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]] Knights of Badassdom (2013) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests (although dubious). It was entered by baudot on 2014-02-07 07:19:18.

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baudot said:
Though this movie passes the Bechdel test, it is only by the barest of technicalities. The main villain, a succubus, says a few words to one of her victims, who happens to be female, before killing her. The victim responds before being killed. Both of them have names in the credits. (Beth and Andie)

All in all, this is a very bro movie. The women are present almost entirely as decoration.

Egalitarian credentials aside, it is a fantastic low-budget cheesy horror movie.
Message posted on 2014-02-07 07:19:18
wobster109 said:
That's really interesting. I'd like some clarification on this: does a character count as being named if the name is only given in the credits?
Message posted on 2014-02-23 05:20:04

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