Starring: Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Gong Li, Jet Li, Li Gong, Doua Moua, Tzi Ma, Ron Yuan, Jimmy Wong, Chen Tang
Live-action remake of the 1998 Disney animation directed by Niki Caro. The story follows the spirited daughter of an honored warrior, Hua Mulan (Yifei Liu), who is determined and quick on her feet. When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army, Mulan steps in to take the place of her ailing father as Hua Jun. She is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. The journey transforms her into an honored warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation, and a proud father.
Hua Li: We have excellent news. The matchmaker has found you an auspicious match.
Hua Zhou: It is decided. Come and sit down. It is what is best for our family.
[looking sad but determined]
Mulan: Yes, I will bring honor to us all.
The Matchmaker: Quiet. Composed. Graceful. Disciplined. These are the qualities we see in a good wife. These are the qualities we see in Mulan.
Hua Zhou: [to Mulan] Do you know why the phoenix sits on the right-hand of the Emperor? She is his guardian. His protector. She is both beautiful and strong. Your job is to bring honor to the family. Do you think you can do that?
The Chancellor: Their leader calls himself Bori Khan.
Soldier: He fights alongside a witch.
Bori Khan: [to Xian] No survivors.
Army Messenger: Citizens, we are under attack from northern invaders. By edit of his Imperial Majesty, every family must contribute one man to the fight!
Army Messenger: Have you no son?
Hua Zhou: I am blessed with two daughters. I will fight.
[to Mulan an Hua Xiu]
Hua Li: We must be strong. This time he will not return.
Mulan: Loyal, brave, and true. It is my duty to protect my family.
Mulan: It is my duty to fight.
[referring to Mulan]
Hua Zhou: Ancestors, please protect her.
Commander Tung: What is your name, solider?
Mulan: Hua Jun, Commander. Son of Hua Zhou.
[to the soldiers]
Sergeant Qiang: We are going to make men out of every single one of you.
Commander Tung: [to Mulan] Your spirit is evident. But something holds you back.
Xian Lang: [to Mulan] When they find out who you are, they will show you no mercy.
Mulan: I’m Hua Mulan. I will bring honor to us all.
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