Although the live-action movie of Mulan was a flop, at least the cartoon was one of the two Mulan movies that was a hit. The cartoon Mulan on IMDb got a star rating of 7.6, and the live-action received a star rating of only 5.4.
Why live-action Mulan failed?
Disney’s live-action “Mulan” is a film that is as painful to watch as it is to review. The short explanation: the film abuses human rights, regurgitates current nationalistic myths, grossly appropriates one of China’s most beloved characters, and fails both Eastern and Western viewers alike.
Why is China upset with Mulan?
China blocked the release of Disney’s animated “Mulan” for eight months in the late 1990s after the company backed Martin Scorsese’s “Kundun,” a film seen as sympathetic to the Dalai Lama. The animated “Mulan” bombed in China as a result.
Was Mulan live-action a success?
‘Mulan’: Loss – The film hit Disney+ on Sept. 4 and was streamed by approximately 1.12 million households over Labor Day weekend, according to Samba TV. “Mulan” also had a small international release in theaters, which generated $66.8 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
What Disney film made the least money?
If you want to know the Disney movie that had the lowest box office, in actual figures, not counting re-releases, “package” films, or the unusual roadshow model of “Fantasia,” that would be “Dumbo.” Per the book “Hollywood cartoons: American animation in its golden age” by Michael Barrier, the 1941 film grossed an
Did Mulan make a loss?
Overall, this puts Disney’s losses on Mulan at anywhere from $80 to $150 million.
Which Disney movie lost the most money?
- #8: “The Country Bears” (2002)
- #7: “Newsies” (1992)
- #6: “Treasure Planet” (2002)
- #5: “The Lone Ranger” (2013)
- #4: “Tomorrowland” (2015)
- #3: “The Black Cauldron” (1985)
- #2: “John Carter” (2012)
- #1: “Mars Needs Moms” (2011)
Did Mulan 2020 fail?
The film’s mainland China debut was considered a failure not just because it missed analysts’ expectations, but also because Disney had poured five years and $200 million into the film, in part, to ensure it appealed to a Chinese audience.
Did Mulan flop Disney plus?
After Disney declined to offer a redux on its grand “Mulan” PVOD experiment when it decided against charging a premium price for the upcoming Pixar movie “Soul,” it raised the question: Was the digitally released “Mulan” a flop? The answer, according to Disney CEO Bob Chapek, is no.
Will there be Mulan 2?
Mulan 2 doesn’t immediately seem like the kind of project that would be at the forefront of Disney’s slate of movies. The first film was one of the earliest canceled theatrical releases of the coronavirus pandemic.
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