Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Badass Movie Heroes (Who Were Actually Just Really Lucky)

Even a hero who is specifically described as 'down on his luck' will routinely defeat the overwhelming odds thanks to a long list of coincidences falling his way.


5 Ridiculous Origins of Movie Sound Effects

All of this stuff has to be created from scratch, usually by just one or two people. And usually, the high-tech sounds are created by whatever random crap they have nearby.


5 Secrets of Making Reality TV They Don't Want You to Know

Making a reality show isn't as simple as pointing a camera at a person and hoping he or she is horrible. There are a lot of tricks and manipulations that producers use to make douchebags and handbag design more compelling.


6 Insane Batman Villains You Won't See in the Movies

We all know that sooner or later, the Batman movies are going to run out of interesting villains to feature and will be forced to start scraping closer to the bottom of the barrel. Whoever they end up choosing, we hope it's not any of these guys.


The 4 Biggest Missed Opportunities in Fiction

This article is about seeds that grew into poop.


6 Horrible Aftermaths Implied By Movies With Happy Endings

It's amazing how you can ruin a movie's perfectly happy ending with a little bit of analysis.


6 Super Friends Villains That Didn't Give a @#%*

Between Green Lantern, Superman, The Flash, and Batman, it was tough to picture any villain that could give the Super Friends trouble. Asking a cartoon writer to come up with a reasonable threat for them was a challenging, almost pointless endeavor. Understandably, this is why so many of them went insane. It's also why the Super Friends writers inv


5 Movies Fixed With Just One Word

I looked at a bunch of movies that are out right now and tried to figure out how to fix them by doing the least amount of work possible. 'How can I improve this film by only changing ONE WORD in the title?'


5 Artists Who Stopped Sucking Out of Nowhere

Doing a 180 degree turn in your opinions about an artist or work of art can be intensely satisfying. Here are my five biggest 180s on artists I once thought had absolutely no value.


8 Gratuitously Violent Horror Movie Scenes (from the Bible)

More than just occasionally, people in the bible are killed in ways so innovative and gruesome that they could've been filmed as a scene in a slasher movie. And, as we'll show you, some have done exactly that.


5 Characters Who Totally Missed the Moral of Their Own Movie

It's so weird when, on occasion, the good guys of the film seem to let the obvious moral that they themselves helped establish whiff by them as they do EXACTLY what they just taught us to never do.


The Only 4 Christmas Movies Ever Made (Over and Over Again)

Those holiday classics we'll all be watching today? Paint by numbers.


6 Horrifying Implications of Classic Christmas Movies

Christmas movies are all about magic, miracles and faith. Except for these six 'family friendly' Christmas films that contain nothing but horror beneath their shiny wrapping paper.


The Most Insanely Violent Cartoon Ever (Is About the Bible)

I celebrate Christmas each year despite being non-religious. This mostly involves watching Die Hard on repeat and drinking copious amounts of Whiskeynog. This year, though, I'm actually going to study up on Christianity, using the most effective and distinguished tools I know: late night cartoons on TBN.