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

Movie list

[[3]] 47 Meters Down: Uncaged [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Lost Command [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] G.O.R.A. [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Mr. Bean's Holiday [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Journey 2: The Mysterious Island [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] A Royal Winter [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Superintelligence
[[3]] The Last Sharknado: It's About Time [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Manos: The Hands of Fate [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] The Bear [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Scum [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Scanners [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Taken 3 [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Maria [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Borat Subsequent Moviefilm [4 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Level 16 [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Cobra [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Rambo III [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Home Alone 3 [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Next Karate Kid [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Wonder Woman 1984 [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Osenniy marafon
[[3]] The Midnight Sky [2 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Croods: A New Age [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Rabid [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Cured [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Richard Jewell [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] I Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meathook, and Now I Have a Three Picture Deal at Disney
[[3]] Gretel & Hansel [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Now Is Good [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Happiest Season [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Vse o muzhchinakh [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Prom [4 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Lean on Pete [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Relic [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Gantz: O [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Deathstalker II [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Cleopatra [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Keoma [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Pippi in the South Seas [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Kozure Okami: Jigoku e ikuzo! Daigoro [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] They Call Me Trinity [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Bridge [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Highlander II [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Big Tits Dragon [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Deathstalker [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] A Better Tomorrow II [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] A Better Tomorrow [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Revenge: A Love Story [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Furie [2 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Handsome Devil [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Pope Joan [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Wolfwalkers [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Milchwald [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Bungalow [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Im Schatten [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Marseille [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Call [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] A New Christmas [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Host [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Catch Me... I'm in Love [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Fantasy Island [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Princess Switch [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Godmothered [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Santana [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Hungry Bitches [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Step Up 3D [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] A.M.I. [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] The Witches [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Ludo [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Wonder Park [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Ben & Arthur [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Jiu Jitsu [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Freaky [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Lakeview Terrace
[[0]] The Time Machine
[[3]] The Kitchen [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Tomorrow Never Dies [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Stunt Double [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] L'ennui [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Strictly Ballroom [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Me, Myself and Irene [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Bataille de neige [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] C.H.U.D. [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Yes, God, Yes [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Anand [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Walking Tall
[[1]] Samurai Cop [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Over the Moon [2 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Mother [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Scare Me [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Bad Hair [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] The Legend of Hei (Luo Xiao Hei zhan ji) [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Our Dancing Daughters [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Trial of the Chicago 7 [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Rhinestone [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Summerland
[[1]] Come to Daddy [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The House That Jack Built [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Possum [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] K-12 [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Druk [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] About Last Night [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Gekijo-ban Non Non Biyori: Vacation [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] A Dark, Dark Man [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] The Perfect Storm [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Big Fish & Begonia [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Melody [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Fantastic Planet [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Allegro non troppo [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] World Trade Center [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
[[3]] Wonder Woman [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Wonder Woman [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Vendetta [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Saw V [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] House of Wax [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Capernaum
[[3]] Can't Buy Me Love [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The King of Staten Island
[[3]] The New Mutants [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Enola Holmes [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Sputnik [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Mrs. Brown [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Addams Family [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Mercy Black [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] failure to launch
[[2]] Anaconda [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Risky Business [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Babyteeth [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Uninvited [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] "Love, Death & Robots" Beyond the Aquila Rift [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Lola [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Mulan [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Ip Man 4: The Finale [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The hockey girls
[[0]] Outer Space [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] John From [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Diamantino [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Lovesong [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Top End Wedding [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Montanha [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] São Jorge [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Bill & Ted Face the Music [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Koroshiya 1 [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Tenet [2 comment(s) available]
[[0]] A German Youth
[[3]] La Peor de Mis Bodas 2
[[3]] Frankie [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] O Desolado [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] The Heartbreak Kid
[[3]] António Um, Dois, TrÊs [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Banana Split [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Saint Frances [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Music of the Heart
[[2]] Stay Tuned [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] All of Me [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Underdog [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Double Jeopardy
[[3]] Sangue do Meu Sangue [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] The Shaggy Dog [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Western
[[3]] The Transcendents
[[3]] Work It [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Underwater [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open
[[3]] The Lears [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] It Takes Two
[[3]] Under the Cherry Moon [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Vanishing Point [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] The Driver [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Hamilton [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Legacy of Lies [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] The Thirteenth Year [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Une Paire de Jumelles
[[1]] The Lover / L'amant [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Lolita [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Beach Bum [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Ground Beneath My Feet
[[3]] Numero deux [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Anna and the Apocalypse [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Before You Know It [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Dripping in Chocolate [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Vivarium [1 comment(s) available]
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About

The Bechdel Test, or Bechdel-Wallace Test, sometimes called the Mo Movie Measure or Bechdel Rule is a simple test which names the following three criteria: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, who (2) who talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man. The test was popularized by Alison Bechdel's comic, the name of which Google won't let me put on this page for inciting hate, in a 1985 strip called The Rule. For a nice video introduction to the subject please check out The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies on feministfrequency.com.

If you need access to the raw data, check out the docs for the api.

Add a movie

If you want to add a movie to this list, please go to the Add a movie page and fill in the form. If you disagree with a rating, please leave a comment on the appropriate movie page instead.

Recent activity

Currently 8778 movies in the database. The five latest additions:

2021-01-17 12:13: [[3]] 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)
2021-01-16 22:06: [[1]] Lost Command (1966)
2021-01-15 06:05: [[2]] G.O.R.A. (2004)
2021-01-03 19:45: [[0]] Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
2021-01-03 19:37: [[1]] Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)

The five latest comments were on:

2021-01-18 23:46: [[3]] "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" School Hard (1997)
2021-01-18 23:44: [[2]] "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Some Assembly Required (1997)
2021-01-18 23:42: [[3]] "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" When She Was Bad (1997)
2021-01-18 21:27: [[3]] "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Prophecy Girl (1997)
2021-01-18 21:25: [[3]] "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Out of Mind, Out of Sight (1997)

The list

The list you see to the left of this text consists of an icon with the result of the tests (explained below), the title (clicking it will take you to its details page, where you can find the reviews and comments) and finally two optional icons, also explained below. Clicking the icon before the title will take you to the movie's IMDb page.

For the sake of practicality, I've taken the liberty to read the first criterion as only named female characters counting.

There are currently 8778 movies listed. Some stats and graphs are available. Be sure to check out Ten graphics on the Bechdel test on Reddit for more graphs.

You can also view the list sorted by year, sorted by title (default), title, date added (latest first), number of comments, number of reviews or rating.
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Links

About the Bechdel test

Wikipedia: Bechdel test

The Bechdel Test: What It Is, And Why It Matters

TV Tropes Wiki: The Bechdel Test

Articles

The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood's Exclusion of Women

The Female Character Flowchart

Memo to all women: No half for you in Hollywood

Cartoons are more than just entertainment

The 'Bechdel Rule,' Defining Pop-Culture Character

Review sites

Women & Hollywood


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