Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Reasons It's A Miracle That 'Star Wars' Got Made At All

This, friends, is the inspirational tale of an objectively terrible idea that only got worse ... until the finished product changed the world.


5 Painfully Stupid Movie Reboot Ideas The World Nearly Got

Hollywood has managed to necromance countless properties. And while it's easy to complain about this trend, you might hold your tongue when you find out some of the crazy ways those reboots almost went down.


5 Crazy Star Wars Deleted Scenes (You Never Knew Existed)

'The Last Jedi' is almost in theaters, so let's pause for a moment and reflect on all the mind-boggling crapola that didn't make its way into our favorite robes-and-laser-swords epic.


4 Straight-Up Lies Movies Tell Teens About High School

When you're about to enter the hormone-fueled thunderdome that we know as high school, there are very few things that can act as your guide.


5 Sneaky Shout-Outs In Famous Movies That Nobody Got

Apparently, the only good shout-out in a famous movie is one that nobody gets.


6 Crazy Ways Your Favorite TV Shows Get Written

At its best, TV writing is an exceptional art form -- from the existential malaise of 'Mad Men' to the quippy horror of 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' to the sadly cancelled 'Zoo,' which once devoted an entire episode to fighting a giant octopus inside of an airplane.


5 'Edgy' Ads That Sold Nothing But Failure And Madness

Here are some ad wizards who came up with unspeakable, horrific situations and hoped for the best.


12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters

We’ll make you sorry you ever wondered what inspires the creative minds behind Star Wars.


6 Ways The Star Wars Movies Were A Total Nightmare To Make

It's a miracle the Original Trilogy got made at all, given how much of a white-knuckle nonstop carousel of suffering it was.


6 Movie Characters Whose Jobs Made No Sense Whatsoever

Some movies make up entire careers that have no reason for existing whatsoever.


5 Movies Where The Heroes & Villains Would Be Reversed Today

The world is rapidly changing, and as a result, many things we took for granted are falling by the wayside.


5 Superhero Movies That Are Only Worth It For One Scene

Bad superhero films are a treasure.


6 Tiny Movie Moments That Took Insane Amounts Of Work

Movies are hard to make. The times movies put insane work into little things that nobody ever noticed? Who will cry for them?


5 Things You Can't Help But Wonder When Watching Movies

Which cast member has been ripping the most farts?


5 Theories That Make Famously Bad Movies Awesome

If you use a heaping helping of positive thinking, some cinematic turds can become cinematic gold ... Or, at the very least, semi-watchable.