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Bend It Like Beckham
- Year: 2002
- Restrictions: 13+
Bend It Like Beckham – rating:
- IMDb: 6.6
- Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Bend It Like Beckham – availability:
- Netflix: Not available
- Hulu: Available
- Prime Video: Not available
- Disney+: Not available
Bend It Like Beckham – directors:
- Gurinder Chadha
Bend It Like Beckham – genres:
Comedy Drama Romance
Bend It Like Beckham – production:
United Kingdom Germany United States
Bend It Like Beckham – languages:
English Punjabi Hindi German
Bend It Like Beckham is a 2002 romantic comedy sports film produced, written and directed by Gurinder Chadha, and starring Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher, Juliet Stevenson, Shaznay Lewis and Archie Panjabi.
The film’s title refers to the football player David Beckham, and his skill at scoring from free kicks by curling the ball past a wall of defenders. It follows the 18-year-old daughter of British Indian Sikhs in London. She is infatuated with football but her parents have forbidden her to play because she is a girl. She joins a local women’s team, which makes its way to the top of the league.
Bend It Like Beckham was released theatrically on 12 April 2002 by Redbus Film Distribution, and on DVD and VHS on 18 November 2002 by Warner Home Video. The film was a surprise critical and commercial success. With a gross of $76.6 million at the box office, it is the highest-grossing sports film to focus on association football. A stage musical version opened at London’s Phoenix Theatre on 24 June 2015.