Movies That’d Be Way Better With One Small Change
The Cracked Podcast #137 August 15, 2016
Will Smith famously turned down the role of Neo in ‘The Matrix’, a decision that created the current timeline in which we live, where Obama is President, Prince is dead and Keanu Reeves is making awesome John Wick movies. Meanwhile Smith is playing second fiddle in poorly – reviewed DC expanded universe movies and is probably questioning when it all went wrong.
The chronicle of filmmaking is peppered with anecdotes like these; crazy what-ifs that had they gone the other way, maybe history wouldn’t be totally different , but the movies we love would.
On this week’s podcast, Jack O’Brien is joined by Cracked columnists David Christopher Bell and Josh Sargent to talk about some of these movie what-ifs and then take it one step further: think of some disappointing movies from the last few years that would be fixed with one simple change.
Cracked: 6 Reasons ‘Jurassic World’ Killed Its Biggest Hero: http://goo.gl/Kk4a7R
Cracked: 4 Surprisingly Simple Fixes for Famously Bad Movies: http://goo.gl/lVNbpG
Cracked: 5 Famously Terrible Movies That Were Almost Great: http://goo.gl/ZQAEFB
Cracked: 6 Famously Terrible Movies That Were Almost Awesome: http://goo.gl/qYUf2
Cracked: 35 Last-Second Casting Changes That Altered Movie History: http://goo.gl/RUak4z
Cracked: 5 Movies That Were One Flaw Away From Being Classics: http://goo.gl/PeHrn
Bruce Willis’ Crazy ‘Red 2’ Interview: https://goo.gl/Kc5rxj
Film School Rejects: The 8 Worst Parts of Prometheus Made Sense in the Original Script: https://goo.gl/7T8MU6
This episode is sponsored by Magoosh, Spotify, Loot Crate, and the Now Hear This Podcast Festival.