Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Exonerated Criminals Who Did Worse Stuff After Being Free

In some cases, getting released from prison after years of wrongful incarceration is just the beginning of the story.


15 Weird Casting Choices We're Still Seeing Today

If there's anything we've learned about Hollywood's casting decisions, it's this one important aspect: They make precisely zero sense.


6 Insane Versions Of Great Movies You Didn't Know Existed

Chances are at least one of your favorite movies is a remake, and you never realized it because they were remaking something so awful it's been long buried in pop culture's graveyard.


28 Great Movie Moments Created By Ignoring The Script

This is our salute to some of Hollywood's most iconic improvisers.


4 Cartoon Characters (Surprisingly) Based On Real People

Anger the wrong person named Matt or Trey & you may end up immortalized for all eternity as the jerkiest character in South Park.


6 Reasons The Jedi Would Be The Villain In Any Sane Movie

We're really sorry about this, but we're about to ruin your image of Kit Fisto.


5 Tricks Hollywood Uses To Make Good Trailers And Bad Movies

Movie ad campaigns don't just hurt us, they hurt the movies themselves.


4 Crappy Side Effects Of Streaming TV Nobody Saw Coming

Streaming's ability to trump the old television system has also irrevocably damaged television in ways we didn't see coming.


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.