San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
The payoff is a consistently rich piece with impressive visual vitality.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The film shines at capturing the watercolor delicacy of China's past.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Mulan is an impressive achievement, with a story and treatment ranking with "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King."
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By James Berardinelli
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.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It took long enough, but Disney has finally come up with an animated heroine who's a good role model and a funky, arresting personality at the same time.
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Film Threat

By Ron Wells
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.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The folks at Disney prove that clothes -- and little else -- make a man, and do so with extraordinary style.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
This high-quality Disney animation combines strong pictorial appeal with amiable voice-performances.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
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.
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San Francisco Examiner

By Barbara Shulgasser
It's hard not to keep thinking that this movie is basically "Yentl" with a nose job.
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71 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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