Ted 2

Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he’s a person in a court of law.
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Credits: TheMovieDb.

Film Cast:

  • John Bennett: Mark Wahlberg
  • Ted (voice): Seth MacFarlane
  • Samantha Jackson: Amanda Seyfried
  • Patrick Meighan: Morgan Freeman
  • Tami-Lynn: Jessica Barth
  • Donny: Giovanni Ribisi
  • Sam Jones: Sam J. Jones
  • Guy: Patrick Warburton
  • Narrator (voice): Patrick Stewart
  • Rick: Michael Dorn
  • Frank: Bill Smitrovich
  • Shep Wild: John Slattery
  • Joy: Cocoa Brown
  • Tom Jessup: John Carroll Lynch
  • Judge: Ron Canada
  • Customer: Liam Neeson
  • Fertility Doctor: Dennis Haysbert
  • Himself: Tom Brady
  • Jay Leno: Jay Leno
  • Jimmy Kimmel: Jimmy Kimmel
  • Kate McKinnon: Kate McKinnon
  • Bobby Moynihan: Bobby Moynihan
  • Taran Killam: Taran Killam
  • Ed Danzer: Sebastian Arcelus
  • Karl Jackson: Jay Patterson
  • Comic: Steve Callaghan
  • Adoption Agent: Nana Visitor
  • Female Nurse: Maggie Geha
  • Allison: Jessica Szohr
  • Blind Guy: Craig Ricci Shaynak
  • Waitress: Lexi Atkins
  • Borg: Dustin Ybarra
  • NYC Doctor: Julius Sharpe
  • Jury Foreman: Michael Steven Costello
  • Pundit: Barry J. Ratcliffe
  • Comic Con Booth Girl (uncredited): Tina Grimm
  • Bar Patron (uncredited): John Franchi
  • Baroness Girl (uncredited): Claudia Zielke
  • Ted’s Court Gallery (uncredited): Vincent M. Biscione
  • Wedding Guest (uncredited): Alexandra Creteau
  • Todd Kidder: Jack Knight
  • Boston Newscaster: Lauren Sánchez
  • Boston Neighbor: William Xifaras
  • Wedding Singer: Curtis Stigers
  • NYC Nurse: Liz Morgan
  • Obi-Wan: Alec Sulkin
  • Stormtrooper: Ralph Garman
  • Juror: Vanessa Vander Pluym
  • Juror: J. Mark Donaldson
  • Receptionist: Becki Dennis
  • Cyclist: Michael Trisler
  • Jogger: Ryan Hanna
  • Pundit: David Goldman
  • Pundit: Ronobir Lahiri
  • Pundit: Nefetari Spencer
  • Pundit: Jeffrey Stubblefield
  • Pundit: Wellesley Wild
  • Cop (Boston PD): Lenny Clarke
  • Cop (Boston PD): Chris Neville
  • Meighan Assistant: Rachael MacFarlane
  • Reporter: Christy Scott Cashman
  • Comic Con Fan: Josiah Blount
  • Police Dispatcher: John Viener
  • Diner Waitress: Kate B. O’Brien
  • Bachelor Party Guest: Billy Concha
  • Ted Toy (voice): Tara Strong
  • Tiffany: Tiffany
  • Bailiff: Bart A. Piscitello Jr.
  • Pundit: Ted Jessup
  • Pundit: Chris Regan
  • Nerd (Wedgie): Joseph J. Micucci
  • Hellboy: Matthew J. Walters
  • Vendor: Aaron Zell
  • Film Executive: Scott Wahle
  • Wedding Announcer: Luke Adams
  • Cake Girl: Brittany O’Connor
  • Piano / Ginger Girl: Julie Schmid
  • Comic Con Attendee: Rose Wakesho
  • Hot Comic Con Girl (uncredited): Katie McCabe
  • Courthouse Spectator (uncredited): Stanis Krista Ames
  • Wedding Guest (uncredited): Kt Baldassaro
  • Booth Girl (uncredited): Laura-Elise Barrett
  • Flash Girl (uncredited): Anissa Borrego
  • My Little Pony Booth Girl (uncredited): Roseny Carrero
  • Comic Con Attendee (uncredited): Chia Chen
  • Piano / Ginger Girl (uncredited): Lexie Contursi
  • Comic Con Attendee (uncredited): Chassidy Cox
  • Comic Con Attendee (uncredited): Nea Dune
  • Comic Con Attendee (uncredited): Diana Emuge
  • Courtroom Observer (uncredited): Michelle Fonseca
  • Wedding Guest (uncredited): Enku Gubaie
  • Reporter (uncredited): London Hall
  • Comic Con Attendee (uncredited): Isabel Wagner
  • Comic Con Attendee (uncredited): Sandra Yap
  • Comic Con Booth Girl (uncredited): Isabella Sanchez
  • Ginger Girl (uncredited): Sagan Rose
  • Fairy at Comic Con (uncredited): Elizabeth Pollard
  • Wedding Guest (uncredited): Kim Mulhauser
  • Booth Girl (uncredited): Olivia McCarthy
  • Fox Booth Girl (uncredited): Sophie Mazzaro
  • Kissing Couple (uncredited): Anna Maiche
  • Scat Pack Girl #2 (uncredited): Kandiss Lewis
  • Ginger Girl (uncredited): Toi’ya Leatherwood
  • Well Wisher (uncredited): Christopher Weigel
  • Dancer (uncredited): Zola Williams
  • Yacht Guest (uncredited): Ronald Boone
  • Wedding Guest (uncredited): Noelle Trudeau
  • Wedding Guest (uncredited): Lance Norris

