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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 6,412 $92,539,746,787 14,493,560,386 45.74%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,817 $43,465,562,802 6,673,682,610 21.48%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 184 $15,535,575,618 2,127,571,154 7.68%
4 Remake 293 $11,175,314,043 1,760,979,249 5.52%
5 Based on TV 205 $10,295,092,222 1,584,397,931 5.09%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,486 $9,541,928,344 1,464,058,576 4.72%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 173 $5,638,925,616 774,387,337 2.79%
8 Spin-Off 30 $2,668,997,142 341,981,599 1.32%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 61 $2,493,744,146 342,810,391 1.23%
10 Based on Play 236 $2,069,783,414 321,227,481 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 $920,039,061 116,252,410 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 $91,993,843 11,903,070 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%