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Wolf Of Wall St 'most pirated film'

The Wolf Of Wall Street was the most pirated film of 2014, just ahead of Disney smash hit Frozen.

Martin Scorsese's Oscar-nominated comedy drama, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was illegally downloaded 30.035 million times, while musical animation Frozen was downloaded 29.919 million times worldwide, according to figures from piracy-tracking firm Excipio.

Robocop was the third most pirated movie by users of torrent globally in the last year, but Excipio admitted they could not tell how many of the 29.879 downloads were of the 2014 MGM remake of the sci-fi action film and how many were of the original 1987 movie.

Alfonso Cuaron's award-winning space epic Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock, came fourth, after being downloaded by 29.4 million pirate users, and The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug rounded off the top five with 27.627 million illegal downloads.

Thor: The Dark World was at number six, just ahead of fellow Marvel movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Also in the top 10 was The Legend Of Hercules starring Kellan Lutz, X-Men: Days Of Future Past and 12 Years A Slave.

The top 20 pirated movies of 2014

1. The Wolf Of Wall Street - 30.035 million

2. Frozen - 29.919 million

3. RoboCop - 29.879 million (combined figures for both 1987 and 2014 versions)

4. Gravity - 29.357 million

5. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - 27.627 million

6. Thor: The Dark World - 25.749 million

7. Captain America: The Winter Soldier - 25.628 million

8. The Legend Of Hercules - 25.137 million

9. X-Men: Days Of Future Past - 24.380 million

10. 12 Years A Slave - 23.653 million

11. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - 23.543 million

12. American Hustle - 23.143 million

13. 300: Rise Of An Empire - 23.096 million

14. Transformers: Age Of Extinction - 21.65 million

15. Godzilla - 20.956 million

16. Noah - 20.334 million

17. Divergent - 20.312 million

18. Edge Of Tomorrow - 20.299 million

19. Captain Phillips - 19.817 million

20. Lone Survivor - 19.130 million

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