Because you like Arthur in Inception
Tony Mendez is quietly determined and creatively resourceful. See them in Argo.
A rugged frontiersman and consummate survivor, Hugh Glass has a relationship with the natural world that is downright spiritual. See them in The Revenant.
Cooper says he used to look up at the sky and wonder at our place in the stars, but now he looks down and worry about our place in the dirt. See them in Interstellar.
Riggan Thomson is a washed-up movie star running from his inner demons. Alas those inner demons look just like the superhero he used to play. See them in Birdman.
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.
A suave womanizer, Jacob Palmer has turned seduction into a science. See them in Crazy, Stupid Love.
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.
Hans Landa doesn't seem to have issues with Jews, but he hunts them because he's determined to do his job well. See them in Inglourious Basterds.
Mr. Blonde is the undisputed leader of his pack of suited-up outlaws, with a stoic and serious demeanor, and a penchant for bloodshed. See them in Reservoir Dogs.
Ethan Hunt's mission, should he chose to accept it, is to save the world from impossible threats. See them in Mission: Impossible.
Marv is a brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield. See them in Sin City.
Django was once a slave. Now that he has a taste of freedom, he understandably wants a full meal. See them in Django Unchained.