THE HORROR OF PIRACY

A Halloween tale by

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Halloween is right around the corner. Some of us are busy stocking up on candy and finding the best costume, but for others, the holiday is more about TRICKING than TREATING.


The movies and TV shows that people are Illegally downloading will spook you.

(yet)

I'm not scared

 

LEGAL vs ILLEGAL SITES

For horror content, search visits to piracy sites are 25 times higher than search visits to legal sites.

13%

Total Visits from keyword search:

From that total, around  14%  lead to Movie/TV Show Sites (86% lead to general content).

Total Visits from keyword search:

Which BREAKS

DOWN TO

Total searches leading to legal Movie/TV Show Sites

Total searches leading to ILLEGAL Movie/TV Show Sites

VS.

From that total, around  13%  lead to Movie/TV Show Sites (86% lead to general content).

THE DIFFERENCE IS BIGGER THAN BIGFOOT'S FOOT!

GENRE POPULARITY

Monster and Killer movies and TV shows are the most popular genres that are illegally downloaded, but Paranormal is a close third when it comes to TV shows.

pick your

poison

AND THEY DO GET WILDLY PIRATED AROUND HALLOWEEN!

P2P PIRACY BY GENRE

 

Genre: Monster (MOVIES)

Genre: Killer (MOVIES)

Major summer premieres

Genre: Psychological (MOVIES)

Major summer premieres

Genre: Paranormal (MOVIES)

 

P2P PIRACY BY GENRE

Genre: Killer (TV SHOWS)

Genre: Monster (TV SHOWS)

Weekly peaks from

zombie shows

Genre: Paranormal (TV SHOWS)

 

PIRACY BY GEOGRAPHY

Are piracy horrors occurring in your backyard? Uncover your eyes and take a look…

Search data was collected through Similar Web from September 2017 – October 2017 (unless otherwise noted). Metrics used in the analysis include site visits, search visits and keyword search visits. P2P piracy data for horror movies and TV shows includes all downloads from torrent networks for 15 horror titles.

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