Because you like Ellen Ripley in Alien
Jim Stark is a teen torn apart by what the world asks of him. See them in Rebel Without A Cause.
Fighting for a future without fear? Yeah, Chris Redfield believes it is worth it. See them in Resident Evil Series.
Frank West enjoys the adventure that comes from his work. But a zombie outbreak might be a little too much even for him. See them in Dead Rising.
Wearing couture pinstripe suits over his cut abs, banker Patrick has a way with the ladies. But his relationships never end well. See them in American Psycho.
Once a loving family man, James Heller is now dark, damaged, and hell-bent on getting revenge. See them in Prototype Series.
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.
Alex DeLarge likes his favorite milk-based, drug-laced cocktail. It helps him get in the mood for a night of "ultra violence." See them in A Clockwork Orange.
Armed guards, FBI agents, notorious serial killers – Hannibal Lecter has bested them all, with time to finish dessert afterwards. See them in The Silence of the Lambs.
Dante Alighieri is a crusader fighting his way to absolution. See them in Dante's Inferno.
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.
Jim Raynor is a decent man in an indecent universe. See them in StarCraft.
Those who stand against this singular super ninja are doomed to fail. See them in Ninja Gaiden.