Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Ways Star Trek's Federation Was An Evil Empire

No matter how bad the movies got, it was the 'Star Trek' television series that showed how evil the Federation really was.


5 Side Characters Who Stole the Show In Famous Movies

We have so many cool characters that a few of the most interesting ones inevitably end up as sidekicks and supporting roles.


7 Times Being Totally Cheap Resulted In Movie Magic

Once in a blue moon budget limitations will elevate a movie from a permanent spot in a drug store clearance bin to a cultural landmark that we're still talking about decades later.


13 Great Uses For Bad Dialogue From 'True Detective'

Every Hollywood movie deserves a little bit of 'True Detective.'


25 Tiny Changes That Would Have Altered Movie History

This is what happens when filmmakers just kind of shrug their shoulders and go 'Eh, close enough.'


6 Weird-Ass Upcoming Movies That Deserve More Hype

These six films are primed to knock your tits off in the foreseeable future.


5 Subtle Ways Hollywood Taught You To Be A Worse Person

Whether we admit it or not, most of us will spend our adult lives trying to unlearn the shit pop culture taught us when we were growing up.


6 Reasons There's No Escape From Hollywood Racism

'No Escape' could have just used #FFFFFF, the perfect RGB color code for this movie and also an acronym for the words spoken by anyone watching this bullshit.


5 Beloved Kids Shows That Were Perverted Behind The Scenes

When the cast and crew of children's TV start to unwind they tend to do it in ways that forever color our memories of our favorite cartoons and Nickelodeon game shows with the knowledge that nefarious boner jokes were lurking just off-screen.


5 Iconic Roles That Made Actors' Lives A Living Hell

Some roles haunt famous actors for the rest of their lives.


The Brutally Honest Version of Ant-Man Moviegoers Deserved

'Screw you and the spinoff TV series you rode in on. I didn't invent this shrinking formula just so it could fall into the wrong hands.'


15 Iconic Movie Scenes Improved By A Change In Cast

Sometimes it is possible to improve upon perfection.


4 Ghastly Horrors That Somehow Made It Into Kids' Movies

Sometimes, you need to double-check those so-called kids' films, lest you plop the spawn down for happy-time viewing and wind up inadvertently corrupting them.


22 Movie Cliches That Just Won't Die

Like the props they use and the reboots they show up in, movie characters are starting to sound like an echo chamber.


6 Sidekicks Who Should Have Been The Leader

Sidekicks get a raw deal, which is a shame really, because for every Watson who humbly plays beer-bitch to the much superior Holmes, there are other sidekicks who should clearly be the ones doing the keg stand.