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]] Chef (2014) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by 7384 on 2014-05-18 03:52:51.

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7384 said:
It has two significant named female characters, I think another couple have names as well, but they do not talk to each other. Like the real world of haute cuisine, it is a male-dominated movie.
Message posted on 2014-05-18 03:52:51
Nicole said:
Wow -- I haven't heard of the bechdel test, but I am glad to have a way to help me start to explain why I disliked this movie so much, and why it bothered me, as a feminist. The two main named female characters were so stereotyped and under-developed... they only wanted to advance/improve the protagonist's life (his career, his relationship with his son, his happiness). Barf.
Message posted on 2014-06-03 02:13:57

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