Trivia: When Mulan is reading the wall depicting her ancestry, she is really reading the film credits (written in chinese characters).

Trivia: Shang's horse has dots on the base of his neck and on his butt on both sides that are little "Hidden Mickeys".


Trivia: Mulan's spoken voice is provided by Ming-Na Wen, Dr. Jing-Mei Chen on "ER". Mulan's singing voice is provided by Lea Salonga, who has also been on "ER".

Trivia: Directors Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook both have cameo appearances in the film. They appear in the tower of fireworks when Mushu tells them that he needs fire power.

Trivia: When Mulan's father is practicing with the sword and she peeks in, he is doing movements from the Compulsary Straight Sword form for an international Wushu competition.

Trivia: The song "Reflection" was originally meant to have two verses and a second chorus, slightly different than the first one.

Trivia: Disney special effects artists made up a program that can make a bunch of different people that all look different without them having to draw every single character. They used this in the scene when all of the Huns come over the snowy hill.


Trivia: In the scene where Mulan is revealed to be a woman after the avalanche, the symbol on the tent and on the doctor's case is a very ancient Chinese symbol for a doctor (like the caduceus and the red cross in Western culture) and NOT the flag of Japan. Revealed in the Audio Commentary on the 15th Anniversary Edition DVD.


Trivia: In Sweden Mulan's name is spelled with an accent over the a, Mulán. This because "mulan" is Swedish for "the mule" and they didn't want people to think of a mule when they saw the title of the movie.

Trivia: When Mulan is in the burned down city, she walks though a curtain door, behind her there is a stone wall with soot on it and there is a "Hidden Mickey" there.


Trivia: This was the first Disney film on DVD.

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Continuity mistake: The wagon, which is full of explosives, is on fire, so Mulan cuts Kahn (the horse) free with her sword and jumps onto Khan. She starts to ride away, while she holds the reins in her left hand and the sword with her right hand, up in the air. The wagon explodes and in the next shot, she still holds the reins in her left hand, though the sword, still in midair in her right hand, is now actually in its sheath, which is always attached to the left side of her belt. Some arrows are missing on the ground as well. Then her sheathed sword lands on the ground beside her. (00:53:45)

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More mistakes in Mulan

Mulan: You shouldn't have to go.
Fa Li: Mulan.
Mulan: There are plenty of young men to fight for China.
Fa Zhou: It is an honor to protect my country and my family.
Mulan: So you'll die for honor.
Fa Zhou: I will die doing what's right.
Mulan: But if you.
Fa Zhou: I know my place! It is time you learned yours.

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Question: Why does the general really appoint Li Shang as the new captain?

Answer: For the reasons stated. He believes him to be a highly competent soldier and trainer. While this opinion is probably influenced by Li Shang being his son, it does prove to be correct, as Li Shang's training is what allows the small group to succeed in battling the Huns.

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