Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Documentaries That Prove The Opposite Of Their Point

Documentaries are made by people, and the problem with that is sometimes people are complete lunatics.


7 Famous Props & SFX (That Were Just Household Items)

It's ironic that some of the coolest special effects in famous big-budget Hollywood movies were done with stuff you could go out and buy right now without going bankrupt.


6 Brilliant Explanations For Why Modern Movies Are So Stupid

So why does Hollywood keep making sequels that nobody wants? The phenomenon makes way more sense if you think of it as a really expensive addiction.


6 Geniuses Behind Classic Movies (Who Deserve More Credit)

Movies are like hot dogs; they pass through a lot of mystery hands before you get to consume them.


I Love Lucy Was Way Darker Than You Knew: A Fan Theory

'Lucy' is a classic comedy that, under the surface, shows you that no matter what you do you can't fully escape your past.


7 Types Of Violence You’re Picturing Wrong Thanks To Movies

There are basic elements of these movies that you probably took for truth just because you've seen them over and over, for decades.


Why The Blair Witch Project Ruled (And Its Imitators Sucked)

What the balls happened to this genre? How is it that the original 'Blair Witch' managed to remain the highest-grossing found footage film by a large margin?


5 Movies That Were Filmed In Literally Unbelievable Ways

Let's take a moment to celebrate the projects that only got made because the filmmakers went a little crazy.


5 Horror Subplots More Interesting Than The Movie They're In

The greatest horror protagonists are actually the actors in the background that we get only a glimpse of before we go back to the main story about unsafe summer camp conditions.


5 WAY-Too-Common Movie Lines No Actual Human Has Ever Said

Characters in movies say things all the time that you and I don't say, because our lives aren't dictated by a script some coke-head wrote out on a napkin at Starbucks.


5 Deeply Troubling Questions The Marvel Movies Don't Address

The MCU has avoided dealing with some of the inevitable life-changing implications of its stories.


6 'FUN FACTS' About Movies That Are Extremely Not Facts

The following pieces of trivia have been repeated so often that they've all been accepted as fact, even though in reality they're just as stupid


6 Beloved Kids' Characters Who Received Baffling Reboots

While children need to learn that life isn't all baby-powered sunshine and rainbows, we're still pretty sure we could've done without these.


Super Dark Deleted Scenes You Won't Believe Existed At All

Sometimes cutting scenes can save a movie from epic stupidity. And sometimes cutting scenes can save these films from plunging into a bottomless hole of sadness.


5 Famous Sci-Fi Devices That Totally Ignore Actual Science

Just like in the real world, these fanciful Hollywood inventions would have terrible unforeseen consequences that would make living in a sci-fi universe a waking nightmare.