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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 6,147 $89,926,366,524 14,203,206,735 46.08%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,739 $42,472,962,969 6,562,895,388 21.76%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 174 $14,949,244,536 2,064,680,195 7.66%
4 Remake 284 $10,461,616,647 1,677,855,652 5.36%
5 Based on TV 203 $10,183,104,235 1,571,968,732 5.22%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,337 $9,141,495,867 1,416,865,544 4.68%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 156 $5,216,435,613 726,206,782 2.67%
8 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 59 $2,463,362,396 339,443,105 1.26%
9 Spin-Off 27 $1,986,151,293 264,316,728 1.02%
10 Based on Play 227 $1,910,360,971 302,824,684 0.98%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.70%
12 Based on Game 39 $1,222,793,771 185,080,735 0.63%
13 Based on Musical or Opera 35 $849,250,888 128,942,290 0.44%
14 Based on Religious Text 25 $822,430,276 127,328,008 0.42%
15 Based on Short Film 34 $728,462,547 105,253,306 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 4 $32,886,547 6,692,708 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%