Bend It Like Beckham

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  • PG-13
Instead of wanting to be like her older sister, who is preparing to be a traditional Indian wife, young Jess dreams of playing soccer professionally, like her hero David Beckham! Eventually, her family must decide whether or not to let Jess chase her... read more
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Instead of wanting to be like her older sister, who is preparing to be a traditional Indian wife, young Jess dreams of playing soccer professionally, like her hero David Beckham! Eventually, her family must decide whether or not to let Jess chase her dream – and a soccer ball – in this insightful romantic comedy.

Original Release

04/12/2002

US Release

03/12/2003

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Cast

Keira Knightley Juliette 'Jules' Paxton / Jules
Anupam Kher Mr. Bhamra
Archie Panjabi Pinky Bhamra
Parminder Nagra Jesminder 'Jess' Kaur Bhamra / Jess
Shaheen Khan Mrs. Bhamra
Frank Harper Alan Paxton
Juliet Stevenson Paula Paxton
Ameet Chana Tony
Pooja Shah Meena
Preeya Kalidas Monica
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Gurinder Chadha

Writers

Gurinder Chadha, Guljit Bindra, Paul Mayeda Berges

Cast

Keira Knightley Juliette 'Jules' Paxton / Jules
Anupam Kher Mr. Bhamra
Archie Panjabi Pinky Bhamra
Parminder Nagra Jesminder 'Jess' Kaur Bhamra / Jess
Shaheen Khan Mrs. Bhamra
Frank Harper Alan Paxton
Juliet Stevenson Paula Paxton
Ameet Chana Tony
Pooja Shah Meena
Preeya Kalidas Monica
Ace Bhatti Nairobi Grandson
Shobu Kapoor Polly
Shaznay Lewis Mel
Alan Hansen Alan Hansen
Nina Wadia Wedding Guest
Kulvinder Ghir Teetu
Gary Lineker Gary Lineker
Jonathan Rhys Meyers Joe
Paven Virk Bubbly
Trey Farley Taz

Producers

Ulrich Felsberg Executive Producer
Russel Fischer Executive Producer
Simon Franks Executive Producer
Zygi Kamasa Executive Producer
Haneet Vaswani Executive Producer
Gurinder Chadha Producer
Deepak Nayar Producer
Paul Mayeda Berges Producer
Paul Ritchie Producer
Barbara von Wrangell Producer

Editors

Justin Krish

2004Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
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