We Put These Classic Movies To The Bechdel Test

There's some upsetting news about Harry Potter...

Hollywood is not great for women. There’s the pay gap, a lack of decent roles beyond ‘love interest’ or ‘sexless mother figure’ and the fact that you can’t get a part over the age of 42 unless you’re Meryl Streep.

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It’s really not great. So, in order to work out just how bad women have it (and how much we need to complain about this), we put some classic movies to the Bechdel Test. In order to pass, all they need are two named female characters talking to each other about something other than men. Literally anything else. Surely, that's not too difficult, right? WELL. Let's see how your fave film measured up.