STARRING: Ming-Na, Eddie Murphy, Harvey Fierstein, Pat Morita, B.D. Wong, Mary Kay Bergman, James Hong
DIRECTOR: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook
STUDIO: Walt Disney Pictures
GENRE: Family / Animation / Comedy
RELEASE DATE: June 19, 1998
Based on a famous Chinese legend, Mulan chronicles the daring adventures of a young Chinese woman whose irrepressible spirit clashes with her tradition-bound society. Although her family wants her to marry, Mulan is comically out-of-place when it comes to matchmaking, and she makes a hilarious mess out of her family’s plans. When her country is forced into war by the invading Hun army, Mulan (Ming-Na Wen) takes her ailing father’s place in the Chinese army in order to save his life. With the hysterical support of Mushu (Eddie Murphy), her feisty, fire-breathing, wanna-be guardian dragon, Mulan disguises herself as a man and trains to become a brave and disciplined warrior. With bold and selfless acts of courage, she brings victory to her country and honor to her family.
Directors: Darrell Rooney, Lynne Southerland
Voice Cast: Ming-Na (Mulan), B.D. Wong (Shang), Mark Moseley (Mushu), Lucy Liu (Mei), Harvey Fierstein (Yao), Sandra Oh (Ting Ting), Gedde Watanabe (Ling), Lauren Tom (Su), Jerry Tondo (Chien-Po), Pat Morita (The Emperor), George Takei (First Ancestor), June Foray (Grandmother Fa), Freda Foh Shen (Fa Li), Soon-Tek Oh (Fa Zhou), Frank Welker (Cri-Kee)
Songs: "Lesson Number One", "A Girl Worth Fighting For (Redux)", "Like
Other Girls", "(I Wanna Be) Like Other Girls", "Here Beside Me"
Running Time: 79 Minutes / Rating: G
1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Dolby Digital 5.1 English
productions. For one thing, it is a single narrative film rather than a
flimsy stringing together of episodes from a proposed or discarded
television series. For another, almost all of the original voice cast has
returned. In addition, this sequel boasts animation that's nearly as
satisfying as the original film's.
With their latest follow-up to a popular animated film, Disney has made a sincere effort at creating something worth the public's time and
attention, even if it's pretty much an unnecessary project. Though seven
years have passed in our world, Mulan II picks up about a month after the events of the previous film. Like most follow-ups to "happily ever after", it starts with what looks like a wedding. Having saved China, Mulan has returned to her little hometown. Now a general, Shang shows up and after a bit of a struggle, works up a marriage proposal. All seems well, until Mulan's guardian dragon Mushu learns that if Mulan gets married, he gets the slip.
Before they can get married, Mulan and Shang are summoned by the Emperor of China. It just so happens that those pesky Mongols are threatening China with another invasion and this time the Emperor isn't looking for a war but for an alliance big enough to dissuade any attacks. To see this plan through, the Emperor offers his three princess daughters for arranged marriages that will keep China secure. To deliver the brides to the potential ally, Mulan and Shang are enlisted, and they in turn get help from their three old gooberish army friends, Yao, Ling, and Chien-Po.
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