Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

The 5 Types Of Movies You're About To Get Sick Of

Good news for anyone who thinks Hollywood has milked superhero movies for all they're worth: They're about to start doing that with some other, way more specific genres!


5 Insane Movies Starring Your Favorite Cartoons

Even some of the most iconic cartoon characters have shown up in some super weird movies.


Cool Stuff Hidden In Books You Read In School

Far too many of us go through life thinking that these books were boring old crap.


5 Totally Crazy Film Genres You Had No Clue Existed

With so many genres flooding the market, you may have missed out on some of the absolute craziest that ever existed. It is long past time to remedy that.


5 Horror Movies That Made Up Rules Midway Through The Film

Any good movie needs to establish the rules of its universe.


Embarrassing Early Jobs Famous Actors Hope Nobody Remembers

Here’s what super-famous actors did while they were waiting to get better.


6 Ridiculous Reasons Why Bad Movies Totally Sucked

There are movies that are so bad they're good, and those that are so bad they're like watching hundred-million-dollar paint dry.


5 Weird Realities Of Composing Music For Movies And Ads

Creating background music specifically designed to manipulate your emotions is a job that's both harder and weirder than you'd probably think.


13 Handy Guides For Knowing When To Stop Watching A Show

Here’s how to know when The Fonz is waxing his water skis.


20 Award-Winning Films And Shows That Make You Cringe Now

There really should be a five-year delay before awards are handed out.


5 Crazy Stories About Your Favorite Superheroes

The bizarre truth is that quite a few of our most beloved superhero icons exist for the most random and ridiculous reasons.


Hollywood Arose From Thomas Edison's Defeat

Edison tried bullying rival filmmakers with lawsuits and literal goons until everyone just moved west.


5 Hilariously Stupid Reasons Why Famous Characters Exist

We like to think that everything in our favorite movies and TV shows was the product of pure creative vision. And maybe some drugs.


Things Movie And TV Characters Do That No Real Person Does

When was the last time you answered the door while wearing just a towel?