[Movies] Project X Is The Most Pirated FIlm Of 2012
Posted by Joseph Lee on 12.28.2012
Torrent Freak reports that Project X was the most pirated film of 2012 with almost nine million downloads. It passes up Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol and The Dark Knight Rises.
There is no change in the total number of movie downloads compared to last year.
Project X is the lowest-grossing film in the top ten as it only made $100,931,865. Some noticeable films that weren't pirated as much include The Hunger Games and Skyfall. Skyfall's pirated copy is lower quality, which explains it's exclusion.
Here's the top ten, with number of downloads and box office gross.
1. Project X (8,720,000 downloads) ($100,931,865)
2. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (8,500,000 downloads) ($694,713,380)
3. The Dark Knight Rises (8,230,000 downloads) ($1,081,041,287)
4. The Avengers (8,110,000 downloads) ($1,511,757,910)
5. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (7,850,000 downloads) ($543,848,418)
6. 21 Jump Street (7,590,000 downloads), ($201,585,328)
7. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (7,420,000 downloads) ($232,617,430)
8. The Dictator (7,330,000 downloads) ($177,547,352)
9. Ice Age: Continental Drift (6,960,000 downloads) ($875,093,094)
10. The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 1 (6,740,000 downloads) ($712,171,856)