Bend It Like Beckham2002

Stars: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 112 minutes

Bend It Like Beckham is true girl power. This glorious comedy centers on Jess (Parminder Nagra), an Indian girl born in England whose only desire is to become a football--or, as we say on this side of the Atlantic, soccer--star like her idol, David … more »

Tony:
Jess! Fancy a quick game?

Jess:
I can't. My mum's waiting, and my dad's on earlies at Heathrow.

Tony:
We really need you! Come on! Come on!

[Jess puts down her groceries and does an impressive ball steal, slip past and goal]

Football boy 1:
Who does she think she is? Beckham or what?

Football boy 2:
Can we chest it like him? Give it some bounce!

Football boy 3:
Go on! Chest it!

[Jess picks up football and rams it into football boys crotch]

Tony:
Did that hurt, pretty boy?

[Jess is lying in bed in her bedroom talking to poster on ceiling]

Jess:
I nearly scored from 20 yards today. Bent it and everything. I could have played all night. It's not fair that boys never have to come home and help. If I had an arranged marriage, would he let me play football whenever I wanted to? [Mr. Bhamra bursts into room]

Mr. Bhamra:
Who are you talking to?

Jess:
No one, Dad. [Mr. Bhamra sits on Jess' bed]

Mr. Bhamra:
OK, Biji and her grandson are staying in here for the wedding. Why don't you put up nice picture of beautiful sceneries instead of this bald man?

Jess:
Dad!

Mr. Bhamra:
I'm going to change. Come and help me out, Ok?

[Jess is serving appetizers at wedding shower]

Teetu's friend:
..a beautiful Rolls Royce, you know? I'll get one for your wedding, too, if you like.

Old Indian woman 1:
It will be your turn soon, eh? Do you want a clean-shaven boy like your sister or a proper Sikh with a full beard and a turban? [Woman grabs Jess as she's about to walk away] It's only our men that have a big engine and full MOT, eh? [Women laughs and Jess walks away unimpressed]

[A cellphone rings and everyone checks their cellphones and Teetu realizes it's his]

Teetu:
Nah, man, the alternator's gone on the Merc! Just do the Nissan. I told you not to bother me! It's my engagement, man!

Mr. Bhamra:
Switch it off. Switch that thing off.

...

[3 girls are sitting on a park bench watching boys play football]

Girl 1:
He is so tick, man!

Girl 2:
Innit, innit? I know!

Girl 1:
He's taking his shirt off!

Girl 2:
A body like that needs an X certificate warning!

Girl 3:
And a lifetime guarantee!

Girl 1:
Yeah, man! Call Jess!

Girl 2:
Oi! Jess!

Girl 1:
Who's that with the gorgeous bod?

Girl 3:
The one with the six-pack.

Girl 1:
If he looks at me, I really will faint!

Jess:
What? Taz?

Girl 1:
Is that his name?

Girl 2:
Look at that kick!

Girl 3:
He is so fly!

Girls:
That is fine. That is so fine!

Football boy:
Get your girlfriend!

Tony:
Jess!

Girl 1:
Go on. Lover boy's calling you!

Jess:
Oh shut up, you know he's just my mate. We're not all slags like you lot!

Girl 1:
Ooh! Just 'cause she's still a V man, she thinks she's better than us!

Girl 2:
At least she hasn't got off with half of Hounslow like you two!

Girl 1:
Who's that gori watching her? [Jules is sitting on a park bench staring hard at the the boys and Jess playing]

Tony:
Come on, Jess! It's all yours! [Jules has walked over to the boys and Jess]

Jules:
That was brilliant! Do you play for any side?

Football boy:
Yeah, like whose? Southall United Sari Squad?

Jules:
I play for Hounslow Harriers Girls. You should come and have a trial.

Jess:
A trial? Think I'm good enough?

Jules:
Yeah. You're really good. Oh, it's up to our coach, but we could do with some new blood.

Jess:
That's brilliant!

Football boy 1:
Do you swap shirts at the end?

Football boy 2:
And have a bath together?

Football boy 3:
Where's the soap?

Football boy 4:
Yeah, it does, doesn't it?

[Jules makes a crude gesture and all the boys go silent]

Football boy 1:
Let's play football. [They walk away]

Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)
66 Views

Share your thoughts on this Bend It Like Beckham's quote with the community:

0 Comments

    Translation

    Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)

    Quote of the Day Today's Quote | Archive

    Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

    Please enter your email address:

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this movie quote to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Bend It Like Beckham Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 29 Nov. 2020. <https://www.quotes.net/mquote/1189052>.

    Know another quote from Bend It Like Beckham?

    Don't let people miss on a great quote from the "Bend It Like Beckham" movie - add it here!

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.