Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Celebrities Who Got Famous by Being Obsessed Fanboys

The closest any of us will ever get to our idols is when their bodyguards rough us up for trying to get an autograph. Most of us, anyway.


How 5 Popular Shows Would End (If They Had Balls)

Ending a beloved TV show is tricky business. The challenge of capping off a successful series has made bantha poodoo of some of the best writers in the biz.


If 'Avengers' Was 10 Times Shorter and 100 Times More Honest

RANDOM RUSSIAN BAD GUY: 'Did you just punch me with your hair?' (dies)


6 Absurd Movie Plots You Won't Believe Are Based on Reality

We spend so much time here debunking silly things we see in fiction that it's easy to forget how truly ridiculous real life is in comparison. Even the silliest, most implausible characters or plots from action movies have come true.


6 Iconic Scenes Ripped Off From Lesser-Known Movies

It turns out that the most iconic scenes in some classic films (or even in the entire careers of the guys who directed them) are totally lifted from other movies you probably haven't seen.


The 5 Types of Jewish Characters in Sci-Fi Movies

Jews in science fiction usually come off pretty badly. So I decided to examine five science fiction universes inhabited by either actual Jews or characters meant to represent Jews, and rank them from least to most favorable.


4 Artists Who Should Probably Just Take a Break for a While

I hate speaking negatively about any writers, or musicians, or director or artists of any guide. But these folks need to chill out.


4 Reasons Commercials Are Sexist (Against Men)

It's getting out of hand out there fellas. Here's why ...


Why It Sucks to Be Ant-Man: The Forgotten Avenger

Well, he does have the superpowers of an ant.


5 Creepy Superhero Origin Stories The Movies Wisely Left Out

There's something to be said about the sacred nature of a superhero's origin story. It's the one thing that Hollywood won't mess with. (Unless it's too disturbing to put on camera.)


6 Ways Iron Man Is Objectively Better Than Batman

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and ‘Iron Man with some other losers’ (aka ‘The Avengers’) prove that despite everything they claim, the internet loves sequels and the 1 percent. Every time I see two heroes in proximity I have to decide who'll win, because I've found a way to get paid for remaining a child. Anyways, I've settled on a winner, a


5 Movie Apocalypses That Would Defeat Themselves

The apocalypse can be kind of a downer, but if you want to make yourself feel better, all you need to do is remember that almost none of the familiar scenarios actually work.


6 Disturbing Unanswered Questions from Children's Movies

While the protagonists of kids movies are learning important lessons and living happily ever after, some overlooked characters end up suffering fates that are often worse than death.


23 Leaked Pics from the Phones of Fictional Characters

The leaked cellphone picture has become a mainstay of our desperate for shit to talk about media. We asked you to show us the unfortunate revelations we'd be privy to if cellphones were hacked in our favorite fictional universes.


15 Behind the Scenes Photos That Ruin the Movie

Some in-costume, on-set photos are funny because they're out of context, some are fascinating in a behind-the-scenes sort of way, and some are neat because seeing them absolutely hurts the film from which they come. All of these are in that third category ...