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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

by Jeff Steele

Transformers 3 continues to top the chart for the second consecutive week, while Mr. Popper’s Penguins and Screwed both make their debuts.

The data for the weekly download chart is collected by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are BD/DVDrips unless stated otherwise.

Week ending October 9, 2011

Ranking (last week) Movie IMDb Rating /

Trailer

1 (1) Transformers 3 6.6 / trailer
2 (9) Arena ?.? / trailer
3 (3) Green Lantern 6.1 / trailer
4 (2) Horrible Bosses 7.4 / trailer
5 (6) Fast Five 7.6 / trailer
6 (…) Mr. Popper’s Penguins 5.9 / trailer
7 (4) Drive (SCR) 8.4 / trailer
8 (5) The Tree of Life 7.7 / trailer
9 (…) Screwed 5.3 / trailer
10 (7) Friends With Benefits (R5) 6.8 / trailer
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  1. Andy Halmay permalink
    October 12, 2011

    This is very interesting, Jeff. I’m a glutton for statistics, even though frequently they are faulty. It would be interesting to compare relative box office numbers with the most pirated movies. This would tell us if the pirated films represent actual popularity in the civilized world or the taste of the pirates or the taste of folks who buy pirated films. Misinformation is doubtlessly as rampant in the underworld as in the Halls of Congress, in major film studios or in the world of academe.

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    • Jeff Steele permalink
      October 12, 2011

      Perhaps IMDb.com should buy TorrentFreak.com

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  2. Mikos permalink
    October 12, 2011

    I can’t help but laugh at Green Lantern being there. I hope studios know that it’s there because no one wanted to pay for it, rather than it being a “hot title”, like Transformers 3 most likely is. Either way, they’re pissed I suppose.

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  3. Jeff Steele permalink
    October 12, 2011

    For “Green Lantern” it may be insult to injury, but perhaps the film’s publicity dept. can spin it into bragging rights for the VOD campaign.

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