‘Ted,’ ‘Mike’ team for big box-office weekend

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A bear and some beefcake ruled the weekend box office as the talking teddy comedy “Ted” led with a $54.4 million debut while the male-stripper tale “Magic Mike” opened at No. 2 with $39.1 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. “Ted,” Universal, $54,415,205, 3,239 locations, $16,800 average, $54,415,205, one week.

2. “Magic Mike,” Warner Bros., $39,127,170, 2,930 locations, $13,354 average, $39,127,170, one week.

3. “Brave,” Disney, $34,094,643, 4,164 locations, $8,188 average, $131,768,334, two weeks.

4. “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection,” Lionsgate, $25,390,575, 2,161 locations, $11,749 average, $25,390,575, one week.

5. “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,” Paramount, $11,840,276, 3,715 locations, $3,187 average, $180,036,798, four weeks.

6. “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” Fox, $6,009,612, 3,109 locations, $1,933 average, $29,043,805, two weeks.

7. “Moonrise Kingdom,” Focus Features, $4,926,837, 854 locations, $5,769 average, $18,465,954, six weeks.

8. “Prometheus,” Fox, $4,921,254, 1,951 locations, $2,522 average, $118,258,102, four weeks.

9. “Snow White & the Huntsman,” Universal, $4,498,725, 2,337 locations, $1,925 average, $145,684,645, five weeks.

10. “The Avengers,” Disney, $4,421,671, 1,757 locations, $2,517 average, $606,504,744, nine weeks.

11. “People Like Us,” Disney, $4,255,423, 2,055 locations, $2,071 average, $4,255,423, one week.

12. “Men in Black 3,” Sony, $2,978,821, 1,902 locations, $1,566 average, $169,718,907, six weeks.

13. “Rock of Ages,” Warner Bros., $2,844,339, 2,405 locations, $1,183 average, $35,025,906, three weeks.

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