Cracked Archive - Movies & TV


22 Clever Explanations For Famous Special Effects

It's nice to know filmmakers still give half a damn.


6 Ridiculous Things Implied By Plot Twists In Famous Movies

Every movie with a plot twist is full of hilariously awkward unseen setups.


4 Times Movies And TV Got Very Serious Issues Very Wrong

Even the most socially ambitious show or movie still needs to be entertaining, and that leads to some mixed messages.


25 Movies That Picked The Wrong Character As The Star

Sometimes, we question why the main characters got all the attention.


5 Horrifying Movie Characters People Idolize For Some Reason

Some movie characters aren't meant to be role models to be quoted and emulated. So says me -- and often, the directors of the films as well.


The Thankless Life Of MoCap Actors (Who Aren't Andy Serkis)

Shockingly, there are people who perform motion capture roles besides Andy Serkis.


6 Villain Plans That Make Absolutely No Sense

A lot of movie menaces could have been stopped by simply telling the heroes to stay home and waiting for the villain to step on his own dick.


6 Children's Movies That Were Nightmares On Set

One might think that making kids' movies is pretty harmless. But no, that's wrong.


5 Movie Franchises That Are Way Better Than You Realize

Some movies that deserve at least a little bit of acclaim never really get it. Sometimes, this happens over the course of several movies.


5 Movies That Ripped Off Films You'd Never Compare Them To

Sometimes two movies turn out to be so similar, in such ultra-specific ways, it makes you wonder if, well, there wasn't at least a tiny bit of ripping off going on.


6 Insane Movie Plots You Won't Believe Happened In Real Life

Sometimes, people end up recreating entire crazy-ass schemes straight out of movies or TV shows -- only to be foiled by a little thing called 'reality.'


14 Dark Realities That Reality TV Shows Don't Show You

If you can't stand to watch reality TV, that pain is nothing compared to what the stars went through.


5 Things Your Body Can't Do (That Movies Always Say It Can)

Hollywood understands as much about the human body as I understand about Eritrean politics.


6 R-Rated Films That Totally Ripped Off Famous Kids' Movies

Sometimes you can pick up a 'mature' film and a family-friendly one and realize they're telling the same damn story.


5 Complaints About Movies That Have Been Going On FOREVER

Everything was better back in the day. But were they? We're not sure, seeing as how a lot of our complaints about modern cinema go back far longer than you'd think.