Mulan

Finally Disney has an animated film where the girl is not a princess, a mermaid or a lovelorn little thing waiting for a man to come to her rescue. In Mulan, the girl is tough, courageous and ends up leading Chinese soldiers in a victory against the attacking Huns. Although she does have to disguise herself as guy to initially be taken seriously.

This tale of the women-in-disguise who turns out to be more man than any man could possibly be is based on an ancient Chinese legend that's as well-known in that country as the story of Snow White is in ours.

  • Release Date: June 19, 1998
  • Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Family
  • Cast: Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na , B.D. Wong, Lea Salonga, Donny Osmond, Harvey Fierstein, Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook
  • Producer: Pam Coats
  • Screenplay: Rita Hsiao
  • Studio: Disney