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6 Movie Heroes (Who Sucked At Their Jobs)

Here are six movie heroes who did their jobs so damn poorly that, in retrospect, they'd barely make good sidekicks.


7 Horrifying Moments from Classic Kids Movies

In some ways, children are harder to scare than adults. If you don't believe us, go back and watch some of the movies you loved as a little kid. You'll be surprised to find that, at random spots, they've inserted scenes that are bizarre, hallucinogenic and/or just plain sphincter-bustingly scary


5 Reasons It Sucks Being a Joss Whedon Fan

He is a ginger titan, a colossus bestriding the tube of boob. Joss Whedon knows how to make great television. If only he did it more consistently, and without all the accompanying bullshit ...


5 Superheroes Rendered Ridiculous by Gritty Reboots

We understand comic book characters get stale after a while. And we understand reboots are unavoidable. Sometimes they are awesome. Other times... not so much.


6 Magical Movie Items They Wasted on Bullshit

What would you do if you found a magical object that could create anything you asked for, instantly? Or a clock that could stop time? This is the type of thing that comes up in movies all the time. And for the most part, what the characters choose to do makes no freaking sense.


6 Beloved TV Shows (That Traumatized Cast Members For Life)

There are shows you loved and grew up with that, behind the scenes, were a constant, dark carnival of torment.


6 'Brilliant' Movie Scientists (Who Suck At Their Job)

Take a look at some of the most brilliant scientists in movie history and you find a bunch of guys who should never have been allowed near a Bunsen burner.


At Home With Robert De Niro [COMIC]

A true method actor always takes the job home with him...


6 Star Wars Characters Too Idiotic for Film

The expanded universe of Star Wars expanded deep into the realm of stupidity.


The 5 Most Maddeningly Unresolved TV Plot Lines

Turns out even good shows have plotlines that they've just discarded like so many Egg McMuffin wrappers on the street.


If The Power Rangers Origin Story Was More Realistic

'Bring me teenagers with attitude' probably isn't the best recruiting mission statement


7 Iconic Characters They Saved from The Cutting Room Floor

We just assume that the moment a Batman or a Rambo were dreamed up, the writer knew he had a world-changing icon on his hands. Turns out we here at Cracked have a little more faith and foresight than the creators of these characters.


5 Badass Movie Characters You Didn't Know Were Real People

It turns out some of Hollywood's most grossly unrealistic characters were based on real people.


Where Are They Now? The 5 Strangest Post-'Star Wars' Careers

But Hamill's post-'Star Wars' life has been wildly-successful compared to some of the other greats who suffered the same fate. Here are five men who were integral to the 'Star Wars' franchise but whose careers outside the trilogy were almost almost as sad as Hamill's: