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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 6,436 $92,974,624,958 14,552,928,429 45.79%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,823 $43,551,484,394 6,683,615,739 21.45%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 185 $15,860,452,944 2,165,129,227 7.81%
4 Remake 291 $10,965,183,120 1,727,593,530 5.40%
5 Based on TV 206 $10,301,812,822 1,585,174,878 5.07%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,497 $9,556,618,107 1,465,756,808 4.71%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 173 $5,647,479,698 775,376,247 2.78%
8 Spin-Off 30 $2,669,020,562 341,984,307 1.31%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 62 $2,524,456,697 346,360,974 1.24%
10 Based on Play 237 $2,069,804,900 321,229,965 1.02%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.68%
12 Based on Game 43 $1,339,567,289 198,086,729 0.66%
13 Based on Toy 11 $921,037,161 116,367,797 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 0.41%
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 $92,091,193 11,914,324 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%