After hiding for centuries, the immortal superpowered beings known as the Eternals resurface to continue their battle against the menacing Deviants, all while preventing a cataclysmic event that endangers Earth and its inhabitants.
Join the Eternals’ fight against the Deviants in this star-studded Marvel film. Find out where you can watch “Eternals” in Canada.
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What Is Eternals About?
“Eternals” is the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 26th film and the third main entry in its Phase Four saga. The film chronicles the story of the Eternals, a powerful race of humanoid beings sent to protect Earth and exterminate the Deviant race.
Long before the Avengers assembled to defend Earth, the god-like Celestials sent the Eternals to protect the planet and its inhabitants from the threat of the Deviants – hostile and ravenous creatures of destruction. After seemingly exterminating the Deviants, the Eternals hid within humanity.
After centuries of inactivity, the Eternals are forced to resurface when one of their own is slain by the remaining Deviants. Now, the Eternals must reunite and continue their fight against the Deviants, all while delaying a cataclysmic event that seeks to end Earth.
After numerous delays, “Eternals” finally premiered at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California on October 18, 2021. The film premiered in U.S. theaters on November 5, 2021. The superhero film narrates the struggles of the Eternals and the Deviants within a 156-minute runtime.
Who Are in the Cast and Production of Eternals?
Chinese indie filmmaker Chloe Zhao directed this 2021 film. The award-winning director is best known for her independent films such as “Nomadland” and “Songs My Brother Taught Me.” Zhao penned the screenplay with Patrick Burleigh, Ryan Firpo, and Kaz Firpo.
Marvel Studios produced the film while Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures distributed the film across theaters and digital streaming platforms. Zhao’s first superhero film features a stacked cast of actors:
- Gemma Chan as Sersi
- Richard Madden as Ikaris
- Salma Hayek as Ajax
- Bryan Tyree Henry as Phastos
- Angelina Jolie as Thena
- Kumail Nanjiani as Kinggo
- Lia McHugh as Sprite
- Lauren Ridloff as Makkari
- Barry Keoghan as Druig
- Don Lee as Gilgamesh
- Kit Harrington as Dane Whitman
- Bill Skarsgård as Kro
- David Kaye as Arishem
- Harish Patel as Karun
- Patton Oswalt as Pip, the Troll
- Harry Styles as Eros
What is the Rating for Eternals?
“Eternals” is rated PG in Canada. The CGI-filled film contains plenty of hard-hitting action, with graphic and violent depictions of altercations between human characters and CGI creatures. The film also contains light sexual content and brief scenes that tackle death. Parental guidance is strongly advised when viewing the film with minors.
How Many People Watch Eternals?
The high box office returns of “Eternals” indicates a positive number of viewers. The superhero film grossed $30.7 million on its opening day and ended its first week in theaters with $71.3 million in box office revenue. After its 45-day theatrical run, “Eternals” grossed a worldwide box office of $402.1 million. The film surpassed its contemporaries such as “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” and “Black Widow.”
How Are the Reviews for Eternals?
“Eternals” divided film critics and MCU fans with its story and direction. Critics praised Zhao’s bold and unique directorial style, citing her deviation from the MCU formula as a refreshing take on the saturated genre. Critics and fans were also pleased with the film’s action sequences and Zhao’s more nuanced characterizations of beloved Marvel characters.
However, critics took issue with the film’s jumbled and incoherent plot which ultimately detracted from the film. It is the MCU’s lowest-rated entry on Rotten Tomatoes, with a disappointing score of 47%. Discover what critics loved and hated about Zhao’s “Eternals.”
- “Zhao’s delicate examination of her characters outshines Eternals’ duller and more convoluted moments.” – Shirley Li of The Atlantic
- “Eternals is beautifully shot and terrifically acted, but it bites off more than it can chew in its third act.” – Amelia Emberwing of IGN
Where to Watch Eternals in Canada?
Witness the awesome battle between the Eternals and the Deviants on Disney Plus and VOD.
Is Eternals Available on Streaming?
“Eternals” is streaming on the Disney Plus streaming service. With Disney Plus, users have access to Disney’s catalog of original and borrowed content, with additional access to Hulu and ESPN. The platform is the home of the MCU and Star Wars’ beloved films such as “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” and “The Mandalorian.”
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Is Eternals Available for Rent (VOD)?
You may also rent or purchase the film via VOD streaming platforms. Keep in mind that rented titles are subject to a 30-day viewing period. After the initial viewing, rented movies are only available 48 hours before expiring.
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Is Eternals Available on Cable or Free TV?
“Eternals” has yet to premiere on TV channels, but the film is now available on DVD.
Should I Use a VPN to Watch Eternals?
“Eternals” can be streamed without the use of a VPN on Disney Plus and VOD.
Eternally Poignant and Beautiful
While “Eternals” may have missed the mark with movie audiences, Chloe Zhao’s unorthodox superhero film delivers a one-of-a-kind movie that combines compelling drama with stellar and high-stakes action. “Eternals” infuses the atypical superhero film with a mesmerizing sense of humanity that is lacking in most films. You can stream “Eternals” via Disney Plus or VOD.