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Movies With Small Budgets That Were A Big Success

A big budget doesn’t guarantee box office success

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Taking only $5 million to make, this movie was a huge hit with people making $368 million, and just went to show that a dysfunctional family comedy seems to be a good recipe for success.

Mad Max

In the distant days before Jennifer Lawrence and The Hunger Games, Mad Max was the dystopian story of choice, featuring a young Mel Gibson. The movie’s budget was $200 thousand and made just shy of $100 million.

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