5 Insanely Low-Budget Oscar-Winning Movies

It is quite rare for low-budget movies to bag success, nominations, academy awards as well as fame all over the globe. Some insanely low-budget movies proved this once and for all.

5 Insanely Low-Budget Oscar-Winning Movies [List]
  1. 1. Parasite

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    The parasite has amazed the academy as well as the global directors all over the globe. The movie was directed from a very low budget. The parasite was directed with only a budget of $11 Million. The budget wasn’t that much as compared to the budget of the movies that were nominated in this category. Somehow. The parasite was able to engross the revenue of $266 Million. That was a very huge turnout against a high budget movie. It was nominated in the category in which The Irishman was nominated. The budget of The Irishman was manifolds as compared to the budget of Parasite. It has a budget of $160 million. The parasite was able to beat the highly budgeted movies of Hollywood. It also was able to bad Oscar Academy awards that made this movie a masterpiece as the low budget movies go. Today, it stands as the most successful low budget movie in the Hollywood industry. The directors feel much energized over the win-win situation of Parasite.

  2. 2. Rocky

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    Rocky is the tale of struggle. Rocky is a tale of failures. Rocky is the tale of disappointments. Rocky is the tale of accomplishments. The movie was directed with an insanely low budget of $4.6 million at that time. It was able to engross the revenue that was way too higher than expected. It was manifolds of the actual budget of Rocky. Rocky bagged the revenue of $476 Million at times when crossing the barrier of $100 million was considered a success. Rocky dethroned highly engrossed movies of that era. It has even beaten the high-revenue movie that came against in the nominations. Bound for Glory had a budget of $47 million as compared to the budget of Rocky. Somehow Rocky also bagged an Academy award as well that announced the success of Rocky across the aisle. It has a lesson for directors at present as well. They seem to have ideas from Rocky.

  3. 3. Moonlight

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    Moonlight is another success story. This movie was directed from a budget of only $4 million. There was no great star power in the movies as well. But it happened to be a great success story for the industry. Imagine a low-profile Safety Eyewear Program does great against high profile programs, that’s the real competition. Moonlight was a low profile production that ended up bagging an academy award for itself. It engrossed the revenue of $65.3 Million. That is s very good revenue as it goes for the low budget movies. The revenue is speaking very loudly that the budget isn’t everything for the production. A good storyline can also help a movie to bag nominations and academy awards in the best way possible.

  4. 4. Crash

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    The crash was directed with a budget of only $8 million at its disposal. But the revenue went higher more than 10 times. It engrossed the revenue of $101 million. It had beaten the movie that had a very high budget against it. Munich had a budget of $87 million. It also had the nomination in this category as well. But that nomination ended in the failure at the hands of the Crash. The director of the movie Paul Haggis was able to bag a good success for its movies. LA’s community was thoroughly indulged in the direction of the movie. The parameters of the success bought the Crash a very soothing success that even not a high budget movie could acquire.

  5. 5. The Hurt Locker

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    When The Hurt Locker won the Oscar in 2010, it was once and for all proved that a big budget isn’t enough to win the Oscar. The nominee against The Hurt Locker was Avatar that had a budget of $237 Million. While the budget of The Hurt Locker was a mere $15 Million. It was a herculean victory of The Hurt Locker against Avatar. The Hurt Locker engrossed a very good business as well. It engrossed $49.2 Million from the Box Office collection. It was a combination movie. Apparently, a soldier in uniform with Eyeweb Safety shades on is fighting in the movie. But it was the complete storyline of the movie that gave it a big hit. It was a good production from Kathyrn Bigelow. She produced the movie as any man would have produced. She made the movie as any man would have. She was in a contest with her Ex-husband James Cameron who had the prestige to have a nomination on his production; Avatar. She had beaten the contest and won very gracefully. The Hurt Locker has set a precedence for the directors of low budget movies. These low low-budget movies are doing great than that of insanely high-budget movies of the industry.

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