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50 Greatest Films That Pass the Bechdel Test

Created by comic author Alison Bechdel in her 1985 book Dykes To Watch Out For, The Bechdel Test proposes an assessment of how women are represented in film. According to Bechdel, the method for measuring female visibility in a film involves conforming to the following three scruples: there have to be two named women; whom engage in a conversation; which is about something other than a man.
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The Godfather: Part II (1974)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
2
Goodfellas (1990)
Goodfellas (1990)
3
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
4
Secrets and Lies
Secrets and Lies
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5
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
6
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
7
Gone With the Wind (1939)
Gone With the Wind (1939)
8
The Apartment (1960)
The Apartment (1960)
9
Roman Holiday (1953)
Roman Holiday (1953)
10
Jaws (1975)
Jaws (1975)
11
Life of Brian (1979)
Life of Brian (1979)
12
Amadeus (1984)
Amadeus (1984)
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13
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Mulholland Drive (2001)
14
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
15
Donnie Darko (2001)
Donnie Darko (2001)
16
The Sixth Sense (1999)
The Sixth Sense (1999)
17
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
18
All About Eve (1950)
All About Eve (1950)
19
The Exorcist (1973)
The Exorcist (1973)
20
Network (1976)
Network (1976)
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21
Aliens (1986)
Aliens (1986)
22
Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
23
Leon: The Professional (1994)
Leon: The Professional (1994)
24
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
25
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
26
American Beauty (1999)
American Beauty (1999)
27
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
28
Spirited Away (2001)
Spirited Away (2001)
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29
Evil Dead II (1987)
Evil Dead II (1987)
30
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
31
Sideways (2004)
Sideways (2004)
32
Amélie (2001)
Amélie (2001)
33
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
34
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
35
Black Swan (2010)
Black Swan (2010)
36
Halloween (1978)
Halloween (1978)
37
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
38
Jackie Brown (1997)
Jackie Brown (1997)
39
Sin City (2005)
Sin City (2005)
40
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
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