Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

Why Everyone In Harry Potter Is Kind Of A Jerk

The wizarding world has much more pressing problems than He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. We have multiple catastrophes-which-must-be-fixed.


6 Insane Upcoming Movies (That Aren't Getting Enough Hype)

In terms of blockbusters, 2016 has been a bog of farts. However, there are some not-so-fart-smelling movies on the way.


15 Bizarre Movie Myths About Young People Today

We know Hollywood is out of touch, but this is ridiculous.


Fan Theory: The Real Reason Why The Emperor Needed Luke

How simple is the 'Star Wars' story really? What if we weren't dealing with an innocent battle of Good versus Evil, but a battle of Good versus Wrinkled, Sperm-Hungry Maniac?


The Anne Frank Sex Doll And 5 Other Wisely-Cut Sex Scenes

Sometimes, the stuff the screenwriters originally came up with was so gloriously insane that it almost would have resulted in a different movie. A somewhat sexier, slightly longer, much wronger one.


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 Special Effects (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.


13 Fictional Mentors Whose Teachings Were Utterly Useless

The fictional mentor creed: Phone it in and hopefully they'll die.


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.