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Formerly a "sweater-set-wearing, mojito-drinking sorority girl", Paige Collins is now a successful sculptor with slight memory loss. See them in The Vow.
Never shy about sharing what she thinks, Beatrice loves to make smart remarks and keep men on their toes. See them in Much Ado About Nothing.
Satine cynically gives up on love so she can advance her singing career. But she meets a dreamer who reminds her there's more to life than ambition. See them in Moulin Rouge.
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.
While Fantine's gentleness has led others to take advantage of her, it ultimately forces her to become stronger. See them in Les Miserables.
Tarzan is walking the line between human and animal. Good thing he has excellent balance. See them in Tarzan.
Sarah Ashburn lives life by the book and has trouble getting along with anyone who doesn't do the same. See them in The Heat.
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.
CIA operative Carrie Mathison is on a self-assigned mission to follow a lead, whether it be the truth or just her delusions playing tricks. See them in Homeland.
A fearless scientist, Jane won't let a mere shipwreck stop her. See them in Tarzan.
Romantic, tortured, and at times cruel, Heathcliff is an intense man. See them in Wuthering Heights.