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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 11,808 $159,768,201,534 24,884,526,586 78.96%
2 Animation/Live Action 164 $19,710,622,871 2,751,211,570 9.74%
3 Digital Animation 246 $19,062,173,493 2,605,743,114 9.42%
4 Hand Animation 141 $2,908,940,398 534,147,604 1.44%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 36 $617,271,060 91,012,584 0.31%
6 Multiple Production Methods 20 $27,250,629 3,338,142 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%