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Market Charts > Production Methods

Note: Figures for 2016 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Production Method 1995-2016

RankProduction MethodMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Live Action 11,302 $155,852,566,582 24,451,203,103 79.81%
2 Digital Animation 225 $17,938,234,112 2,480,671,981 9.19%
3 Animation/Live Action 148 $17,711,051,095 2,518,790,044 9.07%
4 Hand Animation 138 $2,908,857,421 534,140,986 1.49%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 35 $595,471,389 88,583,109 0.30%
6 Multiple Production Methods 19 $24,415,274 3,018,854 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%