Character Recommendations Based on Barry Lyndon

Gregor Samsa The Metamorphosis

An ordinary man in an abnormal predicament

Rick Blaine Casablanca

Rick doesn't stick his neck out for anybody. At least that's what he tells himself

Joan Holloway Mad Men

Could run the whole company if only they'd let her, but for now, she'll rule the secretarial pool

Rhett Butler Gone with the Wind

The black sheep of his family who grew up to have charm and to see things as they are

Don Draper Mad Men

If this slick, confident ad man doesn’t like the conversation, he changes it. While drinking and smoking

Jesse Custer Preacher

This conflicted small-town preacher leaves an unexpectedly bloody path in his wake

Heathcliff Wuthering Heights

Romantic, tortured, and at times cruel, Heathcliff is an intense man

Raiden Metal Gear Series

An efficient soldier haunted by his repressed past

Anna Karenina Anna Karenina

A strong, passionate woman who follows her heart – even at a great price

Jyn Erso Rogue One

Rebellious criminal tasked with stealing her father's plans for the Death Star