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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 11,742 $159,255,015,180 24,853,816,437 79.04%
2 Animation/Live Action 163 $19,518,339,526 2,734,435,053 9.69%
3 Digital Animation 243 $18,911,795,029 2,596,159,626 9.39%
4 Hand Animation 139 $2,908,857,421 534,140,985 1.44%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 36 $617,237,151 91,165,049 0.31%
6 Multiple Production Methods 20 $27,248,715 3,354,967 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%