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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 11,738 $159,142,258,195 24,840,440,761 79.07%
2 Animation/Live Action 162 $19,416,531,768 2,722,358,214 9.65%
3 Digital Animation 243 $18,908,756,823 2,595,799,222 9.39%
4 Hand Animation 139 $2,908,857,421 534,140,985 1.45%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 36 $617,203,872 91,161,101 0.31%
6 Multiple Production Methods 20 $27,239,935 3,353,926 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%