Ted Triumphs Over Magic Mike at Box Office

Entertainment Jul. 1, 2012 AT 6:00PM
 Mark Wahlberg hangs out with his best friend, Ted (voiced by Seth MacFarlane), in the live action/CG-animated comedy Ted.  Mark Wahlberg hangs out with his best friend, Ted (voiced by Seth MacFarlane), in the live action/CG-animated comedy Ted. Credit: Universal Pictures

Magic Mike may have shirtless men and pulsating energy, but it all came down to a stuffed bear that comes to life for this week's box office results.

Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlane's Ted managed to pull in $51.1 million its opening weekend, triumphing over the much-anticipated stripper flick, Magic Mike, starring Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Alex Pettyfer and Matthew McConaughey, which netted $39.1 million.

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Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

Looks like the box office results were not in line with a poll that ran on UsMagazine.com on Friday. With over 11,700 votes, 75 percent of readers planned to see Magic Mike over Ted this weekend.

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Disney Pixar's animated feature film Brave, starring the voices of Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly and Emma Thompson took the No. 3 spot with $34 million, while Tyler Perry and Denise Richards' Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection held down No. 4 with $26.3 million.

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Rounding out rest of the box office: Ben Stiller's Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted ($11.8M), Benjamin Walker's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter ($6.0M), Charlize Theron's Prometheus ($4.9M), Bill Murray's Moonrise Kingdom ($4.8M), Kristen Stewart's Snow White and the Huntsman ($4.4M) and Elizabeth Banks' People Like Us ($4.3M).

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