Cracked Archive - Movies & TV


30 Famous Movie Plots Solved In Minutes By Common Sense

We appreciate movies for their ability to keep us entertained for a couple hours. Sometimes, though, a couple hours seems unnecessary when when a plot can be resolved in a matter of minutes.


7 Directors Who Stole Their Biggest Hits (From Themselves)

There's a line where a filmmaker goes from 'following the same formula' to 'remaking his own friggin' movie.'


5 Amazing Scenes from Otherwise Horrible Movies

When you focus only on a movie's mistakes, you are more likely to miss out on everything it does well, which may include powerful scenes of cinematic genius hiding in some of the most hated pieces of cinema ever made.


17 Awesomely Simple Tricks Behind Movie Special Effects

Nowadays we're so spoiled by CGI that we can't appreciate a good, well-executed special effect when it's blowing a dude's head up right in our face.


4 Awesome Superhero Movie Sequels That Will Never Happen

I think one or two crappy movies don't justify burning the entire franchise to the ground, flushing its ashes down the toilet, and then dynamiting that toilet to start over again.


4 Famous People Who Accidentally Created Classic Movies

You should pay attention to the comings and goings of celebrities, seeing as they can sometimes inspire the creation of some really awesome movies.


The 4 Movie Beasts Creepier Than Michael Bay's Ninja Turtles

As a public service, before you go see TMNT and hop on Twitter to express your disgust, take a minute to reflect on these creepy buggers.


The 5 Most WTF Origins of Iconic 'Star Wars' Scenes

It turns out most of the original trilogy's most iconic elements came from completely random things.


20 Classic Movies From the Perspective of Minor Characters

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. And sometimes also 'That one character who got 5 minutes of screen time totally deserves a full-length feature.'


If Every Single 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Rumor Was True

If you Frankenstein-knit together all of the Episode VII rumors -- regardless of veracity -- you end up with THE MOST EXCITING STAR WARS TO STAR WAR IN THE STARS.


4 Ways We Can Save the Marvel Cinematic Universe

How can Marvel keep this money truck rolling down Our Wallets Avenue? Simple ...


41 Baffling Moments in Otherwise Great Movies

Sometimes, perfection is simply a scene-cut away.


5 Old-Timey Movies Way Too Disturbing for Modern Theaters

It's funny how we rewrite history to make the present look worse. Because that's simply just not the case.


15 Famous Movies With Hidden Symbolism You Didn't Notice

We can't stress enough just how little you're paying attention during movies. Like, we're surprised you even remember what you just watched.


29 Awkward Movies Moments That Must Have Happened

There's a lot of suspension of disbelief required by the viewing public when watching a movie. Sometimes, though, there's just an inexplicable occurrence that makes every pause for a moment.