TorrentFreak: District 9 Wins Best Picture at BitTorrent Oscars

District9Poster.jpgThe Hurt Locker took home the Best Picture Oscar at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards Sunday night, but according to TorrentFreak, it should have come in third, behind District 9 and Avatar.

TorrentFreak compiled a list of how many times each of the 10 films nominated for Best Picture were downloaded on BitTorrent, adding the clarification that the movies have been available for different lengths of time, with some being downloaded for more than one year.

District 9 topped TorrentFreak’s list with 12.639 million downloads, followed by: Avatar (11.326 million), The Hurt Locker (7.93 million), Up (5.437 million), Inglourious Basterds (5.376 million), Precious (4.922 million), Up in the Air (4.855 million), A Serious Man (3.836 million), The Blind Side (1.845 million), and An Education (683,000).