Because you like Victor Frankenstein in Frankenstein
Frederick Frankenstein is an eccentric (O.K., maybe a little insane) professor who is excited to be delving into his family's past. See them in Young Frankenstein.
A cruel pirate, Captain Hook still fancies himself a gentleman. See them in Peter Pan.
Macbeth was probably named "Most Likely to Kill His Rivals" in his senior yearbook. See them in Macbeth.
Lady Macbeth takes being a powerful woman to a whole other level. See them in Macbeth.
Green skin, pointy hat, evil cackle—this villain has it all! See them in The Wizard of Oz.
Louis de Pointe du Lac is wanting to find a way of living that doesn't make him miserable. See them in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles.
Sometimes being a supportive girlfriend like Ophelia doesn't work out too well. See them in Hamlet.
Columbus can't trust anyone. The first girl he let into his life tried to eat him. See them in Zombieland .
Basil Hallward is dominated, soul, brain, and power by Dorian. See them in Dorian Gray.
Waylon Smithers would do anything for his boss, and would love to do a few things *to* him. See them in The Simpsons.
White Witch's heart is as frozen as the land she rules. See them in The Chronicles of Narnia.
Playing his cards close to his vest, J. Daniel Atlas believes the closer you look, the less you see. See them in Now You See Me.