Because you like Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey
Everyone Barney Stinson knows is getting married or pregnant. But he's just getting more awesome. See them in How I Met Your Mother.
A beacon of positivity with a brilliant legal mind to boot, Elle Woods breaks down stereotypes about what girls can and can't do. See them in Legally Blonde.
A fun-loving gangster's wife, Mia Wallace is finding that fun can go too far. See them in Pulp Fiction.
The Terminator is an emotionless killing machine who won't stop until he's changed the future. See them in The Terminator.
An outgoing and quirky optimist, Louisa Clark has a zest for life. See them in Me Before You.
Adored, honored, and, most of all, feared, Miranda Priestly has the fashion industry in the palm of her hand. See them in The Devil Wears Prada.
If Jack Torrance is one of his moods, you'll be the unlucky victim of the most bone-chilling, sinister yellers around. Bring your own axe. See them in The Shining.
Curiosity and compassion aren't always to Jonas' advantage. See them in The Giver.
He may forget his homework, lose his toad, and fall off brooms, but Neville Longbottom can also single-handedly destroy villains. See them in Harry Potter Series.
Nina Sayer finally landed the role of prima ballerina, but as tension ramps up in rehearsal, she starts losing her mind. See them in Black Swan.
All the world's a stage, and Missy Piggy's never one to give up the spotlight. See them in The Muppet Movie.
Spike is punk meets vampire meets romantic poet. See them in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.