Making a movie can be expensive. With CGI, filming locations and actor fees, it all starts to add up. In some movies, take Avatar for example, the expenditure is clear to see in the intricate CGI featured in the film. In other films, such as Pirates of the Caribbean, it seems most of the budget is blown on landing the perfect actor for the role, regardless of the cost.
Whilst sometimes having a high budget leads to profit, sometimes the film can fail to land, leading to a substantial loss. Despite this, big budget movies are an integral part of Hollywood, and for many, it’s worth the risk. We’ve compiled a list of 10 movies you wouldn’t expect to have had outrageously large budgets.