Cracked Archive - Movies & TV


15 Characters We Loved As Kids (And Make Us Cringe Now)

Time will turn mountains to dust and famous gimmicks into painfully unfunny relics.


6 True Stories Behind Crappy Movies That Explain A Lot

Have you wondered how some movies got made? The answers are probably even stupider than you imagined.


American Entertainment That Gets Ruined In Translation

Gaining a new cultural perspective is only a few clicks away, provided that nothing went awry during the translation process.


5 Truths About Film Criticism, Straight From Nathan Rabin

I was just stating my opinion on 'Joe Dirt 2,' and people acted like I had given their only child a one-star review.


The 5 Most Bad Ass 'Versus' Movies Ever Made

Get out those Betamax players.


6 Great Movies (Whose Characters Are All Secretly Idiots)

Some of your favorite movies are made possible by secret incompetence.


5 Things Comic Fans Want In Movies (That Wouldn’t Work)

As much as I love my peers, sometimes we can ask for some pretty unreasonable things.


6 Movie Marketing Tie-Ins That Hilariously Missed The Point

Does it matter if film merchandise has nothing to do with the movie, or even openly mocks all that the characters believed in?


I Played Sulu For Years (In A Series You've Never Seen)

John Lim was the Sulu you never heard of. We sat down to talk about what it would be like for your nerdiest dreams to come true.


16 Ways Entertainment Was Really Different, Really Recently

Statistics make facts 100 percent more legit.


5 Movies And TV Shows With Bizarre Real-Life Repercussions

The real world inspires our stories, not the other way around. Unless it is the other way around. And it is. So very, very often.


21 Other Movies Going On Inside Famous Ones

These are the stories we really want to hear.


Why The 'A Dog's Purpose' Video Is Just The Beginning

This story about an immortal dog voiced by Josh Gad won't be a box office powder keg after all.


25 Fan Theories About Popular Franchises To Break Your Brain

Get ready to have your reality rattled to its core.


6 Actors Who Had No Clue What Movie They Were Making

These actors phoned it in and were rewarded with fame, fortune, and sometimes even critical acclaim