A lot goes behind making a movie. From the script to the visuals, everything has to be perfect for a movie to do well. While some high budget movies fail to impress the audience, there are a few low budget Hollywood movies whose box office collections were really high.
One of the most gory movies in the history of Hollywood is 'Saw'. The budget of the American Psychological movie was a mere amount of $1.2 Million. But the movie was a super hit at the box office and earned a profit of $103.9 Million!
Another low budget movie to do exceptionally good at the box office was the American supernatural horror movie 'Paranormal Activity'. It's hard to believe that the movie was made with a budget of just $15000, and it collected $193.4 Million at the box office. The movie has many sequels,too.
Little Miss Sunshine
Little Miss Sunshine is one of the most beautiful movies ever made. The American comedy drama was filmed with a budget of $8 Million. The movie shined at the box office and went on to make $100.5 Million! The movie was nominated for four Academy Awards!
The Academy Award winning movie 'Juno' surrounds around the life of a pregnant teenager played by Ellen Page. The movie was made with a budget $7 Million and collected $231Million at the box office. The movie stars Jennifer Garner, too.
Slumdog Millionaire directed by Danny Boyle was made with a budget of $15 Million. It grossed a whooping amount $377.9 Million! Besides having such a huge box office collections, the movie was also nominated for ten Academy Awards in 2009.
The 2013 American horror movie became super hit at the box office. It was made with a budget of $20 Million and earned $318 Million! Also, it is one of most scariest movies made. The movie is based on haunting of a house and the family that moves into the house.
The Blair Witch Project
'The Blair Witch Project' became one of the most successful independent movies in the year 1999. The movie was made with a budget of $22,000, but received unexpected acclaims from the critics and collected $250 Million at the box office!