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John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ted (voice)
Narrator (voice)
Sam Jones (as Sam Jones)
Young John (as Brett Manley)


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


Ted is coming.


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)  »

Also Known As:

Ted  »

Box Office


$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


When Ted is taking a picture with the three girls in the park, the phone used to take the picture isn't on. See more »


Donny: Are you out here all alone?
Ted: Uh, no, no I'm not. Uh, you're never alone, when you're with Christ, so no, I'm not alone.
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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 »


References Jack and Jill (2011) See more »


The Key
Written and performed by John Williams
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
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User Reviews

In the Age of Stupid,
9 November 2012 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

a potty-mouthed bear is the pinnacle of funny!

This is a pretty lousy bromance film. The only difference is that one of the friends has been substituted by a talking teddy bear. This could have some interesting and funny consequence, but the bear just behaves like a regular idiotic person...

I guess people nowadays consider funny a teddy bear talking dirty, humping humans smoking pot and get wasted...

I could not smile once during this whole tragedy... And the worst thing, is that the film wants to be more than it should be and teach most of us men that we should not be immature and should face the responsibilities of life such as getting married and having a family, because this is what makes us happy. Blah!!!!!

Pirate it! It is not worth the price of a ticket or rental!

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