Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) is the villain of the classic Alfred Hitchcock film Psycho and the novel it’s based on as well as the TV series Bates Motel. Commonly cited as the first “modern slasher” character, Bates is still to this day one of the most insane and mentally complex villains in all of horror. Bates himself is harmless, but due to his split personality he “becomes” his psychotic dead mother (whom he had an incestuous relationship with) who murders any female she believes is getting close to Norman.
Blade (Wesley Snipes), born half-man half-vampire Eric Brooks, becomes a vampire hunter in order to seek vengeance on the monsters that killed his mother. He’s known as the day walker, because unlike full vampires, sunlight doesn’t affect him.
In the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a team of youths recruited and trained by a mentor called Zordon to morph into the eponymous Power Rangers. They then become able to utilize special powers and pilot immense assault machines, called Zords, in order to overcome the evil Rita Repulsa.
In Mascots, Alvin the Armadillo is the official mascot of the Amelia Earhart College for Women’s basketball team. Their old mascot was the highly offensive Leaping Squaws, but that was like a hundred years ago. When Alvin the Armadillo’s performer Cindi Babineaux (Parker Posey) gets food poisoning at the World Mascot Association championships, her sister Laci (Susan Yeagley) is forced to fill in.
In Howl’s Moving Castle, Sophie is a young hatter who is turned into an old woman by the Witch of the Waste’s curse. It’s in this form that she encounters a wizard named Howl, and thats when her adventure begins.
In Underworld, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) dedicates her life to avenging her family’s gruesome murders. As a Death Dealer, she is among the vampires’ fighting elite, committed to exterminating the Lycans, who she believes to be responsible, as a species.
In Westworld, the Man in Black (Ed Harris) is a mysterious Guest who takes his violence and sadism to the next level. He seems to be searching for something deeper in the park, but what that means remains to be seen.