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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 6,466 $93,256,810,604 14,585,579,514 45.68%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,828 $43,586,072,787 6,687,614,394 21.35%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 186 $16,247,164,502 2,209,835,766 7.96%
4 Remake 294 $10,974,957,774 1,728,723,546 5.38%
5 Based on TV 207 $10,423,901,648 1,599,289,193 5.11%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,515 $9,611,087,488 1,472,055,569 4.71%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 173 $5,648,638,273 775,510,187 2.77%
8 Spin-Off 30 $2,669,020,562 341,984,307 1.31%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 63 $2,600,910,782 355,199,597 1.27%
10 Based on Play 238 $2,069,862,281 321,236,598 1.01%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 8 $1,532,022,652 224,619,102 0.75%
12 Based on Game 43 $1,339,567,289 198,086,729 0.66%
13 Based on Toy 11 $921,399,018 116,409,630 0.45%
14 Based on Musical or Opera 36 $849,694,814 128,986,761 0.42%
15 Based on Religious Text 25 $822,430,276 127,216,740 0.40%
16 Based on Short Film 34 $730,932,931 105,256,220 0.36%
17 Compilation 30 $101,352,967 17,047,175 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 13 $92,110,841 11,916,596 0.05%
19 Based on Musical Group 6 $35,721,899 7,020,493 0.02%
20 Based on Web Series 3 $9,516,373 1,100,171 0.00%
21 Based on Ballet 3 $1,204,750 234,154 0.00%