Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

The 5 Most Horrifyingly Wasteful Film Shoots

It's obvious Hollywood wants us to think it cares about the fragile environment. But when it comes time to getting just the right shot, wiping out a big hunk of ecosystem is considered a small price to pay.


6 Obnoxious Ads That Don't Even Try to Sell Their Products

There are a lot of annoying ad campaigns out there we all like to complain about. And then there are those that leave us scratching our heads wondering how their commercials were even supposed to work.


The First High School Movie for Rich Bullies

I have waited a long time for this moment. Throughout my life, I've watched what amounts to miles of film about the trials and tribulations of high school life. From The Karate Kid to Spider Man, I've had to sit through decades of movie theater darkness, biting my tongue as the more relatable and, frankly, superior character in every story is immed


The Top 8 Everything of 2011 (For Better and Worse)

Sometimes the TV show, movie or video game that best represents a year isn’t necessarily the best show of the year.’s editors are more than happy to tell you why.


5 Things That Make You Happier Than They Probably Should

I present five things that bring me joy. But understand, these aren't obvious things like winning the lottery or tricking barely legal teens into high-risk sex. Instead, these are little things that result in explosive fits of happiness far greater than you would ever expect.


The 5 Biggest Cheaters in Game Show History

Here are the five biggest game show heists by four sinister people who almost got away with it, and one who totally did.


6 'Based on a True Story' Movies with Unpleasant Epilogues

When Hollywood has exhausted its creativity producing prequels and sequels, it often turns to unbelievable real life events for inspiration. And while not all of these are completely embellished, unfortunately, these amazing stories often have terrible aftermaths that even Hollywood wouldn't dare to film.


Star Wars vs Star Trek: An Objective Analysis

Star Wars is 100X the movie franchise that Star Trek is in all the worst possible categories.


7 Brilliant Movie Lawyers (Who Suck at Their Job)

We have to wonder if anyone even bothered to Google 'lawyer,' 'law' or 'real life' before starting their screenplay.


If Twilight 4 Was 10 Times Shorter and 100 Times More Honest

ROBERT PATTINSON: I have to go to my bachelor party. But don't worry, my character has to remain appealing to even the most prudish girls, so there won't be any strippers. Just some good old-fashioned ritualistic animal killing.


The 4 Most Unexpected Fan Bases in Pop Culture

We can't begin to understand how a niche form of entertainment could be appropriated by such an unrelated audience. Our gut reaction is almost always to say, 'This is a sex thing, isn't it.' But with a few exceptions, the answers are never that simple.


6 Pop Culture Visionaries Who Get Too Much Credit

We all know that our favorite games, comics, movies and TV shows are probably collaborative affairs. But we as a culture just love the story of the creative genius so much that we heap tremendous praise on the rare few who manage to do it. These ... are not those people.


7 Movies That Put Insane Work Into Details You Didn't Notice

These are seven instances where creators poured their blood, sweat and several other more unsavory fluids into creating something and put it right in front of your face ... and you didn't even notice.


34 Immediately Rejected Rough Drafts of Famous Characters

They didn't just come up with Batman or Darth Vader on the first try. We asked you to show us the ridiculous early drafts that got laughed out of the pitch session.


Advanced Batman Theory: Why Nolan Will Kill Bruce Wayne

SPOILER ALERT: Batman is going to die.