Because you like Ellen Ripley in Alien
Marge Gunderson embodies the very best of the American Midwest. She's kind, friendly, and fiercely honest. See them in Fargo.
Quint is a grizzled shark hunter with a love of the sea. See them in Jaws.
Told her son will one day save the world, Sarah Connor dedicates her life to training him to do just that. See them in The Terminator.
Jackie Brown is not your everyday flight attendant. See them in Jackie Brown.
Judge Dredd is less a man and more a living manifestation of justice. See them in Dredd.
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.
Riggan Thomson is a washed-up movie star running from his inner demons. Alas those inner demons look just like the superhero he used to play. See them in Birdman.
Mr. Blonde is the undisputed leader of his pack of suited-up outlaws, with a stoic and serious demeanor, and a penchant for bloodshed. See them in Reservoir Dogs.
Major Marquis Warren is a talkative, sharp-eyed, and cold-hearted Civil War soldier-turned-bounty hunter. See them in The Hateful Eight.
Combining an innocent face with an insatiable bloodlust, Eli recruits friends to join the vampire way of life. See them in Let the Right One In.
Although Mako Mori may be small and quiet, she is a core of battle-hardened steel. See them in Pacific Rim.
Tony Mendez is quietly determined and creatively resourceful. See them in Argo.