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The New Star Trek Movie Was On YouTube For More Than 24 Hours

UPDATE: As of 9:00 p.m. ET, the video has been taken down. The pirated copy of Star Trek Into Darkness was online for approximately 26 hours.

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Two identical 120-minute videos of the film (a "FULL MOVIE" and a "copy") were uploaded Sunday at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET. and 7:24 p.m. ET.

Star Trek Into Darkness is 129 minutes long and the YouTube videos capture everything except the opening scene. It appears to have been shot on a hand-held camera in a movie theater.

After the takedown, Spockyy1231 gave the remaining pirated video the exact same title as the one that had just been removed by YouTube.

People are beginning to share the movie on Twitter and Facebook, so it remains to be seen how much longer this pirated copy will remain online.

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@johnny_brannan

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The comments on the video, which has garnered 1200 new views in the past hour, reveal an interesting difference of opinion between people who found the pirated version of the sci-fi thriller.

The teenager who uploaded the pirated copies of the film is very visibly a huge fan of Star Trek -- his YouTube channel consists almost entirely of Star Trek videos.

BuzzFeed has reached out for comment to Spockyy1231 and Paramount.

UPDATE - 9:13 p.m. ET: The video has been removed due to a copyright claim by Paramount.

When asked for comment, a rep for Paramount told BuzzFeed the studio does not comment on individual acts of piracy.