- Rated: PG-13
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 16, 2009
- Originally Released: 2003
- Label: 20th Century Fox
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Surround - Spanish, French/Quebecois
- Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Music Video
- Deleted Scenes (10)
- Audio Commentary: Gurinder Chadha - Director/Co-Writer
- "Who Wants to Cook Aloo Gobi"
- "Making of BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM"
- International Theatrical Trailers
- Product Trailers - Music Promo
- Galleries: Recipe Gallery
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 03/01/2003
"...The large cast of characters is beautifully delineated....The movie's humor and rambunctiousness save the day..."
USA Today - 03/12/2003
"Culture and sports have never clashed as winningly as in BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM....A rare amalgam of funny, sweet, action-packed and inspiring..."
Rolling Stone - 04/03/2003
"...Writer-director Gurinder Chadha juggles all the angles with flair and fairness. Like Nagra and Knightley, the movie is a sweetheart...
Entertainment Weekly - 03/21/2003
"BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM is the most exhilarating movie so far this year.....Made with a craftsmanship and pizzazz that restores your appreciation for honest commercial moviemaking..."
Premiere - 05/01/2003
"...A terrifically charming and energetic film about pursuing your dream..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 04/06/2003
"...Purely enjoyable...What makes is special is the bubbling energy of the cast and the warm joy with which Gurinder Chadha tells the story..."
Film Comment - 03/01/2003
"...[The film] plays like a combo of LOVE AND BASKETBALL and a much better MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING..."
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- Theatrical Release Date: March 12, 2003 (NY/LA)