The Mako Mori test

The Mako Mori test is passed if the movie has a) at least one female character b) who gets her own narrative arc c) that is not about supporting a man’s story. All the following films pass this test. I've marked whether or not they also pass the Bechdel test. Suggestions welcome.

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  • Catwoman
  • Moolaadé
  • Raise Your Voice
  • AVP: Alien vs. Predator
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Elektra
  • Hard Candy
  • Imagine Me & You
  • The Descent
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
  • Pride & Prejudice
  • In Her Shoes
  • Æon Flux
  • Memoirs of a Geisha
  • V for Vendetta
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Aquamarine
  • She's the Man
  • Silent Hill
  • Marie Antoinette
  • The Devil Wears Prada
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • All the Boys Love Mandy Lane
  • Paprika
  • Sakuran
  • Dreamgirls
  • Teeth
  • Planet Terror
  • Ten Inch Hero
  • Caramel
  • Death Proof
  • Persepolis
  • Inside
  • Waitress
  • Hairspray
  • Atonement
  • Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone
  • Juno
  • Enchanted
  • Trick 'r Treat
  • Mad Money
  • The Broken
  • Baby Mama
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Repo! The Genetic Opera
  • Martyrs
  • Twilight
  • Doubt
  • Bride Wars
  • Coraline
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Drag Me to Hell
  • Dead Hooker in a Trunk
  • The House of the Devil
  • Fish Tank
  • Mother
  • Agora
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
  • Women Without Men
  • Skin
  • Julie & Julia
  • Jennifer's Body
  • Whip It
  • Triangle
  • Precious
  • The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  • Mulan: Rise of a Warrior
  • The Princess and the Frog
  • The Runaways
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Kick-Ass
  • Confessions
  • The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
  • Salt
  • Black Swan
  • Easy A
  • You Again
  • Burlesque
  • Tangled
  • True Grit
  • Martha Marcy May Marlene
  • Silent House
  • Jane Eyre
  • Sucker Punch
  • Hanna
  • Scream 4
  • Bridesmaids
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Colombiana
  • The Innkeepers
  • The Moth Diaries
  • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Young Adult
  • The Iron Lady
  • The Hunger Games
  • Prometheus
  • Snow White and the Huntsman
  • American Mary