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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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‘Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies’ Comic-Con 2014 Poster

Jul 23 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: screen rant

Reed.co.uk Short Film Competition 2014 Awards
It’s been over 15 years since Peter Jackson embarked on adapting J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy. When the series concluded with Return of the King in 2003, it proved to be one of the most successful franchises in terms of visual effects (especially Andy Serkis’ motion capture performance as Gollum/Smeagol), critical and fan response, as well as box office returns; together, the three films grossed upwards of $2.9 billion. Though Jackson’s followup trilogy, based on Tolkien’s ...
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New Comic Con Poster and Image for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Jul 23 2014 1:38pm CDT | Source: beyond hollywood

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You gotta figure Peter Jackson’s third and final “Hobbit” movie, the awfully action-packed title “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” will be at Comic Con. And so it is. Check out the new poster for the movie made up just for the shindig, along with a new image featuring the old wizard guy and the young guy who isn’t a wizard. “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Hav ...
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Behold The Blazing New Poster For THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES!!

Jul 23 2014 12:34pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

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A moody poster for the December 17 release. Read the full article on AICN Here’s the new poster for the upcoming, and final, installment in Peter Jackson’s HOBBIT cycle - opening theatrically December 17.  My 7 year old son is obsessed by the hope that LEGO will make a plus-sized Smaug.  Not exactly sure what that would look like or how it  would come about, but one can only hope this film pushes such a notion towards reality. I’m pretty sure ...
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First Poster: "Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies"

Jul 23 2014 12:31pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

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The first one-sheet has arrived for the upcoming "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the final film in Peter Jackson's trilogy based on the Tolkien work. Picking up directly from where 'The Desolation of Smaug' left off, the spectacular piece of graphic design showcases the Dragon Smaug laying waste to Laketown with only Bard the Bowm ...
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First THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Poster Reveals a Dragon Standoff

Jul 23 2014 12:24pm CDT | Source: Collider

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Ahead of the film’s Comic-Con panel this coming Saturday, Warner Bros. has released the first The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies for director Peter Jackson’s concluding installment in his Hobbit trilogy.  This poster officially bills the film as “The Defining Chapter”, as the title tells us we’ll be privy to a pivotal battle that sets the Middle-earth stage for the events of The Lord of th ...
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Comic-Con: The Poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Jul 23 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

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New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures have released the new poster for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ahead of the film's San Diego Comic-Con ...
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New The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Still

Jul 23 2014 3:25am CDT | Source: Empire Online

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Look to the skies! The rechristened The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies is the final in the (unexpected) Hobbit trilogy, and the most eagerly anticipated, what with the battles, and the dragons, and the necromancers, and - with any luck - aerial dogfights, as director Peter Jackson has hinted at before. Now, helping to stoke the flames of excitement, here's a new still from the film featuring Gandalf (Ian McKe ...
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Aidan 'The Sexy Dwarf' Turner Is A Real Mugger-Stomping Hero

Jul 22 2014 9:58am CDT | Source: movie pilot

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Peter Jackson's The Hobbit Trilogy is choke full of heroic characters, but few of them actually carry over their heroic duties to the real world - that is, except for Aidan Turner.The Irish actor, who plays Kili - AKA That One Hot Dwarf - in the upcoming The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, apparently tackled a mugger who assaulted a fan at the Odessa International Film Festival.While hanging around outside the Hotel Bristol in the Ukrainian city, he stopped to talk ...
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Sate Your Hobbit Hunger With New Battle Of Five Armies Still

Jul 18 2014 9:21am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Reed.co.uk Short Film Competition 2014 Awards
If you just can't get enough of Middle-earth, like us, then you'll probably want to listen up for this one...We've got our fantasy-clamoring hands on this new still of Ian McKellen's Gandalf and Luke Evans' Bard the Bowman from Peter Jackson's next big Hobbit adaptation, The Battle of Five Armies, and it looks a little something like this:I can never get over the amou ...
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‘Avengers 2’: How Mark Ruffalo Became ‘A Hulk On Set’

Jul 14 2014 8:55pm CDT | Source: screen rant

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It’s no exaggeration to say that Andy Serkis is a master of motion capture, well-known for bringing Gollum to life in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy. In the decade since Serkis has founded a mocap studio of his own, and earned even more praise in his performance as Caesar, the highly intelligent chimpanzee in the rebooted Planet of the Apes series. But as acclaimed as his recent turn in Dawn of the Planet of ...
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