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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 6,515 $94,807,911,619 14,766,632,303 45.85%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,835 $43,693,268,471 6,700,006,477 21.13%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 190 $16,773,589,180 2,270,694,107 8.11%
4 Remake 294 $11,218,952,894 1,756,928,199 5.43%
5 Based on TV 207 $10,486,442,443 1,606,517,941 5.07%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,555 $9,710,895,174 1,483,585,251 4.70%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 175 $5,665,841,244 777,498,968 2.74%
8 Spin-Off 30 $2,669,020,562 341,984,307 1.29%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 62 $2,613,077,686 356,605,626 1.26%
10 Based on Play 241 $2,071,359,524 321,413,578 1.00%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 8 $1,544,571,396 226,069,824 0.75%
12 Based on Game 43 $1,339,567,289 198,086,729 0.65%
13 Based on Toy 12 $921,415,346 116,411,517 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 0.04%
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%