"The Hobbit," "Django Unchained" named most pirated films of 2013

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(CBS NEWS) - "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the most pirated film of the year, according to a list compiled by TorrentFreak.

The website estimates that the film -- which was released in December 2012 andearned more than $1 billion at the global box office -- was illegally downloaded 8.4 million times.

Other films with the dubious honor of making the list include "Django Unchained" (8.1 million), "Fast & Furious 6" (7.9 million) and "Iron Man 3" (7.6 million).

TorrentFreak says it compiled the data for its year-end list through several sources, including download statistics recorded by public BitTorrent trackers, but does not include online streaming or cyberlocker downloads.

See the full movie list below:

1. "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (8.4 million)
2. "Django Unchained" (8.1 million) 
3. "Fast & Furious 6" (7.9 million) 
4. "Iron Man 3" (7.6 million) 
5. "Silver Linings Playbook" (7.5 million) 
6. "Star Trek Into Darkness" (7.4 million) 
7. "Gangster Squad" (7.2 million) 
8. "Now You See Me" (7 million) 
9. "The Hangover Part III" (6.9 million) 
10. "World War Z" (6.7 million)

Last week, the same website named HBO's "Game of Thrones" the most pirated TV series of 2013

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