For Iconic Roles

Sometimes an actor's suggestion is so stupid it might actually be brilliant.