Cost to Make: $27,000
Total Box Office: $3.2 million
Shot in the convenience store where writer, director, producer and co-star Kevin Smith worked, this 1994 indie comedy feature helped launch Smith's career, but at a price. To finanace the movie, Smith sold off a large portion of his extensive comic book collection, maxed out 8 of 10 credit cards with $2,000 limits, dipped into funds set aside for his college education and spent insurance money from a car he and Jason Mewes lost in a flood. Because he was working at the store during the day and shooting the movie at night, Smith was unable to stay awake while some of the climactic scenes were being filmed.
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