In 1998, Mulan charged into cinemas. The animated movie, which loosely retold the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, was a box office hit and led to a series of movies.
But how many Mulan movies are there?
The Mulan films in order
To date, there are three Mulan movies. The Mulan movies – which were produced between 1998 and 2020 – include:
- Mulan (1998)
- Mulan II (2004)
- Mulan (2020)
Are all of the Mulan movies part of the same series?
Mulan ‘98 and Mulan II are animated films which are part of the same series. Mulan ’98 was released theatrically as the 36th Walt Disney Animated Classic, while Mulan II was released direct to home video.
Mulan 2020 is a live-action remake of the original Mulan. The film is part of Disney’s ongoing series of live-action remakes of animated movies, which has included Aladdin, The Lion King, and Dumbo, amongst others.
Who are the cast of the Mulan films?
The cast of the Mulan films varies across the three movies. Notable actors in the Mulan series include Ming-Na Wen, Lea Salonga, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer, Harvey Fierstein, Pat Morita, Frank Welker, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh, George Takei, Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott, and Jet Li.
Is the Mulan series the work of the same director?
The Mulan films are the work of multiple directors. Barry Cook and Tony Bancroft directed Mulan ’98, Darrell Rooney and Lynne Southerland directed Mulan II, and Niki Caro directed Mulan 2020.
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