Seth MacFarlane's (Family Guy) first attempt at directing, writing and voice acting. Ted stars Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis. As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's (Wahlberg) tedd bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since — a friendship that's tested when Lori (Kunis), John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship.
Ted is rated R and is 106 minutes long. It released on June 29, 2012.
Is Ted a funny movie? The answer to that question is all you need to know when it comes to seeing a comedy. There's more to it than that, but comedy seems to get away with more by sticking to a laughs-per-minute scale and skipping over the merits we judge other genres on. Direction, cinematography, plot, themes, these things are probably not what you're spending your $12 on when...