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Market Charts > Sources

Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Source 1995-2017

RankSourceMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 6,381 $92,194,687,752 14,471,159,748 45.81%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,807 $43,294,824,667 6,660,417,534 21.51%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 181 $15,427,116,420 2,121,367,255 7.67%
4 Remake 292 $10,882,935,966 1,728,793,495 5.41%
5 Based on TV 203 $10,193,475,668 1,573,199,032 5.06%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,460 $9,516,574,945 1,462,711,775 4.73%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 170 $5,617,471,562 773,800,807 2.79%
8 Spin-Off 30 $2,667,622,627 344,130,169 1.33%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 61 $2,493,744,146 343,047,379 1.24%
10 Based on Play 236 $2,069,396,922 321,692,517 1.03%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.68%
12 Based on Game 43 $1,339,531,912 198,928,674 0.67%
13 Based on Toy 11 $914,166,967 116,557,239 0.45%
14 Based on Musical or Opera 36 $849,694,814 128,994,949 0.42%
15 Based on Religious Text 25 $822,430,276 127,328,008 0.41%
16 Based on Short Film 34 $730,932,931 105,546,353 0.36%
17 Compilation 30 $101,341,973 17,063,113 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 13 $91,262,199 11,916,586 0.05%
19 Based on Musical Group 6 $35,721,899 7,029,047 0.02%
20 Based on Web Series 3 $9,516,373 1,128,878 0.00%
21 Based on Ballet 3 $1,204,750 234,154 0.00%