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Ted (2012)

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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:

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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$218,815,487

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$549,368,315
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated) | (unrated DVD)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A portrait of Chinese dictator Chairman Zedong Mao hangs on the wall of Ming's apartment. See more »

Goofs

John's hair length changes throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
[thunder is heard outside]
Lori: I don't - I don't understand. I really don't. You're 35 years old and you're still scared of a little thunder?
John: I am not!
[Ted comes running into the bed]
Ted: Thunder buddies for life, right, Johnny?
John: Fucking right.
Ted: Alright, come on, let's sing the thunder song.
John: Alright.
JohnTed: [singing] When you hear the sound of thunder, / Don't you get too scared. / Just grab your thunder buddy / And say these magic words: / "Fuck you, thunder! / You can suck my dick! / You can't get...
[...]
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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 »

Alternate Versions

On TV broadcasts, any instance of the word "fuck" has been muted, dubbed over, or replaced by a sound effect. See more »

Connections

References Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Come Away With Me
Written and Performed by Norah Jones
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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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