Because you like Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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.
Alex DeLarge likes his favorite milk-based, drug-laced cocktail. It helps him get in the mood for a night of "ultra violence." See them in A Clockwork Orange.
Though seemingly caring and calm, this motel owner has a mysterious streak of intensity. See them in Psycho.
Hayley Stark is a sarcastic 14-year-old with an unusual passion. See them in Hard Candy.
A gifted detective, Rust Cohle is as dark and twisty as any murderer he chases. See them in True Detective Season 1.
Charming and enigmatic, Amy Dunne takes her love for puzzles to a cunning new level. See them in Gone Girl.
Beware! Anton Chigurh carries a coin with him, which he forces his victims to flip to decide whether they will live or die. See them in No Country for Old Men.
Ava may just be the perfect woman. So long as she can pass a Turing test. See them in Ex Machina.
Romantic, tortured, and at times cruel, Heathcliff is an intense man. See them in Wuthering Heights.
We're all puppets. Dr. Manhattan is just a puppet who can see the strings. See them in Watchmen.
Maya Lambert is an obsessive intelligence officer with tunnel vision leading toward Osama bin Laden. See them in Zero Dark Thirty.
Claire Underwood is scary intimidating, and she knows it. See them in House of Cards.