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The Most English Pirated Films of 2011

Last updated on: December 29, 2011 15:54 IST

The Most English Pirated Films of 2011

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Vin Diesel's action film Fast Five has been declared as the most pirated movie of 2011 in a new poll.
 
The fifth instalment of The Fast and The Furious franchise raked in $626 million worldwide earlier this year, Contactmusic reported.
 
The sequel was also in high demand online, and was illegally downloaded a stunning 9.3 million times, according to TorrentFreak.com.
 
The Hangover Part II was the second most pirated film with 8.8 million hits, while Thor was third with 8.3 million downloads.
 
Other films featured in TorrentFreak's top 10 countdown include James Franco's 127 Hours with 6.9 million hits, and this year's Best Picture Oscar winner The King's Speech, with 6.3 million downloads.

TorrentFreak collects the data for the list which includes reports from thousands of BitTorrent trackers and other sources.

Read on to check the list. 


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The Hangover II

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The widely awaited sequel The Hangover II came second in the most pirated movie list at 8.8 million downloads.

Despite all this, the movie was able to collect $ 581 million at the box office.


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Thor

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An epic adventure Thor saw a new face in Chris Hemsworth as the God of Thunder.

While the movie didn't get great reviews, it managed to take the third spot in the piracy list with  8.3 million downloads.


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Source Code

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Michelle Monaghan's action thriller Source Code opened to some great reviews and was the fourth highest pirated movies of the year with almost 8 million downloads.

The movie grossed $123 million at the box office.


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I Am Number Four

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Unlike its name, I Am Number Four was fifth on the list with 7.6 million downloads.

The first installment of a possible trilogy, the film was didn't go down well with the audience failing to get the cash registers riniging.


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Sucker Punch

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Rated one of the worst movies of the year, Emily Browning's fantasy thriller Sucker Punch collected only $89 million.

Still, it managed to be sixth most widely pirated movie of the year.


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127 Hours

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Directed by Danny Boyle, 127 Hours was a true story of a mountain climber starring James Franco in the lead.

The movie was released in 2010 but it gained popularity in 2011 after its being nominated for six Oscars, making it the seventh most pirated movie of the year.



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Rango

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Nominated as the Best Animated Feature Film at the Golden Globes 2012, Rango is an adult animated film which was downloaded for 6.4 million times, taking the eight spot in the list.

Surprisingly, director Gore Verbinski's other film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is missing from the list.


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The King's Speech

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With four Oscars in the kitty, The King's Speech -- which was based on the story of King George VI of Britain -- collected more than $414 million at the box office.

The movie became popular after the Oscars, making it the ninth most downloaded movie with 6.3 million downloads.


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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

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The epic finale of Harry Potter's eight film series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was full of VFX and some incredible action sequences not forgetting to mention the final showdown between Potter and Lord Voldemort.

The movie earned $168.5 million at the box office, setting a new record for opening-weekend gross sales. The film took the last spot in the most pirated movies of 2011 with 6 million downloads.


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Source: ANI