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‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ is 2013′s most pirated film

December 31, 2013 at 1:10 pm by Aragorn the Elfstone  - 

THE HOBBIT_ AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY-1 Better logoWhile this probably isn’t a distinction that anybody involved with the film would be particularly happy about, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has topped 2013′s list of most pirated movies. According to TorrentFreak, the film was illegally downloaded on BitTorrent networks an estimated 8.4 million times. Coming in at second & third place were Django Unchained and Fast and Furious 6, with 8.1 and 7.9 million downloads respectively. How much the film’s box office was or wasn’t impacted is difficult to know. The film grossed over 1 billion in worldwide box office receipts.

The Complete Top 10 List:

Rank Movie Estimated Downloads Worldwide Box Office
1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
8,400,000 $1,017,003,568
2 Django Unchained 8,100,000 $425,368,238
3 Fast And Furious 6 7,900,000 $788,679,850
4 Iron Man 3 7,600,000 $1,215,439,994
5 Silver Linings Playbook 7,500,000 $236,412,453
6 Star Trek Into Darkness 7,400,000 $467,365,246
7 Gangster Squad 7,200,000 $105,200,903
8 Now You See Me 7,000,000 $351,723,989
9 The Hangover Part 3 6,900,000 $351,000,072
10 World War Z 6,700,000 $540,007,876

 

Posted in Headlines, Hobbit Movie, MGM, Miscellaneous, New Line Cinema, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Warner Bros. on December 31, 2013 by Source: TorrentFreak