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Note: Figures for 2016 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Source 1995-2016

RankSourceMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 6,146 $89,905,899,102 14,200,746,064 46.08%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,739 $42,466,624,676 6,562,143,513 21.77%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 174 $14,942,978,476 2,063,936,889 7.66%
4 Remake 284 $10,457,807,336 1,677,403,776 5.36%
5 Based on TV 203 $10,181,754,667 1,571,808,640 5.22%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,336 $9,139,294,587 1,416,604,191 4.68%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 156 $5,212,062,943 725,688,078 2.67%
8 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 59 $2,463,362,396 339,443,105 1.26%
9 Spin-Off 27 $1,986,151,293 264,316,728 1.02%
10 Based on Play 227 $1,910,360,696 302,824,651 0.98%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.70%
12 Based on Game 39 $1,222,723,266 185,072,372 0.63%
13 Based on Musical or Opera 35 $849,250,888 128,942,290 0.44%
14 Based on Religious Text 25 $822,430,276 127,328,008 0.42%
15 Based on Short Film 34 $728,046,163 105,203,913 0.37%
16 Based on Toy 7 $588,122,906 77,880,602 0.30%
17 Compilation 27 $98,486,701 16,698,478 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 10 $70,433,804 9,445,841 0.04%
19 Based on Musical Group 4 $32,886,547 6,692,708 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%