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Market Charts > Production Methods

Note: Figures for 2016 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Production Method 1995-2016

RankProduction MethodMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Live Action 11,367 $156,272,977,636 24,501,087,959 79.82%
2 Digital Animation 227 $17,998,208,060 2,487,786,327 9.19%
3 Animation/Live Action 148 $17,729,341,887 2,520,959,770 9.06%
4 Hand Animation 138 $2,908,857,421 534,140,986 1.49%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 35 $614,927,206 90,891,035 0.31%
6 Multiple Production Methods 19 $24,415,274 3,018,854 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%