I Know What I Saw

I Know What I Saw does not pass the Bechdel Test. There are several named women, but none seen speaking directly to each other.

I Know What I Saw does not contain violence towards women, and contains infrequent mild violence towards men.

See more in 2009, documentary, not rated, doesn’t pass, no violence

Area 51: The CIA’s Secret Files

Area 51: The CIA’s Secret Files does not pass the Bechdel Test. There are not two named women. It also does not pass the reverse Bechdel Test- there are several named men, but none depicted speaking directly to each other.

Area 51 does not contain violence towards women or men.

See more in 2014, documentary, not rated, doesn’t pass, no violence

Dracula

Dracula passes the Bechdel test. Dracula contains infrequent moderate violence towards women and men.

See more in 1931, horror, approved, passes, infrequent moderate

Ghostbusters (2016)

Ghostbusters (2016) passes the Bechdel Test.Ghostbusters (2016) contains frequent moderate violence towards women and men.

See more in 2016, PG13, comedy, passes, frequent moderate

Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 does not pass the Bechdel Test, but the case against it is compelling.

  1. Negasonic is referred to by name in a conversation between two men, without clear indication of who belongs to the name.
  2. The scene in which she and another woman pass the Bechdel test is post-credits.

Deadpool 2 contains infrequent graphic violence towards women and very frequent graphic violence towards men.

See more in 2018, R, action, doesn’t pass, infrequent graphic

High School Musical 2

High School Musical 2 passes the Bechdel Test. High School Musical 2 contains frequent mild violence towards women and infrequent moderate violence towards men.

See more in 2007, TVG, family, passes, frequent mild

My All-American

My All-American passes the Bechdel Test- but exclusively with this exchange:My All-American contains infrequent mild violence towards women and very frequent mild violence towards men.

See more in 2015, drama, PG, passes, infrequent mild

The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity does not pass the Bechdel Test. There are not two named women.

The Man Who Knew Infinity contains infrequent moderate violence towards women and frequent moderate violence towards men.

See more in 2015, PG13, drama, doesn’t pass, infrequent moderate

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates passes the Bechdel Test.Mike and Dave contains infrequent moderate violence towards women and frequent moderate violence towards men.

See more in 2016, R, comedy, passes, infrequent moderate

Adrift (Rating may contain spoiler)

Adrfit passes the Bechdel Test.Adrift contains infrequent moderate violence towards women and infrequent graphic violence towards men.

See more in adventure, PG13, 2018, passes, infrequent moderate