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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 6,326 $91,369,801,405 14,373,289,207 45.84%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,794 $43,044,330,200 6,630,709,914 21.59%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 180 $15,235,949,326 2,098,690,258 7.64%
4 Remake 290 $10,600,234,021 1,694,302,132 5.32%
5 Based on TV 203 $10,193,464,754 1,573,197,738 5.11%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,439 $9,473,593,201 1,457,607,663 4.75%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 170 $5,487,932,064 758,424,672 2.75%
8 Spin-Off 31 $2,705,994,237 349,638,100 1.36%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 60 $2,490,273,355 342,635,389 1.25%
10 Based on Play 235 $2,046,935,024 319,027,998 1.03%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.69%
12 Based on Game 42 $1,311,557,605 195,610,251 0.66%
13 Based on Musical or Opera 36 $849,694,814 128,994,949 0.43%
14 Based on Religious Text 25 $822,430,276 127,328,008 0.41%
15 Based on Toy 10 $743,983,410 96,369,391 0.37%
16 Based on Short Film 34 $730,932,931 105,546,353 0.37%
17 Compilation 28 $98,486,701 16,724,410 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 12 $82,938,159 10,929,156 0.04%
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%