Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Movies That Are Shockingly Different When You're Not High

In the interest of full disclosure, there is a point in this experiment where I smear cream cheese all over a bran muffin because I thought it was vanilla frosting and a chocolate cupcake.

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7 Movie Special Effects You Won't Believe Aren't Computers

Special effects are way more special when they're real.

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5 Historically Bad Movie Franchises We Keep Forgiving

In our rush to be excited over the reemergence of movies we loved decades ago, we haven't stopped to ask ourselves one very important question: What the hell are we so excited about?

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The 25 Darkest Scenes in Movie History (As Disney Cartoons)

Adding Disney to anything will brighten up the scene, right? Wrong.

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5 Characters Who Ignore Powers That Solve All Their Problems

Creating a good hero or villain is a tricky balancing act. Unfortunately, a lot of people fail the act.

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Dear Hollywood, The New Alien Movie Makes No Goddamn Sense

I'm about to do the impossible and heroically propose a way to save the entire 'Alien' canon once and for all ... 'Alien vs. Predator' included.

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6 Easter Eggs In Popular TV Shows That Change Everything

If you want to get the most out of a show, you have to hunt for the hidden shit.

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4 Overlooked Consequences Of Spider-Man Joining The Avengers

This deal has way bigger implications than you might think.

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29 Character Alterations That Would Drive Fans Insane

We all fear change. But you know who fears it the most? Fanboys.

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4 More Unwritten Rules Hollywood Needs to Stop Following

For decades now, scriptwriters have relied on the same stock characters, cliches and structures to produce lazy, formulaic films and shows that do little more than reinforce every negative stereotype about every segment of society imaginable.

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31 Mind-Blowingly Ordinary Scenes You Won't Believe Are CGI

These days we pretty much expect our movies to be almost entirely CGI. Minus a small scene or tw- What's that? Oh those are actually CGI also?

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5 Insane Things You Believe About Money (Thanks to Movies)

Why does the average person have no idea what kind of lifestyle his job should afford him? As usual, I blame Hollywood.

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22 Facts About Oscar Movies Too Interesting for the Show

It's time to take the gold-tinted glasses off and look past the accolades.

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35 Spinoffs We'd See Next If TV Executives Had Balls

Listen, the state of television is pretty abysmal. There are about five great shows right now, and a thousand just absolutely terrible ones. But, we can fix it.

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5 Reasons Hollywood Will Never Depict Moms as Normal People

Hollywood has been churning out film after film featuring unstable or absent moms, to the point that it's kind of become the norm in modern movies. It didn't happen by accident.

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