Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Bend It Like Beckham
6.1 Rating
(1038 ratings)
6.7 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by

Starring (View all)
Parminder Nagra Parminder Nagra
Jesminder 'Jess' Kaur Bhamra
Keira Knightley Keira Knightley
Juliette 'Jules' Paxton
Anupam Kher Anupam Kher
Mr. Bhamra
Archie Panjabi Archie Panjabi
Pinky Bhamra
Shaznay Lewis Shaznay Lewis
Frank Harper Frank Harper
Alan Paxton
Juliet Stevenson Juliet Stevenson
Paula Paxton

Written by (View all)
Gurinder Chadha Gurinder Chadha
(written by)
Guljit Bindra Guljit Bindra
(written by)


87 votes
Weird Translations... miscellaneous (85 items)
list by Aira
Published 5 years, 9 months ago 21 comments
83 votes
3003 Movies Into the Golden Age!!!...so far? (6126 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 5 years, 5 months ago 11 comments
78 votes
What I saw about sport (104 items)
list by Villiana
Published 4 years, 6 months ago 23 comments
74 votes
The evolution of Keira Knightley (26 items)
list by Lia
Published 5 years, 10 months ago 6 comments
73 votes
Movies I Watched in School (And What I Learned) (31 items)
list by Dierdre
Published 5 years, 3 months ago 10 comments

View all Bend It Like Beckham lists (120 more)

Bend It Like Beckham Videos

Bend it like beckham


Added 8 years ago

Cover art, photos and screenshots

3 votes
3 votes
1 vote
1 vote
1 vote



4 years, 6 months ago at Apr 9 18:37
It's about soccer, and it's a pretty European film, complete with: oooo, those dastardly Americans!/I should have gone to America to make money, boo-hoo.

The Indian-immigrant angle is interesting too, especially the one line from Keira Knightley's mom (the elderly white-British matron) who basically cooes at her daughter's Indian friend, saying, in effect: it's *so* good that you y... read more
View all Bend It Like Beckham reviews
Description: Of East Indian origin of the Sikh faith, the Bhamra family have been settled in Great Britain for several years. They have two daughters, Pinky and Jessminder. While Pinky is in the process of getting married, Jessminder is preparing to play football - which is not acceptable to her parents. But Jessminder knows she is good at the sport, and she does receive considerable encouragement. Her parents are clearly uncomfortable with their daughter running around in shorts, chasing a big ball, instead of being clad in a traditional salwar khameez, and learning to cook East Indian recipes. Jessminder must now decide what's important fo ... (more)
Release date: 1 August 2003
UPC: 024543084358
Tags: Comedy (30), Romance (20), Drama (17), Sport (15), Sports (14), Soccer (13), 2002 (11), British (11), Football (10), Indian (8), Family (7), 2000s (7), (6), Teen (5), UK (4), English (3), Chick Flick (3), Teen Movie (3), Indian Culture (2), Friendship (2)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review

English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

emberlin posted 2 images [View All] 2 months, 3 weeks ago

ria2u added this to a list 3 months ago
moviebuff added this to a list 3 months, 2 weeks ago
DarthTrino added this to a list 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 4 months ago
Favorite Sports Movies (62 movies items)
Juuso added this to a list 4 months, 1 week ago
World's Greatest Movie Diary in 2016 (292 movies items)

"11.6. YLE Areena"

garfield2710 added this to a list 6 months, 1 week ago
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Top Favorite Films of 2002 (65 movies items)

"Directed by Gurinder Chada Starring Keira Knightly, David Beckham, Parminder Nagra, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Archie Panjabi, Anupam Kher, Frank Harper, Juliet Stevenson, Shaznay Lewis, Ammet Chana, Trey Farley, Pooja Shah, Sbobu Kapoor, Ray Donn, Alan Hansen, Mia Hamm, John Barnes, Gary Lineker, and featuring voice of John Motson "

ria2u added this to a list 6 months, 4 weeks ago

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block