'Ted' defeats 'The Dark Knight Rises' at UK box office

'Ted' defeats 'The Dark Knight Rises' at UK box office

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane's directorial debut earns £9.3 million from its 509 locations to end The Dark Knight Rises's two-week run at the chart summit.

It seems that moving goers in the UK have taken to the movie Ted as it unseats Dark Knight Rises in the top box office spot this past weekend.

Ted's opening haul is the biggest first-weekend for a comedy movie in 2012. Last year, The Hangover Part II debuted to £10.41 million, while The Inbetweeners Movie scored the biggest ever comedy bow with £13.22 million.

Here is the top ten UK box office list:

1. (-) Ted - £9,333,700
2. (1) The Dark Knight Rises - £4,290,605
3. (-) Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days - £1,537,178
4. () Ice Age 4: Continental Drift - £1,213,388
5. () The Lorax - £856,003
6. (-) Brave - £820,084
7. (4) The Amazing Spider-Man - £392,715
8. (5) Magic Mike - £288,189
9. (-) Mirror Mirror - £60,769
10.(7) Searching for Sugar Man - £42,416
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