The top 10 most pirated films of 2013 were...

2014-01-02 13:00

Los Angeles - 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, The Hobbit was downloaded 8.4m times through BitTorrent file-sharing networks. The film, which was released in December 2012, has grossed over $1 billion at the box office worldwide.

Here's a list of 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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