Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

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.


6 Fictional Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist (Part 2)

Here are six more places you thought were fictional, when in fact you could totally roll up to them on a moped and take some obnoxious pictures.


The 12 Best Moments from Mexico's Least Subtle Monster Movie

Lucha movies feature battles against Spanish-speaking moon Nazis, Atlanteans and evil wrestlers, and that was all in one movie. One movie that wasn't as crazy as the one we're about to tackle.


5 Celebrities Who Got Famous by Being Obsessed Fanboys

The closest any of us will ever get to our idols is when their bodyguards rough us up for trying to get an autograph. Most of us, anyway.


How 5 Popular Shows Would End (If They Had Balls)

Ending a beloved TV show is tricky business. The challenge of capping off a successful series has made bantha poodoo of some of the best writers in the biz.