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Bend It Like Beckham

"Who wants to cook Aloo Gobi when you can bend a ball like Beckham?"

Indian director Gurinder Chadha creates a coming-of-age story of a young Indian girl who is torn between adhering to family traditions and attaining super-stardom on the soccer field.

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Released: Apr 2nd, 2002
Budget: $5,000,000.00
Revenue: $76,578,641.00

Bend It Like Beckham Main Cast

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Parminder Nagra
Parminder Nagra
plays Jesminder 'Jess' Kaur Bha…
Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley
plays Juliette 'Jules' Paxton
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
plays Joe
Anupam Kher
Anupam Kher
plays Mr. Bhamra
Archie Panjabi
Archie Panjabi
plays Pinky Bhamra
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Beating out established players like Luis Figo and Ronaldo, Parminder Nagra won the 2002 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)'s International Football Personality of the Year Presidential award, the first female to ever receive the honor.
  • DIRCAMEO(Gurinder Chadha): At the party the night before the wedding she is in the circle of relatives clapping, wearing a blue suit.
  • Much of the movie's plot centers around the main characters' goal of going to the USA to play professional soccer for the Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA), and highlight clips are shown of several of the league's superstars. On 18 September 2003 - just seven weeks after the movie's official release in the United States - WUSA suspended operations due to financial problems.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): When the men are fighting over the video camera at the wedding, one man gets it away from the cameraman and in the next shot the cameraman has it back in his arms and curls up on the floor with it.
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