Character Recommendations Based on Melvin Udall

Marla Singer Fight Club

She's a hurricane of a human being, destructive and unforgettable

John Yossarian Catch-22

"A crotchety old fogey of 28"

Lip Gallagher Shameless

Brilliant but self-destructive, Lip spends more time stirring up trouble than hitting the books

Riggan Thomson Birdman

A washed-up movie star running from his inner demons. Alas those inner demons look just like the superhero he used to play

Juri Arisugawa Revolutionary Girl Utena

"It's a shame you can't simply change who it is you love. You'd both be much happier. So would I..."

Kyle Broflovski South Park

Emotional fourth-grader who plays Guitar Hero, speaks Pig Latin, and fights with his "Fat Ass" friend Cartman

Leslie Burke Bridge to Terabithia

Bold, courageous, and imaginative enough to create a world from scratch

Kenny McCormick South Park

A boy of few words who likes nudie mags, NASCAR, monster trucks, origami, and Peruvian pan flute bands

Mickey Milkovich Shameless

Don’t mess with Mickey unless you want to see the wrong side of one of his many guns