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Added by Coby

on 17 Mar 2011 02:03

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Low Budget Movies That Made Lots Of Money

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People who added this item 1735  Average listal rating (1158 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.4 
1. Paranormal Activity (2007)


Budget: $15,000
Worldwide Gross: $196,681,656
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People who added this item 859  Average listal rating (587 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
2. Enter the Dragon (1973)


Budget: $850,000
Worldwide Gross: $90,000,000

People who added this item 154  Average listal rating (52 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
3. Tarnation (2003)


Budget: $218
Worldwide Gross: $1,162,014

People who added this item 1724  Average listal rating (1082 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
4. Super Size Me (2004)


Budget: $65,000
Worldwide Gross: $29,500,000

People who added this item 2793  Average listal rating (1875 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.4 
5. The Blair Witch Project (1999)


Budget: $35,000
Worldwide Gross: $248,300,000
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People who added this item 1983  Average listal rating (1342 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
6. Halloween (1978)


Budget: $325,000
Worldwide Gross: $70,000,000

People who added this item 1115  Average listal rating (649 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
7. Once (2006)


Budget: $150,000
Worldwide Gross: $19,000,000

People who added this item 68  Average listal rating (43 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.5 
8. Fireproof (2008)


Budget: $500.000
US Gross: $33,451,479

People who added this item 772  Average listal rating (496 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
9. El Mariachi (1992)


Budget: $7,000
Worldwide Gross: $2,040,920

People who added this item 1723  Average listal rating (1158 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
10. The Evil Dead (1981)


Budget: $375,000
Worldwide Gross: $29,400,000
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People who added this item 678  Average listal rating (375 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
11. Primer (2004)


Budget: $7,000
Worldwide Gross: $565,000
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People who added this item 3717  Average listal rating (2518 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.7 
12. Saw (2004)


Budget: $1,200,000
Worldwide Gross: $103,000,000
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People who added this item 537  Average listal rating (376 ratings) 5.2  IMDB Rating 5.7 
13. Open Water (2003)


Budget: $500,000
Worldwide Gross: $52,100,000
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People who added this item 1300  Average listal rating (833 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.5 
14. Friday the 13th (1980)


Budget: $550,000
Worldwide Gross: $59,700,000

People who added this item 2161  Average listal rating (1430 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.9 
15. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)


Budget: $400,000
Worldwide Gross: $46,000,000
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People who added this item 861  Average listal rating (499 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
16. American Graffiti (1973)


Budget: $777,000
Worldwide Gross: $140,000,000
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People who added this item 2396  Average listal rating (1594 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.1 
17. Rocky (1976)


Budget: $1,000,000
Worldwide Gross: $225,000,000
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People who added this item 1478  Average listal rating (964 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
18. Mad Max (1979)


Budget: $200,000
Worldwide Gross: $99,750,000
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People who added this item 1512  Average listal rating (949 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.5 
19. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)


Budget: $140,000
US Gross: $26,572,439

People who added this item 1460  Average listal rating (930 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
20. Night of the Living Dead (1968)


Budget: $114,000
Worldwide Gross: $30,000,000
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People who added this item 1510  Average listal rating (815 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.4 
21. Eraserhead (1977)


Budget: $100,000
US Gross: $7,000,000

People who added this item 20  Average listal rating (11 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.1 
22. Hollywood Shuffle (1987)


Budget: $100,000
US Gross: $5,228,617

People who added this item 64  Average listal rating (41 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.6 
23. Facing the Giants (2006)


Budget: $100,000
US Gross: $10,178,331

People who added this item 548  Average listal rating (310 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
24. The Last House on the Left (1972)


Budget: $87,000
US Gross: $3,100,000

People who added this item 23  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.4 
25. Gabriela (1983)


Budget: $50,000
US Gross: $2,335,352

People who added this item 1795  Average listal rating (1003 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.5 
26. Pi (1998)


Budget: $68,000
Worldwide Gross: $4,678,513
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People who added this item 2065  Average listal rating (1328 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
27. Clerks (1994)


Budget: $27,000
Worldwide Gross: $3,894,240

People who added this item 165  Average listal rating (67 ratings) 4.9  IMDB Rating 5.2 
28. Deep Throat (1972)


Budget: $25,000
US Gross: $45,000,000

People who added this item 51  Average listal rating (28 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.6 
29. The Brothers McMullen (1995)


Budget: $25,000
US Gross: $10,426,506

People who added this item 98  Average listal rating (52 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.3 
30. In the Company of Men (1997)


Budget: $25,000
US Gross: $2,883,661

People who added this item 280  Average listal rating (136 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.1 
31. Slacker (1991)


Budget: $23,000
US Gross: $1,227,508


 

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Mar 20 16:20
Swingers? Budget $200,000, Gross revenue $4,555,020
Brick? Budget $475,000, Gross revenue $3,919,254
Cube? Budget: CAD $365,000
Welcome to the Dollhouse? Budget: $800,000



Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Mar 20 16:20
Tarnation (2003)
Budget: $218
Worldwide Gross: $1,162,014

WHAT
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Posted: 3 years, 10 months ago at Mar 20 17:10
i wish Manic made a lot of money but it didnt
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Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at May 28 20:25
Great list. You should think about putting "Brokeback Mountain" here too.
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at May 29 14:01
I'm just so shocked at how much enter the dragon made back, I thought that it'd of cost heaps
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Jul 22 15:02
Where did you get those figures ?
Posted: 3 years, 6 months ago at Jul 22 17:06
Posted: 2 years, 7 months ago at Jun 2 16:16
What about Clerks?
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at Nov 20 2:01
I love horror movies but now i understand why the evil dead had does terrible effetcs
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at Nov 22 4:09
Tarnation cost $400,000

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