Mulan II

2004 American direct-to-video Disney animated film directed by Darrell Rooney

Mulan II is a Disney 2004 movie and the sequel to the 1998 animated movie Mulan. It was directed by Darrell Rooney and Lynne Southerland, and features Mulan, and her new fiancé, Shang, on a special mission: getting the Emperor's three daughters across the country to meet their soon-to-be fiancés. The movie deals with arranged marriages, loyalty, relationships, making choices, trust, and finding true love. The entire cast from the first movie returned, except for Eddie Murphy (Mushu), Miriam Margolyes (The Matchmaker), Chris Sanders (Little Brother) and Matthew Wilder (Ling's singing voice). Murphy and Margolyes were replaced by Mark Moseley and April Winchell, and Gedde Watanabe does his own singing for the sequel.

Mulan II
Directed byDarrell Rooney
Lynne Southerland
Written byMichael Lucker
Chris Parker
Roger S.H. Schulman
Produced byJennifer Blohm
StarringMing-Na
B.D. Wong
Mark Moseley
Lucy Liu
Harvey Fierstein
Sandra Oh
Gedde Watanabe
Lauren Tom
Jerry Tondo
Pat Morita
George Takei
June Foray
Freda Foh Shen
Soon-Tek Oh
Frank Welker
Jillian Henry
Edited byPam Ziegenhagen
Music byJoel McNeely
Production
company
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Release dates
November 2, 2004 (Italy, Norway and the whole rest of Europe)
February 1, 2005 (USA)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Story change

Fa Mulan gets the surprise of her young life when her love, Captain (now General) Li Shang asks for her hand in marriage. Before the two can have their happily ever after, the Emperor assigns them a secret mission, to escort three princesses to Chang'an, China. Mushu is determined to drive a wedge between the couple after he learns that he will lose his guardian job if Mulan marries into the Li family. After the princesses unexpectedly fall in love with the Gang of Three, Mulan decides to help them escape the fate of marrying men they do not love. This contradicts the Emperor's orders and forces him to put Mulan's relationship with Shang into question. They are attacked by Mongolians, and the fate of China hangs in the balance.

Cast change

Additional voices were provided by Jeff Bennett, John Goodman, Sherry Lynn, Tress MacNeille, Rove McManus, Liliana Mumy, Phil Proctor, Jan Rabson, Kevin Michael Richardson and Steve Susskind.

Soundtrack change

Mulan II
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
ReleasedJanuary 26, 2017
LabelWalt Disney Records
ProducerBrian Rawling
Graham Stack
Brett Swain

The soundtrank contains songs from the movie performed by various artists, as well as portions of the movie's score composed by Joel McNeely. It was released on January 26, 2017 by Walt Disney Records.

  1. "Lesson Number One" - Lea Salonga and Chorus
  2. "Main Title" (Score)
  3. "Like Other Girls" - Judy Kuhn, Lucy Liu, and Lauren Tom
  4. "A Girl Worth Fighting For (Redux)" - Gedde Watanabe, Jerry Tondo, and Harvey Fierstein
  5. "Here Beside Me" - Hayley Westenra
  6. "(I Wanna Be) Like Other Girls" - Atomic Kitten
  7. "The Journey Begins" (Score)
  8. "In Love and in Trouble" (Score)
  9. "The Attack" (Score)
  10. "Shang Lives!" (Score)
  11. "Here Beside Me (Instrumental)"

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