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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 11,851 $160,406,132,227 24,958,275,771 79.00%
2 Animation/Live Action 165 $19,776,150,219 2,759,161,648 9.74%
3 Digital Animation 245 $19,056,031,914 2,604,658,442 9.39%
4 Hand Animation 141 $2,908,974,409 534,151,536 1.43%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 36 $617,284,105 91,014,092 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%