low-budget

idiom

: involving a small amount of money : involving a relatively small cost
a low-budget movie

Examples of low-budget in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cookie-cutter productions, such as regional advertising, low-budget films and soundtracks, and pilots will fuel this trend. John Hergert, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 The comic takes its cues from the infamous 1984 low-budget cult classic movie made by Lloyd Kaufman and grade Z film production company Troma Entertainment. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, 22 Feb. 2024 Bowles alleges that Gutierrez was spread too thin, struggling to balance two jobs on the low-budget film because producers allegedly were driven to cut safety corners to save money. Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 21 Feb. 2024 The low-budget dramedy about two couples living in a small city on the Polish border was completely improvised. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Feb. 2024 In choosing to forego either a standard documentary format or a low-budget biopic approach, the filmmakers manage to make history feel more human. Chris Vognar, Rolling Stone, 17 Feb. 2024 Finally, the arguable oddness of the product selection, descriptions, and carnival-style promotions, while charming to some shoppers, likely positions the site as a place for low-budget splurges rather than everyday necessities. Drew Bernstein, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 Tubi’s library includes plenty of conventional Hollywood productions, but the company may be best known for its selection of Z-movies: films characterized by outrageously low-budget aesthetics, short run times, horrible acting and worse special effects. Niela Orr, New York Times, 14 Feb. 2024 The investors in the low-budget dark comedy, which include Kelce, are the first to take advantage of 2022’s Inflation Reduction Act to finance a film. Tatiana Siegel, Variety, 13 Feb. 2024 See More

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“Low-budget.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/low-budget. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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