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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 11,302 $155,852,582,854 24,451,281,492 79.82%
2 Digital Animation 225 $17,935,056,737 2,480,295,068 9.18%
3 Animation/Live Action 148 $17,709,473,260 2,518,602,874 9.07%
4 Hand Animation 139 $2,908,872,391 534,142,761 1.49%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 35 $593,807,449 88,385,725 0.30%
6 Multiple Production Methods 19 $24,415,274 3,018,854 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%