Avatar, the best movie in 2009 has been placed in the top of most pirated movie in 2010. TorrenFreak claims Avatar was downloaded about 16 million times during 2010. Last year, the top movie at the same list only downloaded 11 million times.
Within the list, there are top earning movie in 2010: Inception, Iron Man 2 and Clash of the Titans. Eriq Gardner of The Hollywood Reporters put some interesting notes about the list. About The Hurt Locker in that sit at the 9th position of the most pirated movie, Eriq says that The Hurt Locker producers are currently in the middle of a lawsuit against thousands of those pirates. Unfortunatelly The Hurt Locker was the lowest-grossing film on the list, with just under $50 million at the worldwide box office.
In contrary, 20th Century Fox, which distributed the Avatar, “isn’t exactly crying, “Says Eriq. The film grossed nearly $2.8 billion at the worldwide box office to become the highest-grossing movie ever. Eriq quoted that Director James Cameron has frequently touted 3D filmmaking as the industry’s best hope for combating piracy, but 3D glasses didn’t hold back pirates from shattering all recorded piracy record.
Below is the list of most pirated movies in 2010:
- Avatar (16,580,000)
- Kick-Ass (11,400,000)
- Inception (9,720,000)
- Shutter Island (9,490,000)
- Iron Man 2 (8,810,000)
- Clash of the Titans (8,040,000)
- Green Zone (7,730,000)
- Sherlock Holmes (7,160,000)
- The Hurt Locker (6,850,000)
- Salt (6,700,000)