Film Crew:

  • Casting: Sheila Jaffe
  • Editor: Jeff Freeman
  • Producer: Scott Stuber
  • Producer: John Jacobs
  • Director of Photography: Michael Barrett
  • Costume Design: Cindy Evans
  • Writer: Seth MacFarlane
  • Production Design: Stephen J. Lineweaver
  • Co-Producer: Mark Kamine
  • Production Sound Mixer: David Brownlow
  • Producer: Jason Clark
  • Art Direction: Caty Maxey
  • Co-Producer: Eric Heffron
  • Writer: Alec Sulkin
  • Supervising Art Director: Peter Borck
  • Stunts: Jessie Graff
  • Original Music Composer: Walter Murphy
  • Special Effects Coordinator: J.D. Schwalm
  • Animation: Michael Parks
  • Set Decoration: Kyra Friedman Curcio
  • Writer: Wellesley Wild
  • Associate Producer: Kelly Cronin
  • Still Photographer: Justin M. Lubin
  • Visual Effects Producer: Jenny Fulle
  • Stunt Coordinator: Scott Rogers
  • Stunt Coordinator: Brian Smyj
  • Music Editor: Stan Jones
  • Animation: Nicholas Tripodi
  • Animation: David Ward
  • Technical Supervisor: Jarrod Anderson
  • Animation Director: Laura Anderson
  • Animation: Jimmy Almeida
  • Animation: Chuck Duke
  • Animation: Nick Fredin
  • Animation: Andy Hass
  • Animation: Seung Hoo Ihm
  • Animation: Jonathan Macintosh
  • Animation: Mike Safianoff
  • Animation: Danny Southard
  • Animation: Michael Bomagat
  • Lighting Technician: Howard R. Campbell
  • Animation: Mark Powers
  • Stunts: Nico Woulard
  • Compositors: Michael Queen
  • Compositors: Robin Hollander
  • Compositors: David Edwards
  • Compositors: Chris Crowell
  • Visual Effects Producer: Alexa Hale
  • Visual Effects: Rick McMahon
  • Stunts: Ashlen Aquila
  • Stunts: Jason Chu
  • Driver: David W. Dale
  • Driver: David Kenney
  • Animation: Frederick B. Vega
  • Compositors: Jason Madigan
  • Art Direction: Bryan Felty
  • Storyboard: Todd Harris
  • Animation: Sue Houston Safianoff
  • Special Effects: Thomas Carroll
  • Special Effects: Herve Desroches
  • Special Effects: Melissa Jimenez Ramirez
  • Special Effects: Diana Roche
  • Special Effects Coordinator: John Ruggieri
  • Special Effects: Jay Cail Stone
  • Special Effects: Christopher Walsh
  • Compositors: Lionel Heath
  • Associate Producer: Joseph J. Micucci
  • Animation: Amy Lu
  • Music Editor: Moira Marquis
  • Orchestrator: Todd Sheidenberger

