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Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Source 1995-2017

RankSourceMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 6,356 $91,784,546,066 14,422,495,778 45.84%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,800 $43,199,495,322 6,649,109,194 21.58%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 180 $15,236,952,337 2,098,809,239 7.61%
4 Remake 290 $10,600,234,021 1,694,302,132 5.29%
5 Based on TV 203 $10,193,475,668 1,573,199,032 5.09%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,451 $9,505,176,019 1,461,357,752 4.75%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 170 $5,579,455,880 769,281,589 2.79%
8 Spin-Off 31 $2,729,292,888 352,401,879 1.36%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 61 $2,493,557,110 343,025,192 1.25%
10 Based on Play 235 $2,060,600,509 320,649,052 1.03%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.69%
12 Based on Game 43 $1,338,610,944 198,819,425 0.67%
13 Based on Musical or Opera 36 $849,694,814 128,994,949 0.42%
14 Based on Toy 11 $844,018,907 108,235,998 0.42%
15 Based on Religious Text 25 $822,430,276 127,328,008 0.41%
16 Based on Short Film 34 $730,932,931 105,546,353 0.37%
17 Compilation 29 $99,526,948 16,847,808 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 12 $90,987,765 11,884,032 0.05%
19 Based on Musical Group 6 $35,721,899 7,029,047 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%