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

[[2]] What If (2013) [imdb]

This movie passed 2 of 3 tests. It was entered by lebser on 2015-01-27 18:34:04.



lebser said:
All the female characters discuss is the male protagonist and whether or not the female protagonist will bang him or not.
Message posted on 2015-01-27 18:34:05
flash82 disagreed with the rating and said:
watched this the other day. While the original rater is right that the conversations among the female characters mostly focuses on a relationship, this pretty obviously passes the test, albeit narrowly. Two clear examples: At one point the female lead (Chantry) talks to her boss (Holly) about a new job opportunity; the convo lasts for a couple minutes and neither mentions a man. At another point, Chantry talks to Nicole (another named female character) about possible alternate names for Cool Whip--definitely not related to a man.

So, given that there are at least two examples of named female characters talking to each other about something other than a man, this passes the test.
Message posted on 2015-08-24 21:39:06
Cat disagreed with the rating and said:
The talk about chantry's moving to taiwan with the boss holly.
Message posted on 2016-08-26 12:09:02
Bambi disagreed with the rating and said:
I agree with Cat and Flash82, the protagonist Chantry does talk to her boss about work. She later has a conversation with two different female characters about Cool Whip.
Message posted on 2016-09-25 02:06:57

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