Just being a mega-costly movie of today doesn't always equal success at the box office. Many of these behemoths tank, while some movies made on shoestring budgets occasionally become hits and make many times their cost.
"The 10 Best Low-Budget Films of All Time" came across my desk this morning and I found the movies listed interesting.
The site begins with:
Success is relative in Hollywood. Some movies tank at the box office but cost so little to make that the studio still comes out ahead (especially when they use creative accounting), while others have to earn back their huge budgets just to break even. But the films here aren't just low-budget compared with what they earned; they're cheap, period.
To take a look at "The 10 Best Low-Budget Films of All Time," go here.