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

Trivia: Mulan is one of the few Disney movies where the characters have shadows.


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

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: 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: 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: This was the first Disney film on DVD.

Other mistake: When Crickie is typing the letter for Mushu he has ink on his feet yet when he jumps on the table to wipe off his feet there aren't any ink footprints where his foot was.

More mistakes in Mulan

Emperor: The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.
Shang: Sir?
Emperor: You don't meet a girl like that every dynasty.

More quotes from Mulan

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