'The Social Network,' 'Limitless,' 'No Strings Attached' Top iTunes Most Downloaded Movie List
Not only is Facebook the top social media networking site, but the movie about Facebook also tops iTunes most downloaded list of 2011.
The movie The Social Network, directed by David Fincher, tops the 2011 iTunes list of the most downloaded movie of the year. The movie, starring Jesse Eisenberg as the creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, took home three Oscars in 2011, including best writing, adapted screenplay. The film also won the Best Motion Picture – Drama Golden Globe at the 68th Golden Globe Awards, and was featured on many critic's "Best of 2010" lists.
Behind The Social Network for most downloaded is Limitless, the mystery-drama flick starring Bradley Cooper as a writer who discovers a secret drug that gives him superhuman abilities.
The third spot goes to No Strings Attached, the romantic-comedy starring Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman and Two and a Half Men's Ashton Kutcher.
The favorite comedy chosen by the iTunes staff is Kristen Wiig's hilarious Bridesmaids while Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 starring Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson took the prize for Best Blockbuster for the iTunes year-end movie list.
Take a look at the full list below:
("Top" means most downloaded, "Best" is an editorial pick by the iTunes staff.)
TOP MOVIES (SALES AND RENTAL)
1. The Social Network
3. No Strings Attached
4. Just Go With It
5. The Lincoln Lawyer
6. Bridesmaids (Unrated)
7. Source Code
9. The King's Speech
BEST BLOCKBUSTER: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2
BEST COMEDY: Bridesmaids (Unrated)
BEST INDIE: Beginners
BEST ROMANCE: Midnight in Paris