Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

A Series of Emails from Prometheus' New Tech Guy

'We just spent two years in a frozen state -- did none of you know what we were doing out here?'


The 5 Most Ridiculous Pop Culture Predictions That Came True

We're not accusing anyone of witchcraft -- all we're doing is presenting the evidence ... that these people may be witches.


6 Terrible Decisions That Gave Us Great Movie Moments

Apparently, Hollywood makes stuff up on the fly all the time. Here are some examples of memorable scenes (or even entire movies) that only happened because something went wrong.


9 Actors Who Do the Exact Same Thing on Every Movie Poster

As you'll soon discover, certain actors seem to have amazingly specific and arbitrary elements that must be included at all costs, logic be damned.


6 Things That Never Make Sense About Zombie Movies

By and large, zombie fiction refuses to acknowledge these small points that, when you think about them, are kind of a big deal for the fantasy to play out.


5 Cryptic Movie Tattoos They Didn't Think We'd Translate

We know as well as anyone that tattoos are an instant shortcut to becoming cool, but misinterpretations do happen -- and you've seen more than a few on the big screen.


4 Bad Filmmakers Who Accidentally Made Smart Movies

Sometimes, quality movies spring up from directors you would never expect -- mainly because their earlier work sucked real hard.


Why Every 80's Sitcom Decided to Kill Off the Mom

When sitcoms so accurately reflect the collective climate of the time period in which they are created, you have to wonder why, then, networks decided the 1980s was a good time to start killing off moms.


6 Mind Blowing Special Effects You Won't Believe Aren't CGI

Guess what? There are still filmmakers doing special effects the old-fashioned way -- even if the results are so impressive that you'd never know it's not CGI.


5 Real People Who Got Screwed by Famous Movies Based on Them

Sometimes things are changed for a good reason -- and other times they just flat-out lie and make real people look like evil, cowardly, petty douchebags for the heck of it.


Coming Soon to a Theater Near You (Unfortunately)

Hollywood is completely out of ideas.


5 Light-Hearted Movies With Dark Moral Implications

Writers will often do everything possible to avoid pointing out the troubling implications of their innocent plot ... but don't worry, that's what we're here for.


5 Famous Movies That Shamelessly Ripped Off Obscure Ones

The only problem with a remake is that they don't actually credit the obscure movie they are remaking (or, you know, pay them for the rights).


5 Iconic Traits of Fictional Characters (That Are B.S.)

These characters' primary trait exists only in the form of people in the show telling us, despite all evidence to the contrary.