Teddy Bear Beats Male Strippers at Box-Office! "Ted" Claims Top Spot with $54.1 Million, "Magic Mike" Overperforms! 


And in the end, the magical teddy bear outstrips male strippers.

Universal's "Ted" opened at No. 1 with $54.1 million. From director Seth MacFarlane ("Family Guy"), the Mark Walhberg comedy outshone Steven Soderbergh's "Magic Mike." Starring Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, and Alex Pettyfer as male strippers, "Magic Mike" surprised everyone with a strong opening at No. 2 with $39.2 million.

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Previous weekend's box-office champ, Disney/Pixar's "Brave," fell to No. 3 with $34 million. Meanwhile, "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection" opened strongly at No. 4 with $26.4 million.

But Disney's "People Like Us" flopped at No. 10. Starring Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks, the DreamWorks release (distributed by Disney) debuted with a meager $4.3 million.

Here's the estimated Top 10 Box-Office Films for weekend of June 29th:

1. "Ted," $54.1 million.
2. "Magic Mike," $39.2 million.
3. "Brave," $34 million ($6.7 million international).
4. "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection," $26.4 million.
5. "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted," $11.8 million ($16.2 million international).
6. "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," $6 million ($5 million international).
7. "Prometheus," $4.93 million ($6.2 million international).
8. "Moonrise Kingdom," $4.9 million ($375,000 international).
9. "Snow White & the Huntsman," $4.4 million ($14.5 million international).
10. "People Like Us," $4.3 million.

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