TIL Taxi Driver (1976) was made with a low budget of only $1.9 million. Robert De Niro & Cybill Shepherd received only $35k for the film while Scorsese received only $65k. Despite the low budget, it went on to receive 4 nominations at the 1977 Academy Awards.

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  1. So about 10 million in today’s money?

    In the last couple years alone you’ve got The Father, Nomadland, Parasite etc. all being made on similar budgets or less with similar critical acclaim.

    TIL worthy? Probably not

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