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]] War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by -- on 2017-07-16 02:37:10.

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Jon disagreed with the rating and said:
It passes all three tests.

Nova (the little girl) and Maurice (the Orangutan) are both female and have communication throughout the movie.

Message posted on 2017-08-18 15:39:36
Quentin said:
Maurice isn't female
Message posted on 2017-08-31 16:09:12
not said:
@jon This rating is correct.

I don't remember it being explicitly mentioned in this part, but Maurice is clearly male. The fact that he was in a caring role and was voiced by a female voice actor probably misled you.

Exhibit a: The previous movies

Exhibit b: The fact that every character listing and movie description lists Maurice as male or uses male pronouns

Exhibit c: Wikipedia lists "Maurice" as a "traditionally male name"
Message posted on 2017-09-17 01:36:25
not is wrong disagreed with the rating and said:
Maurice is female if you read into the lore of planet of the apes, you can find that she is here:
planetoftheapes.wikia.com/wiki/Maurice
Sign language is still a form of communication the same way that an ape is a female.
Message posted on 2017-10-09 11:50:18

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