Mulan (1998)watch the 36th movie in Disney Animated Classics series based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan; Released on June 19, 1998, the movie grossing $304,320,254 million at a $90 million budget. Mulan is set in China during the Han Dynasty.
The film's protagonist, Fa Mulan, is the only daughter of aged warrior Fa Zhou. She impersonates a man and takes her father's place during a general conscription to counter a fictitious Hun invasion led by Shan Yu. Along with her guardian dragon Mushu, her captain, Li Shang, a lucky cricket, "Cri-kee," and her companions, Yao, Ling, and Chien Po, she battles the invading Hun army. The American Film Institute nominated Mulan for its Top 10 Animated Films list. Movie transcript with snapshot pictures SOLDIER: We're under attack! Light the signal! Now all of China knows you're here. SHAN YU: Perfect. GENERAL LI: Your Majesty, the Huns have crossed our Northern Border. CHI FU: Impossible. No one can get through the Great Wall. GENERAL LI: Shan-Yu is leading them. We'll set up defenses around your palace immediately.
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THE EMPEROR: No. Send your troops to protect my people. Chi Fu.
CHI FU: Yes, Your Highness?
THE EMPEROR: Deliver conscription notices throughout all the provinces. Call up reserves and as many new recruits as possible.
GENERAL LI: Forgive me, Your Majesty, but I believe my troops can stop him.
THE EMPEROR: I won't take any chances, General.
A single grain of rice can tip the scale.
One man may be the difference between victory and defeat.
MULAN: Quiet and demure. Graceful. Polite. Delicate. Refined. Poised. Punctual. Ai-yah! Little Brother! Little Brother. There you are. Who's the smartest doggy in the world? Come on, smart boy. Can you help me with my chores today?
FA ZHOU: Honorable ancestors, please help Mulan impress the matchmaker today. Please. Please help her.
MULAN: Father, I brought your... Whoa!
FA ZHOU: Mulan.
MULAN: I brought a spare. The doctor said three cups of tea in the morning...
FA ZHOU: Mulan.
MULAN: ...and three at night.
FA ZHOU: Mulan, you should already be in town. We are counting on you to...
MULAN: ...uphold the family honor. Don't worry, Father. I won't let you down. Wish me luck.
FA ZHOU: Hurry! I'm going to pray some more.
WOMAN #1: Fa Li, is your daughter here yet? The matchmaker is not a patient woman.
FA LI: Of all days to be late. I should have
prayed to the ancestors for luck.
MULAN: It's freezing.
FA LI: It would have been warm if you were here on time. Mulan, what's this?
MULAN: Uh, notes. In case I forget something.
GRANDMOTHER FA: Hold this. We'll need more luck than I thought.
FA LI: There. You're ready.
GRANDMOTHER FA: Not yet. An apple for serenity. A pendant for balance.
THE MATCHMAKER: Fa Mulan.
THE MATCHMAKER: Speaking without permission.
GRANDMOTHER FA: Who spit in her bean curd? Huh.
THE MATCHMAKER: Too skinny. Hmph! Not good for bearing sons. Recite the final admonition. Well?
MULAN: Fulfill your duties calmly and respectfully. Um, reflect before you snack Act!
This shall bring you honor...
MULAN: What is it?
FA LI: Mulan. Stay inside.
CHI FU: Citizens, I bring a proclamation from the imperial city. The Huns have invaded China. By order of the emperor, one man from every
family must serve...
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: will die doing what's right.
MULAN: But if you...
FA ZHOU: I know my place! It is time you learned yours.
GRANDMOTHER FA: Mulan is gone!
FA ZHOU: What? It can't be. Mulan! No.
FA LI: You must go after her. She could be killed.
FA ZHOU: If I reveal her, she will be.
GRANDMOTHER FA: Ancestors, hear our prayer. Watch over Mulan.
FIRST ANCESTOR: Mushu, awaken!
MUSHU: I live! So, tell me what mortal needs my protection, Great Ancestor. Just say the word and I'm there.
FIRST ANCESTOR: Mushu
MUSHU: Let me say somethin'. Anybody who's foolish enough to threaten our family, vengeance will be mine!
FIRST ANCESTOR: Mushu!
These are the family guardians.
MUSHU: They protect the family.
FIRST ANCESTOR: And you, o demoted one?
MUSHU: I ring the gong.
FIRST ANCESTOR: That's right. Now, wake up the ancestors.
MUSHU: One family reunion comin' right up. Okay, people, look alive. Let's go. Come on. Get up. Let's move it. Rise and shine. You all way past the beauty sleep thing, trust me.
ANCESTOR #1: I knew it. I knew it! That Mulan was a troublemaker from the start!
ANCESTOR #2: Don't look at me. She gets it from your side of the family.
ANCESTOR #3: She's trying to help her father.
ANCESTOR #4: If she's discovered, Fa Zhou will be forever shamed. Dishonor will come to the family. Traditional values will disintegrate.
ANCESTOR #5: Not to mention, they'll lose the farm.
ANCESTOR #1: My children never caused such trouble. They all became acupuncturists.
ANCESTOR #2: Well, we can't all be acupuncturists.
ANCESTOR #6: No! Your great-granddaughter had to be a cross-dresser!
ANCESTOR #7: Let a guardian bring her back.
ANCESTOR #2: Yes, awaken the most cunning.
ANCESTOR #4: No, the swiftest.
ANCESTOR #8 No, send the wisest.
FIRST ANCESTOR: Silence! We must send the most powerful of all.
Watch character pictures Production Mulan originally began as a short, straight-to-video film titled "China Doll".
Mulan (voiced by Ming-Na) is a female who dresses and passes as male to join the military. BD Wong (the voice of Shang) began his acting career as a male who dresses and passes as a female in M. Butterfly.
Both Mulan and her father were animated by the same team as this helped make them seem related to each other.
The scene where Mulan disarms Shan-Yu with a fan shows an actual martial art technique.
Crickets are considered a symbol of good luck in China, hence the inclusion of one as a character.
In one of the original versions of the film, Mulan was engaged to Li Shang and matching Yin-Yang necklaces were bestowed upon them.
"Fa" is the Cantonese pronunciation of Mulan's family name.
Also you can watch Mulan II (2004) full movie online
Watch songs from original soundtrack and other parts of movie
Honor to Us All
I'll Make a Man Out of You
A Girl Worth Fighting For
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