The most pirated movies and series from 2016

The most pirated movies and series from 2016

26 January 2017

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During the first month of 2017, 3Ants wants to share with you a list of the most pirated movies and series of 2016. A list of the most anticipated movies and series of 2017 are also at the end of the post. Who knows, they might be the most pirated of this year. Or maybe not, we get a few surprises.

Pirated Movies and Series

Most pirated movies

10. The Revenant

The Revenant is an american film directed by Alejandro Iñárratu, the four-time Oscar winner mexican director. The takes place in 1820 and follows the famous stories of Hugh Glass, a famous frontiers man and fur trapper, played by award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio. When a team of fur trappers, Glass among them, are ambushed by the Sioux, the survivor are forced to face the horrible French Louisiana winter (this is now North and South Dakota). The script is an adaptation of a novel with the same name written by Michael Punke. This is the film that got DiCaprio his longed for Oscar.

9. Finding Dory

Finding Dory is Finding Nemo‘s sequel and premiered 13 years after the first release. The film had Ellen DeGeneres‘, the voice of Dory, constant support. In this film, Dory, who suffers from short-term memory loss, finally remembers her family and venture into the vast open ocean to find them. Marlin and Nemo, her new family, find her missing and travel through the ocean to bring her home.

8. Suicide Squad

This is a Warner Bros. production in which, after the death of Superman, a secret government agency create a team of the greatest villains in the DC Universe. The purpose of this team is to protect the world from great dangers and to participate in high risk missions. The ensemble cast included names like Margot Robbie, Jared Leto and Will Smith.

7. Independence Day: Resurgence

This movie is the alien’s Resurgence 20 years after they first attacked the Earth on the Fourth of July. After such an attack, the world used their technology to enter an age of rapid advancement and world peace. A peace that will be significantly threatened when the aliens decide to take revenge.

6. Warcraft

This film is based in one of the most popular online games. In this movie we can appreciate the begin of the story which many have played. Game players and movie viewers alike were able to see how humans and orcs first encountered each other.

5. X-men: Apocalypse

When the very first mutant in history wakes from a deep slumber, the first X-Men see themselves in a pickle. They seek out the new students (Jean Grey, Scott Summers and QuickSilver among other) and ask their help to save the world. This has become the last film in the nine film saga that Fox began in 2000.

4. Star Wars: Force Awakens

Star Wars films have always presented a sort of chronological challenge, which is why Star Wars fans won’t have a problem when we tell them that Force Awakens is the sequel to the sequels of the prequels.

3. Captain America: Civil War

One more story to add to the series Disney has created in order to complete the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Civil War pits Iron Man vs Captain America. This film reunites the Avengers, except Hulk who is MIA and Thor who is solving issues back in Asgard (there’s a plot for Thor Ragnarok here).

2. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

The epic battle between two of the most famous superheroes arrived at movie theaters in Spain March 25th, 2016. In it, the world is still recovering from the after math of the battle with Zod and is starting to doubt the real benefits of having a super powerful alien flying around or an armed vigilante lurking in the dark. ¿What would happen if, say, Superman turned against human race?

1. Deadpool

In this series of superhero movies that have invaded the 2010’s, Deadpool is the first R rated film in the United States. Deadpool is part of the Marvel universe and offers a tongue in cheek, comic relief character that is very subversive and rebellious. It’s a breath of fresh air for all the adults that have had to watch Marvel films aimed at the youngest.


Most Pirated Series

All the series trailers shared in this post are for the first season of each show because we wouldn’t want to spoil the series to those who have not yet had the chance to watch them.
10. The Grand Tour

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May take stroll around the world while testing different kinds of cars and manufacturers in this new series that premiered 2016 and has already 37 episodes.

9. Suits

One of the senior partners of the most important New York legal firms has to hire an associate. By firm policy, only Harvard Law graduates can be part of the firm. But Harvey Spencer, the best corporate lawyer in the big city finds that the best candidate didn’t even graduate college. Even so, he takes a chance on him and hires him. This series gives legal dramas a new approach. In 2016, it is starting season 6. Suits, this year, goes from the 10th most pirated to the 9th.

8. Lucifer

When the Devil himself is bored with hell and takes a sabbatical up in LA, he meets Chloe Decker, a homicide detective that enlists his special talents to solve crimes. As he continues to punish the sinners, the balance of Earth is upset as his presence is requested back in Hell. Lucifer is a very seductive and amusing series.

7. Vikings

Based on the nordic legend of Ragnar Lothbrook, Vikings take sus back to 790 AD and brings the Vikings righ to your doorstep. Now, the series is starting its seventh season.

6. The Big Bang Theory

The most loveable group of nerds on TV.  Big Bang Theory conquers its tenth season and offers a new face of those addicted to comics and science.

5. Arrow

When his yacht is lost at sea, millionaire Oliver Queen is declared dead. Five years later, he comes back to his city as a masked vigilante that will defend citizens with bow and arrow. This series is starting its sixth season.

4. Flash

This series by The CW follows the story of Barry Allen, the Flash. This is one of the only DC Comic series, along with Arrow, Gotham and Supergirl.

3. Westworld

More and more actors move from the big screen to television, and this is the case for Anthony Hopkins (Silence of the Lamb, Elephant Man and Fracture) and James Marsden (Enchanted and Hairspray). Westworld is one of those series that is redefining television. In it, the writers explore human conscience and reality in its most intimate relationships to man.

2. The Walking Dead

The famous zombie series that has invaded all our living rooms is once again the second most pirated series on the internet.

1. Game of Thrones

The series based in George RR Martin’s books is the most pirated series of the year for six years in a row.


Most anticipated films

Lego Batman

Beauty and the Beast

Alien Covenant

Skull Island

Wonder Woman

Guardians of the Galaxy 2

Star Wars: Episode 8

Kingsman 2

A trailer for this sequel has not yet been released, nor is there a promo of any kind. However, you can have more information about The Golden Circle.


Although there is still no trailer for this scary and iconic remake, you can enjoy a small analysis on Pennywise’s new costume and make up.


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