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Based on 24 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The film shines at capturing the watercolor delicacy of China's past. show more

  • 100
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    The payoff is a consistently rich piece with impressive visual vitality. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Mulan is an impressive achievement, with a story and treatment ranking with "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King." show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Mulan effortlessly blends serious, comic, and cute elements into a whole that should entertain the majority of movie-goers, regardless of race, gender, or age. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    This high-quality Disney animation combines strong pictorial appeal with amiable voice-performances. show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Mulan is another competent effort, but it's a disappointment for anyone hoping the studio would raise the standard of the animated feature to a new level. show more

  • 50
    Barbara Shulgasser San Francisco Examiner

    It's hard not to keep thinking that this movie is basically "Yentl" with a nose job. show more

  • 80
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    The folks at Disney prove that clothes -- and little else -- make a man, and do so with extraordinary style. show more

  • 80
    Ron Wells Film Threat

    It seems as if all of the new animation competition has lit a fire under Disney's collective ass and they have something to prove again. show more

  • 80

    Mulan serves up the sort of classic entertainment the Magic Kingdom was built on: stunning animation, sharply defined characters, a smattering of catchy tunes all seamlessly woven into a simple, powerfully told yarn. show more

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