After a huge sensitive Spanish fighting bull named Ferdinand accidentally sits on a bee and reacts badly, he's mistakenly believed to be a danger to people and taken away to a remote farm. There he meets other animals who soon become his friends. When Ferdinand is picked to fight in a stadium, he decides that the only option is to try to escape and return home to the little girl who raised him. He and his friends steal a truck and leave with other farm animals. During their journey, Ferdinand discovers that he's willing to fight... to protect his friends.