Because you like Robbie Turner in Atonement
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
Maya Lambert is an obsessive intelligence officer with tunnel vision leading toward Osama bin Laden. See them in Zero Dark Thirty.
Emma Woodhouse knows what's best for everyone else. Just don't try to tell her what to do. See them in Emma.
Celie Johnson says she's poor, black, and may even be ugly. But dear God she's here. See them in The Color Purple.
Catherine Linton was once spontaneous and rowdy but ever since marrying the wealthy Edgar, she has morphed into a boiling pot of emotional outbursts. See them in Wuthering Heights.
This beautiful aesthete wins the hearts of both ladies and men. But Dorian Gray also happens to have his soul sealed in a painting. See them in Dorian Gray.
On the outside, Gwen seems meek and calm. But she has an inner core of steel. See them in Merlin.
Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara is a heart-melter who has no problem looking after herself. See them in Gone with the Wind.
Tina Goldstein is better at getting the job done than following the rules. See them in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.
Though she can seamlessly flit between glamorous identities, Sydney Prosser is more vulnerable than she pretends to be. See them in American Hustle.
Brandon Teena is an adventurous young man with the courage to be himself. See them in Boys Don't Cry.
Self-described as half-Slytherin, half-Ravenclaw, Molly Davidson has a big, demanding personality that doesn’t always leave space for other people’s emotions. See them in Booksmart.