Because you like Jess Kaur Bhamra in Bend It Like Beckham
Kathy is a natural caretaker who strives to find hope in even the darkest of times. See them in Never Let Me Go.
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
Although she's only six, Hushpuppy is a tough girl ready to stand up to terrifying, pre-historic beasts after the storm. See them in Beasts of the Southern Wild.
Jackie Brown is not your everyday flight attendant. See them in Jackie Brown.
Brandon Teena is an adventurous young man with the courage to be himself. See them in Boys Don't Cry.
Jamal Malik came from humble beginnings in an Indian slub filled with street gangs, but he is destined for bigger things. See them in Slumdog Millionaire.
Sally Albright is high maintenance who she thinks she's low maintenance. But she's still worth it. See them in When Harry Met Sally....
A suave proprietor of an upscale nightclub and gambling den, Rick Blaine is dealing with World War II and a broken heart. See them in Casablanca.
A doting grandfather, Edwin Hoover also has a heroin addiction and a penchant for swearing. See them in Little Miss Sunshine.
Lloyd Dobler is a kickboxer wearing his heart on his sleeve who would do anything for the woman he loves. See them in Say Anything.
Though cynical about the world, Shuya Nanahara is caring and protective towards his friends. See them in Battle Royale.
Celie Johnson says she's poor, black, and may even be ugly. But dear God she's here. See them in The Color Purple.