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->'''Played By:''' Creator/CillianMurphy

%%* ActionSurvivor
%%* AdrenalineMakeover
%%* BewareTheNiceOnes
* ButtMonkey: Even in [[CrapsackWorld this world]], Jim has a tough time of it.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
%%* TheEveryman
* EyeScream: How he kills [[spoiler:Cpl. Mitchell.]]
* NakedOnArrival: How he wakes up from his coma.
* NotSoDifferent: He shows himself to be capable of the same brutality as the Infected.
* OnlyOneName: His surname is never revealed.
* TookALevelInBadass: Over the course of the film, he goes from a confused courier to an Infected-killing badass who runs circles around a group of soldiers.

->'''Played By:''' Naomie Harris

%%* ActionSurvivor
%%* BadassLongcoat
%%* BrokenBird
* BrutalHonesty: She tells Jim in no uncertain terms that she will not hesitate to kill him or leave him behind if need be.
%%* DefrostingIceQueen
%%* GenreSavvy
%%* JerkassHasAPoint
%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* TheMedic: Her job before the outbreak, which comes in handy in the new, post-outbreak world.

->'''Played By:''' Megan Burns

%%* ActionSurvivor
%%* AdrenalineMakeover
* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Averted, thankfully.
* CreepyMonotone: While out of her mind on valium.
%%* TheDogBitesBack
%%* LittleMissBadass
%%* MissingMom
%%* TookALevelInBadass
%%* WrenchWench
%%* WiseBeyondTheirYears

->'''Played By:''' Brendan Gleeson

%%* ActionSurvivor
%%* {{Badass}}
%%* TheDeterminator
* DriverOfABlackCab: Averted and parodied in a deleted scene.
%%* TheHeart
%%* PapaWolf
%%* NiceGuy
* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: He's both. He's a total {{badass}} who can take charge, but he's a loving father, knows his wine, and appreciates the beauty that's still in the world.
* StepfordSmiler: A fairly unique example. For the sake of his beloved daughter, he puts on a happy, cheerful face while keeping his own optimism alive. When speaking privately to Jim, he expresses more uncertainty. He also has a short-lived blow-up when [[spoiler:the soldiers donít appear to be there.]] However, he quickly gets over this [[spoiler:due to his sudden unfair infection]] and apologises to Hannah for shouting around her.
%%* TeamDad

->'''Played By:''' Noah Huntley

%%* ActionSurvivor
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Heís snarky and callous, but he has a wonderfully touching monologue about his family during the infection.
%%* WeHardlyKnewYe


[[folder:Henry West]]
!!Major Henry West
->'''Played By:''' Creator/ChristopherEccleston

* AffablyEvil: West comes across as very genial, reasonable and well-composed. Ultimately, however, this turns out to not be the case.
* AnOfficerAndAGentleman: Part of the image he projects.
%%* {{Badass}}
* BigBad: The main human villain.
%%* DissonantSerenity
* AFatherToHisMen: West is extremely protective of his 'boys'.
* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Hannah, who he planned to give to his troops to rape, delivers him into the loving hug of Mailer, the Infected soldier he'd been starving to death.]]
%%* MaddenIntoMisanthropy
%%* ManipulativeBastard
%%* PapaWolf
%%* SanitySlippage
%%* StepfordSmiler

!!Sergeant Farrell
->'''Played By:''' Stuart McQuarrie

* DefectorFromDecadence: Farrell [[spoiler:is disgusted by how far the other soldiers have slipped into savagery and draws the line at their plans to rape Hannah and Sarah.]]
%%* DefiantToTheEnd
%%* HiddenDepths
%%* OnlySaneMan
* TokenGoodTeammate: He's the only soldier with a definite moral compass.

!!Corporal Mitchell
->'''Played By:''' Ricci Harnett

* TheBully: Particularly to Jones.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* EyeScream: [[spoiler:Jim kills him by gouging out his eyes.]]
* {{Jerkass}}: Aggressive, violent, bullying and smug.
%%* SmugSnake
* SociopathicSoldier: Mitchell is a sadistic piece of walking shit who wears a big grin when he's getting ready to do something horrible.

!!Private Jones
->'''Played By:''' Leo Bill

* ButtMonkey: He's delegated to TeamChef duties, bullied and taunted by his supposed comrades, and [[spoiler:ultimately meets a horrible death.]]
* LethalChef: Jones is no kind of chef, preparing an omelette with eggs that have long gone bad but figuring that if he used enough salt it would hide the flavour.
%%* ManChild
* NervousWreck: He seems to be constantly on the verge of a breakdown.
* RealMenWearPink: Wears a pink apron while cooking... and fighting infected.
* ShrinkingViolet: Jones is easily bullied, timid and shy.
%%* TeamChef
%%* TearsOfFear