Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

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.

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6 Hilariously Bad Ideas Actors Had For Iconic Roles

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

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5 Anime Shows That Even ‘Normal’ People Will Like

If you don't like these shows, I invite you to tell me why, in person, just before we hug for a long time, two anime fans embracing against the wind.

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5 True Stories About Films (Too Far Fetched For Movie Plots)

These folks apparently hired professional screenwriters to script their lives.

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5 Shockingly Insane Scenes From Star Wars’ Expanded Universe

If Disney had any guts, all of these plots would be made into feature films.

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21 Famous Characters That Actors Wish They’d Never Played

Sometimes being a movie star downright sucks.

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5 Problems With Movies About History (From A Few Years Ago)

Reliving recent tragedies is suddenly hip in Hollywood. This needs to stop.

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5 Famous Roles Obviously Written For A Different Actor

It turns out filmmakers love to dress up other folks like the person they actually wanted, squint their eyes, and try to live a lie.

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Ways Plots Telegraphed Huge TV Character Deaths

WARNING: This article is one big, ongoing spoiler.

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Netflix's JonBenet Documentary Will Be Huge (And Gross)

An IMDb title search of JonBenet reveals over 100 entries. Of those, 15 or so are movies or miniseries. That's nearly one a year since she died. And a new one is coming in 2017.

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Awful-Sounding TV Sandwiches (Built And Taste-Tested)

It's almost like TV writers were daring someone to try their monstrosities. We accepted.

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4 Commercials Directed At An Audience That Doesn't Exist

Commercials suck. Especially those that transcend from 99-percent uselessness into 100-percent inexplicable.

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18 Movie-Ruining Characters (And How We’d Get Rid Of Them)

We're looking forward to the special editions of these films that will now surely get made.

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Controversial Movie Decisions (That Actually Make Sense)

Some of the stupid turns taken in famous sequels have explanations.

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