- Status: Released
- Movie Tagline: Sometimes, to follow your dreams… you’ve got to bend the rules!
- Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance
- Release Date: 2002-04-11
- Runtime: 112.0 min
- Budget: $3.5 million
- Revenue: $76.6 million
- Production Companies: Road Movies, Kintop Pictures, Bend It Films, Roc Media
Cast & Crew
Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher, Shaheen Khan, Frank Harper, Juliet Stevenson, Ameet Chana, Archie Panjabi, Shaznay Lewis, Pooja Shah, Preeya Kalidas, Shobu Kapoor, Ace Bhatti, Sarita Khajuria
Synopsis – What to Expect from “Bend It Like Beckham”
Bend It Like Beckham is a 2002 romantic-comedy film about an 18-year-old Indian girl, Jess Bhamra, living in London. Jess is passionate about playing soccer, but her traditional Sikh parents forbid her from playing the sport. She joins a local women’s soccer team and meets her coach, Joe, and the rest of her teammates.
Jess and Joe become close and he helps her to improve her skills. She also meets Jules, a teammate, who is more confident and free-spirited than Jess. Jules and Joe help Jess to become more confident and independent.
Meanwhile, Jess’s parents are trying to arrange a marriage for her to a suitable Indian man. Jess is torn between her parents’ wishes and her passion for soccer. She eventually decides to tell them the truth and they reluctantly accept her decision.
Jess continues to play soccer and she and Jules become close friends. Jess and Joe also grow closer and eventually kiss.
The team makes it to the finals of a tournament and Jess’s parents come to watch. At the end of the match, Jess takes a penalty shot and scores the winning goal. Her parents are proud of her and accept her decision to pursue soccer.
The movie ends with Jess and Joe starting a relationship and Jess’s parents embracing her passion for soccer.
Where to Watch “Bend It Like Beckham”
If you are wondering where to watch “Bend It Like Beckham”?
Here are the platforms that are currently streaming “Bend It Like Beckham” :
Note: The Justwatch widget detects your country and shows which streaming services have the title available. If no services are listed, it’s either because:
- The movie is not streaming in your country – Justwatch checks which platforms have the rights to show the title in your region.
- The movie is not actually streaming on any streaming platform – Justwatch checks all major streaming platforms, but some titles may not be available on any service.
The easy way to find out if it is blocked in your region is to use a VPN.
How to Use a VPN to Access More Titles
Here’s how you can use a VPN to watch “Bend It Like Beckham” or any other title from anywhere in the world:
- Download and install a VPN app on your device. We recommend CyberGhostVPN or NordVPN.
- Connect to a server in another country where the title might be available. For example, try connecting to a US server.
- Check JustWatch again. It will now show services available in that country.
- Pick a streaming service and enjoy the title! The VPN encrypts your traffic so that it appears you’re in that country.
Using a VPN gives you access to more titles and lets you bypass geographic restrictions. Just connect to a different country and you can stream shows worldwide!
For a limited time, you can get CyberGhostVPN for 82% off and NordVPN for 63% off!
Both VPNs come with a 30-day money-back guarantee, so you can try them risk-free. With the discount, CyberGhostVPN is as little as $2.15/month and NordVPN is just $3.30/month.
Take advantage of these low prices to unlock more content and browse securely!
Recommended Movies similar to Bend It Like Beckham