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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 11,704 $159,803,700,206 24,920,138,116 79.77%
2 Digital Animation 243 $18,844,593,534 2,588,187,919 9.41%
3 Animation/Live Action 156 $17,875,138,672 2,538,254,758 8.92%
4 Hand Animation 139 $2,908,857,421 534,140,985 1.45%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 35 $616,974,337 91,133,873 0.31%
6 Multiple Production Methods 20 $26,504,430 3,266,677 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%