The ratings on aggregate websites like Rotten Tomatoes (28%) nor the negative critics reviews didn’t stop people from trying to see Project X as the movie has been named the most pirated movie of 2012 by Torrentfreak.
The College house party themed movie is one of those seen as “Radical” by teens and youths while some older critics were left unimpressed which resulted in them dissing the movie.
Project X was downloaded about 8.7 million times on BitTorrent one of the popular file sharing websites which is by far more than some other well rated movies released this year such as The Avengers or The Dark Knight Rises.
With a budget of $12 million, Project X ended up earning $101 million worldwide which isn’t so bad and thus this huge number of downloads might not have really dented the earning power the movie.
Project X isn’t the only big budget movie on the list with movies like The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol on the list. Check out the list of the top ten most pirated movies of 2012 below and see where they all fall…Torrentfreak