In The Hateful Eight, John Ruth (Kurt Russell) is a bounty hunter nicknamed the Hangman. Whether fugitives are wanted dead or alive, he chooses the extra labor of bringing them to justice alive, so that executioners can also continue to earn a pay. His latest bounty as Daisy Domergue, who he’s escorting to Red Rock, Wyoming.
In Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther is the superhero identity of T’Challa, the King of Wakanda, a fictional African nation. After eating a mysterious plant poisonous to many non-Wakandans, he gained the peak of human strength and agility on the same level as Captain America. Black Panther is Marvel’s answer to Batman.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s novel The Little Prince tells the tale of a young pilot stranded in the desert who meets a young prince fallen from his home planet, an asteroid not bigger than a house. While the pilot spends days repairing his plane, the young prince recounts stories about his own otherworldly life .
In The Hateful Eight, Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is a fugitive captured by bounty hunter John “The Hangman” Ruth, who is intent to bringing her not dead, but alive. What’s worse, they’re accompanies by a second bounty hunter, Major Marquis Warren. They’re delayed however when a blizzard forces them to take refuge in a small stagecoach lodge.
In Zootopia, Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) is a rabbit from the small town of Bunnyburrow who moves to the big city to join the police department. Despite being police valedictorian, she is relegated to parking duty by Chief Bogo due to her diminuitive stature.
In the Lovely Bones, a novel by Alice Sebold and adapted to film by Peter Jackson, Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) is a teenage girl who is murdered. From her personal heaven, she witnesses her friends and family struggle to move on with their lives, and comes to terms with her own tragic death.
In Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, the newborn Princess Aurora is cursed by Maleficent, causing the King to fear for her safety and hide her away in a woodcutter’s cottage until her sixteenth birthday. She assumes the identity of Briar Rose, growing up into a beautiful woman with a beautiful singing voice.