The Proportion Of Original Movies To Sequels Among The Highest-Grossing Movies Worldwide, Visualized - Digg

digg.com
5 min read
standard
It seems like in the past few years the only movies Hollywood has churned out are remakes or sequels, but just how accurate is this popular conception that Hollywood movies are getting less creative?
It seems like in the past few years the only movies Hollywood has churned out are remakes and sequels, but just how accurate is this popular conception that Hollywood movies are getting less creative?

To look into the number of original movies vs. movies made from non-original IP, Reddit user spicer2 dug into data from BoxOfficeMojo and calculated the proportion of original movies among the top 50 highest-grossing films worldwide from 1978 to 2019:

With red representing original movies and blue representing sequels, spicer2's graph also includes a more nuanced categorization of movies that…
@pang_chieh
Read full article