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Market Charts > Sources

Note: Figures for 2016 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Source 1995-2016

RankSourceMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 6,249 $90,624,757,129 14,286,130,611 45.89%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,766 $42,909,642,153 6,614,695,988 21.73%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 177 $15,213,197,264 2,095,991,320 7.70%
4 Remake 288 $10,599,723,731 1,694,238,459 5.37%
5 Based on TV 203 $10,193,464,754 1,573,197,738 5.16%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,395 $9,358,597,279 1,442,620,796 4.74%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 163 $5,399,073,029 747,871,953 2.73%
8 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 59 $2,463,362,396 339,443,105 1.25%
9 Spin-Off 27 $2,132,770,085 281,628,935 1.08%
10 Based on Play 230 $1,992,855,765 312,612,904 1.01%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.69%
12 Based on Game 40 $1,257,923,114 189,247,916 0.64%
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 0.42%
15 Based on Short Film 34 $730,932,931 105,546,353 0.37%
16 Based on Toy 9 $728,713,015 94,557,957 0.37%
17 Compilation 27 $98,486,701 16,698,478 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 11 $70,444,784 9,447,143 0.04%
19 Based on Musical Group 6 $35,691,006 7,025,383 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%