Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Reasons The Dark Side Isn't As Bad As You Think

How exactly is the Dark Side 'evil' again? It really shouldn't have been that hard for Vader to convince Luke to join his cause.


15 Texts From Last Night (From Famous Superheroes) Pt. 4

Don't you remember that time with the shawarma, Cap? How could you just throw that all way?


6 Actors Who Had No Clue What Their Movie Was About

Have you ever shown up at work and had no idea what was going on? These actors made whole movies like that.


5 Things 'Star Wars' Fans Don't Understand About 'Star Wars'

Star Wars fandom is a lot like believing in Santa Claus -- the more you dig into it, the uglier it looks, until eventually it ... isn't.


Horrifying Twist Endings (That Happened IRL)

When you discover your dad is Charles Manson do you A) Write him letters in prison? Or B) Pretend you never found out and take that information to the grave?


6 Famous Movie Scenes With Horrific Scientific Implications

If you hold movies to the laws of science, stuff gets dark FAST.


5 Reasons 'Jessica Jones' Is Way Darker Than You Realize

It's really hard to be an abuse survivor and see no accurate representations of what it is like on TV, but damn does 'Jessica Jones' deliver.


5 Christmas Movies You Never Realized Had Insane Messages

Spoiler alert: Whoville is utterly destroyed in a manner befitting Norse mythology.


5 Reasons Not To Get Too Excited About The Force Awakens

Guys, we very well may have set our expectations too high here. Like the first time we ate a KFC Double Down or met Gary Busey in the flesh.


7 Insane Behind-The-Scenes Problems Recent Movies Dealt With

The new POTC movie was infiltrated by a real pirate. After making some threats, the man fled into the bushes, disgracing the honor of pirates everywhere.


6 Bizarre Lies Hollywood Tells When They Base A Movie On You

We spoke to LouAnne Johnson, the basis of Michelle Pfeiffer in Dangerous Minds, to learn all the ways Hollywood willfully junked up the true story.


6 Attempts To Sit Through The Worst Trilogy In History

After seeing Part One, you have no reason to want to see Part Two. And after seeing Part Two, there's got to be something considerably not right with you to want to watch Part Three.


5 Actors That Were Almost (Unbelievably) In Star Wars

Tupac would have been an ideal candidate for the CGI-saturated production, having previous experience acting opposite basically nothing.


6 Bizarre Ways Chinese Audiences Alter Movies You Watch

China is about to surpass North America as the largest film market in the world, so bid farewell to freshly-baked apple pie and the Pledge of Allegiance led by an anthropomorphic box of popcorn and a live chorus of bald eagles.


6 Horrifying Endings That 'True Story' Movies Left Out

Nothing more romantic than being kidnapped and dying young.