Bend It Like Beckham

Bend It Like Beckham

DVD - 2003
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TimothyHMak
Oct 22, 2019

Nice movie :)

This was a pretty good show. This show was all about stereotypes. It demonstrated differences between cultures. Even though it was pretty predictable it was still a decent show.

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kpelish
Jul 26, 2019

Well-told tale of an Indian girl, born in England, who's a gifted soccer player and is faced with lying to her conservative family to play soccer (in the U.K., called football) and go against the expectation that she'll simply marry and have kids. Uplifting and dispels stereotypes about women's ability to play soccer (this was filmed back in 2002, before the meteoric rise of the U.S. women's soccer champions and other countries also creating female soccer pipelines.

ArapahoeSarah Mar 04, 2019

A fun and inspiring movie for young women who love soccer. The movie also does an excellent job of highlighting the role of culture and gender in society.

BFS73 Aug 03, 2015

a great movie I loved it since i first saw it on cable tv a few years ago and then I bought a copy for home. a great movie to watch with the family . it is great fun as a film.the movie is about parents and family trying to hold back there children from there dreams cause they are scared of the outside world but they can't in the end .and the movie also shows what kids go through growing up dealing with other cultures etc ! I reccomend this movie!

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ariel04
Jul 06, 2014

inspiring for soccer players

hania4987 Mar 04, 2014

I loved this movie when it first came out and it's still so much fun to watch.

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adam1999
Aug 24, 2013

someone in my family requested this movie. the weird cover and title was only the beginning. the movie was a big waste of my time

RachelJH Jun 27, 2013

I didn't like this show. I just thought it was plain crude.

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nelll
Mar 14, 2013

A really fantasic movie - it's great for the whole family.

stembridge Dec 02, 2012

Worth the watch. I really enjoyed it.

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Petulla
Apr 02, 2012

I <3 soccer

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royalprincess99
Jan 11, 2011

A really cliche film topped with cheese. It has some oddly awkward parts in it...in fact, too many...really disliked it as did the other 50 people I saw it with on a trip.

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PatEe
Dec 30, 2010

Predictable, and light fare, but fun, and definitely worth the watch.

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re_discover
Aug 11, 2010

A nice, light-hearted movie. Great for families!

suevi Jul 04, 2010

A different take on the traditional quirky small-town British light comedy but still with elements of what makes these types of films so generally enjoyable by a great range of filmgoers - eccentric characters and global issues on a community level - in this case Punjab Brits concerned their daughter is rejecting her expected role in life.

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Theogirl
Jun 25, 2010

My husband loves this movie for the Indian cultural experience!

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reviewer
Jan 16, 2008

Okay primer on girls' sports and interracial relationships. Reasonably entertaining and well meaning but not very sophisticated content.

beckz Jan 16, 2008

A nice tale of two cultures coming together. An interesting look into an other cultures' expectations with a young adult perspective.


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