2012 Summer Movie Guide

Ted

2012 Summer Movie Guide

ABOUT THE MOVIE

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Ted

Ted

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John Bennett is a grown man who must deal with the cherished teddy bear who came to life as the result of a childhood wish... and has refused to leave his side ever since.

STARRING:Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Giovanni Ribisi

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WHO WILL DIG IT?

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Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane

"Family Guy" fans, furries, folks who liked to position their sisters' Barbie dolls in compromising positions.

THREE GOOD REASONS

  • 1The main character is a foul-mouthed, beer-swilling teddy bear.
  • 2This is Seth MacFarlane's first live-action movie. So if you like "The Family Guy," "American Dad!" or "The Cleveland Show," you will dig this flick.
  • 3Mark Wahlberg was hilarious when paired with Will Ferrell in "The Other Guys." Now just imagine him sharing the screen with a cuddly critter who swears like a sailor.

BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW

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Mila Kunis

The teddy bear was invented after our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, went on a hunting trip to Mississippi in 1902. When his attendants cornered, clubbed, and lassoed a black bear so that the president could shoot it, Roosevelt refused, saying that the whole thing was unsportsmanlike. The tale was covered by every newspaper in the land, and the story inspired toymaker Morris Michtom to create what he called a "Teddy bear." By all accounts, there is little animal cruelty -- nor are there Theodore Roosevelt impressions -- in this movie.

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