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Market Charts > Production Methods Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Production Method 1995-2017

RankProduction MethodMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Live Action 11,973 $162,388,326,453 25,186,967,466 78.82%
2 Animation/Live Action 171 $20,213,326,309 2,810,179,279 9.81%
3 Digital Animation 251 $19,631,801,450 2,671,220,841 9.53%
4 Hand Animation 141 $2,908,974,409 534,151,536 1.41%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 35 $617,284,105 91,014,089 0.30%
6 Multiple Production Methods 20 $27,250,629 3,338,142 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%