As of July 8, 2014, several torrent sites have achieved reader acclaim at About.com. This multi-page list is a compilation of recommendations submitted by hundreds of readers. This list is in random order, and is updated constantly.
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This site has a Tonga country domain name, but certainly offers plentiful metasearching of movies and music in English and Spanish. There are some popup advertisements that are annoying, but perhaps you might like the framed interface for searching other torrent sites.
Isohunt is reborn! After being shut down by the MPAA on October 17, 2013, Isohunt.com has been resurrected with a new domain name, Isohunt.to, in a different country. Please support this longtime champion of P2P file sharing!
Torlock is special. These folks actually pay their users commission for uncovering fake torrents and reporting it to their community. In a world of phony files, this is a tremendous service. If you are a regular downloader, and are tired of wasted downloads and fraudulent files, give Torlock a try.
VCDQ.com is technically not a torrent site... rather, it is a verification site that employs a committee of serious users to confirm torrents. Ideal for movie fans who are seeking new releases, VCDQ.com will indeed tell you if legitimate torrent files have been found and verified for that particular movie. You just need to copy the torrent names and paste them into a torrent search engine like Isohunt.com to locate the seeds. Definitely give VCDQ.com a try; this is a great resource for avoiding fake torrent files and finding true files faster.