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FERDINAND Blu-ray Review

Ferdinand Blu-ray

The Movie


From the creators of Ice Age and Rio comes the most love-a-bull family comedy of the year! Ferdinand (John Cena) is a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast and torn from his home, he rallies a misfit team of friends for the ultimate adventure to return to his family. Based on the classic children’s book, Ferdinand proves you can’t judge a bull by its cover!

Directed By: Carlos Saldanha

Written By: Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson, Ron Burch, David Kidd, Don Rhymer, Robert L. Baird, Tim Federle, & Brad Copeland

Starring: Jack Gore (Young Valiente), Jet Jurgensmeyer (Young Guapo), Nile Diaz (Young Bones), Colin H. Murphy (Young Ferdinand), Carlos Saldanha (Screaming Matador), Jeremy Sisto (Ferdinand’s Father), Bobby Cannavale (Valiente’s Father/Valiente), Raúl Esparza (Moreno), Juanes (Juan), Jerrod Carmichael (Paco), John Cena (Ferdinand), and more.

Genre: Animation, Comedy, & Adventure

Rating: PG

Runtime: 108 minutes

Blu-ray Details


  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1
  • English Descriptive Audio 5.2
  • Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
  • French Dolby Digital 5.1


  • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
  • Resolution: 1080p
  • Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1
  • Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, & French

Special Features

  • Ferdinand’s Team Supreme
  • “Home” Nick Jonas Music Video
  • Creating a Remarka-Bull Song
  • Learn to Dance with Ferdinand
  • Ferdinand’s Do-It-Yourself Flower Garden
  • and more

My Thoughts

I give the Ferdinand Blu-ray a B.

My first thoughts while watching Ferdinand was this is such a cute movie!  I loved all the characters especially Ferdinand, the Bull with the huge heart.  I also loved how this film took a somewhat scary animal and made him loveable.  Ferdinand didn’t want to fight.  He loved flowers and when it came down to it, he never back down to what he believed in. I couldn’t help but not like this film.  I wasn’t a huge fan of animated films but they are honestly starting to grow on me.

My favorite part of the film was when Ferdinand met Nina and the friendship/bond that grew between them.  It was cool to see Nina’s father measuring her height on the wall and Nina doing the same with Ferdinand. Nina and her father treated Ferdinand like a member of the family.

Catch Ferdinand out on Blu-ray, DVD, & Digital March 13th!