Bend It Like Beckham

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Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

PG-13 112 min - Romance, Drama, Comedy - April 11, 2002, April 11, 2002
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Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro team. Jess uses elaborate excuses to hide her matches from her family while also dealing with her romantic feelings for her coach, Joe.

Director:  Gurinder Chadha

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Storyline

Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro team. Jess uses elaborate excuses to hide her matches from her family while also dealing with her romantic feelings for her coach, Joe.


Collections: Gurinder Chadha

Tagline: Sometimes, to follow your dreams... you've got to bend the rules!

Genres: Romance, Drama, Comedy

Box Office

Budget:  $3,500,159
Revenue:  $76,578,641

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 52 min