search

Bend It Like Beckham

2002
Comedy, Drama, Romance
112 mins
6.7/ 10
Rate this movie
addAdd to watchlist
Already Seen
shareShare
play_circle_filledWatch Trailer
Overview
Cast and Crew

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.

Cast and Crew
Jesminder 'Jess' Kaur Bhamra
Parminder Nagra
Juliette 'Jules' Paxton
Keira Knightley
Joe
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Mr. Bhamra
Anupam Kher
Mrs. Bhamra
Shaheen Khan
Alan Paxton
Frank Harper
Paula Paxton
Juliet Stevenson
Tony
Ameet Chana
Pinky Bhamra
Archie Panjabi
Mel
Shaznay Lewis
Meena
Pooja Shah
Monica
Preeya Kalidas
Polly
Shobu Kapoor
Nairobi Grandson
Ace Bhatti
(uncredited)
Sarita Khajuria
keyboard_arrow_right

Popular Reviews

Director:
Gurinder Chadha
Writer:
Gurinder Chadha, Guljit Bindra, Paul Mayeda Berges
Stars:
Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release Date:
2002
Run Time:
112mins
MMPA Rating:
Plot Keywords:
london, england, sports, tradition, culture clash, immigration, women's football (soccer), football (soccer), family, lgbt, woman director, british asian
Home
Movies
Quick find
TV Shows
Search