Cracked Archive - Movies & TV


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?


All Of Your Nagging 'Last Jedi' Questions, Answered

This seems as a good a time as any to try to rebut at least some of the more popular grievances.


5 Ridiculous Movie Genres We Used To Be Obsessed With

Hollywood history is littered with the corpses of some truly bizarre trends.


Why Do Characters Keep Forgetting What Movie They're In?

Characters are constantly blindsided by things that are new to the audience.


4 Movie Props You Never Noticed Popped Up Everywhere

Making a movie is an expensive endeavor.


Why We Can't Take Our Eyes Off The Things We Hate

Logic would say that if you hate a show, you just don't bother with it.


5 Movies With Horrifying Aftermaths

Pretty much all Hollywood movies have happy endings ... but here are bunch of films that would have turned dark and horrifying if you kept watching.


6 Actors Who Did The Same Crimes Their Own Characters Did

Some people truly can't help doing whatever they see onscreen, no matter how bloody, stupid, or painful the results.


Tales From A Hollywood Child Wrangler

Since not every child actor can be a good little Ronnie Howard or Mara Wilson, someone has to take charge of them on set.


14 Insane Movie-Based Festivals That Are Insanely Popular

Get ready to appreciate the subtle nuances of Comic-Con.