6.7/10
26,427
83 user 123 critic

Ferdinand (2017)

Trailer
2:14 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $4.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
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.

Director:

Writers:

(based on the book by), (based on the book by) | 6 more credits »
Reviews
Popularity
149 ( 22)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Coco I (2017)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina
Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.

Directors: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker
The Boss Baby (2017)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

Director: Tom McGrath
Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel
Paddington 2 (2017)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

Director: Paul King
Stars: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville
Cars 3 (2017)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world.

Director: Brian Fee
Stars: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper
Peter Rabbit (2018)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.

Director: Will Gluck
Stars: James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, Domhnall Gleeson
Moana I (2016)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
Wonder I (2017)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters 5th grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Director: Stephen Chbosky
Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A teenage boy journeys to find his missing father only to discover that he's actually Bigfoot.

Directors: Jeremy Degruson, Ben Stassen
Stars: Cinda Adams, Mari Devon, Kirk Thornton
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

Directors: Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney
Stars: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart
Sing (2016)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.

Directors: Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane
Zootopia (2016)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

Directors: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba
Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

Destined to become a fearless fighting bull, the young pacifist and flower-loving calf, Ferdinand, summons up the courage to escape from a Spanish bull-training camp, to finally find himself on little Nina's idyllic and fragrant farm. However, an unfortunate run-in with a busy golden bee will send the immense but peaceful animal back to the old Casa del Toro academy, where the famous matador, El Primero, usually selects his worthy bovine opponents for the arena. Does Ferdinand hide a fierce champion underneath a mountain of muscles, or is he a gentle giant after all? Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This Christmas, BULLieve. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official Site |  »

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

15 December 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Story of Ferdinand  »

Filming Locations:


Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$111,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$84,400,023, 24 May 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$295,038,508, 20 May 2018
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| | (DTS: X)|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

At one point in the film, Angus the Scottish Bull states "I'm a bull, not a doctor." This is a likely nod to David Tennant's role as the 10th Doctor in the long running BBC Series Doctor Who (2005). This is also a nod to Star Trek as Dr McCoy, when doing something out of his expertise, made references such as 'I'm a Doctor, not a mechanic.' See more »

Goofs

The trains are fitted with Janney couplers, which are not used in Spain. In stead European trains in general use the buffers and chain couplers. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Lupe: I can't wait to show you to the rest of the guys! They're gonna fertilize the yard.
See more »

Crazy Credits

In a brief mid-credits scene, the hedgehogs are confronted by Tres who is revealed to have been alive the whole time. See more »

Connections

Version of Ferdinand the Bull (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Watch Me
Written by Nick Jonas, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, Jonathan Tucker, and P.J. Bianco (as PJ Bianco)
Performed by Nick Jonas
Courtesy of Island Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Helps if your child knows about bull fighting
16 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

First let me say my physically 37 year old but mentally 4 year old son (umbilical cord around neck cut off air at birth/brain damage) thoroughly enjoyed the movie. It was a bit slow in the middle at one spot I thought, but generally entertaining for me as well.

There is a reason this is PG, namely that it is about bulls that are raised for fighting in the ring - If you know the story of Ferdinand you know the basics, and the movie included some elements from the book so those were nice to see.

There are some of the usual innuendos these cartoon movies only adults will understand, but the characters are varied enough it keeps the movie hopping along. Towards the end the young bulls realize the bull never wins in the ring, thus bringing the subject of death into the movie, the momentum quickly shifts to the comedic as the characters break out from their confines, and in the end they all live happily ever after...Entertaining, likable, not a classic but good little movie.


17 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 83 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial