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A Ted Named Gooby (2009)

Gooby (original title)
PG | | Family, Fantasy | 17 April 2009 (USA)
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Eleven year old Willy's childhood toy, Gooby, comes to life as a real, live, six-foot tall monster who helps Willy through rough times, with hair-raising and hilarious adventures.

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Gooby (voice)
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Mary Haney ...
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Mr. Ogilvey
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Cute Kid
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Eric
Christina Bilyk ...
Rona Cashier
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Eleven year old Willy's childhood toy, Gooby, comes to life as a real, live, six-foot tall monster who helps Willy through rough times, with hair-raising and hilarious adventures.

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Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for some mild rude humor and bullying | See all certifications »
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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$706 (USA) (26 June 2009)

Gross:

$3,234 (USA) (26 June 2009)
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Covered in episode #89 of the podcast 'How Did This Get Made?' See more »

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Child Wranglers: Pam Breck, Frank Morrison (at 1:35:34) See more »

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Features You Were Never Lovelier (1942) See more »

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Not a superhero to save the world, just a mischievous toyfriend.
14 July 2016 | by (Somewhere in the Cosmos) – See all my reviews

The outcome was as expected, so I haven't disappointed with it. But sparing time for it was the big decision I had made, knowing a film not for my age. Without a single bit of graphics they have managed it well to tell a story. The production was decent, but the story was too predictable with a below average jokes. I just wanted to clear the air that I was not bored of it, simply not my type of entertainment film, that's all.

Perhaps the adult comedy, 'Ted' might have inspired by this, except it is a children's film. The actors were decent, because they did not get a challenging role. With a giant Ted in the title role, it should have been an adventure film. He's here to help the kid and I think his character did nothing big achievement rather boring writing of his character.

Everyone knows that's a man was inside the fur, so the stunts would have not cost too much if they had used a stunt artist. Because adding a couple of those scenes would have given a reason for the audience to cheer. The end was a loop, they kept it that way, in case of a sequel planned in the future. But I hope they won't make it, unless a very adventurous. Not recommended unless you plan to show it for your kids.

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