Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Movie Plots That No Longer Make Sense Post-Trump

It's surreal that stories that used to seem outlandish will now look quaint and chaste in the face of cold, hard, insane reality.


6 Terrifying Ways Films Used To Achieve Special Effects

If you go back far enough, you'll find movies that were so 'real' they ranged from grossly irresponsible to outright murderous.


We Fixed These 16 Movies By Upgrading Their Equipment

These movies could've been over in minutes.


The Most Underratedly Insane Film Franchise Ever Made

These movies would not be described as good. But they are insane, ridiculously popular, and highly influential.


Horror Movies Are Getting Deep (And That's A Good Thing)

This should go without saying, but SPOILERS incoming.


5 Simple Characters Ruined By Awful Attempts At Backstories

Every so often, someone will invent a character that is awesome, and then someone else will think, 'This needs more.' And ruin the whole thing.


5 Last Second Changes That Saved Classic Movies From Sucking

Your favorite movies have all been one misstep away from being a RiffTrax feature.


Famous Movie Scenes That Got Changed Years Later

While we were busy yelling at George Lucas, we've let other filmmakers get away with making even bigger (or at least more embarrassing) changes to their movies.


21 Famous Scenes That Would Kill The Hell Out Of You

Time for our favorite pastime around here: ruining your favorite movies.


12 Rules Anyone Considering Making A Reboot Should Follow

Marvel, please read this before you reboot all your current superhero franchises.


4 Reasons Why Oscar Voting Is Dumb, Explained By A Voter

What actually goes into deciding who deserves an Oscar? We talked to a verified Academy member to see how this exclusive electorate operates.


8 Family Movies That Were Horror Films Behind The Scenes

These movies suddenly went from 'whimsical backstage tomfoolery' to 'mescaline nightmare.'


4 Movie Inventions That Should've Instantly Saved The World

It's like the screenwriters missed some game-changing aspects of their own premise.