), a Dutch verb
describing a cracking sound or: To be genuinely seriously performed by a person or group but completely failing in its attempt, thus
hilarious or plain boring.
This of course also depends a little on your
taste, but it is usually a good
pointer towards it when
people start falling asleep during the performance.
Dutch: Die film kraakte want iedereen viel in slaap!
English: That movie cracked because everybody fell
Ed Wood, Jess Franco and Arnold Schwarzenegger
are some the major personalities in the field.