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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  • Her Smell
  • Bird Box
  • The Lodge
  • The Farewell
  • Fighting with My Family
  • Captain Marvel
  • Booksmart
  • Us
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Bit
  • Satanic Panic
  • Dark Phoenix
  • Midsommar
  • Crawl
  • Ready or Not
  • The Kitchen
  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
  • Hustlers
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • Terminator: Dark Fate
  • Frozen II
  • Noelle
  • Little Women
  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
  • Shirley
  • Relic
  • Horse Girl
  • Gretel & Hansel
  • Emma.
  • The Invisible Man
  • She Dies Tomorrow