Character Recommendations Based on Captain Phillips

Merry Brandybuck The Lord of the Rings

A troublemaking hobbit with a brave streak that some might call foolhardy

Gimli The Lord of the Rings

As eager for a good time as he is for a fight, few can match this dwarf when it comes to self-confidence

Wanderer The Host

A thoughtful alien Soul going through a serious identity crisis

Dorothy Gale The Wizard of Oz

A down-home Kansas girl in a bizarre fantasy land

Mal Reynolds Firefly

A rebel and a damn fine space captain

The Man in Black The Princess Bride

Nothing inspires dread like the mysterious, masked Man in Black. But what's he hiding?

Foggy Nelson Daredevil

Principled small-time lawyer fighting for fellow little guys

Petyr Baelish Game of Thrones

His main assets? A sharp mind, deep pockets, and no scruples

Bob Belcher Bob's Burgers

Obsessed with spaghetti westerns, anthropomorphizing things, his own terrible jokes, and his family

Cordelia Foxx American Horror Story: Coven

Sweet, reserved, and intellectual, this magical headmistress would do anything for her students