Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

5 Classic Movies That Seemed Like Terrible Ideas At The Time

When the checks were being written and not a single ticket had been sold, a lot of the biggest hits in Hollywood history sounded absolutely ridiculous in concept.


6 Mind Blowing Ways 'Starship Troopers' Predicted the Future

We're not saying Paul Verhoeven traveled forward in time and then traveled back to film a commentary on a future war (because that would be an absolutely HORRIBLE waste of time travel), but... well, yeah, maybe we're saying he did that. Look how they line up:


5 Romantic Movie Gestures That Were Actually Dick Moves

If you sit and think about it, the real-world implications of some seemingly romantic gestures become so unsettling that they start to look about as romantic as an unsolicited boner text.


10 Movies That Famous People Don't Want You to See

It turns out there are a whole bunch of movies that the stars have been trying to hide from everyone, mainly because they're afraid someone will make fun of them. But that's OK, because that's what we're here for.


5 Movie Fan Theories That Make More Sense Than the Movie

There is a thriving culture of fan theories that flood the Internet in anticipation of every show, movie or book. Those theories are wrong approximately 100 percent of the time, but sometimes the fan theory is far more coherent and satisfying than what the writers actually came up with.


9 Traumatizing Moments from Classic Kids Movies

Allow us to once more explore the moments from kids' movies that left many a child traumatized.


7 Action Figures That Managed to Ruin Great Characters

Sometimes, the writers of a show, movie, comic book or whatever will put a lot of effort into creating an enigmatic character with an air of mystery surrounding it ... only to have the marketing department kill all the mystique by putting out a stupid action figure.


8 Actors You Won't Believe Voiced Famous Cartoon Characters

What vocal sorcery is responsible for this!


The 8 Worst X-Men Ever

For every Cyclops whining about how he can literally kill things as soon as he looks at them, there are numerous genetic disasters sitting around Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters putting quotation marks around the word 'gifted.'


25 R-Rated Scenes Cut from Classic Kids Movies

So much harsh reality and unresolved sexual tension has to be smoothed over in family movies to get their G or PG rating. We asked you to show us the scenes that got left on the cutting room floor.


7 Insane Easter Eggs Hidden in Movies and TV Shows

We've shown you mind-blowing Easter eggs in everything else on this planet. It was only matter of time before we brought you ones from movies.


5 Lost TV Pilots That Will Make You Question Your Sanity

Dozens of pilot episodes get produced each year, and only a tiny handful are ever broadcast. Sometimes it's because network executives are talentless morons, and sometimes it's because the shows are impossibly and hilariously shitty. Here's a few from that second group.


NBC Cancels 'Outsourced': An Anti-Protest Letter

TV is littered with the corpses of beloved shows with lousy ratings. You can't mention Terriers around one of its 10 viewers without hearing the president of FX is worse than Robo-Hitler. But what if programming did something smart?