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]] The Fault in Our Stars (2014) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by Tanya Harrington on 2014-05-08 19:16:51.



Tanya Harrington said:
Favorite book and hopefully favorite movie. John Green is an amazing writer and Hazel Grace Lancaster is an amazing character.
Message posted on 2014-05-08 19:16:51
Ian said:
This movie isn't out yet so we can't really rate it.
Message posted on 2014-05-25 02:02:46
J said:
I haven't seen the movie because it isn't out yet. But I've read the book. Without giving anything away in the first couple pages Hazel and her mother argue about whether she has to go to group therapy or not.

So if the movie can hold onto at least that it will pass.
Message posted on 2014-05-30 01:21:02
Evelyn said:
If you haven't read the book, at the very beginning of the trailer, Hazel and her mother are shown talking about her therapy group, so this movie does pass the test.
Message posted on 2014-05-30 16:23:36
NessieNos said:
It was a terrible idea for someone to rate this movie before seeing it. What is this, Amazon? But I saw it last night. The protagonist, Hazel, and her mother, Frannie, talk about group therapy, making friends, Hazel's treatment, the trip they're taking together, and Frannie's plans for the future after Hazel dies. There are a bunch of short but meaningful conversations scattered throughout where they talk about their relationship and Frannie's concern for Hazel without bringing men into it.
Message posted on 2014-06-04 21:08:27
a said:
Evelyn, trailers frequently contain scenes that are later cut from their films. Thanks, Nessie, for writing in after actually having seen the film.
Message posted on 2014-06-06 06:16:32
en said:
They talk to each other about the well being of one of the characters who is not a man but Hazel Grace who has cancer.
Message posted on 2014-06-07 13:58:41
miller disagreed with the rating and said:
I haven't seen the movie, but in the book, Hazel and her female friend talk about boys (including Gus and the female friend's new 'boy toy')
Message posted on 2014-08-17 17:54:05

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