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Ted (2012)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy  -  29 June 2012 (USA)
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As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since - a friendship that's tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship.

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Ted (voice)
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Young John (as Brett Manley)
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Storyline

John makes a Christmas miracle happen by bringing his one and only friend to life, his teddy bear. The two grow up together and John must then choose to stay with his girlfriend or keep his friendship with his crude and extremely inappropriate teddy bear, Ted. Written by Anonymous

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teddy bear | friend | girlfriend | love | boss | See more »

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Ted is coming.

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Comedy | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, and some drug use | See all certifications »

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29 June 2012 (USA)  »

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Ted  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$54,415,205 (USA) (29 June 2012)

Gross:

$218,628,680 (USA) (19 October 2012)
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Trivia

At one point in the movie, Ted mentions 9/11. Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane both narrowly missed being on the planes that hit the World Trade Center. Wahlberg was booked on American Airlines Flight 11 but decided to drive up to New York and fly to California later. McFarlane was scheduled on the same flight but arrived to gate ten minutes late and was unable to board. He was sitting in the airport when he saw that his plane had hit the North Tower of the World trade center. See more »

Goofs

When John answer's Ted's call while riding in the car with Lori, John holds his iPhone upside-down (as evidenced by the lock button and headphone jack) for nearly the entire conversation. See more »

Quotes

John: [Imitating Ted] Hey Johnny, I just had a great idea. Let's go get drunk and puke on cars on the overpass.
Ted: Oh, come on! I do not sound that much like Peter Griffin!
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Crazy Credits

At the start of the movie, the Universal 'planet earth' signature sequence appears, and the narration begins. As the narration continues, the camera zooms in to the logo, "Google Earth Style" eventually centering on the action in the young John Bennet's home town. See more »

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References The Notebook (2004) See more »

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Raiders of the Lost Ark
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A mildly humorous turd!
16 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I couldn't get myself to like Ted. I just didn't find the affable fuzzball endearing. The thick East Coast accent with dirty language and antics could only do so much until it grew thin for me. Too bad the movie had to end in hopeless predictability, because I thought the movie would have engendered more meaning with his passing. The couple could have started their new lives without having to be obstructed by this man's childhood protégé.

Buddy films can be fun, but all this relationship offers is crass fun, partying and raunchy escapades. The cameo of Sam J. Jones (Flash Gordon) was novel and helped carry this threadbare plot along, but you know a movie is in trouble when they have to rely on trashing other actors.


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