Ferdinand is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film directed by Carlos Saldanha.

Official trailers

Fox Family Entertainment on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 released the trailer:
Ferdinand | Trailer | Fox Family Entertainment.

Story intro

In Spain, a ranch owned by Moreno (Raúl Esparza) that trains bulls for bullfighting called Casa del Toro harbours a bull calf named Ferdinand (Colin H. Murphy). He is ridiculed by his fellow calves Bones (Nile Diaz), Guapo (Jet Jurgensmeyer), and Valiente (Jack Gore) for being non-confrontational and his tendency to smell and protect flowers. A saddened Ferdinand runs away from Casa del Toro after his father Raf (Jeremy Sisto) does not return from the bull fight he was picked for and a flower he was fond of was flattened by Valiente after his own father was defeated by Raf. He eventually winds up at a florist's farm in Seville and is adopted by the owner Juan (Juanes), his dog Paco (Jerrod Carmichael), and his daughter Nina (Julia Saldanha) with whom he shares a bond, much to Paco's jealousy. When Ferdinand (John Cena) eventually grows up into an enormous bull, he still retains his non-violent, flower-loving nature. Due to his size, he is left alone when Juan, Nina (Lily Day), and Paco go to Ronda for an annual flower festival. Ferdinand decides to go anyway, resulting in him getting stung by a bee and unintentionally causing chaos around town and is taken away back to Casa del Toro, much to his and the family's sadness. Once back there, he finds that Bones (Anthony Anderson), Guapo (Peyton Manning), and Valiente (Bobby Cannavale) have also grown up and have been joined by a Scottish bull named Angus (David Tennant) and a silent but intimidating bull named Maquina (Tim Nordquist). Ferdinand is still disrespected by the 3 grown up bulls he knew when they were calves, but manages to befriend a crazy goat named Lupe (Kate McKinnon) who wants to be his coach in bullfighting despite his lack of interest, three hedgehogs named Una (Gina Rodriguez), Dos (Daveed Diggs), and Cuatro (Gabriel Iglesias) who frequently invade Casa del Toro to steal food and used to have another brother named Tres, but they claim he is dead, and three Austrian Lipzzans (Sally Phillips, Flula Borg and Boris Kodjoe), who like dancing and tease Ferdinand.


John Cena
Ferdinand, a huge flower-loving bull
Colin H. Murphy
as a calf Ferdinand
Kate McKinnon
Lupe, an old goat and Ferdinand's mentor
Anthony Anderson
Bones, a small-yet-fast bull and calls Ferdinand weirdo when he rejects to help him up after Valiente pushes him due to his personality
Nile Diaz
as a calf Bones
Bobby Cannavale
Valiente, a bull
Jack Gore
as a calf Valiente
Peyton Manning
Guapo, a narcissistic-yet-friendly bull
Jet Jurgensmeyer
as a calf Guapo
Gina Rodriguez
Una, a hedgehog
Miguel Ángel Silvestre
El Primero, a famous bull fighter
David Tennant
Angus, a Scottish Highland bull from Scotland
Jerrod Carmichael
Paco, a dog owned by Nina and Juan
Daveed Diggs
Dos, a hedgehog, Una and Cuatro's brother
Raúl Esparza
Moreno, the owner of Casa del Toro
Gabriel Iglesias
Cuatro, a hedgehog, Una and Dos' brother
Juan, the father of Nina and the owner of Ferdinand and Paco
Lily Day
Nina, the original owner of Ferdinand and Paco
Julia Scarpa Saldanha
as a young Nina
Tim Nordquist
Maquina, a cloned Belted Galloway bull made in a laboratory
Flula Borg
Hans, a Lipizzan at Casa del Toro
Boris Kodjoe
Klaus, a Lipizzan at Casa del Toro
Sally Phillips
Greta, a Lipizzan at Casa del Toro
Cindy Slattery
Bunny, a red rabbit and additional voices
Jeremy Sisto
Raf, Ferdinand's father
Karla Martínez
Isabella, a village mother
Belita Moreno
the shopkeeper of a china shop
Carlos Saldanha
Screaming Matador and additional voices


The film Ferdinand was scheduled to be released by 20th Century Fox on December 8, 2017 (Dubai), on December 14, 2017 (Germany) and on December 15, 2017 (United States).

The duration of the film is 108 minutes. With a budget of $111 million, the film grossed over $296.1 million.

The film had received a "PG" rating.


Ferdinand got high rating from critics. But the audience dislikes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website: foxmovies.com/movies/ferdinand

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