Ted

Ted

68%
  • R, 1 hr. 55 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Seth MacFarlane
    In Theaters:
    Jun 29, 2012 Wide
    On DVD:
    Dec 11, 2012
  • Universal Pictures

Critic Review - Newark Star-Ledger

The idea of a toy that comes to life - and then won't go away - isn't a bad one. Too bad that "Ted" manages to overstay its welcome without ever really coming to life itself.

June 29, 2012 Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Comments (40)
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Frank Catalina

Frank Catalina

if u just gave away something important about the movie I'm never coming to this site again.

Jun 29 - 02:32 PM

Jeff Glasser

Jeff Glasser

AGREED FRANK

Jun 29 - 04:33 PM

word m.

word master

Why are you agreeing with him? He will never visit this site again, so will not see your message.

Aug 15 - 01:44 AM

word m.

word master

That's the end of this site then. It'll have to close without your patronage. The again why am I posting this as you will never see it.

Aug 3 - 08:30 PM

Frederick Maack

Frederick Maack

Who gives a shit?

Jun 29 - 09:37 PM

Sarah Pangie

Sarah Pangie

I DO FREDERICK!
p.s. Go get a new name...legally, because yours sucks

Jun 29 - 09:49 PM

Joseph McLaren

Joseph McLaren

i fucking hate u and your lame ass opinion.

Jun 30 - 04:50 AM

Jin Juice

Jin Juice

STEPHEN IS A FREAKING IDIOT!!!! YOU STUPID IDIOT!!!

Jun 30 - 07:13 AM

Anthony Valdez

Anthony Valdez

does he ever give a positive review?

Jun 30 - 09:09 AM

Jónas Haux

Jónas Haux

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/critic/stephen-whitty/
See for yourself.

Jul 2 - 01:11 PM

Nolan Riviero

Nolan Riviero

Tip to critic. DONT SEE MOVIES YOUR SNOBBY ASS HAS NO CHANCE AT LIKING. your reviews are irrelevant since you fail to represent the demographic of the movie's intended audience.

Jun 30 - 10:21 AM

Cole Jaeger

Cole Jaeger

He probably walked into the movie with an open mind. Most critics do that because they aren't assholes. They just understand movies different than you do. And if the critics should be the target audience then I guess every Tyler Perry movie should be reviewed by a TP fan, and that Twilight and the Katy Perry movie should be reviewed by adolescent girls.

Jul 4 - 06:27 AM

Sean P.

spp 41

This guy clearly knows how critics operate.

Jul 4 - 05:56 PM

Carson Daves

Carson Daves

clearly

Jul 8 - 06:15 AM

Carson Daves

Carson Daves

Clearly.

Sometimes I think Rottentomatoes made a huge mistake allowing anyone with a facebook account to comment on professional critics' reviews.

Jul 8 - 06:17 AM

Logan Herr

Logan Herr

lolfanboys

Jun 30 - 02:03 PM

Tommy Carpenter

Tommy Carpenter

lolfauxintellectual

Jun 30 - 06:25 PM

Loki

Loki LASTNAME

lolwhocaresaboutthismovie

Jun 30 - 07:46 PM

Joshua Grow

Joshua Grow

you're an idiot.

Jun 30 - 10:07 PM

Cole Jaeger

Cole Jaeger

Does that make you feel better?

Jul 4 - 06:28 AM

Spencer Ogden

Spencer Ogden

Half the reason I come onto this website is to laugh at all the people RAGING about how somebody disagrees with their opinion. All you children make me laugh so hard.

Jun 30 - 10:13 PM

Dane

Dane M.

YES!

Jul 2 - 12:02 AM

nancynekryph

Automated Denial

The guy below me Kenneth T, is an excellent of that.

Jul 2 - 05:01 AM

nancynekryph

Automated Denial

The guy below me Kenneth T, is an excellent example of that.

Jul 2 - 05:02 AM

Alex Gase

Alex Gase

Why would a snobby drama critic come to see an outrageously funny comedy? Your opinion holds no weight.

Jul 1 - 12:08 PM

Kenneth Thompson Jr.

Kenneth Thompson Jr.

this opinion proves that you have some serious personal issues in your life. erectile disfunction perhaps?...TED was 105 minutes of Family guy style comedy brought to life so fuck you!!!

