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In May 2004, Mulan was planned for a re-release as a Special Edition DVD, replacing its Gold Collection counterpart, unlike Hercules, which didn't get a Special Edition of its down.

Mulan: Special Edition was released on October 26, 2004.


Full of daring action and hilarious characters, the fun-filled Mulan 2 Disc Special Edition celebrates honor, courage and the importance of family. The Washington Post proclaims Disney's Mulan is "gorgeously animated... stirringly told!"

Clever Mulan proves her worth outside of her tradition-bound society, when, disguised as a mal solider, "Ping," she bravely takes her father's place in the Imperial Army. Helped by her outrageously funny guardian dragon Mushu and a lucky cricket named Chi-Kee, Mulan strives to earn the respect of her follow warriors and their courageous Captain Shang, Mulan's adventures lead to a climactic family's honor and the fate of the Emperor and all of China in the rest in her hands!

And now, this new 2-disc Special Edition includes spectacular bonus features for families and an collectors -- deleted scenes, all-new music video, games and an exclusive sneak peak of the all-new movie -- Mulan II!



Bonus material

  • Deleted Scenes: Alternate Openings, Never Before Heard Deleted Song
  • All New Music Videos Featuring Jackie Chan, Raven, and Christina Aguilera
  • Backstage Disney
  • Games & Activities
  • Audio Commentary
  • Storyboard To Film Comparisons
  • Multi-Language Presentation
  • Digital Dim Sum
  • Songs Of Mulan
  • THX Certified
  • And Much More!


Video Creation date
1 Blue warning screens August 26, 2003
2 Walt Disney Home Entertainment logo July 17, 2001
3 Teaser: Bambi (Platinum Edition) October 5, 2004
4 Bumper: Coming Soon to Theaters December 14, 1999
5 Theatrical Trailer: Pooh's Heffalump Movie August 31, 2004
6 Bumper: Coming Soon to Own on DVD & Video December 2, 2003
7 Video Preview: Mary Poppins (40th Anniversary Edition) October 26, 2004
8 Video Preview: Mickey's Twice Upon A Christmas October 26, 2004
9 Video Preview: Eloise at Christmastime October 26, 2004
10 Bumper: Join Us After the Movie August 7, 2001
11 Bumper: Feature Presentation December 14, 1999
12 Mulan (restored version) October 26, 2004
13 Sneak Peek: Mulan II October 26, 2004

Advertised on:

  1. Ghosts of the Abyss (April 27, 2004)
  2. Freaky Friday (1977) (June 1, 2004)
  3. Teacher's Pet (June 15, 2004)
  4. The Princess Diaries (Special Edition) (August 3, 2004)
  5. Mickey • Donald • Goofy: The Three Musketeers (August 17, 2004)
  6. Disney Princess Party Volume 1 (September 7, 2004)
  7. Disney Princess Stories Volume 1: A Gift From The Heart (September 7, 2004)
  8. Disney Princess Sing Along Songs Volume 1: If You Can Dream (September 7, 2004)
  9. Home On The Range (September 14, 2004)
  10. Aladdin (Platinum Edition) (October 5, 2004)

In Other Countries

Country of origin Release date
South Korea November 10, 2004
Australia November 10, 2004
United Kingdom November 15, 2004
Japan December 17, 2004

Television broadcasts

Just after this DVD was released, Mulan returned to Disney Channel on November 28, 2004, where it remained until 2010.




Mulan Special Edition Trailer


Mulan - 2-Disc Special Edition Trailer