In some ways, children are harder to scare than adults. If you don't believe us, go back and watch some of the movies you loved as a little kid. You'll be surprised to find that, at random spots, they've inserted scenes that are bizarre, hallucinogenic and/or just plain sphincter-bustingly scary
We understand comic book characters get stale after a while. And we understand reboots are unavoidable. Sometimes they are awesome. Other times... not so much.
What would you do if you found a magical object that could create anything you asked for, instantly? Or a clock that could stop time? This is the type of thing that comes up in movies all the time. And for the most part, what the characters choose to do makes no freaking sense.
There are shows you loved and grew up with that, behind the scenes, were a constant, dark carnival of torment.
Take a look at some of the most brilliant scientists in movie history and you find a bunch of guys who should never have been allowed near a Bunsen burner.
'Bring me teenagers with attitude' probably isn't the best recruiting mission statement
We just assume that the moment a Batman or a Rambo were dreamed up, the writer knew he had a world-changing icon on his hands. Turns out we here at Cracked have a little more faith and foresight than the creators of these characters.
It turns out some of Hollywood's most grossly unrealistic characters were based on real people.