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.
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
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
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 »
When Ted is first introduced to the parents, the cord around the electric egg beater changes position several times. See more »
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 »
Written by Brian May
Performed by Queen
Courtesy of Universal Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Not worth it, regardless of Seth MacFarlane's reputation.
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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