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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  • Certain Women
  • Antibirth
  • Lovesong
  • The Love Witch
  • Zootopia
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane
  • Hush
  • The Huntsman: Winter's War
  • Here Alone
  • Lemonade
  • Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
  • The Handmaiden
  • Raw
  • American Honey
  • Personal Shopper
  • The Neon Demon
  • Finding Dory
  • The Shallows
  • Nerve
  • Colossal
  • Ghostbusters
  • Bad Moms
  • Suicide Squad
  • The Girl with All the Gifts
  • Prevenge
  • Arrival
  • The Bad Batch
  • I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House
  • Jackie
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • 20th Century Women
  • Ouija: Origin of Evil
  • Miss Sloane
  • Moana
  • Hidden Figures
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
  • Ingrid Goes West
  • Before I Fall
  • Thoroughbreds
  • XX
  • To the Bone
  • The Incredible Jessica James
  • Atomic Blonde
  • Tragedy Girls
  • M.F.A.
  • Power Rangers
  • The Zookeeper's Wife
  • Wonder Woman
  • Okja
  • The Florida Project
  • The Beguiled
  • The Villainess
  • Girls Trip
  • Rough Night
  • Good Manners
  • Thelma
  • Veronica
  • The Shape of Water
  • Lady Bird
  • Battle of the Sexes
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • I, Tonya
  • Molly's Game
  • Revenge
  • Unicorn Store
  • Anna and the Apocalypse
  • Tigers Are Not Afraid
  • Happy Death Day
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • What Keeps You Alive
  • Proud Mary
  • Eighth Grade
  • Hereditary
  • Tully
  • Damsel
  • Annihilation
  • Red Sparrow
  • Unsane
  • A Wrinkle in Time
  • Tomb Raider
  • A Quiet Place
  • Fast Color
  • I Feel Pretty
  • Braid
  • Terminal
  • Knife+Heart
  • Ocean's Eight
  • Incredibles 2
  • Set It Up
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
  • The Spy Who Dumped Me
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Roma
  • A Simple Favor
  • The Favourite
  • Suspiria
  • Vox Lux
  • Widows
  • Halloween