Because you like Jean Valjean in Les Miserables
Bridget Jones is a wanton sex goddess, struggling 30-something, and semi-hot mess. See them in Bridget Jones's Diary.
Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara is a heart-melter who has no problem looking after herself. See them in Gone with the Wind.
Equal parts klutzy and clever, Ella is not afraid to take her fate into her own hands. See them in Ella Enchanted.
Robbie Turner has been accused of a crime he never committed, changing the course of his life forever. See them in Atonement.
If you believe if fairies, you better believe in Tinkerbell. See them in Peter Pan.
His elfin self-confidence can border on pretension, but Legolas Greenleaf is a fearsome fighter and a loyal friend. See them in The Lord of the Rings.
Offred wisely keeps her head down even as she hopes for more. Unfortunately, hope is dangerous in Gilead. See them in The Handmaid's Tale.
Just because Dracula wants to suck your blood doesn't mean he's not a gentleman. See them in Dracula.
Phoebe Caulfield is a wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit. See them in The Catcher in the Rye.
Satine cynically gives up on love so she can advance her singing career. But she meets a dreamer who reminds her there's more to life than ambition. See them in Moulin Rouge.
Jack's big imagination is never limited by his incredibly cramped surroundings. See them in Room.
Artemis Fowl understands the way of the world. If he wins, he's a prodigy. If he loses, then he's crazy. That is how history is written. See them in Artemis Fowl.