Because you like Mark Watney in The Martian
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
Tony Mendez is quietly determined and creatively resourceful. See them in Argo.
Tarzan is walking the line between human and animal. Good thing he has excellent balance. See them in Tarzan.
Arthur Dent is an incredibly normal man on an incredibly abnormal adventure. See them in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
A rugged frontiersman and consummate survivor, Hugh Glass has a relationship with the natural world that is downright spiritual. See them in The Revenant.
In his transformation from hardened convict to moral paragon, Jean Valjean is the kind of man we should all aspire to be. See them in Les Miserables.
Stuck in space, Ryan Stone will either make it back to Earth and have one hell of a story to tell. Or she will burn into the ether. See them in Gravity.
Raised to happily follow the rules, Cassia might actually be more rebellious than she thinks she is. See them in Matched .
Meticulous Arthur is always prepared, but he may not be ready to be the point man in the criminal world of dream sharing. See them in Inception.
Quentin has his whole life mapped out. It might sound boring, but he likes boring. See them in Paper Towns.
Jason Bourne is suffering amnesia, but considering what he's done as a CIA assassin, maybe that's for the best. See them in The Bourne Identity.
Even the smallest person can change the course of the world, if he's brave enough. See them in The Lord of the Rings.