Monday, April 18, 2011

The 10 Best Low-Budget Films of All Time

The 10 Best Low-Budget Films of All Time

7 comments:

  1. Whoever wrote this list doesn't know much about film history. "Detour" was one of the all time cheapies and for all its flaws is still a remarkable movie. At least two other Edgar G. Ulmer films also belong here. The list is too current for its own sake.

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  2. Agreed. Now how about Otto's 10 best lines?

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  3. DETOUR! DETOUR! DETOUR!

    Shot for $30,000 in six days.

    Also, virtually every movie produced by Val Lewton, e.g., THE CAT PEOPLE, I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE, and LEOPARD MAN.

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  4. They also forgot Robert Rodriguez's "El Mariachi" made for about $7,000 in 1992 (the poster cost more). It's the best of his movies -- producers should keep him away from money.

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  5. Gerard11:41 AM

    EVIL DEAD was made on the cheap. I think.

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  6. Anonymous12:04 PM

    NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD.

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  7. Well, DETOUR was probably made on a pro-rated budget comparable to that of SWINGERS. Now, consider CARNIVAL OF SOULS...

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