The First Wives Club
The First Wives Club
Don’t get mad. Get everything.
Directed By Hugh Wilson
Screenplay By Robert Harling, Paul Rudnick
Cast Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, Bette Midler, Elizabeth Berkley
Produced By Scott Rudin
Film Editing By John Bloom
Cinematography By Donald E. Thorin
Music By Marc Shaiman

United States



Release Date

September 20, 1996


103 Minutes

Rating PG
Distributed By

Paramount Pictures

Budget $30,000,000
Gross $181,490,000



  • Goldie Hawn as Elise Elliot Atchison
  • Diane Keaton as Annie MacDuggan Paradis
  • Bette Midler as Brenda Morelli Cushman
  • Elizabeth Berkley as Phoebe LaVelle
  • Stockard Channing as Cynthia Swann Griffin
  • Stephen Collins as Aaron Paradis
  • Victor Garber as Bill Atchison
  • Marcia Gay Harden as Dr. Leslie Rosen
  • Eileen Heckart as Catherine MacDuggan
  • Dan Hedaya as Morton 'Morty' Cushman
  • Sarah Jessica Parker as Shelly Stewart
  • Bronson Pinchot as Duarto Felice
  • Maggie Smith as Gunilla Garson Goldberg
  • Jennifer Dundas as Chris Paradis
  • Ari Greenberg as Jason Cushman
  • Philip Bosco as Uncle Carmine Morelli
  • Ivana Trump as Herself
  • Kathie Lee Gifford as Herself
  • Ed Koch as Party Guest
  • Gloria Steinem as Party Guest
  • James Naughton as Gil Griffin
  • Heather Locklear as Gil's New Wife