American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street

The Bechdel Test, created in 1985 by the cartoonist and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel, asks three questions of a film: Does it contain two or more named female characters? Do they talk to each other? And, if so, do they discuss something other than a man? Take the quiz to see how this year’s Best Picture nominees stack up against favorites from the past.

Click here to take the New Yorker’s Oscar quiz.