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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

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friend | teddy bear | girlfriend | love | boss | See more »

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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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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 first introduced to the parents, the cord around the electric egg beater changes position several times. See more »

Quotes

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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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

The Hero
Written by Brian May
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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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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