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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 6,360 $91,838,799,586 14,428,931,542 45.85%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,800 $43,212,850,418 6,650,693,428 21.57%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 180 $15,237,030,972 2,098,818,567 7.61%
4 Remake 291 $10,665,236,040 1,702,969,068 5.32%
5 Based on TV 203 $10,193,475,668 1,573,199,032 5.09%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,451 $9,507,712,942 1,461,658,694 4.75%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 170 $5,589,036,708 770,418,105 2.79%
8 Spin-Off 30 $2,665,264,784 343,850,473 1.33%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 61 $2,493,639,108 343,034,919 1.24%
10 Based on Play 235 $2,061,542,844 320,760,835 1.03%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.68%
12 Based on Game 43 $1,339,262,975 198,896,772 0.67%
13 Based on Toy 11 $863,648,343 110,564,520 0.43%
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 $100,587,580 16,973,623 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 12 $91,074,324 11,894,300 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%