Because you like Ellen Ripley in Alien
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.
Marv is a brutish but principled thug who'd be right at home on an ancient battlefield. See them in Sin City.
This thrill-seeking driver lives by a very particular moral code. He stands by his word and he's loyal to a fault. See them in Drive.
More of a sex symbol than a crime-stopper, the original Silk Spectre has now become the ultimate superhero stage mom. See them in Watchmen.
Hayley Stark is a sarcastic 14-year-old with an unusual passion. See them in Hard Candy.
A resourceful ship systems engineer, Isaac Clarke does his best to batttle the infection spreading across space. See them in Dead Space.
Max Fischer is the President of every club who's fighting to save Latin at his school and kiss his teacher. See them in Rushmore.
A Vietnam vet, Travis Bickle spends his days driving his taxi and watching porn flicks. See them in Taxi Driver.
An undercover DEA agent, Max Payne is too focused on avenging the past to plan for the future. See them in Max Payne.
He's an everyday earthworm turned intergalactic hero. See them in Earthworm Jim.
Yippee-ki-yay! John McClane doesn't go down without a fight. See them in Die Hard.
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.