Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

4 Supporting Characters That Deserve Their Own Movies

There are a fair few characters who have practically no chance at all to ever feature in a movie of their own, despite the fact that they could totally carry one.


4 Embarrassing Moments From the Worst New Year's Countdown

Don't believe something as benign as a New Year's Eve countdown show could have been such a monumental spectacle of failure? Well, let's lay out all the evidence I've collected.


5 Reasons Great Directors Eventually Make a Bad Movie

Why do formerly great directors decline into shit? The answers are probably a lot more simple than we think.


5 Annoying Ways Trailers Trick You Into Seeing Movies

The people making trailers actually have really good reasons for making everything so painfully repetitive.


6 American Characters In Foreign Films (Tested for Accuracy)

Next time you're traveling overseas, you might be compared to the people in these movies.


5 Stupid Movie Genres (And Why They're Popular)

There are matters of psychology and shit at work.


5 Classic Shows You Had No Idea Had (Terrible) Sequels

Sequels fail nearly as often as they're greenlit, which explains why I was surprised to find that some of TVs most iconic shows were given sequels that should never have been made.


4 Depressing Epilogues to Popular Reality Shows

Get ready for the saddest part of your day, whole Internet.


4 Reasons Holiday Specials Have Ruined Our Childhoods

I realized that the very movies I religiously watch every year during the holidays are actually kind of messed up.


4 Christopher Nolan Movies No Other Director Could Have Made

You know the drill -- spoiler alert and all that.


4 Christmas Movies That Get More Praise Than They Deserve

Christmas is here, and that means it's time to watch some terrible movies!


9 Famous Movies That Have Cooler Titles in Foreign Countries

Translating titles isn't as easy as it looks, and sometimes the results are hilariously amazing.


5 Movie Series That Ended Up Awesome (After Terrible Starts)

The following are rare examples of series that would eventually turn great but that started off as pathetic experiments.


The Worst Christmas Movie Ever (Viewed 12 Times in a Row)

Allowing for some imaginary commercial breaks where my brain hawked products I don't use, I sat in front of my screen for 24 hours, because that couldn't possibly be a terrible idea.


5 Famous Movies That Used Horrifying Substances for Effects

Not everything Hollywood shows you is a lie.