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

[[3]] Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests (although dubious). It was entered by Renee on 2010-09-22 04:11:26.



Renee said:
VALA: What are you doing? We have to go there!
MITCHELL (man): We know.
CARTER: There's too many of them.
VALA: There's no other way out of here.

It isn't an actual discussion between the two women, but Carter does respond directly to Vala. One might argue, though, because Vala is talking to the entire group, so we might label it as dubious.
Message posted on 2010-09-22 04:11:26
Cynth disagreed with the rating and said:
Vala and her daughter Adria discuss the fate of two or more galaxies; their scenes precede the climax of the movie, and lead to the resolution of the Ori mytharc that spanned the final 2 seasons of Stargate SG-1.

ADRIA: The energy transferred to the Ori by their human followers used to be spread out among many. Now that I have ascended, I get it all.
VALA: If you don't kill us all first.
VALA: The Ark can only be programmed to make people believe what is true.
ADRIA: Once the Ancients have been destroyed, I will be a being of unchallengeable power, worshipped by all those beneath me. A true god by any definition, wouldn't you say?

I'd say this passes the Bechdel/Wallace Test with flying colors (literally -- Morgan Le Fay & Adria transform into pure energy and swirl around in an elemental battle)!
Message posted on 2010-10-01 01:45:59
CynicalOptimist said:
Not to mention Morgan Le Fay's words with Adria. I'm sure they had a line or so back and forth?
Message posted on 2011-01-09 15:12:57
Archon disagreed with the rating and said:
There is nothing dubious here. There are two lead female characters, three counting the main villian. Valla speaks to Adria, as has already been quoted.

Morgan LeFay and Adria have words together before starting their etrenal battle.

It is a clear pass.
Message posted on 2011-11-24 15:10:51

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