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 heading into Ted. So yes, Ted is very funny. Sometimes it's funny in that traditional way that films like Airplane! are funny (which Ted brilliantly references), and sometimes it's funny in that Family Guy way. Either way, the laughs are frequent enough that the trailers didn't spoil all the best jokes. In fact, it's in exploring John (Mark Wahlberg) and Ted's common interests,... Read Review