Cracked Archive - Movies & TV


20 Bizarre Scenes That Were Almost in Famous Movies

Polishing a turd is no easy feat, but it can be done -- all you have to do is remove the little kernels of corn.


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.


28 Cringeworthy Comic Book Storylines the Movies Left Out

Hollywood takes certain liberties adapting comic books for the big screen. And after seeing these storylines, its no wonder they keep to the general guideline and avoid the specifics.


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.


20 Real Weather Events That Put Science Fiction to Shame

If the documentary '2012' taught us anything: Weather can be crazy, man.


5 Annoying Ways Trailers Trick You Into Seeing Movies

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


15 Movie Character Traits That Make No Sense

Movies require use to suspend a lot of natural disbelief about what we're watching. But some things we just have to question.


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 so Popular)

There are matters of psychology and shit at work.


27 Movies Ruined by a Single Typo

A finished film goes through a lot of hands before it hits the big screen. But what happens when everyone misses a teeny, tiny typo?


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.


16 Leaked Hollywood Messages That Would Explain Everything

It's no question that the last couple decades have produced lots of unusual decisions from Hollywood. Fortunately, we've managed to gain some insight into why that is.


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.