Money makes the world go round, like it or not. One of the biggest spenders of currency happens to be motion pictures and television shows. You have to pay for writers, directors, crew, actors, assistants for the actors, drivers for the actors, emotional support animals for the actors, locations, sets, and all sorts of other stuff. Some of the most amazing seconds on celluloid cost millions and millions of dollars to make, just to entertain you and as they flicker toward your eyeballs.
But sometimes the best moments aren't when the movie is flooded with cash. In fact, a good number of critically lauded shots and stories happened when the money ran out. Monty Python and the Holy Grail's best running gag happened because they couldn't afford horses. If the studio had more money, Godzilla wouldn't be the kaiju we know and love today!
Learn more details about these and other stories when the lack of money forced filmmakers and showrunners to get creative: