Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Classic Movies Made Possible by Reckless Endangerment

Sometimes directors decide that the only way to make sure your actors look like they're about to die is by actually risking their lives.


8 Fictional Weapons That Are Too Dangerous to Actually Use

Here are eight fictional weapons that would work only against life insurance claim investigators, because they make your suicide too stupid and confusing to prove.


4 Things 'The Running Man' Teaches You About Life

I have managed to glean four totally real, totally useful life lessons from The Running Man. And here they are.


5 Fan Theories That Make Classic Movies Even Better

Every once in a while, we come across a mind-blowing fan theory that makes a disturbing amount of sense, casting a movie we've all seen a million times in a whole new light.


4 Bad Movies That Could Be Awesome Remakes

I do this as an optimist. I think these movies deserve another chance. We can rebuild them. We have the technology.


5 Recurring Movie Extras You Won't Believe You Never Noticed

The best Easter eggs are the ones that were staring you in the face all along, but you never saw them.


5 Factors That Secretly Influence How Much You Like a Movie

It turns out there are all sorts of things about watching films and television shows that we never consider -- or even outright hate -- that are actually making the whole thing better.


The 6 Stupidest Plots of Supposedly Smart Movie Villains

More often than not, you'll realize that these genius schemes would have fallen apart all on their own.


24 Warning Labels That Must Exist in Movie Universes

It's strange that we never see warning labels in fictional universes, where death tends to be lurking around every corner. We show you the warning labels that movie characters must have ignored to get themselves into the trouble that makes movie plots happen.


The 5 Most Ridiculous Movie Character Overreactions

We understand why these absurd overreactions happen. We really do. But that doesn't mean we can't make fun of the most ridiculous ones.


5 Movie Monsters Ripped from the Pages of History Books

Sometimes that whole 'man is the real monster' bit is a tad more literal.


6 Sci-Fi Technologies With Suspiciously Unaddressed Problems

There are some admittedly cool future advances presented to us by sci-fi movies that we hope never come to pass.