Pop Culture's Most Badass Heroines

The Hunger Games is here! To celebrate, we picked out our favorite females from TV, the movies and more who are not to be messed with if you know what’s good for you.


March 23, 2012 5:00 PM
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Carmela Soprano

Whether sending thinly-veiled threats through her ricotta pie or making the occasional on-the-phone death threat to one of her hubby's mistresses, this fierce, Catholic mob mama ruled her well-appointed home the way her husband ruled the New Jersey streets.
Secret weapons: Baked ziti, Streisand-worthy talons, her faith