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]] Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by gigaguar on 2014-01-28 22:24:29.



gigaguar said:
The only female characters with an ok amount of lines are Sam and Barb. Although Barb is clearly female the character itself is an ape.
Message posted on 2014-01-28 22:24:29
Dr. SpaceGoat said:
If non-human female characters don't count then a lot of science fiction and talking animal movies wouldn't pass the test.
That being said, Barb and Sam talk about Chester for a little: 2/3.
Message posted on 2014-02-10 01:31:35
avocadomonster said:
Non-human female characters absolutely count if they're talking animals that are obviously meant to be females! (Otherwise, you wouldn't be able to apply the Bechdel Test to animated Disney movies like Lady and Tramp)

Barb and Sam make two female characters, they do have discussions twice in the film: one about science (meteorology vs. technology) and another when Sam and the gang are captured and being transported by Barb (although it transitions into one about whether Chester is treating her fairly, so possibly dubious...)
Message posted on 2014-02-20 13:05:18
Ashley said:
I consider Barb to be a female character. I don't think species really has anything to do, especially since she is treated like a human. Also, Barb and Sam do talk about science together and how Sam was carrying around a strawberry in her bag.
Message posted on 2014-06-30 22:40:14
Jake said:
There are certainly two female characters who speak to each other on a subject other than men. This film passes all three tests.
Message posted on 2014-07-04 10:55:27
neil (webmaster) said:
I've updated the rating from 0/3 to 3/3.
Message posted on 2014-07-04 10:59:53

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