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]] The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by neil on 2009-03-15 11:26:07.

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neil said:
Dr. Benson talks to a few women (mostly SecDef Regina Jackson).
Message posted on 2009-03-15 11:26:07
Glenn Simpson said:
I don't disagree, because I think in theory if the "man" being discussed is an alien in a role that is not gender-specific, it shouldn't count as a "man", and therefore conversations about Klaatu shouldn't count as "talking about a man" but I thought I was alone in that theory. So I assume there must have been conversations relating to the spaceship and stuff that I don't recall.
Message posted on 2012-12-14 18:20:08

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