So with that in mind, we asked Diablo Cody — the Oscar-winning writer of “Juno” and the upcoming “Jennifer’s Body” — for her list of her 10 favorite movie badasses. Check out her list (and her reasons why) below:
10. Carrie in “Carrie” (Sissy Spacek): This girl geek doesn’t just turn the tables — she upends the entire friggin’ prom. When one of Carrie’s tormenters gets clocked with a fire hose, it’s one of the best “hell yeah!” moments in cinema history. And somehow Spacek made a bucket of red corn syrup look like haute couture.
For the rest of Diablo Cody’s Top 10 Greatest Movie Badasses list, head over to SplashPage.MTV.com.