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

[[1]] Looper (2012) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by Nadia on 2012-09-29 22:19:57.

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Nadia said:
Only two named women in the entire film and at no point do they meet.
Message posted on 2012-09-29 22:19:57
Fatpie42 said:
Actually there are three named characters. (I'm not good with names and I'm not going to look them up, but I'm fairly sure all three had names in the film.)

JGL's character has a girlfriend in the film who he has a fairly long conversation with (and would definitely have said her name at some point). Emily Blunt plays a central role. Bruce Willis' character has a girlfriend in the future who he talks about a fair bit. All three are named, but none of them ever meet.
Message posted on 2012-09-30 21:47:11
Jade said:
Yeah, only two women and one was a prostitute and the other a mother.
Message posted on 2012-10-01 11:46:31
Helen said:
Actually, four women. Don't know if the wife ever gets a name (she's certainly not allowed to speak) but you're forgetting Beatrice. The waitress.
Message posted on 2012-10-05 12:22:26
Alicia said:
There are 4 female characters actually, 3 of whom are named, Beatrix( the waitress at the diner), Suzie(the prostitute), Sara(the mother) and then Bruce Willis' wife who is never actually named in the movie although she has one in the credits
Message posted on 2012-10-06 10:03:45
CJ said:
It's actually four named women: The prostitute, the mother, the dead wife and the waitress at the diner (Beatrix).

The film still fails.
Message posted on 2012-10-07 13:48:48
Mike disagreed with the rating and said:
Four named women: Suzie the prostitute, Sara the mom, Beatrix the waitress, and... wait for it, Jen the other waitress (who we never actually see) - Bruce Willis' wife is never named.
Message posted on 2012-11-08 05:25:37

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