Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

4 Bizarrely Specific Jobs Required For Hit Movies And Shows

There are any number of technicians, experts, and professionals working on our entertainment, and some of their careers are just plain weird.


4 Evil Movie Technologies That the World Needs Right Now

Here are four amazing tools that we could use for good, instead of exploding them and assuming that will somehow make everything work out.


The 5 Worst Things Almost Done to Beloved Characters

Sometimes famous artists want to do horrible things to famous characters, probably out of jealousy.


5 Bizarre Things Only Mailmen Know About Your Neighborhood

We tracked down a startlingly honest mailman and learned some dirty truths about life as a member of the thin, blue, shorts-wearing line.


5 Upbeat Songs That Are Way Angrier Than You Realize

It turns out there's a lot of cheery tunes with very angry lyrics.


5 Movie Plans That You Didn't Notice Rely Entirely on Luck

Movie characters always manage to succeed at something despite incredible odds ... especially when those 'odds' are logic, reason, and basic common sense.


7 Film Adaptations the Author Hated For Insane Reasons

It turns out some of our favorite movies are books that Hollywood 'ruined' in the eyes of their authors.


Amazing Performances Hiding in Terrible Movies

These people never got the recognition they deserve. So today, we salute you, you brave, brave soldiers of cinematic quality.


7 Emails That Prove Space Travel Will Suck in the Future

We narrowly averted disaster this time. I've asked my support crew to look into the matter and issue me some reports on the incident.


4 Supporting Characters Who Deserve Their Own Movie

Loads of flicks are just teeming with interesting yet underused fictional entities that could easily carry a movie on their own.


5 Unwritten Rules Hollywood Needs to Stop Following

Hollywood is notoriously resistant to change. You can blame at least some of that on the fact that every movie written for the last 20 years or so has followed the guidelines set forth in a single book.


4 Reasons Timecop is a Modern Masterpiece

Are you ready to experience the totality that is Timecop? If you are, here are four things to keep in mind.


How Cracked Is About to Ruin Science Fiction Forever

Isaac Asimov once told me something that has inspired everything we've tried to do here at Cracked: 'Science fiction can eat a dick.'