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

[[0]] The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
[[3]] Space Jam: A New Legacy [2 comment(s) available]
[[2]] The Tomorrow War [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] America: The Motion Picture [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Gremlins 2: The New Batch [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Hand That Rocks the Cradle [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Unhinged [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Antoine and Colette
[[3]] Dummy [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] A Quiet Place Part II [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] F9 - The Fast Saga [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Normal People
[[1]] The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
[[3]] Fatherhood
[[3]] The Replacements [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Brown Sugar
[[0]] Baboon Climbing a Pole
[[0]] Lancement d'un navire [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Bad Sleep Well [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] My Salinger Year [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Chongqing Blues [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] In the Heights [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Spiral: From the Book of Saw [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Rose [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Souvenir [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Next Stop Wonderland [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Highwaymen
[[3]] Cruella [2 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Fortnite: Battle, Build, Survive!
[[3]] The North Avenue Irregulars [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Novitiate [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2
[[1]] No Way Out [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Child's Play 3 [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Sluga naroda 2
[[0]] Man Riding Jumping Horse [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Holidate
[[0]] Jumping Over a Man's Back-Leapfrog [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Child Carrying Flowers to Woman [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Cockatoo Flying [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Shadow in the Cloud [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Last Stop: Kurtulus [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] L'homme machine [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Buffalo Running [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Without Remorse [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Italian Stallion [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Oxygen [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Enough [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] 12 Dates of Christmas
[[2]] The Three Musketeers [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Count of Monte-Cristo [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Casanova [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] The Bourne Identity [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Red Beard [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Kagemusha [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Hara-Kiri [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Radhe
[[0]] Athlete Swinging a Pick [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Barbie and the pink shoes
[[3]] Picture Bride [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Schtonk [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Voll normaaal [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Manta, Manta [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Possession [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Brown Bunny [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] She-Ra and the Princesses of Power [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Le singe musicien [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Suburban Girl [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] La Rosace Magique [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Air I Breathe [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] La vague [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Us Again [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Je vous aime [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Mitchells vs the Machines [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Breaker Upperers [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Monkey and Another, Boxing [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Duncan or Devonald with Muslin Cloud [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Duncan Smoking [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Duncan and Another, Blacksmith Shop [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Rollergator [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Breath [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Stray [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Barque sortant du port [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] The Retreat [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Passenger 57 [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Gigli [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Pledge This! [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Barb Wire [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] American Gigolo [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Miss Jerry [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Watch Out, We're Mad [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] My Name Is Nobody [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Double Trouble [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] March or Die [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] All the Way Boys [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Bridge of Dragons [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Pentathlon [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Catwoman [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Punisher [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Red Scorpion [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Men of War [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Blacksmith Scene [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Billy Edwards and the Unknown [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] A Call to Spy [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Rape of the Vampire [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] La rose de fer [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Marquis de Sade's Justine [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] La nuit des etoiles filantes [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Female Vampire [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Love Camp [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Emmanuelle 6 [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Emmanuelle 3 [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Emmanuelle IV [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Emmanuelle 5 [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Planet of the Erotic Ape [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Return of Swamp Thing [2 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Sisterhood [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Cannibal Ferox [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Women's Prison Massacre [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Arena [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Big Bird Cage [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Nowhereland [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Survival Island [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Second in Command [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] In Hell [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Hard Corps [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Sorceress [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] She [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] The Warrior and the Sorceress [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] 'Gator Bait [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] 'Gator Bait 2: Cajun Justice [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Hitchhikers [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Space Zombie Bingo!!! [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Bigfoot: Blood Trap [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Emmanuelle bianca e nera [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Mandinga [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Drum [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Mandingo [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Nighthawks [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Victory [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Tango & Cash [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Rocky V [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Daylight [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Rocky Balboa [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Piratensender Power Play [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Zwei Nasen tanken Super [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Die Einsteiger [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Die Supernasen [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Captain from Kopenick [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Die Feuerzangenbowle [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Summer of 85 [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Misbehaviour [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Baby's Dinner [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Italienischer Bauerntanz [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Bold Type
[[3]] Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back - Evolution [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Amazon Women on the Moon [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot! [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Django the Bastard [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Django, Prepare a Coffin [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Der Schuh des Manitu [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Under Fire [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Tarzan and the She-Devil [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Tarzan's Peril [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Tarzan's Magic Fountain [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Tarzan's Savage Fury [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Tarzan and the Slave Girl [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Treasure of the Aztecs [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Pyramid of the Sun God [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Yellow One [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Old Surehand [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Amongst Vultures [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Winnetou und sein Freund Old Firehand [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] The Valley of Death [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Winnetou: The Red Gentleman [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Winnetou: The Last Shot [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Treasure of the Silver Lake [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Old Shatterhand [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Winnetou and the Crossbreed [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] The Oil Prince [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Winnetou [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Daniel the Wizard [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Meet the Spartans [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Annabelle Serpentine Dance [1 comment(s) available]
[[2]] Mortal Kombat [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Reve au coin du feu [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] The Andromeda Strain [1 comment(s) available]
[[1]] Akrobatisches Potpourri [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Monkeyshines, No. 3 [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Lucky Grandma [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Elvira: Mistress of the Dark [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Pferd und Reiter Springen uber ein Hindernis [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Sandow No. 3 [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Sandow No. 2 [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Sandow [1 comment(s) available]
[[0]] Luis Martinetti, Contortionist [1 comment(s) available]
[[3]] Stowaway [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 9190 movies in the database. The five latest additions:

2021-07-26 09:01: [[0]] The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)
2021-07-17 02:29: [[3]] Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)
2021-07-11 11:57: [[2]] The Tomorrow War (2021)
2021-07-02 21:22: [[3]] America: The Motion Picture (2021)
2021-07-02 08:32: [[2]] Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

The five latest comments were on:

2021-08-03 22:31: [[1]] The Big Short (2015)
2021-08-03 21:25: [[3]] Les noces rouges (1973)
2021-08-03 21:11: [[1]] Le Boucher (1970)
2021-08-03 20:46: [[3]] Le coup du berger (1956)
2021-08-03 20:42: [[3]] Les Bonnes Femmes (1960)

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 9190 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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