R-rated smash hit Deadpool was pirated more than any other movie in 2016

According to TorrentFreak, the R-rated smash hit Deadpool was pirated more than any other movie in 2016. That’s one record the film might have hoped to avoid.

According to Box Office Mojo,a sequel of course is on the way,released in February 2016, Deadpool made a massive $783 million at the worldwide box office against a budget of just $58 million.No Caption Provided

“While file-sharers may have a slight preference for geeky films, in general there’s a high correlation between piracy and box-office sales,” TorrentFreak reported (via Entertainment Weekly).

Rounding out the top five in the site’s list were Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Captain America: Civil War, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and X-Men Apocalypse.

Here is the full Top 10 list.TorrentFreak’s list is based on a number of sources, including statistics that come from public BitTorrent trackers.