14 Low Budget Movies That Made Millions

26/06/2013 11:21 BST | Updated 27/06/2013 12:04 BST

Bigger is better doesn't apply when it comes to filmmaking. In fact, some of the greatest cinematic masterpieces were made on a virtual shoestring budget. Fortunately digital cameras, computer software, and crowdfunding websites make it easier than ever to produce a feature-length film cheaply. Of course not all of them are Oscar-worthy, but then a multi-millon dollar budget doesn't mean unbridled success either. Great storytelling is great storytelling at $1000 or $100,000 or $100,000,000 - all you need is some serious imagination. Take a look at our 14 favourite low budget film that took on Hollywood and won.

Tiny Budget, Big Box Office Hit