Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Film Franchises Based on One Character's Stupid Decision

We see it all the time in Hollywood: One poor decision leads to an entire film series worth of conflict.


5 Works of Art So Good, They Ruined Their Whole Genre

Sometimes an artist creates a work of art so masterful, it simultaneously defines a style while shutting the door on others who would follow. Sure, people still try, but rarely can they succeed without their attempts being compared, unfavorably, to the masterpieces.


7 Movies That Put Insane Detail into Stuff You Never Noticed

We can't stress this enough: A horrifying amount of time and work go into things that will be forever unnoticed by everyone except a few members of the crew.


If They Made Movies About Real Problems

>With the board game options thinning out, it's only a matter of time before Hollywood gets really desperate and starts making movies about everyday life.


20 Plot Twists That Would Have Made Great Movies Even Better

The only thing worse than a ridiculous plot twist is a perfect plot twist squandered. We asked you to show us some great moments that were never realized from the history of great, but twist-less movie plots.


5 Terrifying Implications of Surviving a Horror Movie

Given what they just endured, the aftermath can be worse than the crap they just survived.


6 Reasons 'Resident Evil' Movies Are Better than the Games

Some gamers complain about the movies, which is proof that some gamers can whine about anything, even a company spending hundreds of millions of dollars hiring a supermodel to act out their most ridiculous fantasies.


The 6 Most Accidentally Creepy Movie Romances

We've seen movies about aliens doing it with human women, 100-year-old vampires dating high school teens and Woody Allen hooking up with young starlets, among other unlikely atrocities. And yet, somehow, the writers always find new ways to top themselves.


5 Life Lessons Learned from Old School Cartoons

Entertainment can have value for any number of reasons, but if it can help you learn something while keeping you entertained, well that's even more awesome.


5 Powerful Sci-Fi Technologies Wasted by Their Own Movies

How many times have we seen James Bond pick up some incredibly useful new technological gadget that ends up saving his life, only to completely forget it exists in his next movie? But it isn't just Bond -- action heroes do this all the time. What's worse, some of this tech could change the world.


Movie Background Characters: Where Are They Now?

Movie background characters are wild cards. We asked you to catch us up on them using the magic of image manipulation.


4 Ways Honey Boo Boo Redeemed Reality TV

You may be under the impression, as so many are, that Honey Boo Boo, a show about a coupon-hoarding, belching mom, a nearly silent, tobacco chewing father, a pregnant teen and a hyperactive, chubby pageant princess (plus a pig) is the trashiest thing ever. But you are wrong!


4 Reality Shows Too Awesome to Actually Exist

Every week, a bunch of Reality TV show editors receive hours of raw footage and edit together the most compelling story. These are the stories they should be making.


6 Sensible Things You Should Never Do in a Zombie Outbreak

If you have any kind of active fantasy life, you've got at least a vague idea of what you're going to do when society turns into zombies. We're here to tell you those are all bad ideas. All of them.


5 True Stories Cut from Movies for Being Too Unrealistic

Here are some mind-blowing moments from real life that Hollywood decided were too fantastic, even for their movies.