Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie (2021) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

September 3, 2021
2hr 12min
Status: released

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie Details:

Based onMarvel Comics
Country United States
Language English
Release dateAugust 16, 2021 (Hollywood, Los Angeles)
September 3, 2021 (United States)
Running time2hr 12min
Age ratingPG-13
StarringSimu Liu
Meng’er Zhang
Fala Chen
Florian Munteanu
Benedict Wong
Yuen Wah
Michelle Yeoh
Ben Kingsley
Tony Leung
Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton
Screenplay byDave Callaham
Destin Daniel Cretton
Andrew Lanham
Story byDave Callaham
Destin Daniel Cretton
Produced byKevin Feige
Jonathan Schwartz
Cinematography by William Pope
Edited by Nat Sanders
Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir
Harry Yoon
Music byJoel P. West
Production CompanyMarvel Studios
Distributor Walt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Simu Liu as Shaun / Shang-Chi
  • Tony Leung Chiu-wai as Xu Wenwu
  • Awkwafina as Katy
  • Ben Kingsley as Trevor Slattery
  • Meng’er Zhang as Xialing
  • Fala Chen as Li
  • Michelle Yeoh as Ying Nan
  • Wah Yuen as Master Guang Bo
  • Florian Munteanu as Razor Fist
  • Andy Le as Death Dealer
  • Paul W. He as Chancellor Hui
  • Jayden Zhang as Young Shang-Chi
  • Elodie Fong as Young Xialing
  • Arnold Sun as Teen Shang-Chi
  • Stephanie Hsu as Soo
  • Kunal Dudheker as John
  • Tsai Chin as Waipo
  • Jodi Long as Mrs. Chen
  • Dallas Liu as Ruihua
  • Ronny Chieng as Jon Jon
  • Daniel Liu as BMW Driver
  • Stella Ye as Yuchen
  • Fernando Chien as Gao Lei
  • Michael-Anthony Taylor as Bus Driver
  • Zach Cherry as Klev
  • Raymond Ma as Gang Leader
  • Thau Shen Lim as Chinese Bouncer
  • Kar-Yung Lau as Wenwu’s Captain
  • Johnny Carr as Wenwu’s Driver
  • Harmonie He as Teen Xialing
  • Lydia Sarks as Flight Attendant
  • John Harding as Wenwu’s Guard
  • Lynette Curran as Old Lady on Bus
  • Benjamin Wang as Gang Member
  • Benedict Wong as Wong
  • Jade Xu as Widow
  • Shelley Xu as Jie
  • Alistair Bates as Trash Truck Driver
  • Dee Bradley Baker as Morris (voice)


In the film, Shang-Chi is forced to confront his past when his father Wenwu (Leung), the leader of the Ten Rings terrorist organization, draws Shang-Chi and his sister Xialing (Zhang) into a search for a mythical village.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie Budget & Box Office Collection:

Budget$150–200 million
Worldwide Collection$432.2 million

About Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Movie:

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is an American superhero film based on Marvel Comics featuring the character Shang-Chi. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi alongside Awkwafina, Meng’er Zhang, Fala Chen, Florian Munteanu, Benedict Wong, Yuen Wah, Michelle Yeoh, Ben Kingsley, and Tony Leung.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is an American superhero film based on Marvel Comics featuring the character Shang-Chi.

It is the 25th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and part of Phase Four of the MCU.

A film based on Shang-Chi entered development in 2001, but work did not begin in earnest until December 2018 when Dave Callaham was hired.

Destin Daniel Cretton joined in March 2019, and the film’s title and primary cast were announced that July. This revealed the film’s connection to the Ten Rings organization, which previously appeared throughout the MCU, and its leader Wenwu who was adapted from the problematic comic book characters Fu Manchu and the Mandarin.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is the first Marvel Studios film with an Asian director and a predominantly Asian cast.

Filming began in Sydney in February 2020 but was put on hold in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Production resumed in August and ended in October, with additional filming in San Francisco. Brad Allan and other members of the Jackie Chan Stunt Team coordinated the fight sequences.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings had its world premiere at the El Capitan Theatre and TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on August 16, 2021, and was screened at CinemaCon on August 25. The film was released in international markets beginning on September 1, and had been released in 66% of its markets by the end of its first weekend. The film was released in the United States on September 3, in over 4,200 theaters, with 400 IMAX, over 850 in premium large format, 1,500 3D, and 275 in specialty D-Box, 4DX, and ScreenX. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is part of Phase Four of the MCU.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings grossed over $432 million worldwide, making it the ninth-highest-grossing film of 2021.

It set several box office records and received positive reviews from critics, many of whom praised the action sequences, exploration and representation of Asian culture, Cretton’s direction, and the performances of Liu and Leung.

The film received various accolades, including a nomination for Best Visual Effects at the 94th Academy Awards. A sequel is in development.

The film was released on digital download on November 12, 2021, as well as on Disney+ as part of the service’s “Disney+ Day” celebration. Disney+ also received the IMAX Enhanced version of the film. It was released on Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD on November 30. The home media of the film includes audio commentary, deleted scenes, a gag reel, and various behind-the-scenes featurettes.

Following the release of Shang-Chi on Disney+, viewer tracking application Samba TV reported that over 1.7 million U.S. households watched the film within its first weekend of availability. Samba TV also reported viewership numbers for the United Kingdom (250,000), Germany (85,000), and Australia (17,000), while TV Time reported that it was the most-streamed film in the United States during that same time frame. Nielsen stated that it was the second-most-streamed film, behind Netflix’s Red Notice, with a viewership of 1.072 billion minutes in its first week. Asian Americans made up 10% of the audience, the highest percentage for any title on the chart. The film remained in the top five on Nielsen and TV Times charts in the following weeks. and TV Time stated that it was the sixth most-streamed film globally in 2021. The film was number one on the NPD Videoscan First Alert chart, which tracks combined sales of DVDs and Blu-rays, and the dedicated Blu-ray sales chart for two weeks. It was the third most-selling title on disc for December 2021 according to the NPD Group.