Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Insane (But Convincing) Fan Theories About Kids' Cartoons

Just like a broken watch, even the Internet is right every once in a while


5 Awesome Movie Robots with Inexcusable Design Flaws

Movie robots can think and love and perform amazing feats, and every kid wants one. Yet if they were built and sold by a real company, they'd be yanked from the market within minutes due to their glaring design oversights.


What George Lucas Will Do Now: 19 Terrifying Guesses

After selling the Star Wars rights to Disney, George Lucas is wealthy in a way that mocks the idea of capitalism, and has a completely blank canvas for the first time in years.


6 Iconic Movie Scenes That Happened by Accident

Like in any job, accidents tend to happen when they're shooting a movie ... and sometimes those accidents turn out to be far better than what the director originally had in mind and are left in the film.


6 Dumb Celebrities Who Are Way Smarter Than You Think

We may like to think of celebrities as a bunch of shallow dumbasses, but in a surprising number of cases (assuming that you find the number six surprising), some of our stupidest celebrities are like daytime TV versions of Verbal Kint.


Texts from Last Night (From Famous Fictional Characters)

We've seen so many vaguely entertaining exchanges that we started to wonder what it would be like if we actually knew who any of these people were. We asked you to show us, using some of your favorite fictional characters.


The 23 Least Inspiring Quotes from Actual Movies

One of the most popular genre of viral image is inspirational movie quotes -- some deep monologue on love from 500 Days of Summer or just a few motivational words from Yoda. We asked you to find the most inappropriate and least inspirational real quotes from movies, and make inspirational images out of them.


The 7 Most Hilarious Foreign Twists on Common Movie Clichés

While studios continue to crank out one multiplex-filling cash grab after another, the rest of the world has been putting its own spin on them, quietly dipping those tired old cliches in pure liquid insanity.


The 5 Ways Sci-Fi Universes Treat Black Characters

FYI: I tried my best to rank the universes' presentations of black characters from least to most favorable -- even if the ranking is more favorable to super duper favorable.


4 Pop Culture Arguments That Need to be Retired

I've been doing this for a while now, long enough that I've noticed the few pop culture arguments that come up over and over and over again. And I'm getting pretty tired of them.


6 Unintentionally Hilarious Moments in Famous Scary Movies

Even classic horror movies, the serious ones that actually have the power to frighten, tend to feature at least one or two unintentionally hilarious moments. Here are some of our favorites.


If Movie Sequel Premises Were Forced to Be Realistic

what famous movie sequels would have looked like if they were forced to deal realistically with what happened in the first movie.


The 10 Dumbest Things on TV So Far This Season

TV is widely reviled as the dumbest medium. I can't argue with that. Here are 10 moments from the last few weeks or so that stand out as pillars of dumbness in a dumb wasteland.


19 Minor Changes That Would Make Famous Movies Amazing

There's a thin line between good and great.


6 Insane Stereotypes That Movies Can't Seem to Get Over

It turns out there are subtle ways that Hollywood has been enforcing wrongheaded ideas right under our noses, and sometimes in our favorite films.