Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Great Performances By Actors (Who Weren't Acting)

If you're watching someone having violence inflicted upon them, chances are that it's terrifyingly real.


7 Wildly Different Versions Of Movies That We Almost Had

Judging by his preproduction work, Guillermo del Toro's 'Hobbit' would've been infinitely better than the awful, Legolas-obsessed versions we got instead.


5 Feel-Good Movie Lessons Undone By Their Own Plots

From the moment the film begins, Marlin has to deal with so much crap it's a miracle he doesn't strap Nemo to the anemone and keep watch 24/7.


7 TV Finales That Went Out Of Their Way To Anger Fans

TV show finales have a grand tradition of sucking.


4 Kids' Movies With Happy Endings That Aren't Actually Happy

P.S. And everybody lived horribly ever after.


5 Huge Children's Movies That Teach Kids Horrifying Lessons

Emmet's success in 'The Lego Movie' shows that everyone is talented and interesting and extraordinary ... but everyone's personality and actions are preordained by higher beings.


6 Harsh Truths The Movie Business Needs To Face

Due to oversaturation of blockbusters and audience unpredictability, it's a terrifying time to be a movie studio.


4 Badass Fictional Revolutions You Never Realized Are Stupid

Voldemort was a goofy-looking noseless baldo foolishly attempting a revolution in a world that would descend into a never-ending whirlwind of madness.


If The New Star Wars Was 100 Times More Honest (And Shorter)

The STAR WARS EXPANDED UNIVERSE has vanished. Thus, with a blank slate and endless possibilities to explore, we're soft-rebooting A NEW HOPE.


7 Movies With Horrible Mass Deaths You Never Noticed

There's a difference between glossing over the deaths of faceless goons and completely yadda-yadda-ing the destruction of Alderaan just to get to the next big action sequence.


12 Reality Show Moments We'd All Like To See

Just one of these days we wish a reality television writer would toss us an awesome curveball.


6 Movie Plots Solved In Minutes With Common Sense

Gunfighting your way to the top of the worst spaceship on the planet is a dumb (but awesome) idea.


The 6 Weirdest Ways Famous Movies Changed Reality

Movies have power to change the world. However, there is always the chance that this change is very dumb.


6 Ways Movies Screw With Your Brain Without You Noticing

Like it or not (and regardless of what Rotten Tomatoes says), your perception of a movie is forever tethered to the hunk of meat and hair that is your body.


5 Complex Philosophies (Secretly) Taught To You By Movies

Deep philosophy can be found in all of Pixar's movies. Except 'Cars.' Get bent, 'Cars.'