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

[[0]] Batman Returns (1992) [imdb]

This movie passed 0 of 3 tests. It was entered by Renee on 2010-07-03 00:04:16.

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Kirkee disagreed with the rating and said:
There are three female characters, Catwoman, Ice Princess and Poodle Lady. They never speak to each other as far as I know. Although is hinted that Catwoman and Ice Princess talked to each other about letting Princess go the conversation itself happened offscreen.
Message posted on 2011-10-05 17:50:09
Carl disagreed with the rating and said:
I'm not sure 'The Ice Princess' counts as a named character - it seems to me that her character is a model portaying a city mascot, rather than that being her actual title - and I feel strongly that 'Poodle Lady' does not, but there is another female character who introduces herself to the penguin as 'Jen' so I think this movie does pass the first test.
Message posted on 2013-08-11 19:36:33
chris said:
The review is correct, it passes none of the test. Ice Princess and Poodle Lady are not NAMES. There is no on-screen conversation between female characters.
Message posted on 2014-10-21 03:08:44

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