Because you like The Terminator in The Terminator
A courageous boy robot, Mega Man is dedicated to achieving everlasting peace. See them in Mega Man.
Shaun is used to being lazy. And now, you're asking him to fight for his life? See them in Shaun of the Dead.
A cheerful alien, E.T. just wants to phone home. See them in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
A jaded skeptic who only wants to get paid, Garrett becomes involved in bigger struggles that force him to be less self-serving. See them in Thief.
If anyone can stay optimistic and friendly under harsh alien rule, it's Alyx Vance. See them in Half-Life 2.
It's easy for Brian O'Conner to fake his way into the world of extreme racing because he's been popping cars since his teenage years. See them in The Fast and the Furious.
Just call Jeff Lebowski The Dude. Or His Dudeness, Duder, or El Duderino if you're not into that whole brevity thing. See them in The Big Lebowski.
A ruthless militant, Raza will do anything to take down Tony Stark. See them in Iron Man / The Avengers.
Marge Gunderson embodies the very best of the American Midwest. She's kind, friendly, and fiercely honest. See them in Fargo.
He may be one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, but War still maintains a strong sense of honor. See them in Darksiders Series.
A reformed former outlaw, John Marston doesn't want any trouble, yet somehow trouble always seems to find him. See them in Red Dead Redemption.
Hans Landa doesn't seem to have issues with Jews, but he hunts them because he's determined to do his job well. See them in Inglourious Basterds.