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]] My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (2013) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by Chris on 2013-06-24 01:51:34.



Chris said:
Six of eight central characters are female, and they talk to each other about all sorts of things. I think it fails the reverse test.
Message posted on 2013-06-24 01:51:34
meh said:
Aside from the Twilight's pet dragon (Spike), the antagonist's two dopey henchmen (Snips & Snails), a cameo from Applejack's brother (Big Macintosh), and a newly introduced character (Flash Sentry), all main characters of the movie are female. There is a small romance sub-plot between Twilight and Flash, but otherwise the movie is focused on the main characters uniting to recover a stolen artifact.
Message posted on 2013-06-24 19:43:46
Adam said:
It fails the first test which requires two "women" to be talking to teach other. Ponies are animals, not women.
Message posted on 2013-06-28 16:43:22
Chris said:
Adam, you clearly haven't seen the movie. While the central protagonist and the antagonist start out as ponies, they are transported into a human world, where they themselves also become human. Even if you were to disqualify those two, the other main characters - human all along - certainly pass the test.

Your objection has no merit.
Message posted on 2013-07-01 03:09:52
neil (webmaster) said:
I've removed the 'disagree' flag from Adam's comment.
Message posted on 2013-07-01 04:57:01
meh said:
Also, does it matter if they're ponies or not? The protagonists are adult females. And if the reverse test is just two males talking to each other, than I think there were probably instances where Snips and Snails talked to each other, and possibly at least one instance where Spike argued with one of them (although I may be mistaken on the latter).
Message posted on 2013-07-02 14:35:42

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