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Do Your Favorite Movies Pass the Bechdel Test?

By Abbey Clarke Nov 27, 2013

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Marvel

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Marvel’s The Avengers

Rating: 1/3

Unfortunately, The Avengers does not do as well. While there are more than two named female characters (Black Widow, Pepper Potts, and Maria Hill), they don’t talk to each other at all. Hopefully the sequel does better!

Tags: movies, slideshows, feminism, movies we love, gender equality, bechdel test

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Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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