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
204 79
Andrew Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
The Breakfast Club

2
181 83
Steve Stifler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
American Wedding, American Pie 2, American Pie

3
130 57
Lance Harbor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Lance Harbor Varsity Blues

4
138 72
Zack Siler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Zack Siler She's All That

5
153 102
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
94 57
Jake Wyler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Not Another Teen Movie

7
121 89
Aaron Samuels is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mean Girls

8
91 63
Ronnie Bass is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Remember the Titans

9
92 65
Dean Sampson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dean Sampson She's All That

10
100 73
Jonathon 'Mox' Moxon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Varsity Blues

11
67 43
Julius Campbell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added Julius Campbell Remember the Titans

12
78 54
Michael Oher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added The Blind Side

13
98 76
Johnny Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added The Karate Kid

14
85 65
Daniel E. 'Rudy' Ruettiger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks

15
78 59
Charlie Tweeder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Varsity Blues

16
85 68
John Tucker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
John Tucker Must Die

17
101 86
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
65 52
Fred

19
84 73
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
81 71
Scott Howard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Teen Wolf

21
54 48
Charles Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Fast Times at Ridgemont High

22
60 55
Stan Gable is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Revenge of the Nerds

23
66 63
Randall 'Pink' Floyd is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dazed and Confused

24
57 62
Mike Dexter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Dexter Can't Hardly Wait

25
45 50
Mike Winchell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Winchell Friday Night Lights

26
41 47
Ryan McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Never Back Down

27
58 71
Joey Donner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Joey Donner 10 Things I Hate About You

28
57 71
Paulie Bleeker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Paulie Bleeker Juno

29
7 6
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
33 54
Jim Carroll is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
The Basketball Diaries

34
35 58
Boobie Miles is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Boobie Miles Friday Night Lights

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

36
27 50
Kenyon Stone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Kenyon Stone Coach Carter

37
30 57
Stefen
All the Right Moves

38
7 22
Jason Lee Scott is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie

39
26 55
Ram Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Ram Sweeney Heathers

40
27 57
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
23 51
Joe Kane is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Joe Kane The Program

43
21 50
Jimmy Chitwood is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jimmy Chitwood Hoosiers

44
21 53
Rade Butcher is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Rade Butcher Hoosiers

45
21 53
Quint is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Can't Buy Me Love

46
18 52
Vincent Lauria is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added The Color of Money

47
18 52
Jesus Shuttlesworth is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added He Got Game

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