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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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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Release Date:

29 June 2012 (USA)  »

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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

First live-action project directed by Seth MacFarlane. See more »

Goofs

When Sam J. Jones pours shots for the guys John's is seen full and when they go to drink the shots his is almost empty. See more »

Quotes

[Rex escorts John to the second floor of his house, showing off all of his expensive memorabilia]
Rex: This is Wade Boggs' autographed bat. I just barely outbid Phil Donahue for that at an auction.
John: Wow, cool.
Rex: Yeah, cool.
[Pointing at boxing gloves on display]
Rex: These boxing gloves worn by Joe Louis in his first fight.
[Stops and points at abstract painting]
Rex: This is art. Get it?
[John shrugs]
Rex: [Pointing at glasses on display] These were John Lennon's glasses. They're worth like a million dollars.
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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 Garfield and Friends (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Battle Theme
Performed by Queen
Courtesy of Universal Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Courtesy of Hollywood Records for United States and Canada
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Unfunny and Moronic Comedy
27 April 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Boston, the eight-year old lonely boy John Bennett has no friends. On the Christmas day, he wishes that his Ted bear comes to life and a miracle happens and Ted becomes his only friend. Twenty-seven years later, John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) is a pothead that works at a car rental and spends his idle time smoking pot and watching movies with Ted. He also has a girlfriend for four years, Lori Collins (Mila Kunis), who has a great job. Lori's boss Rex (Joel McHale) tries unsuccessfully to get into her pants. One day, John meets the weird Donny (Giovanni Ribisi) that worships Ted and wants to buy him for his son Robert (Aedin Mincks) but John refuses the offer. When Lori puts John against the wall to stay with her, John has to make a tough decision.

"Ted" is an unfunny and moronic comedy overrated in IMDb. The stupid jokes may be suitable for young teenagers and John Bannett and Ted are not charismatic characters. The plot is full of clichés and questionable humor and despite the good cast and cameos, watching "Ted" is a waste of time. My vote is three.

Title (Brazil): "O Ursinho Ted" ("The Ted Little Bear")


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