Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

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.


F#@% Blake Griffin: How Nike Just Ruined Space Jam

As Cracked's foremost 'Space Jam' Authority and Occasional Wearer Of Shoes, I obviously have a lot of issues here.


22 Famous Movie Romances You Never Realized Are Creepy

Movie romances leave us feeling warm and fuzzy, but really only because we never stop to think about them.


6 Famous Movie Villains Whose Evil Schemes Make Zero Sense

Some villains opt to skip the over-complicated planning and instead go for schemes that make no sense right from the very first nefarious laugh.


The 31 Most Profane Things Movie Characters Were Thinking

How much better would our favorite movies be if there weren't any language restrictions?


10 Gritty Reboots We Can't Stop Hollywood From Making

Not even the fun movies and shows you grew up with can escape the grittiness of the modern world.


How 19 Famous Ads Would've Ended (If They Had Balls)

What happens when you take commercials and ground them in reality?


5 Things Movie Dystopias Get Wrong About Dictatorships

Welcome to Dictatorship 101. Please take a seat. (You don't have a choice.)


6 Dumb Aspects Of The Original Star Wars Trilogy You Forgot

The beloved OT was never meant to be seen as a great artistic achievement. Not until our collective nostalgic hive mind decided it had to be, anyway.


The Darkest Episode Of TV Ever Was On Celebrity Family Feud

Like any American classic, it's borderline impossible to appreciate this on your own. You need a guide for a masterpiece this dense.


36 Famous Movie Scenes Improved With Misheard Dialogue

Close captioning has been an amazing innovation for those who need it, but an even better innovation for those of us who love unintentional comedy.