Chart: Movies that pass the Bechdel test have a better return on investment

http://feministing.com/2014/04/02/charts-movies-that-pass-the-bechdel-test-have-a-better-return-on-investment/

…even when crippled by small budgets, female-driven films tend to outperform expectations. The total median gross return on investment for a film that passed the Bechdel test was $2.68 for each dollar spent, compared to only $2.45 for films that failed. And despite the claims of some within the industry that films with strong female leads don’t do well internationally, they hold their own abroad as well.

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Image source and full article: http://feministing.com/2014/04/02/charts-movies-that-pass-the-bechdel-test-have-a-better-return-on-investment/