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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 11,903 $161,219,949,884 25,052,383,711 79.02%
2 Animation/Live Action 166 $19,805,697,405 2,762,577,507 9.71%
3 Digital Animation 247 $19,198,283,356 2,621,103,694 9.41%
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%