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Bend It Like Beckham (2003)

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.
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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.

Rating:PG-13
Genre:Comedy, Drama, Romance
Directed By:Gurinder Chadha
Written By:Guljit Bindra, Paul Mayeda Berges, Gurinder Chadha
In Theaters:8/1/2003
Box Office:$76,578,641
Runtime:112 minutes
Studio:Kintop Pictures, Bend It Films, Roc Media, Road Movies

Cast


Director

Gurinder Chadha

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Parminder Nagra

Jesminder 'Jess' Kaur Bhamra

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Keira Knightley

Juliette 'Jules' Paxton

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Joe

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Anupam Kher

Mr. Bhamra

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Shaheen Khan

Mrs. Bhamra

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Archie Panjabi

Pinky Bhamra

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Frank Harper

Alan Paxton

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Juliet Stevenson

Paula Paxton

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Shaznay Lewis

Mel

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Ameet Chana

Tony

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Pooja Shah

Meena