Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Inside Facts About Jeopardy From A 74-Episode Winner

You probably remember when the media lost their collective shit over Ken Jennings, who raked in over $3 million from Jeopardy. We sat down with, and here's what he told us.


7 Beloved Characters That Were Shamefully Exploited

Someone actually signed off on these.


4 Mistakes Hollywood Seems To Love Making

Every unique idea is seen as weird. Same ideas are the best ideas, no matter how often they fail. It's weird and shitty, and it seems to be the only way the industry works.


5 Reasons Conspiracy Shows Don't Work Today

You only need to hop on Netflix and watch a few old episodes, perhaps while sipping Crystal Pepsi and sucking on a Push Pop, to see that things are kind of weird.


6 Comic Book Scenes That Deserve To Be In The Marvel Movies

Here's a reminder of the batshit insanity that could potentially (hopefully?) take place in the next Avengers movie.


4 Insane Fast And The Furious Stunts That Weren't CGI

Perhaps the most unsung secret to the franchise's success is how surprisingly traditional these films are when it comes to real-world stunts.


14 Awesome Secrets You Never Noticed In Famous Movies

It turns out amidst all that filmmaking boogaloo there's some clandestine details that are pretty mind blowing.


4 Lies Reality Shows Rely On (That Are Worse Than You Think)

Cracked sat down with a man responsible for filming numerous reality shows and, on the condition of anonymity, he put some of the 'real' back in 'reality television.'


4 Ways To Watch Famous Bad Movies That Make Them Awesome

I've looked for and found four simple ways to fix famous bad movies from the comfort of your own home.


4 Pop Culture Icons Entertainment Industry Will Ruin Next

These old favorites could only return to life as hollow, wailing shells of their former selves, screaming in agony and longing for death.


23 Common Sense Changes That Would Improve Famous TV Shows

Every great TV show is hurt by its own longevity -- fresh and original concepts eventually turn stale and the edges begin to dull. But we've got some ideas that could change that.


5 Amazing TV Shows That Prove Japan Broke Reality

Once again, Japan is ahead of us in everything: robots, boning, boning robots -- and now TV suitable for the collapse of society.


14 Movie Problems Solved By Characters From Other Movies

Pretty much all movies are connected somehow. Which got us wondering: How would one famous character solve another's dilemma?


5 Famous Movies With Insane 'What If' Scenarios

You may have seen mutated versions of some of these by now, but they weren't what they could have been.


6 Movie Websites That Prove The 1990s Were Insane

A quick look at the websites we all made back then proves that the Internet fan culture of 20 years ago was just as silly as it is today.