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The Hobbit is 2013's most pirated film

The Hobbit is 2013's most pirated film

Jan 2 2014, 4:24am CST | by

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' has been named 2013's most pirated film. Peter Jackson's epic fantasy adventure film has the dubious distinction of being the world's most illegally downloaded...

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The Hobbit is 2013's most pirated film

Jan 2 2014, 4:24am CST | by

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' has been named 2013's most pirated film.

Peter Jackson's epic fantasy adventure film has the dubious distinction of being the world's most illegally downloaded movie of last year, coming ahead of Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' and the latest 'Fast & Furious' feature.

According to TorrentFreak.com, 'The Hobbit' was downloaded 8.4 million times through BitTorrent file-sharing networks. The film, which was released in December 2012, has grossed over $1 billion at the box office worldwide.

'Django', which earned Tarantino an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, was shared 8.1 million times and 'Fast & Furious 6' - one of the summer's biggest blockbusters - is estimated to have been downloaded 7.9 million times between January and December 2013.

The highest grossing film of 2013, 'Iron Man 3', ranks fourth on the list with 7.6 million downloads. The film was released in April and took over $1.2 billion at the box office.

Oscar winner 'Silver Linings Playbook', sci-fi thriller 'Star Trek Into Darkness' and 'World War Z' are among the films that round out the list.

Last year's countdown was topped by comedy 'Project X'.

2013's most pirated films:

1. 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' (8.4 million downloads)

2. 'Django Unchained' (8.1 million downloads)

3. 'Fast & Furious 6' (7.9 million downloads)

4. 'Iron Man 3' (7.6 million downloads)

5. Silver Linings Playbook (7.5 million downloads)

6. 'Star Trek Into Darkness' (7.4 million downloads)

7. 'Gangster Squad' (7.2 million downloads)

8. 'Now You See Me' (7 million downloads)

9. 'The Hangover Part III' (6.9 million downloads)

10. 'World War Z' (6.7 million downloads)

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Comic-Con: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' and 'Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' Teasers

Jul 27 2014 11:29pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

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The new 'Mad Max' film teases impressive car chase sequence, while a heavy-battle teaser is released for the last installment of Peter Jackson's ...
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Comic-Con 2014: Legendary confirms Godzilla 2 monsters and King Kong reboot

Jul 26 2014 8:10pm CDT | Source: Total Film

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Legendary Pictures didn’t reveal any Jurassic World footage during their Comic-Con panel (boo!), but that might be because they’ve got plenty of other monsters on their slate. Gareth Edwards appeared via video message, joking that he’ll be busy with “a small little sci-fi film” (that’ll be his Star Wars spin-off), but he did confirm that he’ll be back to tackle the Godzilla sequel after that. He also introduced ...
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The Final "Hobbit" Gets A Comic Con Panel

Jul 26 2014 5:08pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

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Warner Bros. Pictures' Comic Con panel this morning devoted half of its runtime to Peter Jackson's final film in his prequel saga - "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies". Jackson and almost all the major cast (McKellen, Freeman, Armitage couldn't be there) were in attendance to talk up the movie at a panel hosted by Stephen Colbert dressed in the outfit he wore whilst d ...
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Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies Hits SDCC

Jul 26 2014 3:32pm CDT | Source: ign

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The Hobbit did Comic-Con one last time as Peter Jackson and his cast took the stage at Hall H during the Warner Bros. panel today, offering a sneak peek of the final film in the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings series that started way back in 2001. The panel was moderated by Tolkien super-fan Stephen Colbert, who came in the costume he wore in his cameo in The Desolation of Smaug. Joining Jackson was The Hobbit: The Ba ...
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King Kong Could Return In "Skull Island"

Jul 26 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

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In perhaps the biggest surprise announcement of Comic Con so far, Legendary Entertainment has announced plans for "Skull Island," a new film starring that great big ape King Kong in his home environment. Legendary revealed the project at its Comic-Con panel on Saturday via an early teaser, and followed that up with a confirmed November 4th 2016 release date. The movie is NOT expected to be either a sequel or reboot to Peter Jackson's ...
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Comic-Con 2014 Live: Warner Bros' Hall H Panel Kicks Off Saturday

Jul 26 2014 11:56am CDT | Source: First Showing

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It's time to kick off one of the most historic days in Comic-Con history. Saturday at Comic-Con 2014 - it starts with Warner Bros (perhaps some Justice League?) and ends with Marvel. The WB panel kicks things off as the first show of the day, highlighting these movies: The Wachowskis' sci-fi Jupiter Ascending, George Miller's long-awaited Mad Max: Fury Road, and Peter Jackson's finale The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. There may be some very spe ...
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"Doctor Who" Gets Cinema Run & Peter Jackson?

Jul 25 2014 8:14pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

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"Kill List" and "Sightseers" director Ben Wheatley's feature-length episode of "Doctor Who" is getting a worldwide theatrical run that will follow the same formula they used with last year's 50th anniversary episode. The BBC has announced that the upcoming "Deep Breath," the 75-minute season premiere that introduces Peter Capaldi's new take on The Doctor, will s ...
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Ant-Man troubles: Patrick Wilson, Matt Gerald, and Kevin Weisman quit on eve of Comic-Con panel

Jul 25 2014 6:17pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

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Previously announced Ant-Man cast members Patrick Wilson, Matt Gerald and Kevin Weisman have reportedly either dropped from the upcoming Marvel Studios film, or have been dismissed from the action film. Deadline reports:The movie has been in some state of flux after director Edgar Wright dropped out over differences in creative vision with Marvel’s Kevin Feige, so not surprisingly there is speculation that th ...
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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Poster: Revealed!

Jul 25 2014 12:54pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is landing here at Comic-Con tomorrow and to celebrate, Warner Bros. has released the film's first poster.  Peter Jackson said the first teaser would be ready "sometime soon" and we believe that that "sometime" is tomorrow. So check back for our first look at the final chapter in Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy that began as you can see when you watch The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey online.  As you ...
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Peter Jackson-Directed Doctor Who Episode Will "Probably Happen"

Jul 25 2014 8:12am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Entertainment Weekly's Annual Comic-Con Celebration - Arrivals
Last year, Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat said Peter Jackson - the director of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies - was "serious" about directing an episode of the BBC1 sci-fi show. That is, as long as he got to keep a Dalek...As a follow-up to that conversation, one year on, Steven Moffat has just revealed that - jokes aside - a Jackson-directed Doctor Who episode will "probably happen". He said:I think it will probably happen at some poin ...
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