Big Boss

In Metal Gear Solid, Big Boss is also known as Naked Snake, Punished Snake, Venom Snake, or Snake. He’s been a covert operative, decorated war hero, and rogue mercenary, making his allegiances as hard to keep track of as his codenames.

Lloyd Dobler in Say Anything…

In Say Anything…, Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack) is an average student pursuing Diane Court, a valedictorian way out of his league. When asked by Diane’s father what he wants to do after graduation, he reveals that he wants to be a professional kickboxer.

Amber

In Sucker Punch, Amber (Jamie Chung) is the pilot of the group in the fantasy world. Whether it’s a helicopter or a giant mecha suit, she knows how to use it to level all enemies in her path.

Seven of Nine

In Star Trek: Voyager, Seven of Nine (Jeri Ryan) serves on the USS Voyager. Born Annika Hansen, she was assimilated by the Borg at age 6, but the Doctor is able to remove most of her cybernetic implants and restore her humanity.

MacGyver

Angus MacGyver (Richard Dean Anderson) is legendary for his resourcefulness. Whenever he’s in a bind, he’s somehow able to macgyver a pencil and duct tape into a ballistic missile. Legend says that MacGyver’s genius is in his mullet.

Dr. Algernop Krieger

In Archer, Algernop Krieger (voiced by Lucky Yates) goes by the title of Doctor at ISIS, though technically not a medical doctor nor “the other kind”. He’s one of the Boys of Brazil and a genetic clone of Adolf Hitler, though he dons a beard instead of the infamous mustache.

Gnome Chompski

Gnome Chompski is a garden gnome who likes to make unlikely appearances in video games, including Half-Life 2, Left 4 Dead 2, and the Final Hours of Portal 2. As far as we can tell, there’s no relation to the famous linguist.

Black Canary

The Black Canary’s fighting skills must be impressive if she’s able to defeat criminals in fishnet stockings. Having a Sonic Scream probably helps. Real name Dinah Drake, she’s also known for being a part of the Justice League and for being romantically involved with the Green Arrow.

Iron Man

Tony Stark is Iron Man, a billionaire playboy and ingenious engineer who, after being kidnapped, builds a powered suit of armor to escape captivity. As a free man, he continues to build new models of the suit, wearing them while playing the hero.

Francis from Left 4 Dead

In Left 4 Dead, Francis is a cocky, tattoo-covered biker from the Hell’s Legion. His weapon of choice against the infected is a pump-action shotgun.