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Avatar most pirated film ever

October 17, 2011

James Cameron’s Avatar is the most pirated film of all time. Website has compiled a list of the top 10 most downloaded movies, and Avatar came top with 21 million downloads – easily beating The Dark Knight and Transformers by two million downloads.

Given the piracy was all in 2D this somewhat undermines the argument for 3D as added security – it may stop in theatre capture, though only if there is no 2D version, but it won’t stop people wanting to see a very popular 3D film in 2D.

Other movies in the top 10 include Inception, The Hangover, Star Trek and Kick-Ass.

Torrentfreak said the list was based on statistics gathered from torrent trackers and dated back to early 2006.

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