Ferdinand (3D)

Built to fight. Born to love.


Ferdinand
Based on the popular children’s book, Ferdinand tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being 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. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can’t judge a bull by its cover. This film is releasing in 2D and 3D. This is the 3D version.

108 minutes.
Parental Guidance (Violence).
Adventure, Animals, Animated, Comedy, Family, Fantasy.

Showtimes

Taking a bull by the horns...
Taking a bull by the horns...

Credits

Cast
Voices of Kate McKinnon, David Tennant, Bobby Cannavale, John Cena, Gina Rodriguez, Daveed Diggs, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Gabriel Iglesias, Anthony Anderson
Director
Carlos Saldanha
ScreenplayRobert L. Baird, Tim Federle, Brad Copeland, Ron Burch, David Kidd, Don Rhymer, from the book by Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson
MusicJohn Powell
CinematographyRenato Falcão
EditingHarry Hitner
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround 7.1
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017
Produced byBlue Sky Studios, Davis Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Animation

Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAnimated
LanguageLow, very infrequent, not crude.
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow, fairly frequent, unrealistic.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG for rude humor, action and some thematic elements
Runtime106
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
1
Violence
3
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
3
Profanity
0
Alcohol / Drugs
0
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
6 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
4
Violence
3
Sex
1
Language
2
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
0

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Jane Horwitz quote iconA gentle bull to warm your heart.
10
Die Burger
Mariana Malan quote iconFerdinand die bul laat jou hart smelt.
10
24.com
Bronwyn McKay quote iconFerdinand is a happy-go-lucky, easily understood, colourful story that is fun for everyone to watch.
15
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconWhile I really didn't expect the film to toy with kids and then trample their idealism with the realities of bullfighting, I'm happy the film ends up being quite entertaining and enjoyable.
14
Metacritic.com
19 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
79 critics
12
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Ferdinand's colorful update on a classic tale doesn't go anywhere unexpected, but its timeless themes -- and John Cena's engaging voice work in the title role -- make for family-friendly fun.
14
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
13
CommonSenseMedia
Joyce Slaton quote iconSweet story about compassion, nonviolence has a few scares.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
13 users
11
Rottentomatoes users
4628 users
9
IMDB
1216 Netizens quote iconA funny and somewhat heartwarming tale.
14
The Movie DB
Community
15

Average .. 63%

13

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