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]] The Holiday (2006) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by Sarah on 2008-11-02 22:46:47.



Sarah said:
Iris and Amanda talk online about homeswapping.
Message posted on 2008-11-02 22:46:47
FarmerSteph disagreed with the rating and said:
Except that one of the specific questions is "are there any men in your town?" and the entire conversation is a reaction to both of them having bad break-ups. I'd say it's implicitly about men.
Message posted on 2011-11-30 04:19:11
Juli said:
The short scene with Cameron Diaz buying booze and snacks has no talk of men with a woman behind the counter. Short, but passes the test.
Message posted on 2013-05-03 08:51:59
Maddie said:
Not to mention Graham's two daughters Sophie and Olivia talk to each other and to Amanda. I think this movie definitely passes the test.
Message posted on 2014-05-04 22:31:10
Bianca disagreed with the rating and said:
As for the office colleague in the beginning and the woman in the store: They both don't have names so they don't count officially.

Does a chat really count as talking to each other?

Do children really count as women? But if the film was about to pass, in my opinion it would be because of the girls.
Message posted on 2020-05-16 21:10:47

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