'Ted' is the studio's latest hit this year
On pace for a record-setting year, Universal Pictures has surpassed the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office.U hit the milestone thanks to the box office perfs of films including “Contraband,” “Safe House,” “Snow White and Huntsman” and “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax.” The studio’s comedy “Ted” also hit a recent milestone, as it passed $200 million at the domestic box office. Universal surpassed $1 billion at the international B.O. earlier this year. The studio’s biggest year was 2008, when it released films including “Mamma Mia,” “The Incredible Hulk” and “Wanted.” U still has “The Bourne Legacy,” “Les Miserables” and “This Is 40″ set to open this year.
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