'Ted' Passing 'Hangover 2' as Biggest R-Rated Comedy Overseas

Todd Cunningham
March 10, 2013

Universal's "Ted" is about to become the highest-grossing R-rated comedy ever at the international box office.

Seth MacFarlane's comedy about a young man (Mark Wahlberg) and his trash-talking teddy bear hit $327 million at the international box office this weekend, matching the 2011 Warner Bros. hit "Hangover 2" and will pass it sometime today.

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Despite launching abroad back in July of last year, "Ted" is still ticking. It took in another $1 million in Japan this weekend to raise its overall gross there to nearly $42 million. That's the second-most lucrative foreign market for "Ted," behind only the U.K., where it has taken in $48 million. Next are Australia with $35 million and Germany at $31 million.

"Ted" has taken in roughly $218 at the domestic box office and has a worldwide total of about $546 million.

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