5 Most Downloaded Movies of 2010

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Following list is compiled by researching statistics provided by different torrent sites.

Avatar — 16,580,000

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Directed by James Cameron. Starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Avatar is most downloaded movie of 2010.

Plot

When his twin brother is killed, disabled ex-Marine Jake Sully is recruited to aid a mining expedition on the distant jungle moon of Pandora as only his DNA will bond with the alien hybrid body, known as an Avatar, that allows humans to breathe the toxic air. With orders to infiltrate the Na’vi, Jake finds himself falling in love with native girl, Neytiri, and complications soon ensure.

Kick-Ass — 11,400,000

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Second in our list is Kick-Ass, downloaded more than 11,400,000 times.

Plot

Aaron Johnson plays the high school student comic geek who decides to become a masked hero (Kick-Ass) just because he can. His first foray lands him in the hospital with bones that need plates to heal and damaged nerve endings, but that is only a boon for his new line of work. When he’s back on the streets again, he meets a father-daughter duo (Nicolas Cage as Big Daddy and Chloe Grace Moretz as Hit Girl) who are real masked hero types–vast and astonishing collection of weapons, constant training with them, and a plan for their vigilante justice that involves taking down the biggest crime lord in New York City and taking sweet sweet revenge for the death of Chloe’s mother in the process.

Plot and presentation are just wow. Violence is the only thing which may bother few viewers.On the whole movie is worth watching.

Inception — 9,720,000

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Inception also featured in our list of Best Movies of 2010.

Plot

In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a single idea within one’s mind can be the most dangerous weapon or the most valuable asset. DiCaprio is a highly skilled thief , who specializes in the art of retrieving information from people’s mind but this time his job is much more tough as he has to plant an idea of splitting his father’s business in Fischer’s mind. On success of the mission DiCapro will be free of murder charges and will be able to return to USA. The concept is just out of this world and the presentation is simply mesmerizing. If you haven’t watched Inception, take a day off and watch it as soon as possible.

Shutter Island — 9,490,000

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Shutter Island is a 2010 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. The film is based on Dennis Lehane’s 2003 novel of the same name.

Plot

In 1954, U.S. Marshal Edward “Teddy” Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his newly assigned partner Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffalo), go to the Ashecliffe Hospital for the criminally insane on Shutter Island located in Boston Harbor. They are investigating the disappearance of Rachel Solando, a patient who apparently vanished from a locked room. Dr. John Cawley (Ben Kingsley), the head psychiatrist, explains that Rachel was institutionalized after drowning her three children.

During the search for Rachel, Teddy sees a lighthouse but is told it has already been searched. He asks to see the hospital personnel files; Cawley refuses, but allows the Marshals to question the staff. They are frustrated to learn that Rachel’s psychiatrist, Dr. Sheehan, left on vacation after her disappearance. That night, Teddy has a strange dream in which he sees his wife Dolores Chanal (Michelle Williams), who was killed in a fire two years earlier. She tells Teddy that Rachel is still on the island, as is Andrew Laeddis, the arsonist responsible for her own death.(Wikipedia)

Iron Man 2 — 8,810,000

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On 5th spot in our list is Iron Man 2,  directed by Jon Favreau and stars Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson.

Plot

Russian television shows Stark Industries CEO Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) revealing his identity as Iron Man to the world. Ivan Vanko (Mickey Rourke), whose father, Anton Vanko (Yevgeni Lazarev), has just died, sees this and begins building a similar weapon.
Six months later, Stark has used his Iron Man armor to help maintain world peace. He re-institutes the Stark Expo in Flushing Meadows to continue his father Howard’s legacy. Senator Stern (Garry Shandling) demands that Stark turn over the Iron Man technology to the government. Stark refuses, claiming that foreign nations and business competitors are decades away from successfully recreating his achievements, and that the armor is in fact his own property.
The palladium core in the arc reactor that keeps Stark alive and powers the armor is slowly poisoning him, and he has failed to find a substitute. Growing increasingly despondent and reckless due to his impending death, and choosing not to tell anyone about his condition, Stark appoints his personal assistant Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) CEO of Stark Industries, and replaces her with Stark employee Natalie Rushman (Scarlett Johansson).

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