Teens 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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1
197 73
Andrew Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
The Breakfast Club

2
170 81
Steve Stifler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
American Wedding, American Pie 2, American Pie

3
120 56
Lance Harbor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Lance Harbor Varsity Blues

4
127 69
Zack Siler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Zack Siler She's All That

5
142 99
Troy Bolton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
High School Musical, High School Musical 3: Senior Year, High School Musical 2

6
91 55
Jake Wyler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Not Another Teen Movie

7
116 85
Aaron Samuels is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mean Girls

8
98 70
Jonathon 'Mox' Moxon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Varsity Blues

9
75 51
Michael Oher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added The Blind Side

10
83 60
Daniel E. 'Rudy' Ruettiger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks

11
85 62
Ronnie Bass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Remember the Titans

12
64 42
Julius Campbell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added Julius Campbell Remember the Titans

13
85 63
Dean Sampson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dean Sampson She's All That

14
95 73
Johnny Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added The Karate Kid

15
76 55
Charlie Tweeder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Varsity Blues

16
65 47
Fred

17
97 81
Biff Tannen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part II

18
81 67
John Tucker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
John Tucker Must Die

19
80 70
Chris Ostreicher is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Chris "Oz" Ostreicher American Pie, American Pie 2, American Reunion

20
78 68
Scott Howard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Teen Wolf

21
60 50
Stan Gable is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Revenge of the Nerds

22
66 59
Randall 'Pink' Floyd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dazed and Confused

23
52 45
Charles Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Fast Times at Ridgemont High

24
55 61
Mike Dexter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Dexter Can't Hardly Wait

25
44 49
Mike Winchell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Winchell Friday Night Lights

26
40 46
Ryan McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Never Back Down

27
56 68
Joey Donner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Joey Donner 10 Things I Hate About You

28
56 68
Paulie Bleeker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Paulie Bleeker Juno

29
5 5
Daniel Larusso is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
starwarssuperfan added The Karate Kid, Part II, The Karate Kid

30
38 51
Cappie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Cappie Lucas

31
9 14
Flash Thompson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
BigShaq added Spider-Man

32
38 58
Quincy McCall is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Love & Basketball

33
32 54
Jim Carroll is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
The Basketball Diaries

34
33 58
Boobie Miles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Boobie Miles Friday Night Lights

35
34 62
Dutch is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
The Karate Kid

36
30 56
Stefen
All the Right Moves

37
25 49
Kenyon Stone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Kenyon Stone Coach Carter

38
26 53
Ram Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Ram Sweeney Heathers

39
6 21
Jason Lee Scott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie

40
26 56
Jim is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jim Edward Scissorhands

41
23 51
Kurt Kelly is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Kurt Kelly Heathers

42
22 51
Joe Kane is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Joe Kane The Program

43
20 50
Jimmy Chitwood is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jimmy Chitwood Hoosiers

44
20 53
Quint is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Can't Buy Me Love

45
20 53
Rade Butcher is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Rade Butcher Hoosiers

46
18 52
Jesus Shuttlesworth is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added He Got Game

47
17 52
Vincent Lauria is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added The Color of Money

48
9 52
Dan Millman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Dan Millman Peaceful Warrior