Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is a 2021 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Shang-Chi. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, the film stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, a skilled martial artist who is drawn into a web of intrigue and danger when he confronts the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
In the film, Shang-Chi is forced to confront his past and his connection to the Ten Rings, while also teaming up with his estranged sister (Meng’er Zhang) and a group of allies to prevent the organization from unleashing a powerful threat upon the world.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings received critical acclaim for its action sequences, performances, and representation of Asian culture. The film was also praised for its exploration of family dynamics and its incorporation of themes of identity and heritage.
The film was a commercial success, grossing over $430 million worldwide and breaking several box office records, including the biggest Labor Day opening weekend in North America. It also received several nominations at the 2022 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was released in theaters in September 2021 and is set to be released on Disney+ in November 2021. A sequel is currently in development.
Duration: 132 min.