Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Pop Culture Visionaries Who Get Too Much Credit

We all know that our favorite games, comics, movies and TV shows are probably collaborative affairs. But we as a culture just love the story of the creative genius so much that we heap tremendous praise on the rare few who manage to do it. These ... are not those people.


7 Movies That Put Insane Work Into Details You Didn't Notice

These are seven instances where creators poured their blood, sweat and several other more unsavory fluids into creating something and put it right in front of your face ... and you didn't even notice.


Advanced Batman Theory: Why Nolan Will Kill Bruce Wayne

SPOILER ALERT: Batman is going to die.


6 Content Warnings We'd Actually Pay Attention To

What's tragic is that even if you can interpret them, the ratings codes have none of the information you really want. That's why I've come up with the only six content ratings consumers will ever need.


The 7 Stupidest Attempts to Reinvent Batman

There are people who look at Batman and say, 'Yeah, I see what people like about Batman, but wouldn't he be better if I ruined him?' This article is about them.


6 Reasons Cross-Dressing Comedies Should Be Retired

It turns out that every single film which decides that a dude wearing pantyhose is a funny idea routinely relies upon 6 tiring cliches. These have been collated below for the benefit of bored office workers and archaeologists of the trivial.


5 Old-Timey Prejudices That Still Show Up in Every Movie

We think of Hollywood as a liberal and socially progressive land of hippies, what with its endless fundraisers and giving awards to movies that teach us that intolerance is wrong. Yet in certain ways, movies are still way behind the times.


6 Happy Endings That Accidentally Screwed The Movie's Hero

We have previously pointed out how many movies only have happy endings because the film doesn't show us what happened after the credits rolled. But as these characters found out, life doesn't stay happy when we fade to black.


5 Fictional Devils Who Kind of Seem Like Good Guys

It's one of the juiciest roles in all of human culture. But when you look at some of the movies, TV shows and songs where Lucifer shows up, you realize that they kind of forget to make him evil.


The 5 Most Needlessly Evil Movie Villain Strategies

In a lot of cases, the bad guy is just an excuse for the hero to do stuff, and so the writers are forced to come up with some flimsy explanation for why this particular guy has chosen to do things that are bad ... even when there are much better and easier ways to accomplish what he wants.


7 Famous Zombie Movie Weapons (That Would Get You Killed)

Here's how seven spectacular anti-zombie weapons will get you killed.


4 Pieces of Relationship Advice Movies Need to Stop Giving

If you're anything like me, you had two parents: The Streets, and Pop Culture. And as far as Pop Culture goes, there are a lot of irresponsible lessons being thrown around.


6 Classic Kids Shows Secretly Set in Nightmarish Universes

Being a cartoon isn't an easy gig.


The 8 Strangest TV Show Ideas Ever Made

FYI: Every show that was intentionally strange isn't included. This should save you the trouble of typing your favorite silly cartoons in the comments section.