You may have Avatar which grossed over $2billion worldwide but the movie cost hundreds of millions to make. Movie studios always like a good return on their movies but fronting the big budget up front can be a risky decision. What if the movie bombs at the cinema? That’s why movie studios like financing low-budget movies. Sometimes those movies will take the world by storm and bring a huge low risk return for the studio.
Here are five examples of movies that did just that: