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]] Baby Driver (2017) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by Sasha on 2017-07-03 19:57:33.

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Sasha said:
The two most relevant female characters are both mainly romantic interests in terms of how they add to the plot.
Message posted on 2017-07-03 19:57:33
Shaina said:
There are only two named female characters, Darling and Debora. They never speak to each other. I think that Debora does speak to a fellow waitress during the film, but the waitress isn't named.
Message posted on 2017-07-18 02:48:55
Sam said:
3 Female Characters- filling all female archetypes.

1. Wholesome girl next door character who is the love interest.
2. Hypersexual intimidating female villain/henchmen
3. Dead mother in flashbacks.

It's a shame because Spacey's character could've been switched out for a female and not affected the plot at all.


In saying that, it's a fantastic film and I encourage everyone to see it.
Message posted on 2017-07-20 03:28:07
Laura said:
Agree with previous comments, but I don't encourage anyone to watch this film. There's no excuse for the terrible female characters - this is 2017.
They could have cast a woman for any of the important characters but chose to only cast women as love interests (or dead mothers) with zero personality.
Message posted on 2017-07-24 14:34:08
Tate disagreed with the rating and said:
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe there is a scene where Debora is taking Darlings order at the diner, and she simply asks her what she would like to order- no talk of a male character at all. Again, I may be wrong but I thought I should bring it up for discussion.
Message posted on 2017-08-14 23:12:27

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