Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Movie Happy Endings That Are About to Go Horribly Wrong

It's pretty much a prerequisite in Hollywood that your movie has to have a happy ending. But all bets are off after the credits are done rolling.


5 Reasons Doing Movie Stunts Is Harder Than You Think

We're talking about the stunt performers who put on the harnesses and take the beatings, protected by nothing but some pads and years of painful training.


5 Fantasy Characters That Need to Be Rebooted

Here's how to fix the five most boring and unimaginative creatures that continue to appear in fantasy.


5 Sad Ways A&E Became the Walmart of Television Networks

There was a time when flipping the channel to A&E was like the television version of visiting a museum. Now, sadly, it's a lot more like visiting Walmart.


4 R-Rated Sequels to Children's Movies Too Awesome to Exist

I gave some actual thought to this silly, fanciful idea of a mature sequel to children's movies. Here they are.


6 Mind-Blowing Bits of Foreshadowing in Famous TV Shows

Film and TV writers can't help dropping hints about their upcoming revelations when they know you're not paying attention. Probably because you're looking at porn.


The 6 Most Inappropriate Song Choices in Advertising

Careful research or just choose the first thing that pops up on your intern's iPod? Either works fine.


6 Bizarre Cameos by Infamous Killers (in Kids' Shows)

You probably assume that most family-friendly properties are going to be free of adult innuendo, advanced mathematics, and notorious murderers. You would assume wrong.


5 Movies Based on True Stories (with Depressing Epilogues)

Real people don't simply stop existing after the credits roll, but when you find out what they did next, you'll probably wish they had.


4 Movies That Followed the Wrong Character

I often come across films with secondary characters that are just too interesting, to the point where I keep wishing that the entire movie was only about them.


5 Behind the Scenes Details That Change How You See Movies

To get a look at what happens on both sides of the camera, we interviewed a grip/electrician named Holden Wilson and a stand-in/background actor who, to preserve his anonymity, has asked to be referred to as Thrust Neckpunch.


33 Special Editions That Are Too Awesome to Exist

What happens when Hollywood actually started caring about the product they put out again?


If Movie Symbolism Was Way More Obvious

Some messages aren't so much 'hidden' as they're more crammed down your throat until you're begging to watch a Farrelly Brothers movie instead.


6 Obviously Terrible Things Movies Always Portray as Great

It turns out movies have slyly convinced us to start rooting for some pretty terrible stuff.