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Market Charts > Sources

Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each Source 1995-2017

RankSourceMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 6,330 $91,439,387,563 14,381,543,793 45.85%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 1,794 $43,049,811,395 6,631,360,115 21.58%
3 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 180 $15,236,045,121 2,098,701,621 7.64%
4 Remake 290 $10,600,234,021 1,694,302,132 5.31%
5 Based on TV 203 $10,193,464,754 1,573,197,738 5.11%
6 Based on Real Life Events 2,441 $9,481,248,022 1,458,515,708 4.75%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 170 $5,500,539,548 759,920,221 2.76%
8 Spin-Off 31 $2,711,892,050 350,337,722 1.36%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 60 $2,492,012,210 342,841,659 1.25%
10 Based on Play 235 $2,048,743,617 319,242,539 1.03%
11 Based on Theme Park Ride 7 $1,372,018,326 206,121,493 0.69%
12 Based on Game 42 $1,311,895,401 195,650,322 0.66%
13 Based on Musical or Opera 36 $849,694,814 128,994,949 0.43%
14 Based on Religious Text 25 $822,430,276 127,328,008 0.41%
15 Based on Toy 10 $744,319,589 96,409,270 0.37%
16 Based on Short Film 34 $730,932,931 105,546,353 0.37%
17 Compilation 28 $98,486,701 16,724,410 0.05%
18 Based on Movie 12 $85,386,370 11,219,572 0.04%
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%