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.

Continuity mistake: When the matchmaker grabs Mulan's hand her palm is shown to be covered in ink. She then unwittingly paints herself a goatee. However, immediately after this she grabs the teapot's handle but no ink rubs off onto it. The ink miraculously disappears from her palm as well.

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

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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