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Mulan (1998)

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To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Shan-Yu (voice)
... Yao (voice)
... Fa Li (voice)
... Grandmother Fa (voice)
... Chi Fu (voice)
... The Matchmaker (voice)
... The Emperor (voice)
... Mushu (voice)
... Grandmother Fa (singing voice)
... Fa Zhou (voice)
... Shang (singing voice)
... Mulan (singing voice)
... General Li (voice)
... First Ancestor (voice)
Jerry Tondo ... Chien-Po (voice) (as Jerry S. Tondo)
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Storyline

This retelling of the old Chinese folktale is about the story of a young Chinese maiden who learns that her weakened and lame father is to be called up into the army in order to fight the invading Huns. Knowing that he would never survive the rigours of war in his state, she decides to disguise herself and join in his place. Unknown to her, her ancestors are aware of this and to prevent it, they order a tiny disgraced dragon, Mushu to join her in order to force her to abandon her plan. He agrees, but when he meets Mulan, he learns that she cannot be dissuaded and so decides to help her in the perilous times ahead. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all. See more »


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Release Date:

19 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

China Doll  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,745,143, 21 June 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$120,620,254

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$304,320,254
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Mushu says, at one point, that he wanted to have an "entourage." A persistent joke during Eddie Murphy's career was that he had a large entourage. See more »

Goofs

In the Imperial City, Yao and Ling go down the rope from the balcony at the Palace into the crowd below before Chien-Po and the Emperor, yet they have just landed when they call back to Mulan, who is still on the balcony. See more »

Quotes

Mushu: Go get her? What's the matter with you... After this Great Stone Humpty-Dumpty mess, I'd have to bring her home with a medal to be let back in the temple. Wait a minute! That's it! I'll make Mulan a war hero, and the ancestors will be begging me to come back. That's the master plan! Oh, you've done it now, man.
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Thank you to the Walt Disney Feature Animation Support Staff and our families. Your patience and dedication bring honor to us all. See more »

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Referenced in 30 Rock: Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Reflection (Pop Version)
Music by Matthew Wilder
Lyrics by David Zippel
Performed by Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera appears courtesy of the RCA Records Label
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Mulan
28 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

A great story..I have always been impressed by China's history,by its culture..even though this film is fiction but even so..I like it!..A girl,Mulan,who wants to save his father from going to war and die in battle...a little dragon,Mushu,who tries to convince the ancestors of the Fa family that he can do something important without messing up things around him..a bug who thinks he's lucky and it seems that he really has lot of luck..and a brave horse and companion,Khan..they all decide to help Mulan in war..that's the plot of the story...In the end everything turns out OK and Shang and Mulan fall in love.. I recommend this movie to everyone..and I hope you'll like it as much as I did..or who knows?even more..


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