Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barth, Morgan Freeman, Dennis Haysbert
Directed by: Seth MacFarlane
Plot: After marrying his girlfriend Tammy-Lynn, Ted must prove he’s a real person in court in order for them to qualify to be parents.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 45%
Critical Consensus: “Ted 2 reunites Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane for another round of sophomoric, scatological humor — and just as before, your enjoyment will depend on your tolerance for all of the above”
Starring: Jay Hernandez, Robbie Amell, Josh Wiggins, Thomas Haden Church, Lauren Graham, Luke Kleintank
Directed by: Boaz Yakin
Plot: A dog that helped US Marines in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler’s family after suffering a traumatic experience.
RT Freshness: 42%
Critic Consensus: “Max has good intentions and tries to hearken back to classic family-friendly features, but its disjointed, manipulative plot overwhelms the efforts of its talented human and canine stars”