Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

Unspoken Backstories For Huge Characters

Coma the Doof Warrior's mother would be so proud of him.


6 Shockingly Dumb Reasons People Invented Famous Characters

It turns out horrific inhuman monstrosities are way easier to draw than horses.


6 WTF Star Wars Moments (You Totally Forgot Happened)

NPR turned R2-D2 into a cold-blooded murderer with C-3PO as his culpable witness.


Weird Ways TV Is Still Sexist

Like how we're only cool with fictional incest if the woman is a gorgeous blonde.


5 Entertainers Who Sucked For Years (But Don't Anymore)

Justin Bieber has risen from the pop ash pile like a bubblegum phoenix.


6 Bizarre Messages You Didn't Notice In 'The Hunger Games'

Science fiction is an inkblot test for the collective anxieties of the present, especially when it comes to stories about dystopian hellholes.


5 Movie Moments That Were Adorable Behind The Scenes

All of Hollywood's most violent, scary and shocking moments were still created by people -- people who make little inside jokes, goof off at work, and occasionally screw around with puppets.


6 Famous Films That Were Hell Behind The Scenes

Really, these visionaries were committing crimes against humanity.


5 Great TV Shows That Should've Been Canceled Way Earlier

Survivor really lives up to its name, because it shouldn't be around anymore.


7 Fictional Drinks From Pop Culture (Tested In Real Life)

Because I'm the kind of guy who always gives in to peer pressure, I decided to humbly poison myself with a ton of alcohol for your amusement.


8 Unsung Heroes Who Made All Of Your Favorite Movies

Sadly, a lot of the people behind some of the best movies ever made get about as much recognition as the guy who sweeps your street at 4 a.m.


5 Fictional Universes That Overlap In Mind-Blowing Ways

Not everyone can write a bestselling novel or a box office success, but even the lowliest of us can interpret our favorite pieces of pop culture in bafflingly awesome new ways.


6 Reasons 'Jurassic World' Brutally Killed Its Biggest Hero

Enough time has passed for us, as a nation, to finally have a serious conversation about Jurassic World.


7 Insanely Dark James Bond Scenes They Hope You Forget

We've all been bamboozled by the colorful misdirection of fancy cars and beautiful, preposterously named women.


The 8 Most Brilliant Kills In Famous Slasher Movies

These kills kicked major ass, even if they don't get a lot of love.