Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Insane Pop Culture Questions Answered by Super Fans

These super-nerds are out there right now, crunching the numbers on things that actually matter.


The 5 Weirdest Bollywood Remakes of Famous Hollywood Films

What Indian movies lack in originality they more than make up for in complete and utter insanity.


Iconic Roles Surprisingly Played By The Same Actor

Sometimes an actor manages to sink into the public consciousness twice, playing two separate iconic roles, and still doesn't become a household name.


5 Movie Tie-In Ads With Subversive Anti-Capitalism Messages

The people making the ads know the score. And sometimes, they're tired of playing the game. They want to tear down the whole world from the inside.


Hit Movies That Stole Their Plot From Other Films

There are a finite number of stories that can possibly be told, and after a century of moviemaking, filmmakers are bound to start repeating themselves completely by accident.


4 Reasons Why Bad Movies Are Allowed to Happen

The likelihood that people will panic, go insane, and make bizarre, irrational decisions is directly proportional to the amount of money involved.


6 Cartoon Characters Guys Secretly Find Sexy

Suffice it to say I had the weirdest boner during research for this.


4 Ridiculously Obsessive 'Star Wars' Fan Tributes Ever

Over the years, people have done some ridiculous things with the 'Star Wars' films in an attempt to put their own stamp on the movies they love.


Classic Movies That Had Awful Posters

Sometimes we hail a film as a classic for the ages, completely forgetting that the original poster looked like butt. Not even a good butt.


5 TV Commercials That Accidentally Made Life Look Depressing

Once in a while, a commercial accidentally shows you glimpses of the real world in such blunt and uncompromising ways, you'll think it was advertising Zoloft-flavored vodka.


5 Shockingly Insane 'Game of Thrones' Fanfiction Sex Scenes

These special people wrote some fan fiction that will make it impossible to ever watch 'Game of Thrones' again without feeling like you need a shower.


8 Horrifying Movie Props You Won't Believe You Could Buy

Out of their original context, many of these are pure nightmare fuel.


The Drunken Wisdom of Harry Potter

Because if LOTR taught us anything, it's that wizards in chemically altered states have all the answers.


4 Things That TV Commercials Will Never Show You

Commercials create a glaring absence. No matter how obviously unrealistic their short narrative is, there's still that one aspect of a food/gadget/service they never depict.