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Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Source 1995-2017

RankSourceMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 6,382 $92,239,548,516 14,476,481,304 45.78%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,808 $43,301,128,574 6,661,165,330 21.49%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 181 $15,438,851,852 2,122,759,359 7.66%
4 Remake 292 $10,984,268,644 1,740,813,979 5.45%
5 Based on TV 205 $10,241,498,758 1,578,895,720 5.08%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,461 $9,517,331,501 1,462,801,521 4.72%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 170 $5,618,871,274 773,966,847 2.79%
8 Spin-Off 30 $2,668,138,811 344,191,401 1.32%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 61 $2,493,744,146 343,047,379 1.24%
10 Based on Play 236 $2,069,580,200 321,714,258 1.03%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.68%
12 Based on Game 43 $1,339,567,289 198,932,870 0.66%
13 Based on Toy 11 $916,608,347 116,846,845 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 $101,351,053 17,064,189 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 13 $91,309,769 11,922,229 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%