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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 11,487 $157,582,026,695 24,656,382,720 79.79%
2 Digital Animation 230 $18,284,304,366 2,521,724,202 9.26%
3 Animation/Live Action 154 $17,841,344,576 2,534,245,970 9.03%
4 Hand Animation 138 $2,908,857,421 534,140,986 1.47%
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%