Because you like Maximus Decimus Meridius in Gladiator
All who live know his name, and all who oppose him shall know Death. See them in Darksiders Series.
Marv is a brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield. See them in Sin City.
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.
An underdog with nothing left to lose, Donnie Creed has everything to prove. See them in Creed.
Stuck somewhere between life and death, Talion is motivated by one thing only: vengeance. See them in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.
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.
The self-proclaimed "only guilty man in Shawshank prison" has wisdom to share, such as the best way to smuggle a Rita Hayworth poster into a Maine prison. See them in The Shawshank Redemption.
The only thing standing between Rocky Balboa and glory is the person facing him in the boxing ring. See them in Rocky Series.
Quint is a grizzled shark hunter with a love of the sea. See them in Jaws.
Jim Raynor is a decent man in an indecent universe. See them in StarCraft.
Liu Kang spends his days training his body and spirit, seeking to become the ultimate warrior. See them in Mortal Kombat.
This suave con-man doesn't just want to become rich. Danny Ocean wants to rip off the guy who stole his wife in the biggest Vegas con. See them in Ocean's Eleven.