Bechdel Test Movie List

/bech·del test/ n.
1. It has to have at least two [named] women in it
2. Who talk to each other
3. About something besides a man

Stats

There are 5557 movies in the database, 3178 (57.2%) of which pass all three tests, 567 (10.2%) pass two tests, 1231 (22.2%) pass one test and 581 (10.5%) pass no tests at all.

A total of 9162 comments are available for 4392 movies, and there are 331 links to reviews available, for 224 movies.

Graphs

[Percentage of movies matching how many tests]

[Test matches per year (cumulative)]

Another way to view the data from the above graph is in horizontal bars, which gives better insight in the exact number of matches per test per year.

To give an idea of how active the site is, the next graph shows the number of movies added to the list, per month.

[Number of movies added per month]

Tech

The data is stored in a MySQL database and served using a CGI::Application Perl script. An API is available.

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