Movie Reviews:

  • Reno: > The return wasn’t as exciting as the previous one.

    No surprise why this film failed to excite me, but a few people thinks its a passable sequel. The original movie was atypical, so the success followed it. In my perspective better that should have left as a one-off movie. But as a low budget product, they knew it was going grab back twice, thrice they spent because of the star value and indeed the first film’s influence.

    There is no story, simply based on the usual Hollywood road adventure like the flicks ‘Fanboys’, ‘Dumb and Dumber To’, ‘Not Suitable for Children’ et cetera, except the character Ted which makes this theme a special. A couple of good jokes and that’s it, the rest were ineffective, sometime keep repeating the same ones. The 2 hours in a too plain concept, is way too long to sit and watch/focus.

    The cameos were weak, or maybe worthless/meaningless, especially Liam Neeson’s. The best things were the production quality, acting and like I mentioned before, the character Ted. For the one time watch, I think kind of manageable, but definitely not suitable for repeat viewing or to recommend it to the others. But overall, a little disappointed with the outcome. They have got one more chance to end this franchise on a high note as a decent trilogy if the next film gets a better storyline.

    6/10

  • The Movie Diorama: Ted 2 packs more unhumorous stuffing within its formulaic synthetic fur. MacFarlane is a talented comedian, I’m sure of it. His profusely crude humour captivating millions with his legendary ‘Family Guy’ TV show. Even ‘Ted’ was tolerable to a certain degree, and that’s saying something. Yet here we are, with an inevitable sequel, that essentially felt like a glorified episode of the aforementioned animation. It’s cutaway structure for unrelated gags. Relentless wave of pointless cameos. Ted becoming Peter Griffin. Close your eyes, let the voices infiltrate your senses and you’ll soon realise it’s just ‘Family Guy’, just less funny. Ted now married and struggling to maintain his relationship, has his rights taken away when he is no longer viewed as person but property instead.

    A particularly strong aspect to this comedy that more or less is the power source of its story, raising a civil rights lesson in ethics and morality. It was so *interesting* that Morgan Freeman himself got involved and slam dunked the jury with his God-like soothing voice. And despite Seyfried actually picking up the script’s remnants and transforming the scraps into a functional film, it’s utterly forgettable. So much so, that once Wahlberg becomes drowned in rejected semen samples (literally swimming with the sperm…), I experienced a moment of déjà vu (ironically, so did Ted). Surprisingly, I had seen the first half before. Yet it took me a decent forty minutes to encounter this epiphany, that’s how unmemorable this comedy truly is.

    It exercises all of the same plot points from its predecessor, the inclusion of the mentally unhinged Donny and the friendly break-up between the leads cement this sentiment, and rarely explored new avenues. Sure the friendly chemistry remained intact, but only one or two lines made me frustratingly chuckle, mostly due to Warburton’s comedic execution (urgh, that voice…). Besides that, there’s nothing here. Same old MacFarlane profanity. Worth a squeeze if you enjoyed the first film, but exhausts its preset lines of dialogue extremely rapidly. “I love you”? Eh, please don’t.

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