Movie sources in North America from 1995 to 2018, by number of releases

Number of movies released in North America from 1995 to 2018, by source

Movie sources in North America from 1995 to 2018, by number of releases The statistic above presents data on the number of movies released in North America between 1995 and 2018, broken down by source. In these years 2,873 movies based on real life events were released in the U.S. and Canada.
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Number of movies released in North America from 1995 to 2018, by source

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Number of movies released
Original screenplay 7,063
Based on real life events 2,873
Based on fiction book/short story 1,991
Remake 312
Based on play254
Based on factual book/article 222
Based on comic/graphic novel 214
Based on TV 214
Based on folk tale/legend/fairytale 72
Based on game 44
Based on musical/opera 40
Based on short film 39
Compilation 36
Spin-off 35
Based on religious text 30
Based on movie20
Based on toy 18
Based on theme park ride8
Based on musical group7
Based on web series6
Based on ballet 3
Based on song1
Number of movies released
Original screenplay 7,063
Based on real life events 2,873
Based on fiction book/short story 1,991
Remake 312
Based on play254
Based on factual book/article 222
Based on comic/graphic novel 214
Based on TV 214
Based on folk tale/legend/fairytale 72
Based on game 44
Based on musical/opera 40
Based on short film 39
Compilation 36
Spin-off 35
Based on religious text 30
Based on movie20
Based on toy 18
Based on theme park ride8
Based on musical group7
Based on web series6
Based on ballet 3
Based on song1
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The statistic above presents data on the number of movies released in North America between 1995 and 2018, broken down by source. In these years 2,873 movies based on real life events were released in the U.S. and Canada.
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