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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2010

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Note: This chart ranks Production Methods by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2010. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2010. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2009 will most likely earn money in 2009 and 2010.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Top Grossing Production Methods of 2010

RankProduction MethodMovies2010 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 528 $7,227,323,780 916,010,407 68.95%
2 Animation/Live Action 15 $1,679,217,923 212,828,632 16.02%
3 Digital Animation 15 $1,519,698,805 192,610,746 14.50%
4 Hand Animation 5 $19,522,207 2,474,295 0.19%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 3 $2,028,241 257,063 0.02%
6 Multiple Production Methods 2 $1,033,820 131,028 0.01%