Top 10 Breakthrough Sundance Films

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4. CLERKS (1994)

It’s one of the famous stories in independent film history. Kevin Smith sold his comic book collection, maxed out his credit cards, and spent $27,000 to make a movie in and about the Central New Jersey convenience store where he worked. The film not only introduced Smith’s unique filmmaking voice, it gave hope to thousands of likeminded, underfunded geeks all over the world.

Author: Matt Singer

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hustle_and_flow10. THE FOOT FIST WAY (2006)9. SUPER SIZE ME (2004)8. THIRTEEN (2003)7. HUSTLE & FLOW (2005)6. NAPOLEON DYNAMITE (2004)5. SAW (2004)4. CLERKS (1994)
3. SLACKER (1991)2. RESERVOIR DOGS (1992)1. SEX, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE (1989)