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]] Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by tmw on 2014-01-20 16:43:10.

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tmw said:
At no point in the movie do the women talk to each other. Very disappointing.
Message posted on 2014-01-20 16:43:10
Hank said:
There are at least two named women (Katya, a Russian assistant, and Kathy, the protagonists fiancée) but they do not speak to each other throughout the entire film.
Message posted on 2014-01-24 07:52:48
James said:
This is another classic failure. The only major female character is the hero's girlfriend. She's only useful to the story when she's getting kidnapped or flirting with the antagonist when she's roped into the espionage.

The villain's assistant barely counts against the "two women" part of the test. But she's there, and I did notice that Jack's support team had at least one woman I remember in it. But they aren't meaningful characters.
Message posted on 2014-02-08 13:57:54

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