Teen 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.

list ordered by

1
216 80
Andrew Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
The Breakfast Club

2
190 86
Steve Stifler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
American Wedding, American Pie 2, American Pie

3
135 60
Lance Harbor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Lance Harbor Varsity Blues

4
139 75
Zack Siler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Zack Siler She's All That

5
164 104
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
97 60
Jake Wyler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Not Another Teen Movie

7
123 92
Aaron Samuels is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mean Girls

8
92 64
Ronnie Bass is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Remember the Titans

9
95 67
Dean Sampson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dean Sampson She's All That

10
102 74
Jonathon 'Mox' Moxon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Varsity Blues

11
81 55
Michael Oher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added The Blind Side

12
103 77
Johnny Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added The Karate Kid

13
69 44
Julius Campbell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added Julius Campbell Remember the Titans

14
87 68
Daniel E. 'Rudy' Ruettiger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks

15
105 87
Biff Tannen is listed (or ranked) 15 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

16
70 52
Fred

17
88 71
John Tucker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
John Tucker Must Die

18
79 62
Charlie Tweeder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Varsity Blues

19
86 75
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
82 74
Scott Howard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Teen Wolf

21
62 55
Stan Gable is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Revenge of the Nerds

22
66 64
Randall 'Pink' Floyd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dazed and Confused

23
54 50
Charles Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Fast Times at Ridgemont High

24
57 65
Mike Dexter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Dexter Can't Hardly Wait

25
46 52
Mike Winchell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Winchell Friday Night Lights