Because you like Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Dante Alighieri is a crusader fighting his way to absolution. See them in Dante's Inferno.
With an undeniable sense of adventure, Huck Finn is an expert at getting into and, more importantly, out of sticky situations. See them in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
For Louie C.K., comedy is tough but fatherhood is even tougher. See them in Louie.
Sam Roth is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past. See them in Shiver .
Xena's a warrior on a redemptive quest who excels in extreme sports and uses a whip to block axes in mid-air. See them in Xena Warrior Princess.
Jim Stark is a teen torn apart by what the world asks of him. See them in Rebel Without A Cause.
The only thing Albert Wesker cares about is turning himself into a God. See them in Resident Evil Series.
A good-natured and academically minded superhero, Dan Dreiberg can still get his hands dirty in a fight. See them in Watchmen.
Louis de Pointe du Lac is wanting to find a way of living that doesn't make him miserable. See them in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles.
Yes, she's an "older" woman, but that just makes Mrs. Robinson sexier and more seductive. See them in The Graduate.
A doting grandfather, Edwin Hoover also has a heroin addiction and a penchant for swearing. See them in Little Miss Sunshine.
Can you be reckless and still be in control? Neil McCormick hopes so. See them in Mysterious Skin.