Because you like The Terminator in The Terminator
The only thing standing between Rocky Balboa and glory is the person facing him in the boxing ring. See them in Rocky Series.
Yippee-ki-yay! John McClane doesn't go down without a fight. See them in Die Hard.
A rugged frontiersman and consummate survivor, Hugh Glass has a relationship with the natural world that is downright spiritual. See them in The Revenant.
Vengeance is William Wallace’s game. With his father, brother, and wife killed by the English, he slaughters the garrison and sacks cities. See them in Braveheart.
Leonidas is not the kind of king who merely gives orders; rather, he's out on the battlefield fighting alongside his men. See them in 300.
Father to a murdered son and husband to a murdered wife, Maximus Decimus Meridius will have his vengeance. See them in Gladiator.
Judge Dredd is less a man and more a living manifestation of justice. See them in Dredd.
Major Marquis Warren is a talkative, sharp-eyed, and cold-hearted Civil War soldier-turned-bounty hunter. See them in The Hateful Eight.
Quint is a grizzled shark hunter with a love of the sea. See them in Jaws.
An undercover DEA agent, Max Payne is too focused on avenging the past to plan for the future. See them in Max Payne.
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.
A daring hacker, Trinity is one of the few rebels who escaped the Matrix, a simulation in which most of humanity is enslaved. See them in The Matrix.