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Market Charts > Production Methods

Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Production Method 1995-2017

RankProduction MethodMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Live Action 11,700 $159,723,606,719 24,910,637,110 79.78%
2 Digital Animation 242 $18,822,589,431 2,585,577,705 9.40%
3 Animation/Live Action 156 $17,875,033,781 2,538,242,316 8.93%
4 Hand Animation 139 $2,908,857,421 534,140,985 1.45%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 35 $616,974,337 91,133,873 0.31%
6 Multiple Production Methods 20 $25,455,521 3,142,252 0.01%
7 Rotoscoping 3 $8,393,627 1,349,517 0.00%