Because you like Maximus Decimus Meridius in Gladiator
CIA operative Carrie Mathison is on a self-assigned mission to follow a lead, whether it be the truth or just her delusions playing tricks. See them in Homeland.
Xena's a warrior on a redemptive quest who excels in extreme sports and uses a whip to block axes in mid-air. See them in Xena Warrior Princess.
Ben Barber is ready to show you that he's twice the man you think he is. See them in Ride Along.
She's a survivor of gunshots, of being buried alive, nand of paralysis. And now Beatrix Kiddo is going to make her abusers pay. See them in Kill Bill vol. 1.
Don't let his old age fool you, Heihachi Mishima is a ruthless pragmatist who values self-reliance above all else. See them in Tekken .
Yes, she's an "older" woman, but that just makes Mrs. Robinson sexier and more seductive. See them in The Graduate.
A good-natured and academically minded superhero, Dan Dreiberg can still get his hands dirty in a fight. See them in Watchmen.
Sarah Kerrigan is pretty much the Queen Bitch of the Universe. See them in StarCraft .
A ruthless militant, Raza will do anything to take down Tony Stark. See them in Iron Man / The Avengers.
After being resurrected and discovering his new morphing abilities, Alex Mercer uses them to combat the virus now ravaging New York. See them in Prototype Series.
Running away from murderous aliens has turned into an interstellar chase for Jupiter Jones. See them in Jupiter Ascending.
Lloyd Dobler is a kickboxer wearing his heart on his sleeve who would do anything for the woman he loves. See them in Say Anything.