Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Ways Movies Used To Be Marketed (That Made No Damn Sense)

When it comes to movie promotions, we have it pretty good right now. But we went through some awkward growing pains to get to this point.


6 Real Innocent People Famous Movies Made Look Horrible

From famous people to random dudes, no one is safe from being turned into a jerk by Hollywood long after their death.


7 Beloved Movies You Never Knew Had Hilarious Insane Sequels

These movies are so terrible even the shameless studio executives would have nothing to do with them.


5 Times The Studio Actually Knew What Was Best For The Movie

Sure, writers and directors know a little something about 'art,' but studios knew a little something about 'making a movie that people would actually watch.'


The Sheer Madness That Was The Star Wars Horror Book Series

This series when from 'Goosebumps' to 'The Exorcist' in no time flat.


4 Hilarious Tropes Exclusive To 80s Buddy Cop Movies

What a decade for film the '80s were -- big hair and ugly clothes and so much action.


Beloved Movies (That Aged Horribly)

Movies are like wine: Some get better with age, and some were inexplicably made by Dan Aykroyd.


4 Behind The Scenes Reasons Great TV Shows Start To Suck

When a TV show starts to suck, our immediate instinct is to blame the writers. However, this is not always the case. So you can take it easy this time, writers.


28 Movie And TV Quotes So Stupid They’re Sort Of Brilliant

You actually kind of have to respect the people who wrote these lines.


New Series Detroiters: A Friendship That's All Hustle, No Flow

One of the hallmarks of true friendship is having someone who will never say


6 Famous Movies With Secret Agendas

Lots of famous movies are trying to brainwash you with their secret agendas -- though half the time it's not even clear if the filmmakers were aware of it.


5 Surprisingly Not-Evil Moves By Otherwise Evil Corporations

Even the most maligned companies in the world have done some good.


21 Characters Who Were Unrecognizable When They Started

Even fictional characters have growing pains.


Want To Know When Doctor Who Gets Good? How To Binge 6 Shows

Some shows are waaaay more enjoyable when you don't start them from the beginning.


6 Actors Hidden In Your Favorite Films

Many films feature hidden cameos by well-known actors, directors, and actor-directors whom you would never know about without helpful websites like this one.