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

[[2]] Body Heat (1981) [imdb]

This movie passed 2 of 3 tests (although dubious). It was entered by Darnn on 2012-09-26 15:34:24.

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Darnn said:
There are various minor roles for women, such as secretaries, waitresses, etc. None of these talk to each other.

Kathleen Turner's character has scenes with her sister-in-law and the sister-in-law's daughter, but they barely address each other.

Turner's character also exchanges a few lines with a female friend, but these are at the presence of Hurt's character and mostly refer to him.

There's nothing like an actual conversation between two women, even about men.
Message posted on 2012-09-26 15:34:25

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