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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 6,504 $94,390,848,689 14,718,418,710 45.81%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,830 $43,654,567,180 6,695,528,369 21.19%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 189 $16,744,938,664 2,267,381,911 8.13%
4 Remake 294 $10,986,155,492 1,730,018,080 5.33%
5 Based on TV 208 $10,485,762,459 1,606,440,732 5.09%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,539 $9,683,689,496 1,480,441,106 4.70%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 174 $5,659,595,320 776,779,116 2.75%
8 Spin-Off 30 $2,669,020,562 341,984,307 1.30%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 62 $2,613,077,686 356,605,626 1.27%
10 Based on Play 240 $2,071,183,300 321,393,206 1.01%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 8 $1,543,875,670 225,989,394 0.75%
12 Based on Game 43 $1,339,567,289 198,086,729 0.65%
13 Based on Toy 12 $921,407,019 116,410,554 0.45%
14 Based on Musical or Opera 36 $849,694,814 128,986,761 0.41%
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 0.35%
17 Compilation 30 $101,352,967 17,047,175 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 14 $93,040,899 12,024,117 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%