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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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Rex
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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.

Genres:

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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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was originally scheduled for release on July 13, 2012, but was moved up to June 29, the original intended release date of G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), which had been pushed back to March 29, 2013 for re-shoots. See more »

Goofs

When Ted is bear-napped by Donny and Robert, and he escapes into the bathroom to call John for help, he calls from a land-line phone. Discovering him, Donny ends the call by disconnecting the telephone wire from the wall, yet we hear a dial tone. A land-line phone would go completely silent once its cord became disconnected. See more »

Quotes

[Norah Jones is in her dressing room preparing a drink when Ted and John arrive]
Ted: Hey, play 'Chopsticks', you jazzy slut!
Norah Jones: Teddy!
Ted: Hahaha! How are you?
Norah Jones: [Hugs Ted] How are you, you fuzzy asshole?
Ted: Well, you know I'm not a hot half-Muslim chick who sold over 37 million records, but I'm hanging in there.
Norah Jones: Well, half-Indian, but... thanks.
Ted: Hey, whatever. Thanks for 9/11. Hey listen - I want you to meet a good pal of mine, all right? John Bennett, Norah Jones.
John: [Approaches Norah to shake her hand] Hi, hi, ...
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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 »

Connections

References Office Space (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

I Think We're Alone Now
Written by Ritchie Cordell
Performed By Tiffany
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Not worth it, regardless of Seth MacFarlane's reputation.
8 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not as funny as I thought it would be. The humor isn't consistent with that of what Seth MacFarlane has been doing on Family Guy for years yet I get this sense that this movie was trying hard to be like Family Guy. This is where I got turned off.

There wasn't anything original, there may be a few good and funny moments here and there but at the end it just didn't all fit well. I was a little disappointed by the ending because it left me feeling that there might be a sequel (God I hope not)... Mila Kunis played her role very well and I do have to say that this is a rather OK performance for Wahlberg.

Overall it's not worth the allotted time, it's disappointing. You could be watching something else, there are plenty of funnier movies released recently that'd be more worth your time.


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