Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Reasons It's Now Impossible To Tell If A New Movie's Good

This failure of movie trailers was a team effort by all of us.


How 'The Jungle Book' Changed Disney Animal Evolution

If it weren't for Mowgli, there would be no communication between animals and humans and no whimsical stories that would teach generations of children to look at their non-talking pets with disappointment.


6 Unintended Consequences Of Cartoon Character Design

Illustrators and animators don't usually take into account the weird side effects which would befall their creations if they were real.


6 Dumb Background Details You Now See In Every Sci-Fi Movie

Who knows which far-out, awesome-looking tech will cross over into our reality next? Hopefully not any of these.


16 Hilarious Moments Made By Swapping Movie Dialogue

There were apparently a lot of amazing missed opportunities.


5 Signs The TV Show You're Watching Is About To Suck

I have spent years forgoing human contact in an effort to bring you this: a definitive list of ways to tell if your favorite TV show is nose-diving into the toilet.


6 Insane Behind The Scenes Reasons For Famous Movie Deaths

Sometimes death scenes have less to do with artistic intention and more to do with some B.S. behind the scenes.


The 17 Stupidest Decisions Movie Characters Keep Making

Sometimes movie scenes read a lot like a 'Mad Libs' template.


Disney Movies That Ignore Their Hero's Horrific Crimes

Disney films are our modern day fables and they have a lot of pretty messed up stuff happening.


Famous Characters That (Originally) Were Meant To Die Horribly

Whether it's through persistence, greed, circumstance, or plain dumb luck, some iconic characters have managed to survive their own creators' best attempts to waste them.


Could The Joker Be Batman's Brother?

Holiday dinners must be awkward.


5 Modern Stories That Are Way More Religious Than You Think

Turns out there are some stories out their that slipped their religious subtexts under the radar so well you didn't realize it.


6 Scientific Reasons Famous Superheroes' Lives Would Suck

There are some super powers that aren't as great as they might seem, and would actually make your life exponentially worse, if not flat-out kill you before you apprehended a single bank robber.


The Dark Secret You Didn't Want To Know About Pokemon

Professor Oak, or whatever equivalent the game offers, is a con artist, tricking you into doing the dirty work so his spritely, pixelated hands can stay pristine.


Super-Embarrassing Superhero Costume Updates

These awful things make the Joel Schumacher bat nipples look straight-up 2 legit 2 quit. Word.