Sometimes, it can feel like we only live in an era of big-budget, star-studded movies. After all, it seems like almost every film in the theater cost the studio hundreds of millions of dollars and features every celebrity under the sun! Unfortunately, while fun, these types of movies can often stifle the voices of low budget movie creators!
So, if you’re looking for something different to watch this weekend, we’ve collected the best low budget movies that turned into massive financial successes. From Little Miss Sunshine to Mad Max, these low budget films proved that you don’t need a big budget or massive stars to have a hit movie!