Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Famous Movies That Shamelessly Ripped Off Obscure Ones

The only problem with a remake is that they don't actually credit the obscure movie they are remaking (or, you know, pay them for the rights).


5 Iconic Traits of Fictional Characters (That Are B.S.)

These characters' primary trait exists only in the form of people in the show telling us, despite all evidence to the contrary.


6 Fictional Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist (Part 2)

Here are six more places you thought were fictional, when in fact you could totally roll up to them on a moped and take some obnoxious pictures.


The 12 Best Moments from Mexico's Least Subtle Monster Movie

Lucha movies feature battles against Spanish-speaking moon Nazis, Atlanteans and evil wrestlers, and that was all in one movie. One movie that wasn't as crazy as the one we're about to tackle.


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