Avatar is most pirated film of 2010

Avatar is most pirated film of 2010
Not surprisingly, the world's all-time highest grossing film was also the most pirated in 2010.

According to figures from TorrentFreak, the blockbuster was downloaded from torrent sites 16,580,000 times this year beating out the next film by over 30 percent.



In 2009, the most pirated film was Star Trek, which was downloaded 10.8 million times.

Despite the large amount of unauthorized downloads, the film still managed to gross $2.8 billion at the box office, beating out Cameron's last epic, "Titanic" for the top spot.

Second on the pirated list was Kick-Ass, which saw an early R5 (Russian DVDRip with English audio) release and downloads of 11.4 million.

Inception fought its way to third on the list, making strong strides in the last two months as DVD quality versions began to emerge.

The rest of the list:

Avatar / 16,580,000
Kick-Ass / 11,400,000
Inception / 9,720,000
Shutter Island / 9,490,000
Iron Man 2 / 8,810,000
Clash of the Titans / 8,040,000
Green Zone / 7,730,000
Sherlock Holmes / 7,160,000
The Hurt Locker / 6,850,000
Salt / 6,700,000


Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 21 Dec 2010 13:45
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  • 13 comments
  • Interestx

    .....and most bought & most cinema watched.

    and so what?

    I saw it twice at the cinema & I 'pirated' it as an SD .avi, then I bought it on blu-ray.

    Same with the Star Trek film (and in fact all of the Star Trek films).


    Undoubtedly some cretin from the industry will think I 'hurt' the industry & still owe them on the deal.
    Fools.

    21.12.2010 14:03 #1

  • xbkrypt0n

    You probably owe them something like 100 billion usd in damages to the industry.

    21.12.2010 14:26 #2

  • Interestx

    xbkrypt0n

    At the very least, surely. :)

    21.12.2010 15:37 #3

  • Frogfart

    You evil bastard you have ruined the whole film industry.You must now go and kill yourself or give 3000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,000.00 to the impoverished billionaires in Hollywood. If you do not do this we will sue a grandmother at random for 9000,0000,0000,0000,00000,0000,0000,00000,0000.00 We hate evil terrorists like you who fund all the evils of the world. Were do you live?

    Yours Sincerely
    Hollywood Shithead Lawyer.

    21.12.2010 17:57 #4

  • Zealousi

    Originally posted by Frogfart: You evil bastard you have ruined the whole film industry.You must now go and kill yourself or give 3000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,000.00 to the impoverished billionaires in Hollywood. If you do not do this we will sue a grandmother at random for 9000,0000,0000,0000,00000,0000,0000,00000,0000.00 We hate evil terrorists like you who fund all the evils of the world. Were do you live?

    Yours Sincerely
    Hollywood Shithead Lawyer.
    i think a "LOL" is called for.

    21.12.2010 22:30 #5

  • KillerBug

    Just more proof that piracy is a good thing for sales.

    21.12.2010 23:16 #6

  • biglo30

    Its also one of the most overrated ones as well.

    21.12.2010 23:27 #7

  • lissenup2

    Originally posted by Interestx: .....and most bought & most cinema watched.

    and so what?

    I saw it twice at the cinema & I 'pirated' it as an SD .avi, then I bought it on blu-ray.

    Same with the Star Trek film (and in fact all of the Star Trek films).


    Undoubtedly some cretin from the industry will think I 'hurt' the industry & still owe them on the deal.
    Fools.
    I definitely think your are an exception my friend. You're a noble individual whom isn't perpetually leeching off society just because you can. I'm the same way. Jacked a copy of Despicable Me (Brrip) and it's on my X-mas wish list. If I don't get it then I'm buying it on BR.

    Most people just suck the life out of whatever they can and don't buy anything or contribute back to society. Props to you and Happy Holidays!

    22.12.2010 12:15 #8

  • Blessedon

    The MPAA labels me a pirate and claims financial harm, for archiving movies that I bought and own,
    while Hollywood is making more money than ever.
    THEY'RE PSYCHOTIC!

    22.12.2010 12:21 #9

  • TBandit

    Not a statistic this year haha

    tcg

    23.12.2010 05:36 #10

  • omegaman7

    Avatar is Epic! I gave it a 9.5, and that's only because I don't give 10's. There's always room for improvement ;) I saw it in theatre. Worth every penny. I bought the Dvd blu ray combo. Best money spent! I'll do the same with the sequel. Believe it...

    I'm aware of other ways of acquiring Digital content. Avatar however is the embodiment of human effort ^_^ I couldn't insult the production crew with even the slightest of piracy. Perhaps I'm an A$$ :p



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    29.12.2010 13:45 #11

  • ps355528

    dances with smurfs.. pirated it.. watched it.. got bored half way through .. deleted it .. pile of overhyped garbage.



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    29.12.2010 23:20 #12

  • omegaman7

    Wow....

    To each his/her own I guess ;) As you can see by the reviews though, it rated much higher than you gave it credit for. Just an observation. I mean no ill will ;)



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    30.12.2010 00:59 #13

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