Because you like Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds
Terence Fletcher is a brutal and unflinchingly strict music teacher hell-bent on whipping his students into shape. See them in Whiplash.
A rugged frontiersman and consummate survivor, Hugh Glass has a relationship with the natural world that is downright spiritual. See them in The Revenant.
Marv is a brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield. See them in Sin City.
A powerful mob boss, Vito Corleone is always making offers people can't refuse. See them in The Godfather.
Jackie Brown is not your everyday flight attendant. See them in Jackie Brown.
King Schultz is about as color-blind as a man of his era can be. See them in Django Unchained.
Yes, she's an "older" woman, but that just makes Mrs. Robinson sexier and more seductive. See them in The Graduate.
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.
Max Fischer is the President of every club who's fighting to save Latin at his school and kiss his teacher. See them in Rushmore.
Maya Lambert is an obsessive intelligence officer with tunnel vision leading toward Osama bin Laden. See them in Zero Dark Thirty.
It's certainly easier to get great footage of crimes when you can guarantee they'll happen. See them in Nightcrawler.
Jim Stark is a teen torn apart by what the world asks of him. See them in Rebel Without A Cause.