: involving a lot of money : involving a relatively large cost
a big-budget movie
a big-budget economic forecast

Examples of big-budget in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For nearly a decade, the traditions of old-fashioned linear TV have paled by comparison to the big-budget, commercial-free fare offered by Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and others. Michael Schneider, Variety, 14 May 2024 Disney’s other big-budget pictures due this year include Pixar’s Inside Out 2, Marvel’s Deadpool & Wolverine, Moana 2 and Mufasa: The Lion King. Thomas Buckley, Fortune, 13 May 2024 Image For big-budget triumphs like Mass Effect and Red Dead Redemption, a new installment is an obvious step toward building a lucrative franchise. Brian X. Chen, New York Times, 13 May 2024 Company Town Netflix loses 200,000 subscribers in first quarter April 19, 2022 Most feature writers — who aren’t fortunate enough to be operating in the big-budget IP space — have since been left to compete for dwindling streaming deals, Fay said. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2024 The lavish, big-budget adaptation was critically panned and even drew unexpected laughter during scenes depicting life in the Crawford household. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 6 May 2024 Leterrier is known as a highly reliable director on big-budget, effects-heavy fare such as Clash of the Titans, the Jason Statham-starring Transporter movies and Universal’s The Incredible Hulk. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 May 2024 Director Gary Winick had never made a movie for more than $150,000 when Garner hand-picked him to direct a big-budget studio rom-com. Keaton Bell, Vogue, 19 Apr. 2024 A number of big-budget titles—including Halo, Tomb Raider, and Final Fantasy—have recently traded their own engines for Unreal. Anna Wiener, The New Yorker, 15 Apr. 2024

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“Big-budget.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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