Jul 1 - 03:32 PM

Tricynical

Tri Cynical

"TED was 105 minutes of Family guy style comedy brought to life.."

Exactly the reason why I'm not interested...

Jul 2 - 08:19 PM

Brian Reed-Baiotto

Brian Reed-Baiotto

Kenneth- why get upset if someone doesn't like the same movie you do? I love Family Guy and I felt like this was going to be hilarious, but it was so-so at best to me. It's just one person's opinion. I can't believe anyone gets upset when someone doesn't agree with their taste in movies.

Jul 3 - 09:39 PM

Blimp Blimpington III

Jaws No Revenge

Insulting a critic for doing his job, has an avatar of the movie, praises it for stupidity. I don't really think you have much room to talk.

Jul 4 - 08:45 AM

Jason W.

Jason Whitt

Yeah, it is a great idea. That's why the creators of Wilfred thought of it first. How is it that no one has caught on to this blatant lift? Go back and watch the Australian version of Wilfred, or even the American FX version from last year with Elijah Wood. Even the title is a rip-off - using the animal's name as a the title. Ted is a rip-off done far less effectively in the hands of the overrated McFarlane.

Jul 2 - 05:45 AM

TC Hickey

TC Hickey

The only way that Ted and Wilfred are even slightly similar is that the title is a name. Other than that they are completely different. Ted is about a toy bear brought to life with magic and becomes his owners best friend for life. Wilfred is about a partially psychotic guy who sees a dog as a guy in a dog suit and the dog helps him learn about life and himself. I saw Ted, it was ok, nothing overly special. But Ted and Wilfred are nothing a like and saying McFarlane ripped it off is and insult to your own intelligence.

Jul 2 - 10:59 PM

mx

John Peate

Family guy is just a copy of the Simpsons, Ted is unoriginal with failed shock comedy. If Macfarlane was a stand up comic he would be as bad as Carrot top with "Hack" beside his name.

Jul 12 - 05:11 AM

Michael Northey

Michael Northey

100% agree about MacFarlane. He came into the industry with his pocket full of jokes. The good ones were used up early, and people started to catch on to Family Guy's weak tendencies. The Simpson's material lasted a longer time before audiences got disinterested. MacFarlane is now just a comedy business menace, spewing cookie cutter shows (Cleveland Show and American Dad) left and right in an attempt to connect to each and every person. You have to admire his ability to build an empire, and there in lies his intelligence. There must be some evil in him to destroy and corrupt an entire generation's comedy the way he has.

Jul 4 - 03:59 PM

Norman Dostal

Norman Dostal

CAUSE WILFRED IS TERRIBLE?

Jul 20 - 02:21 PM

s e.

s e

Did you even watch the movie???

It was hilarious! Just one more reason not to listen to critics

Jul 2 - 01:26 PM

Cole Jaeger

Cole Jaeger

If you don't like listening to critics then don't let this bother you. Most liked it though.

Jul 4 - 06:29 AM

Sean P.

spp 41

Good thing you're on a critic website.

Jul 4 - 05:57 PM

Dave Martin

Dave Martin

This movie had me laughing none stop it was a great time!

Jul 2 - 03:26 PM

Matt Almonte

Matt Almonte

fuck everybody here!!! AHHHHHH!

Jul 2 - 09:26 PM

Chuck Dackerman

Chuck Dackerman

Dude you were probably jerking off in the corner. Your an idiot! The movie was awesome!

Jul 3 - 11:53 AM

Sean P.

spp 41

Great retort. Your overwhelming arguments have persuaded me and (most likely) the critic writing the review.

Jul 4 - 05:59 PM

Steven F

Steven Fatzinger

lol

Jul 5 - 07:29 PM

Khoa Phan

Khoa Phan

THIS MOVIE SUCKS

Jul 3 - 04:28 PM

Mario Saenz

Mario Saenz

top critic my buttocks

Jul 3 - 11:36 PM

Michael Northey

Michael Northey

What did you expect? Stephen's picture even looks skeptically at you!

Jul 4 - 03:47 PM

David Kim

David Kim

i would like to see u direct, produce and write movies better and funnier than ted.

Jul 4 - 10:25 PM

Ivran J.

Ivran J

I wouldn't direct, produce, write, and lend voice acting to a movie. I can't pull that off. Neither can Seth Macfarlane.

Jul 9 - 08:03 PM

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