Because you like Maximus Decimus Meridius in Gladiator
Leonidas is not the kind of king who merely gives orders; rather, he's out on the battlefield fighting alongside his men. See them in 300.
Vengeance is William Wallace’s game. With his father, brother, and wife killed by the English, he slaughters the garrison and sacks cities. See them in Braveheart.
A rugged frontiersman and consummate survivor, Hugh Glass has a relationship with the natural world that is downright spiritual. See them in The Revenant.
Tony Mendez is quietly determined and creatively resourceful. See them in Argo.
Jason Bourne is suffering amnesia, but considering what he's done as a CIA assassin, maybe that's for the best. See them in The Bourne Identity.
Yippee-ki-yay! John McClane doesn't go down without a fight. See them in Die Hard.
Django was once a slave. Now that he has a taste of freedom, he understandably wants a full meal. See them in Django Unchained.
A gruff and hardened professional, Marcus Fenix keeps his emotions buried deep. See them in Gears of War.
Gruff and efficient, Sam Fisher protects a nation that can never admit he exists. See them in Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell.
An undercover DEA agent, Max Payne is too focused on avenging the past to plan for the future. See them in Max Payne.
Told her son will one day save the world, Sarah Connor dedicates her life to training him to do just that. See them in The Terminator.
Stuck somewhere between life and death, Talion is motivated by one thing only: vengeance. See them in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.