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]] Straight Outta Compton (2015) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by TJ on 2015-09-06 16:55:23.



TJ said:
just because two women speak in the film.
Message posted on 2015-09-06 16:55:23
Josh said:
While I really liked the movie, it absolutely did not pass the test.

I mean - at what point were there two women - who had names - talking to each other, and not about a man?

I can't even think of a scene where two women talked. Or a scene where there were two women in the same scene, other than the nameless, non-character girls dancing at parties.
Message posted on 2015-11-05 03:05:40
Waseema said:
I cannot for think of an example in this film where there are two named female characters that speak to each other. Dre's mom never speaks to another woman, none of the male rapper's girlfriends or roadies have meaningful or non-men related conversations etc.
Message posted on 2015-11-10 19:56:45
saebou said:
I don't think this film passes the test. It is a good film, but there is no scene where two named female characters talk to each other.
Message posted on 2016-01-14 02:42:05
neil (webmaster) said:
I've updated the rating from 3/3 to 1/3.
Message posted on 2016-01-14 18:25:27
Max said:
Um...Hello? Rey and Maz talk to each other. Not about a man, but about Rey herself. By the skin of its teeth, it technically DOES pass the test
Message posted on 2016-02-17 10:20:00
addie said:
There are two named women in the movie, but they never speak to each other.
Message posted on 2016-06-01 09:01:15

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