Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

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.


JK Rowling Will Be The Next Disney (And It's All Our Fault)

She's really kind of a few steps away from becoming George Lucas too.


7 Films With Symbolism You Didn't Notice (And Can't Unsee)

Some blockbusters have surprisingly rich layers of meaning hidden under all those one-liners and explosions.


5 Existential Dilemmas Behind Every Redneck Reality Show

The insanity of these shows deserve to be documented, so that our descendants can look back on us and figure out exactly where we failed them.


6 Reasons Why Drive-In Theaters Are Never Coming Back

Drive-in theaters seem cool. But what went wrong with the whole automotive theater experience?


6 Ways 'Sausage Party' Got Away With Screwing Its Artists

Whether they made a masterpiece or a turd, apparently 'Sausage Party' was done by treating the animators like trash.


8 Inspirational Quotes (From History's Biggest Monsters)

Sometimes, history's most awful people say things that, taken alone and completely out of context, are super inspiring.