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Ferdinand (2017)

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After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Young Valiente (voice)
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Young Guapo (voice)
Nile Diaz ...
Young Bones (voice)
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Young Ferdinand (voice)
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Screaming Matador / Additional Voices (voice)
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Moreno (voice)
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Ranch Hand #1 (voice)
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Juan (voice)
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Paco (voice)
Julia Scarpa Saldanha ...
Young Nina (voice) (as Julia Saldanha)
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Ferdinand (voice)
Lily Day ...
Nina (voice)
Rafael Scarpa Saldanha ...
Ice Cream Boy (voice) (as Rafael Saldanha)
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Storyline

Ferdinand, is a a giant bull with a big heart. he is mistaken for a dangerous beast and is captured and torn from his home and family. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team for the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover.

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Rated PG for rude humor, action and some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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15 December 2017 (USA)  »

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$111,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,401,586, 17 December 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$77,486,216, 18 January 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$211,834,064, 18 January 2018
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Trivia

Kate McKinnon's third animated film, after Angry Birds (2016) and Finding Dory (2016). See more »

Goofs

Ferdinand is named Ferdinand from birth, when he is being raised at the bull camp. He then runs away and is adopted by a new family, but how does this new family know that is name is Ferdinand? He was not wearing any identification tags, and he clearly couldn't speak to the humans to tell them this. See more »

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Una: I'm Una...
Dos: I'm Dos...
Cuatro: And I'm Cuatro.
Ferdinand: What happened to Tres?
Una: [the hedgehogs look solemn and cross themselves] We do not speak of Tres.
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Crazy Credits

During the first half of the closing credits, family photos of Ferdinand alongside Juan, Nina, Paco, Lupe and the rest of bulls are shown. See more »

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Featured in Football Focus: Episode dated 16 December 2017 (2017) See more »

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Freedom
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards with additional material by Armando C. Perez and Richard J. Pearl
Performed by Pitbull
Courtesy of Mr. 305/Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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A Film important for this day and age
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After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Ferdinand is one of the most important animated films of this past year and easily the most underrated too. John Cena shines in the title role and gives a terrific voice perfomance both dramatic and comedic, Kate McKinnon also lands a role that fits for her (cough Ghostbusters cough) and as for all the characters in general? they were all brilliant and heroic even. The film's theme such as animal harm and being different play a big part in the movie and i found it important since Bulls don't deserve to get what they get and that 3rd act wraps both Ferdinand's story and the rest of the gang's story pretty damn good both in terms of fun and emotion and personally i think that Ferdinand is a great film and the score is fantastic. (A+)


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