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14 Recent Sci-Fi Films That Didn’t Need Big Budgets To Be Amazing

Low-budget sci-fi movies may have had their heyday during Roger Corman’s rise to B-movie greatness in the 1950s, but they’re still going strong today — proving that you don’t necessarily need lavish special effects to tell a really great story. Here are our favourites from the past few decades.

The Making Of Primer: ‘Every Inch Of Film We Shot Was In That Movie’

We sometimes describe films like 10 Cloverfield Lane as being low-budget — but a real low-budget classic is more like the time-travel movie Primer, which was made for a shockingly tiny $US7000 ($9208). In a new interview, star David Sullivan talked about how insanely shoestring this production was.