Do two women characters talk about anything other than a man?
So you think you’re a true movie buff? Why don’t you take the ultimate movie test to see if you’ve really been paying attention to the women characters and their dialogue! The Bechdel Test, sometimes called the Mo Movie Measure or Bechdel Rule is a simple test which names the following three criteria: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, who (2) who talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man. The Bechdel test asks whether a work of fiction features at least two women who talk to each other about something other than a man. The requirement that the two women must be named is sometimes added. About half of all films meet these requirements, according to user-edited databases and the media industry press. The test is used as an indicator for the active presence of women in films and other fiction, and to call attention to gender inequality in fiction. So what are you waiting for? Take this ultimate movie quiz and see if you can recall how many of these popular films actually pass the Bechdel test!