Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Baffling 80s Trends (Explained by Rare Mental Disorders)

At a certain point, future generations are going to come to us with questions like, 'What? Why?' Fortunately, neurologists and sociologists have identified a number of mental disorders that are perfectly designed to explain the decade I grew up in.


6 Movie and TV Universes That Overlap in Mind-blowing Ways

While odd fictional relations are nothing new, these are mind-blowing on a story-altering level.


The 5 Most Insane Alternate Reality Games

ARGs are usually pretty crazy to begin with, but some of them go the extra mile. That extra, ultra-insane mile.


The 14 Ways to Be Scared By a Mirror in Movies [CHART]

Oh no, look out behind you! Only it's not behind you! It is you! Or something!


5 Villains That Were Thinly-Veiled Versions of Real People

For those of you who've ever dreamed of turning your childhood enemies into objects of ridicule and hatred, with a side of jackass to boot, this list is for you.


10 Deleted Scenes That Would've Ruined The Film

Hollywood has trouble with doing the right thing, but the very existence of deleted scenes proves that they are capable of reigning things in and making good decisions. Still though, you have to wonder why they shot them in the first place.


5 Classic Movies That Seemed Like Terrible Ideas At The Time

When the checks were being written and not a single ticket had been sold, a lot of the biggest hits in Hollywood history sounded absolutely ridiculous in concept.


6 Mind Blowing Ways 'Starship Troopers' Predicted the Future

We're not saying Paul Verhoeven traveled forward in time and then traveled back to film a commentary on a future war (because that would be an absolutely HORRIBLE waste of time travel), but... well, yeah, maybe we're saying he did that. Look how they line up:


5 Romantic Movie Gestures That Were Actually Dick Moves

If you sit and think about it, the real-world implications of some seemingly romantic gestures become so unsettling that they start to look about as romantic as an unsolicited boner text.


10 Movies That Famous People Don't Want You to See

It turns out there are a whole bunch of movies that the stars have been trying to hide from everyone, mainly because they're afraid someone will make fun of them. But that's OK, because that's what we're here for.