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Seth MacFarlane, creator of the TV series Family Guy, brings his brash humor to the big screen. In this live action/CG-animated mix, he fills the roles of writer and director as well as the voice of Ted, a plush toy that refuses to detach from his now-grown human companion John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg).

MPAA Rating: R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, and some drug use.

Why is Ted rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Ted is rated R for for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, and some drug use.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Bullying.

- Infrequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand violence, with a little blood and some detail shown.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

-Disturbing and offensive scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of detailed crude and sexual language.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- One portrayal of breast nudity and one portrayal of buttock nudity in non-sexual contexts.

- Crude content.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Implied and simulated sexual activity.

- Infrequent portrayals of and references to crude bodily functions.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- Frequent use of ethno-cultural, sexual, and developmental slurs and derogatory language.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent portrayals of and detailed references to illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

- Alcohol abuse.

- Tobacco use.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta 18A Crude Content, Substance Abuse.
Manitoba 18A Crude Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes 14A
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