Because you like Ellen Ripley in Alien
The Kid doesn't talk. He just acts with determination. See them in Bastion.
Dante Alighieri is a crusader fighting his way to absolution. See them in Dante's Inferno.
They say Babydoll has lost her mind. But why does it seem like she's the only sane one in her institution? See them in Sucker Punch.
World domination and Superman's demise are next on Lex Luthor's to-do list. See them in Superman Returns.
A powerful dragon-hunting warrior, Dovahkiin is destined for great things. See them in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
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.
Char is always thinking two or three steps ahead of the enemy. See them in Mobile Suit Gundam Series.
Is there more to life than being really, really, ridiculously good looking? Derek Zoolander thinks not. See them in Zoolander.
Not only could Hellboy avenge your death, he'd also have a sense of humor about it and not let it ruin the rest of his night. See them in Hellboy.
After being resurrected and discovering his new morphing abilities, Alex Mercer uses them to combat the virus now ravaging New York. See them in Prototype Series.
V is a violent anarchist with literally nothing left to lose. But, he might have a point. See them in V for Vendetta.
A courageous boy robot, Mega Man is dedicated to achieving everlasting peace. See them in Mega Man.