Because you like Carrie White in Carrie
Kim Kelly is a high school bully who's normally in a bad mood. But there's a softer side to her. See them in Freaks and Geeks.
Jackie Brown is not your everyday flight attendant. See them in Jackie Brown.
A born psychopath, don't expect Michael Myers to understand the difference between right and wrong. See them in Halloween.
Christine Daae has been secretely taking lessons from a phantom musician. It sounded less creepy in her head. See them in The Phantom of the Opera.
Ofelia is face-to-face with the deadliest creatures of the underworld and completely unafraid. See them in Pan's Labryinth.
A machete-wielding mass-murderer, Jason Voorhees is a terrifying blank slate. See them in Friday the 13th.
Stuck on a lifeboat with zoo animals without food and fresh water, Pi Patel uses his intelligence to face the greatest test of all: survival. See them in Life of Pi.
Ellen Ripley defines the word "badass." When she's not leading her crew on an interstellar voyage, she's slaying terrifying creatures. See them in Alien.
A champion of chivalry, Don Quixote is dutifully bringing good to the world—even when others think he's out of his mind. See them in Don Quixote.
Moving is hard for Coraline Jones; accidentally moving to a creepy mirror world just makes it harder. See them in Coraline.
Daisy Buchanan is beautiful and rich, and seems to have it all. But beneath the glitter and the glam, things are more complicated for her. See them in The Great Gatsby.
Blunt but anxious, Gretchen Ross bonds most easily with those who have lived tough lives like she has. See them in Donnie Darko.