Cracked Archive - Movies & TV


21 Movies & TV Shows If They Honored The Source Material

Hollywood loves to pilfer and then tweak in a sad effort to make a concept seem unique.


5 Actors Who Weren't Acting In Their Most Iconic Scenes

Here are five times when directors decided the best way to help an actor capture a moment was by recording them out of character.


5 Everyday Products That Hollywood Thinks Have Magical Power

If the universe operated by any of these Hollywood rules, life on Earth would become a nightmarish carnival of death and destruction.


7 Insanely Dark Reality Shows We'd Probably Watch

Where others see a tragic decline in our national conscience and integrity, I see opportunity. Which is why I'm pitching the following ideas to CBS.


4 Harsh Truths It's Time To Accept About Modern Pop Culture

What don't people already intuitively understand about pop culture? The short answer is 'a lot of things.'


5 Horrifying Ways Famous TV Shows Tackled Topical Issues

Most shows out there have the narrative precision of a kerosene-soaked wad of hobo cloth.


RIP Carrie Fisher: Secret Genius Script Doctor

Creativity is a fluid beast, and sometimes actors, writers, and directors branch out to pursue projects that seem to be the exact opposite of what they're good at.


20 Ridiculous Coincidences That Saved Movie Heroes

Sometimes it turns out that saving the day is less based on skill and more based on having fortune on your side.


4 Badass Works Of Art That Shouldn't Exist

Where does inspiration for art that's not as good as Bob Ross' totally awesome and exceptionally easy to reproduce on your own art come from? That's hard to say.


5 Ways Mankind Would Screw Up Lightsabers For Everyone

Using the 'Star Wars' films, a painted broomstick, and my childlike imagination as references, I analyzed all the ways the world would change if we suddenly all had lightsabers.


6 Things I Learned Owning A 'Haunted House' On Reality TV

Ghost-hunting reality shows are super hot right now. You know what else they are? So full of shit that their eyes have turned brown.


21 Iconic Movie Villains That Were Secretly Good Guys

Movies are deceptive in a way that politicians can only dream of.


5 Lessons All Movies Should Learn From 'Mad Max'

Mad Max: Fury Road was a success on every level. And Hollywood learned jack squat from it.


5 Movie Stars Who Demanded Hilariously Insane Plot Changes

Some stars have ended up changing the way a movie or show turned out not because of any artistic vision, but through ridiculous demands.


15 Tiny Changes That Would Turn Funny Scenes Horrifying

It's a fine line between comedy and tragedy.