high school movies The Greatest Movie Jocks  

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List Rules All high school jock characters and college athletes in any movie

List of movie jocks that include the most iconic in movie history. Jocks include those from the most notable sports films of the ‘80s, ‘90s, and ‘00s including Varsity Blues, Revenge of the Nerds, Dazed and Confused, and Lucas. This list answers the question, ‘Who are the greatest film jocks?’ Relive the greatest sports movies in film history with these athletes. 

Belved film jocks vary by stereotype. Hero, dumb, rude, violent, the guy who dates the cheerleader, and the goofball. Film drama jocks are typically either aggressive or the hero like Mox in “Varsity Blues” or Fred ‘The Ogre’ Palowakski from “Revenge of the Nerds”. In comedy films, the jock may be a hero like Troy Bolton in “High School Musical”, or comic relief like Adam Sandler in “The Waterboy”.  

The greatest film jocks help define a movie, whether they are the star, or a supporting character. Regardless of whether these athletes play football, baseball, basketball, and race cars these jocks are the best at what they do. These great film jocks play high school, college, and professional sports. Jocks help win the big game and help movie-goers live out their teenage fantasies. Sports movies are a type of movie that film-goers love because they love movies about teenage athletes who become heroes.

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Andrew Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Andrew Clark The Breakfast Club

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+ - 103 46
Steve Stifler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Steve Stifler American Wedding, American Pie 2, American Pie

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+ - 63 33
Lance Harbor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Lance Harbor Varsity Blues

4
+ - 66 39
Johnny Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Johnny Lawrence The Karate Kid

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+ - 71 46
Zack Siler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Zack Siler She's All That

6
+ - 84 61
Troy Bolton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Troy Bolton High School Musical, High School Musical 3: Senior Year, High School Musical 2

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+ - 61 40
Mox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mox Varsity Blues

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+ - 72 51
Biff Tannen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Biff Tannen Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part II

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+ - 56 37
Daniel E. 'Rudy' Ruettiger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks

10
+ - 42 25
Michael Oher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Michael Oher The Blind Side

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+ - 70 53
Aaron Samuels is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Aaron Samuels Mean Girls

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+ - 47 34
Charlie Tweeder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Charlie Tweeder Varsity Blues

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+ - 56 44
Scott Howard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Scott Howard Teen Wolf

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+ - 52 40
Ronnie Bass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Ronnie Bass Remember the Titans

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+ - 39 28
Fred

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+ - 45 38
Jake Wyler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jake Wyler Not Another Teen Movie

17
+ - 55 49
Chris
Chris "Oz" Ostreicher American Pie, American Pie 2, American Reunion

18
+ - 51 45
Dean Sampson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dean Sampson She's All That

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+ - 43 37
Randall 'Pink' Floyd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Randall 'Pink' Floyd Dazed and Confused

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+ - 33 26
Julius Campbell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Julius Campbell Remember the Titans

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+ - 45 45
John Tucker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
John Tucker John Tucker Must Die

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+ - 30 29
Charles Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Charles Jefferson Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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+ - 40 43
Paulie Bleeker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks

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+ - 33 38
Stan Gable is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Stan Gable Revenge of the Nerds

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+ - 34 41
Joey Donner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Joey Donner 10 Things I Hate About You

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+ - 25 32
Cappie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Cappie Lucas

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+ - 27 36
Quincy McCall is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Quincy McCall Love & Basketball

28
+ - 24 32
Mike Winchell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Winchell Friday Night Lights

29
+ - 26 36
Boobie Miles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Boobie Miles Friday Night Lights

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+ - 22 31
Ryan McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Ryan McCarthy Never Back Down

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+ - 32 45
Mike Dexter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Dexter Can't Hardly Wait

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+ - 20 31
Kenyon Stone is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Kenyon Stone Coach Carter

33
+ - 21 34
Stefen
Stefen "Stef" Djordjevic All the Right Moves

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+ - 26 42
Dutch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dutch The Karate Kid

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+ - 19 36
Jim Carroll is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jim Carroll The Basketball Diaries

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+ - 16 32
Joe Kane is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Joe Kane The Program

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+ - 15 32
Jesus Shuttlesworth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jesus Shuttlesworth He Got Game

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+ - 15 33
Rade Butcher is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Rade Butcher Hoosiers

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+ - 14 32
Jimmy Chitwood is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jimmy Chitwood Hoosiers

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+ - 15 34
Ram Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Ram Sweeney Heathers

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+ - 14 34
Kurt Kelly is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Kurt Kelly Heathers

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+ - 12 31
Quint is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Quint Can't Buy Me Love

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+ - 15 36
Jim is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jim Edward Scissorhands

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+ - 9 35
Vincent Lauria is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Vincent Lauria The Color of Money

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+ - 4 33
Dan Millman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dan Millman Peaceful Warrior