Character Recommendations Based on Nick Carraway

Jason Bourne The Bourne Identity

He's suffering amnesia, but considering what he's done as a CIA assassin, maybe that's for the best

Heathcliff Wuthering Heights

Romantic, tortured, and at times cruel, Heathcliff is an intense man

Barry Egan Punch Drunk Love

Has too many anger issues to list here

America Singer The Selection

A feisty, fiercely independent musician who places little value on the restrictive rules of her society

John Reese Person of Interest

Highly-skilled but disillusioned, ex-military man Reese bets it all on a chance to redeem himself

Sam Roth Shiver

This werewolf is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past

Ponyboy Curtis The Outsiders

A "Greaser" on the surface, a sensitive poet underneath

Frodo Baggins The Lord of the Rings

Even the smallest person can change the course of the world, if he's brave enough

Otto Octavius / Doc Ock Spider-Man Series

Brilliant scientist whose ambition drives him mad

David Wooderson Dazed and Confused

All right, all right, all right!