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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 11,651 $159,003,484,903 24,825,201,614 79.76%
2 Digital Animation 239 $18,685,958,418 2,569,369,993 9.37%
3 Animation/Live Action 156 $17,860,321,350 2,536,504,088 8.96%
4 Hand Animation 139 $2,908,857,421 534,140,985 1.46%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 35 $616,974,337 91,133,873 0.31%
6 Multiple Production Methods 19 $24,415,274 3,018,854 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%