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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 12,019 $163,019,990,777 25,259,993,985 78.84%
2 Animation/Live Action 173 $20,274,882,973 2,817,295,656 9.80%
3 Digital Animation 252 $19,683,421,906 2,677,188,523 9.52%
4 Hand Animation 142 $2,909,001,943 534,154,719 1.41%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 34 $616,980,218 90,972,768 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%