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

[[3]] Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by Bryan on 2008-10-27 01:41:12.

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Bryan said:
The closest two female characters come involves Jeanie (Jennifer Grey) asking Grace (the secretary - Edie McClurg) where Mr Rooney is.

Later, Jeanie answers the door thinking it is the police only to find the "Sexogram". Jeanie does not talk to her, and slams the door in her face.
Message posted on 2008-10-27 01:41:12
alicia said:
Jeanie and her mother talk about several non-man things.
Message posted on 2010-06-01 02:53:05
allt said:
alicia is right - for instance, they have a remonstration in the car after Katie (Jeanie's mother) picks her up from the police station.
Message posted on 2010-06-13 01:44:09
Andrew said:
Jeanie and Mrs. Bueller speak numerous times, especially on the car ride home at the end about her having to leave work and Jeanie getting arrested, and at the beginning when Nurse Sparrow tells Sloane her grandmother's died.
Message posted on 2011-08-24 07:34:28
Ana said:
Although it is few and far between Jeanie and her mother do talk about things other than a male..even other than Ferris!
Message posted on 2011-08-24 14:43:32
Hannah said:
Also: Florence Sparrow speaks to Sloane Peterson about her grandma dying.
Message posted on 2014-07-09 16:23:48
neil (webmaster) said:
I've updated the rating from 2/3 to 3/3.
Message posted on 2014-07-09 18:38:01

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