Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


5 IRL Movie-Influenced Events (That Don't Seem Possible)

These folks apparently hired professional screenwriters to script their lives.


5 Shockingly Insane Scenes From Star Wars’ Expanded Universe

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


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

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


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.


Ways Plots Telegraphed Huge TV Character Deaths

WARNING: This article is one big, ongoing spoiler.


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.