The Wedding Banquet

The Wedding Banquet (1993)

A little deception at the reception.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1993-08-04
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 106 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 49min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Ang Lee Productions
  • Production Country: Taiwan, United States of America
  • Director:
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From 106 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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  • Winston Chao

    as Wai-Tung Gao
  • May Chin

    as Wei-Wei
  • Gua Ah-leh

    as Frau Gao
  • Sihung Lung

    as Herr Gao
  • Mitchell Lichtenstein

    as Simon
  • Dion Birney

    as Andrew
  • Michael Gaston

    as Justice of the Peace
  • Ang Lee

    as Guest
Writing Ang Lee Screenplay
Directing Ang Lee Director
Production Ang Lee Producer
Writing James Schamus Screenplay
Production James Schamus Producer
Editing Tim Squyres Editor
Production Ted Hope Producer
Camera Jong Lin Director of Photography
Production Dolly Hall Line Producer
Writing Neil Peng Screenplay
Production Feng-Chyt Jiang Executive Producer
Sound Mader Original Music Composer
Production Li-Kong Hsu Associate Producer
Production Sui Je Cheng Supervising Producer