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Note: Figures for 2016 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Source 1995-2016

RankSourceMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 6,195 $90,255,973,420 14,242,380,005 46.09%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,746 $42,538,682,764 6,570,691,328 21.72%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 174 $14,997,595,791 2,070,415,821 7.66%
4 Remake 287 $10,543,496,301 1,687,568,540 5.38%
5 Based on TV 203 $10,192,775,441 1,573,115,969 5.21%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,356 $9,166,060,605 1,419,780,458 4.68%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 160 $5,350,386,226 742,096,530 2.73%
8 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 59 $2,463,362,396 339,443,105 1.26%
9 Spin-Off 26 $1,967,807,682 262,060,442 1.00%
10 Based on Play 228 $1,910,957,749 302,897,838 0.98%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.70%
12 Based on Game 39 $1,222,930,144 185,096,912 0.62%
13 Based on Musical or Opera 35 $849,250,888 128,942,290 0.43%
14 Based on Religious Text 25 $822,430,276 127,328,008 0.42%
15 Based on Short Film 34 $730,917,498 105,544,523 0.37%
16 Based on Toy 7 $588,122,906 77,880,602 0.30%
17 Compilation 27 $98,486,701 16,698,478 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 10 $70,433,804 9,445,841 0.04%
19 Based on Musical Group 5 $35,069,323 6,951,637 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%