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Transformers: Age of Extinction

'Ted 2' falls short of expectations as 'Jurassic World' continues winning streak

Seth MacFarlane's comedy "Ted 2" fell short of box office tracking expectations with a $32.9 million launch in theaters this weekend, as "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" continued a close race for No. 1 at the box office. Universal Pictures' dinosaur adventure maintained its top spot for the third consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $54.2 million in the U.S. and Canada. Its worldwide total is $1.2 billion. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this article referred to "Ted 2" as a Warners release instead of Universal. ------------ With $500 million domestically to date, the film is now the fifth...