‘Juno’ Writer Diablo Cody Picks Her Top 10 Movie Badasses

The search for the Greatest Movie Badass of All Time is on! MTV News has asked accomplished filmmakers, actors and you, the audience, to vote for your favorites. Now we’ve tabulated the results and found our 10 finalists for the top spot. Who will reign supreme as the Greatest Badass of All Time? Find out on February 6 at 7:15 p.m. when MTV announces the winner live at New York’s Comic-Con and right here at MTV.com.

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.