Phil’s Top 5… Sleeper Hits
Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five. This time out: My Top 5 Sleeper Hits
Close but no cigar: Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Jackass: The Movie, Easy Rider, Clerks
5 – District 9
US Box office: $210 million/ Budget: $30 million
Sadly teh director has never topped his early work.
4 – Saw
US Box office: $55.2 million Budget: $1.2 million
Clever, franchise spawning hit
3 – Paranormal Activity
US Box office: $107.6 million Budget: $15,000k
Not everyone’s bag but was a massive hit
2 – Slumdog Millionaire
US Box office: $141.3 million/ Budget: $15 million
A charming, heart warming film by one of teh UK’s best directors.
1 – The Blair Witch Project
US Box office: $248.6 million Budget: $60,000k
I loved Blair Witch and still even now it unsettles me. Avoid the sequels.