Currently, pirating of movies and other digital media is not illegal in Spain. They say it is hard for mediterranean countries to accept the facts that non-material items such as a digital copy of movie actually has any value to it. With this thought in mind it is difficult for people to consider buying the movies when they can simply download them for free through high speed broadband connection. There has been legal propositions to make pirating illegal but they have never gone through.
Article Link: http://articles.latimes.com/2010/mar/30/business/la-fi-ct-spain30-2010mar30