Ferdinand Parent Guide Take time to smell the roses. Release date December 15, 2017 Ferdinand may be a bull, but he's not a fighter. So when he gets sent into the ring, he's more interested in the flowers thrown from the fans than he is taking on his opponent. Why is Ferdinand rated Not Rated? The MPAA rated Ferdinand Not Rated News About "Ferdinand" Ferdinand was previously titled The Story of Ferdinand. Cast and Crew Ferdinand is directed by Carlos Saldanha and stars .