Cracked Archive - Movies & TV


15 Reality TV Formulas We Suspect Hollywood Uses

These are surefire equations to making a million dollars in the world of television.


10 Batshit Crazy Comic Panels We Couldn't Stop Laughing At

We thought it might be fun to take some of the most inexplicably shithouse crazy panels from comic book history and try to make sense of them through the eyes of someone who's completely unfamiliar with the context.


4 Frequently Quoted Facts That Are Lies Made Up By Movies

Alas, not all movies are honest -- some are willing to fill your head with utter garbage for the sake of filling in a few moments of dialogue.


6 Times Rampant Substance Abuse Led To Cinematic Genius

Turns out even our 'wholesome' classics were pretty much done by people high off dumpster trucks worth the drugs.


6 Horrifying Stories Behind Famous Movie Sex Scenes

Shooting even the steamiest sex scene is awful and uncomfortable.


23 Shining Moments That (Almost) Redeemed Terrible Movies

Even a broken clock gets the nut sometimes. Or something like that.


5 Famous Pop Culture Moments (That Never Actually Happened)

When it comes to pop culture memories we're basically all the guy from Memento.


Actors Who Weren't There: 5 Awful Ways Movies Faked A Star

Making films 101: When you have a problem, the best thing to do is make more problems.


24 Pranks Celebrities Don't Want You To Know They Fell For

Not only are they more talented than all of us, but they're way better at pulling pranks too.


7 Times Movie Product Placement Backfired Hilariously

When product placement works, it works damn well. When it doesn't, well, it looks like total trash.


5 Famous Kid's Characters You Didn't Know Were Propaganda

We've been on high alert for subliminal propaganda, when all this time it's been dancing and singing stupid songs right in front of us.


14 Ways History Will Misunderstand Our Present

The truth is overrated anyway.


Why The Blockbuster Movie Bubble Will Burst In 2018

In 2013, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas predicted the film industry as we know it would 'implode' if/when, in the near future, too many wildly expensive blockbuster movies flopped.


How To Make A Hollywood Blockbuster, In 6 Words Or Less

Now YOU can write your very own blockbuster.


6 Movie Locations You Can Visit (But Probably Shouldn't)

Not every tie-in attraction can be a runaway success -- or attract throngs of rabid superfans who will trash your property.