29 November 2012 9:01 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

As the independent film festival’s lineup is announced, we look back at some of the most notoriously buzzed about flicks — which were Doa at the box office everywhere else

Buried (2010)

Buried seemed like some film-school experiment. When an American truck driver stationed in Iraq wakes up to find himself buried alive inside a coffin, he has only a lighter and a cell phone to meet his captors’ $5 million ransom before he runs out of oxygen. Sundance audiences swooned, and not only because the truck driver in question was soon-to-be Sexiest Man Alive Ryan Reynolds. Lionsgate forked over approximately $3.2 million »


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