The Wedding Banquet

The Wedding Banquet (1993)

A little deception at the reception.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1993-03-01
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 229 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 49min
  • Language: 普通话
  • Production Company: Ang Lee Productions
  • Production Country: Taiwan, United States of America
  • Director: Ang Lee
star 7.2/10
From 229 Ratings


A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents arrive in New York for the wedding.

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  • Gua Ah-leh

    as Mrs. Gao
  • Sihung Lung

    as Mr. Gao
  • May Chin

    as Wei-Wei
  • Winston Chao

    as Wai-Tung Gao
  • Mitchell Lichtenstein

    as Simon
  • Neal Huff

    as Steve
  • Michael Gaston

    as Justice of the Peace
  • Mason Lee

    as Baby
  • Dion Birney

    as Andrew
  • John Nathan

    as Joe
  • Jeanne Kuo Chang

    as Wai-Tung's Secretary
  • Paul Chen

    as Guest
  • Chung-Wei Chou

    as Chef
  • Yun Chung

    as Guest
  • Ho-Mean Fu

    as Guest
  • Jeffrey Howard

    as Street Musician
  • Theresa Hou

    as Female Cashier
  • Hsu Yung-Teh

    as Bob Law, Wai-Tung's Old Friend
  • Jean Hu

    as Guest
  • Albert Huang

    as Guest
  • Anthony Ingoglia

    as Wei-Wei's Employer
  • Eddie Johns

    as Haskell
  • Thomas Koo

    as Guest
  • Chih Kuan

    as Granny Tien
  • Robert Larenquent

    as Hispanic Man
  • Neal Lee

    as Waiter
  • Dean Li

    as Director Wang
  • Jennifer Lin

    as Guest
  • Francis Pan

    as Guest
  • Neal Peng

    as Guest
  • Tien Pien

    as Old Chen
  • Marny Pocato

    as Miriam
  • Tonia Rowe

    as Simon's Nurse
  • Chung-Hsien Su

    as Studio Photographer
  • Hannah Sullivan

    as Mariane
  • Elizabeth Yang

    as Guest
  • Vanessa Yang

    as Mao Mei
  • Wei-Huang Ying

    as Guest
  • Yao Peide

    as Egg Head
  • Ang Lee

    as Guest at the Wedding Banquet (uncredited)
Writing Neil Peng Screenplay
Production Feng-Chyt Jiang Executive Producer
Directing Ang Lee Director
Editing Tim Squyres Editor
Production James Schamus Producer
Writing James Schamus Screenplay
Writing Ang Lee Screenplay
Camera Jong Lin Director of Photography
Production Ang Lee Producer
Sound Mader Original Music Composer
Production Ted Hope Producer
Production Hsu Li-kong Associate Producer
Production Dolly Hall Line Producer
Production Sui Je Cheng Supervising Producer
Art Steve Rosenzweig Production Design
Art Rachael Weinzimer Art Direction
Art Amy Beth Silver Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Michael Clancy Costume Design