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]] Survival of the Dead (2009) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by Kelly Garbato on 2010-11-01 17:39:48.



Kelly Garbato said:
'Survival of the Dead' includes several named female characters, but only two have a significant amount of dialogue. These two women - Janet (Jane?; I forget which twin is which!) and "Tomboy" - appear in a few scenes together, but never exchange words. Nor do any of the ancillary female characters, named or not, address one another.

Probably this goes without saying, but the film passes the reverse Bechdel in its first five minutes.
Message posted on 2010-11-01 17:39:48
Quietmarc said:
Because this movie was so awful, I entertained myself by watching for bechdel test signifiers. The two named female characters are not in the same scene until at least an hour into the film and the closest they come to a conversation is where they each have a line of dialogue, one after the other, that may or may not be related (in context one or both of them may have been talking to themselves). This is at one hour and 14 minutes.

It's a strange zombie apocalypse where the ratio of survivors is greater than 7 to 1 male/female.
Message posted on 2012-07-12 00:46:25

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