How to watch Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings online in Australia

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Nathan Lawrence
Jan 30, 2023
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Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU for shortsies) is done and dusted. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was the last MCU flick to complete the phase, but one of the first was Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Unlike the Black Widow prequel, Shang-Chi proved to be an entertaining origin story for yet another MCU hero.

And, honestly, outside of Spider-Man: No Way Home, Shang-Chi might be the best MCU movie of Phase Four. That’s no small feat, given the 24 movies that preceded it, even more so with superhero movie fatigue well and truly setting in.

Read on if you’re keen to check out Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings in Australia.

How to watch Shang-Chi online in Australia

Streaming on Disney+ now.
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is available to stream in 4K on Disney+ with a subscription
  • Purchase Shang-Chi in 4K for $12.99 on Apple TV and Amazon Prime Video or in HD for $19.99 via Google Play, Microsoft Store, YouTube or Telstra TV
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The easiest way to watch Shang-Chi in Australia is by streaming it on Disney Plus. Unfortunately, there’s no free trial for Disney Plus. It costs $13.99 per month or $139.99 annually for the standard plan, which works out slightly cheaper to $11.66 per month (if you don’t mind the sting of an upfront cost). At the time of writing, Disney Plus was also offering a Disney Plus bundle with OnePass for $14.99 per month, which offers free delivery from Kmart, Target, and Bunnings Warehouse.

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More ways to watch Shang-Chi in Australia
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is also available for digital purchase on the following outlets, ranging from SD quality to 4K and priced from $12.99 to $24.99:
  • iTunes (SD, HD, 4K)
  • Prime Video (SD, HD, 4K)
  • Google Play (SD, HD, 4K)
  • Microsoft Store (SD, HD, 4K)
  • YouTube (SD, 4K)
  • Telstra TV (SD, HD, 4K)

Shang-Chi release date in Australia

Released in theatres September 2021 and on Disney+ in November 2021.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings started its theatrical run on 2 September 2021 and has been streaming on Disney Plus from 12 November 2021. In terms of MCU Phase Four flicks, it joins Black Widow, Eternals, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, plus Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

The only one missing from that list is Spider-Man: No Way Home, but Amazon Prime subscribers can stream that in Australia on Prime Video.

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What is Shang-Chi about?

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is a mouthy title for another MCU origin story. It tells the story of Shaun (Simu Liu) who is living an unassuming low-key life, which he enjoys sharing with his bestie Katy (Awkwafina). If you’ve seen any of the trailers (or even the poster), you won’t be surprised to learn that Shaun isn’t exactly who he says he is. When his chequered past catches up with him, a lot of well-choreographed fights and plenty of laughs ensue.

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Can I watch Shang-Chi overseas?

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is watchable in any country that has Disney Plus, as long as you have a Disney Plus subscription. At the time of writing, Disney Plus was available in more than 100 countries, meaning there’s a good chance it’ll be accessible where you’re travelling to. If it’s not available, use a VPN that handles streaming well, like one of the following options:

    1. Windscribe VPN
    2. ExpressVPN
    3. PureVPN
    4. NordVPN


What is Disney+

Disney+ is the premiere streaming service from the media juggernaut. It released in late 2019 and hit the ground running with popular original series like The Mandalorian and Wandavision, and has continued to pump out originals from its growing portfolio of franchises. After Disney's acquisition of Fox, Disney+ Star was added to the service, increasing the amount of more mature outings on the service from Fox's range of properties (Alien, Predator, Die Hard etc.)

Disney Plus starts at $13.99 per month for the standard plan. This cheaper option lets you stream in up to HD quality in up to two places at once. The more expensive premium plan doubles that and upgrades the resolution to 4K.

Here's how Disney+ compares to other Australian streaming services:

How does Disney+ compare to other streaming services

Monthly price
More info
Binge LogoBinge Standard plan
4K streaming
2 streams
Deal: 7-day free trial
Apple TV+Apple TV+ plan
4K streaming
6 streams (Family Sharing)
Deal: 7-day free trial
Disney PlusDisney+ Standard plan
HD streaming
2 streams
Deal: $139.99 for 12mths
Disney PlusDisney+ Premium plan
4K streaming
4 streams
Deal: $179.99 for 12mths
NetflixNetflix Standard + Ads
HD streaming
2 streams
StanStan Basic plan
SD streaming
1 stream
Kayo SportsKayo One Plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial
Foxtel Now | 2022 logo | AustraliaFoxtel Now Essentials
HD streaming
2 streams
Access to over 30 channels
Deal: 10-day free trial
ShudderShudder plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial
Hayu | Provider logoHayu Plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial
Paramount+Paramount+ plan
HD streaming
2 streams
Deal: 7-day free trial

Frequently asked questions about streaming Shang-Chi in Australia

Here are a few more questions our readers have about streaming Shang-Chi in Australia.
Shang-Chi is available online in Australia via Disney Plus or for digital rent/purchase from stores like iTunes, Amazon, Microsoft Store, Google Play, YouTube and Telstra.
Shang-Chi is available for streaming on Disney Plus in Australia (and the rest of the world) right now. It hit the streaming service in late 2021.
Shang-Chi isn’t available for streaming as part of Prime Video content, but you can purchase it from the Prime Video store.
Nathan Lawrence
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Nathan Lawrence
Nathan Lawrence has been banging out passionate tech and gaming words for more than 11 years. These days, you can find his work on outlets like IGN, STACK, Fandom, Red Bull and AusGamers. Nathan adores PC gaming and the proof of his first-person-shooter prowess is at the top of a Battlefield V scoreboard.

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