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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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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

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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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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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As of December 2012, Ted (2012) is the highest grossing R-rated live action comedy of all time. See more »

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When Norah Jones is playing guitar on stage she has a capo on the second fret but when the song ends there is no capo on the guitar. See more »

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Narrator: Now if there's one thing you can be sure of, it's that nothing is more powerful than a young boy's wish. Except an Apache helicopter. An Apache helicopter has machine guns AND missiles. It is an unbelievably impressive complement of weaponry, an absolute death machine.
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The opening credits were supposed to start with "Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital Presents" as shown in the trailers/commercials and the back of the DVD/Blu-Ray covers. But, for unknown reasons, it starts with "Media Rights Capital Presents" and "Universal Pictures Presents" in the actual movie. See more »


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Song For The Young Folk
Written by Tommy Newsom (as Thomas Newsom)
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Ted the only toy who can't give you joy
22 August 2013 | by (Sfantu Gheorghe, Covasna, Romania) – See all my reviews

This infamy begins with the presentation of John Bennett, a child who has trouble integrating into a group of friends or at school things are not so good, being a mockery to all. He receives by Christmas from his parents a teddy bear. One night he puts a desire, that his toy to become alive. His dream is fulfilled, he wakes up next morning with a bear very much alive. Years went by and John is now 35 years old has a beautiful girlfriend by four years and of course his friend who made a pact with how they will be friends for life. John uses to smoke the bong with him, be lazy on the couch watching TV shows, swear and drink beer after beer. Seeing that his friend has not matured and not behave as an adult man, she gives him an ultimatum to get rid of Ted for them to see their life and threatens to leave him. If not then she will be the one to go and will end their relation. Just because some obsessed fans of Ted and happenings that they will pass, he will make Lori to change its mind about him.

Honestly when I saw the scenes from the beginning when John was a child I was ready to give this movie a high note but when John was on the couch and talked with Ted in the first 5 minutes made me change my mind and give it the lowest grade and nothing of what would have happened in the rest of the film would make me change my mind. Again I can not believe this b-s has a note so high. What happens to you people? What if this film will be watched by a child? What will learn from it? Ted, rather remain a cloth with cotton inside I believe it was best for everyone.

Rather than look at this better get out to the park for a walk, look around and the result will be much better, health and fresh-air, instead of this dirt.


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