• PG-13, 1 hr. 52 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Gurinder Chadha
    In Theaters:
    Aug 1, 2003 Wide
    On DVD:
    Sep 30, 2003
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Bend It Like Beckham Reviews

Indiana Sev
DVD Clinic

Full Review Source: DVD Clinic | Original Score: 4/5

April 25, 2012
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008

Exclaim!
August 3, 2007
Abbie Bernstein
Audio Video Revolution
April 24, 2007

Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

February 27, 2007
Betsy Bozdech
DVDJournal.com

Chances are that just about anyone who's ever kicked a ball around will appreciate the fancy footwork and good-spirited comedy in director Gurinder Chadha's breakthrough feature.

Full Review Source: DVDJournal.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 29, 2006
Darisa Diaz
Tail Slate

Full Review Source: Tail Slate | Original Score: 4/4

April 9, 2005

DVDnett.no

| Original Score: 6/7

November 7, 2004
David Annandale
Upcomingdiscs.Com

Full Review Source: Upcomingdiscs.Com | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 24, 2004

UGO Screenwriter's Voice
December 11, 2003
Kage Alan
Modamag.com
November 6, 2003

Boxoffice Magazine

November 5, 2003

Dvdrama
November 3, 2003
Dennis Landmann
MovieFreak.com

Full Review Source: MovieFreak.com | Original Score: 7/10

October 29, 2003
Gary Panton
Movie Gazette

Will there be a sequel called "Sit on the Bench Like Beckham"?

Full Review Source: Movie Gazette | Original Score: 8/10

October 28, 2003

MediaScreen.com

October 27, 2003
Dr. Drew
DVD Clinic

Full Review Source: DVD Clinic | Original Score: 4/5

October 22, 2003
Boo Allen
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)

The feel good movie of the year arrives on DVD.

Full Review

October 14, 2003
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Bend It Like Beckham is a joyous feature that works very well in the home entertainment format.

Full Review

October 9, 2003
Fred Hong Joo Jung
Korea Times

Bend It Like Beckham is an effortlessly charming surprise.

Full Review | Original Score: B-

October 8, 2003

Reel.com

| Original Score: 3/4

October 1, 2003
Mike Long
JackassCritics.com

Full Review Source: JackassCritics.com | Original Score: 4/10

October 1, 2003
Aaron Beierle
CurrentFilm.com
October 1, 2003
Mike Pinsky
DVD Verdict

Beckham has a raw energy that makes it seem fresher than it probably is.

Full Review Source: DVD Verdict | Original Score: 92/100

September 22, 2003
Tina Amirkiai
DVDFanatic.com

This movie will make you want to stand up and shout, "GOOOOOAL!"

Full Review Source: DVDFanatic.com

September 21, 2003
Ivana Redwine
homevideo.about.com
September 11, 2003
James Powell
DVDTalk.com

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 4/5

September 10, 2003

dvdmg.com
September 10, 2003
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Coasts on its similitude to John Badham's magnificent Saturday Night Fever

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 27, 2003
Yunda Eddie Feng
Movie Metropolis

Director Gurinder Chadha does a great job of balancing dramatic elements with comedic ones.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

August 25, 2003
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends, make it last forever, friendship never ends. If you wanna be my lover, you have got to give, taking is too easy, but that's the way it is.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

August 22, 2003

DVD Review.net
June 19, 2003

CinemaZone.dk

Full Review Source: CinemaZone.dk | Original Score: 4/6

January 26, 2003
Amy Flower
DVD.net.au

Like it's a genuine feel-good flick that's a perfect antidote for any of those blah days, innit?

Full Review Source: DVD.net.au | Original Score: 8/10

November 24, 2002
David Barta
DVDActive.com

Full Review Source: DVDActive.com | Original Score: 8/10

November 22, 2002

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 4/5

November 19, 2002
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