Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

An Apology to the Town That I Turned into 'The Hunger Games'

Dear Fine People of Hazleton Township, Pennsylvania, It is from the bottom of my heart and at the request of the West Hazleton Superior Court that I apologize to you all for what transpired last Saturday at the Hazleton Youth Center.


6 Unlikely Friendships in Movies (That Make No Damn Sense)

Often the weirdest partnerships are the ones the movies don't seem to think are wacky at all. These are the cohorts and conspirators that, in real life, would have no reason to trust each other with a lunch order, let alone their lives.


5 Reasons 'The Walking Dead' Has to Get Better

This should go without saying, but I'll say it anyway: I'm going to spoil everything in every sense of the term, for everybody. I'm going to spoil the TV show, I'm going to spoil the books and I'm probably going to spoil your overall sunny outlook on life.


8 New TV Show Ideas Almost as Stupid as 'Grey's Anatomy'

The title of the TV show ‘Grey's Anatomy’ is what you would get if someone with brain damage free-associated the words ‘Grey’ and ‘medical’ and tried to explain their thought process.


4 Sequels Hollywood Should Have Made by Now

But I'm not looking for sequels just for the sake of making sequels. Some movies leave amazing little ideas completely unexplored, because sometimes there's just too much awesomeness to cram into one movie. That's what I'm talking about.


6 Horrifying Implications of the Harry Potter Universe

We have a feeling that Harry Potter is never going away. Which is fine because we love talking about how pants-crappingly terrifying that whole universe is.


4 Superhero Reboots We'll See Next

For all the gritty realism in comic book movies these days, they're not exactly realistic ...


5 Movies That Accidentally Killed Innocent Characters

Occasionally, a movie chooses to kill completely innocent characters in the most horrible way possible for no discernible reason.


24 Nightmares of Famous Fictional Characters

You can tell a lot about a person by whose name they're shouting when they wake up drenched in their own urine. But unless they're getting disemboweled by Freddy Krueger or in a Christopher Nolan film, we rarely get to look at what evil lurks in the wetmares of famous fictional characters. Until now.


The 5 Things That Separate Troubled Geniuses from Jerkwads

Perhaps the most important question that shows like Sherlock, House, and Luther raise is this: What's the difference between being a troubled, misunderstood soul, and just being an asshole?


6 Ridiculous First Drafts of Famous Movie Monsters

It's hard to imagine the Predator or Jabba the Hutt as anything other than the iconic beasts we know and love. But they and others evolved from ideas that at the concept stage were very, very different. And very, very stupid.


4 Famous Pop Culture Moments Everyone Remembers Incorrectly

We blame it all on 'Tommy Boy.'