Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Movies That Actually Deserve a Remake

Instead of remaking good films that everyone enjoyed, we should be remaking movies that weren't very good.


5 Old Children's Cartoons Way Darker Than Most Horror Movies

As it turns out, some of the most nightmarish cartoons predate even your grandparents/


The 7 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Movies of the Decade

Here now are unintentionally hilarious movies -- movies that missed the mark so widely all you can do is cackle through confused tears of joy, delighted by the raw, stupid chaos of the void.


6 Crucial Movie Scenes That Never Made It Out of the Script

Well look at that, it's not the writer's fault after all!


5 Celebrity Instructional Videos They'd Like You to Forget

These celebrities just couldn't turn down the chance to whore themselves out for ridiculous instructional videos that, deep down, they knew would help no one except future comedy writers.


The 6 Most Needlessly Dangerous Jackie Chan Stunts

One of the reasons Jackie Chan movies are so amazing is that he replaces Hollywood magic with balls. However, like all balls, Jackie's didn't always make sense.


6 Movie Heroes Saved by Gaping Plot Holes

You'd be surprised at how many classic movies break their own rules when it's convenient to the writers


8 Children's Movies Studios Don't Have the Balls to Make

For my day job, I work for a major feature animation studio, and one of their coolest and most dangerous policies is that any employee can submit a pitch for a movie idea. And I've come up with quite a few ideas that were all unfortunately rejected.


5 Ways You Don't Realize Movies Are Controlling Your Brain

Movies can't influence people to do anything, because movies are make-believe and every non-crazy member of the audience knows how to separate fact from fiction. Well, the thing is ... that's just wrong.


5 Inexplicably Creepy Episodes of Family Friendly TV Shows

Sometimes, the makers of these cartoons or sitcoms flip out and decide to create something nightmarish in an apparent 'screw you' to the audience. But what's surprising is that these episodes then get greenlit and air on national television.


5 Villains Who Went Out of Their Way to Screw Their Own Plan

If you're the type of person who enjoys picking apart movies, by far the easiest (and most amusing) starting point is to simply rewatch the movie from the villain's perspective. What does the villain actually want? Does the way he's going about it make sense at all? The answers are usually ridiculous.


The 6 Most Important Sci-Fi Ideas (Were Invented by a Hack)

Many fundamental elements of science fiction as we know it can be tracked back to a cheap knockoff of the classic, 'War of the Worlds.'


4 Things I Missed About 'The Twilight Zone' as a Kid

I'd never watched the Twilight Zone as an adult, but viewing them in quick succession taught me some things I'd missed as a child.


5 Movies Made Possible by Characters Who Suck at Their Job

If you're reading this at work right now instead of finishing that report, keep in mind that you might very well be setting off the plot of movies like these.


The 7 Most Common CGI Screw-Ups (Explained)

If you've watched movies in the past 10 years, you've probably at some point complained about horrible CG, because you movie viewers are ungrateful little jackanapes. Well, here's why it's so bad.