Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Problems in Movies You Only Notice If You're Old

As you pass college age and journey deeper into the dark, shrieking void known as 'Pretending to Be a Responsible Adult,' your old favorite movies change for the worse.


6 Creepy Details That Were Almost in Classic Disney Movies

Here are six deleted moments that were wisely kept away from your innocent eyes. Well, at least until now.


17 Depressing Things Popular Reality Shows Don't Tell You

At this point they should just add a script and laugh track.


23 Lies Everyone Believes About Violence (Thanks to Movies)

We need to have a heart to heart about this. You haven't been told the truth.


Real Trials With Mind-Bending Twists

Every now and then, our normally mundane courtrooms will explode with Hollywood spectacle, resulting in real-world cases that seem more like the plot of a John Grisham movie.


If Every Hero Got The "Avengers" Treatment

FYI, Hollywood, we trademarked all of these. Feel free to send us all of the money.


5 Tiny Things That Make Movie Sequels and Remakes Way Better

How do we fix Hollywood? As an Associate of Science who majored in film studies before spending a decade bitterly watching and criticizing the work of others, I've decided to take on the task.


6 Insulting Movie Adaptations of Strong Female Characters

You could call this writing, but frankly it's closer to wronging.


5 Kids' TV Shows That Would Have Caused the Apocalypse

The stars of toddler TV might one day cause history's largest body count.


4 Opinions So Popular You Don't Realize They're Stereotypes

While mocking others for their heritage, ethnicity, or sexual orientation is generally frowned upon these days, it's not always clear where we draw the line.


5 Reasons the '60s Batman TV Show Is Better Than You Think

Viewing more than just two-minute videos of Batman dancing on YouTube will lead you to discover that the '60s 'Batman' is savagely awesome, with a lot of facets that are commonly ignored.


5 Remakes of Famous Movies That Would Actually Be Awesome

The following book-to-film translations have a legitimate shot at superseding mediocre-at-best first performances by learning from the mistakes of their past.


5 Video Game Adaptations That Missed the Point of the Movie

It's one thing to add video game elements to your movie -- it's quite another to stray so far from the film that you miss its reason for existing entirely.


5 Horrifying Ways Cartoons Tried to Cover Important Issues

Each and every one of these episodes means well (we assume), but the results range from merely misguided to downright traumatic.