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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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Ted (voice)
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Rex
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Sam Jones (as Sam Jones)
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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

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Ted is coming.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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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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Ted  »

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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 "fan" that John knocks out with the microphone stand is actually former Boston Bruin Shawn Thornton 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

[Rex escorts John to the second floor of his house, showing off all of his expensive memorabilia]
Rex: This is Wade Boggs' autographed bat. I just barely outbid Phil Donahue for that at an auction.
John: Wow, cool.
Rex: Yeah, cool.
[Pointing at boxing gloves on display]
Rex: These boxing gloves worn by Joe Louis in his first fight.
[Stops and points at abstract painting]
Rex: This is art. Get it?
[John shrugs]
Rex: [Pointing at glasses on display] These were John Lennon's glasses. They're worth like a million dollars.
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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 »

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Referenced in Fallout 4 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Everybody Needs a Best Friend
Music by Walter Murphy
Lyrics by Seth MacFarlane
Performed by Norah Jones
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Crude, obvious, TEDious
11 August 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If fart jokes and seeing a teddy bear getting stoned keep you entertained for an hour and a half, you'll love this film. I went with my son who loves Family Guy and he didn't find it funny either - never hear a cinema so quiet for a comedy! The basic premise is that a bear acts like a dysfunctional adult, compensating for his shortcomings by drinking, smoking dope, being promiscuous and swearing a lot. It didn't really provide a strong enough idea for a whole movie. There are also a lot of 'in jokes' about American TV people, films and Flash Gordon, mostly lost on us. I think the writers probably locked themselves in a room, got off their heads, found each other really entertaining and wrote it up as a script.


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