The Joy Luck Club
The Joy Luck Club
Directed By Wayne Wang
Screenplay By Amy Tan, Ronald Bass
Cast Ming-Na Wen, Rosalind Chao, Tamlyn Tomita, Tsai Chin
Produced By Patrick Markey, Amy Tan, Wayne Wang, Ronald Bass
Film Editing By Maysie Hoy
Cinematography By Amir Mokri
Music By Rachel Portman

Hollywood Pictures


United States


English, Mandarin

Release Date

September 8, 1993


139 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Buena Vista Pictures

Budget $10,500,000
Gross $32,861,136
Based on The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan



  • Ming-Na Wen as June Woo
  • Tamlyn Tomita as Waverly Jong
  • Lauren Tom as Lena St. Clair
  • Rosalind Chao as Rose Hsu Jordan
  • Kieu Chinh as Suyuan Woo
  • Tsai Chin as Lindo Jong
  • France Nuyen as Ying-Ying St. Clair
  • Lisa Lu as An-Mei Hsu
  • Melanie Chang as June Woo (Age 9)
  • Mai Vu as Waverly Jong (Age 6–9)
  • Ying Wu as Lindo Jong (Age 4)
  • Irene Ng as Lindo Jong (Age 15)
  • Emmy Yu as An-Mei Hsu (Age 4)
  • Yi Ding as An-Mei Hsu (Age 9)
  • Yu Feihong as Ying-Ying St. Clair (Age 16–25)
  • Michael Paul Chan as Harold
  • Andrew McCarthy as Ted Jordan
  • Christopher Rich as Rich
  • Russell Wong as Lin Xiao
  • Xi Meijuan as Lindo's Mother
  • Vivian Wu as An-Mei's Mother
  • Chao-Li Chi as June's Father