Character Recommendations Based on Susanna Kaysen

John Keating Dead Poets Society

The biggest lesson from this inspiring teacher? Carpe diem

Marla Singer Fight Club

She's a hurricane of a human being, destructive and unforgettable

Donna Carmichael Mamma Mia!

Free-spirited single mom and gracefully aging hippie

Lindsay Weir Freaks and Geeks

For now she's a geek, but who knows? Maybe she fits in better with the freaks

Andie Walsh Pretty in Pink

If the awesome Andie is from the wrong side of the tracks, we don't want to be right

Effy Stonem Skins

Cool and collected with a wry smile on her face and a cigarette between her lips

Patrick Verona 10 Things I Hate About You

The bad boy who's after a tough girl

Matt Flamhaff 13 Going on 30

He's not too concerned about being part of the popular crowd. Too bad his best friend is

Juliet Capulet Romeo & Juliet

There's only one man for her, no matter what her family says

Stephen Hawking The Theory of Everything

Being the smartest man in the world doesn't mean your body will obey you