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Ted (2012)

R | | Comedy | 29 June 2012 (USA)
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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.

Director:

Seth MacFarlane

Writers:

Seth MacFarlane (screenplay by), Alec Sulkin (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Wahlberg ... John Bennett
Mila Kunis ... Lori Collins
Seth MacFarlane ... Ted (voice)
Joel McHale ... Rex
Giovanni Ribisi ... Donny
Patrick Warburton ... Guy
Matt Walsh ... Thomas
Jessica Barth ... Tami-Lynn
Aedin Mincks ... Robert
Bill Smitrovich ... Frank
Patrick Stewart ... Narrator (voice)
Norah Jones ... Norah Jones
Sam J. Jones ... Sam Jones (as Sam Jones)
Tom Skerritt ... Tom Skerritt
Bretton Manley ... 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:

They knew from the start their love was special. There's just one little thing. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, and some drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

29 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Teddy Bear See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$54,415,205, 1 July 2012

Gross USA:

$218,815,487

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$549,368,315
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Seth MacFarlane's directorial movie debut. See more »

Goofs

In the bathroom fight scene when John falls into the bath, his hands go from clasped together on his chest to out sideways either side of him in sequential shots. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Ted: I met a girl; she's a cashier.
John: No way! That's awesome! We should fuckin' double date or something, you, me and Lori and w-what's her name?
Ted: White trash name. Guess.
John: Mandy.
Ted: Nope.
John: Marilyn.
Ted: Nope.
John: Brittany?
Ted: Nope.
[...]
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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 »

Alternate Versions

When the film proved to be a huge success in Germany, it was re-released in several cities with two different dubbings. One features Ted speaking with a Bavarian accent, the other has him speaking in Berlinerisch. See more »

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User Reviews

 
Crude, lewd and rude = perfect! NOT a kid's movie!
20 June 2012 | by lansingjimSee all my reviews

I got into a screening of this movie thanks to my daughter, after waiting what felt like forever. I saw the unrated trailer on YouTube and couldn't wait to see it. As another reviewer said, if you like Family Guy, you'll like this. In some ways, it IS Family Guy. Wahlberg basically plays a Peter Griffin type character,a likable, but somewhat dimwitted guy. Ted is essentially Brian, smart, witty and self-centered and Mila is sort of a Lois type, hot and the grown up in the story. Be warned, this is NOT a children's movie. Nudity, drug and alcohol use, plus heavy on the profanity. In other words, go see it! Just leave your (little) kids at home.


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