• 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

Bend It Like Beckham Reviews

Indiana Sev
DVD Clinic
April 25, 2012

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008


Exclaim!
August 3, 2007

Abbie Bernstein
Audio Video Revolution
April 24, 2007


Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic
February 27, 2007

Full Review | Original Score: A
Betsy Bozdech
DVDJournal.com
October 29, 2006

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 | Original Score: 3.5/4
Darisa Diaz
Tail Slate
April 9, 2005

Full Review | Original Score: 4/4

DVDnett.no
November 7, 2004

| Original Score: 6/7
David Annandale
Upcomingdiscs.Com
January 24, 2004

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5

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
October 29, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Gary Panton
Movie Gazette
October 28, 2003

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

Full Review | Original Score: 8/10

MediaScreen.com
October 27, 2003

Dr. Drew
DVD Clinic
October 22, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Boo Allen
Denton Record Chronicle (TX)
October 14, 2003

The feel good movie of the year arrives on DVD.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
October 9, 2003

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

Fred Hong Joo Jung
Korea Times
October 8, 2003

Bend It Like Beckham is an effortlessly charming surprise.

Full Review | Original Score: B-

Reel.com
October 1, 2003

| Original Score: 3/4
Mike Long
JackassCritics.com
October 1, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Aaron Beierle
CurrentFilm.com
October 1, 2003

Mike Pinsky
DVD Verdict
September 22, 2003

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

Full Review | Original Score: 92/100
Tina Amirkiai
DVDFanatic.com
September 21, 2003

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

Ivana Redwine
homevideo.about.com
September 11, 2003

James Powell
DVDTalk.com
September 10, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

dvdmg.com
September 10, 2003

Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
August 27, 2003

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

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Yunda Eddie Feng
Movie Metropolis
August 25, 2003

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

Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
August 22, 2003

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.


DVD Review.net
June 19, 2003


CinemaZone.dk
January 26, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 4/6
Amy Flower
DVD.net.au
November 24, 2002

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

Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
David Barta
DVDActive.com
November 22, 2002

Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Almar Haflidason
BBC.com
November 19, 2002

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5