athletes 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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146 41
Andrew Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Andrew Clark The Breakfast Club

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2
109 51
Steve Stifler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Steve Stifler American Wedding, American Pie 2, American Pie

3
74 34
Lance Harbor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Lance Harbor Varsity Blues

4
73 45
Johnny Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Johnny Lawrence The Karate Kid

5
76 51
Zack Siler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Zack Siler She's All That

6
67 44
Mox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mox Varsity Blues

7
90 67
Troy Bolton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Troy Bolton High School Musical, High School Musical 3: Senior Year, High School Musical 2

8
78 56
Biff Tannen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Biff Tannen Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part II

9
76 57
Aaron Samuels is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Aaron Samuels Mean Girls

10
59 41
Daniel E. 'Rudy' Ruettiger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks

11
45 28
Michael Oher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added Michael Oher The Blind Side

12
51 36
Charlie Tweeder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Charlie Tweeder Varsity Blues

13
56 42
Ronnie Bass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Ronnie Bass Remember the Titans

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59 46
Dean Sampson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dean Sampson She's All That

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59 47
Scott Howard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Scott Howard Teen Wolf

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42 30
Fred
Fred "The Ogre" Palowakski, Alpha Beta Revenge of the Nerds

17
59 51
Chris
Chris "Oz" Ostreicher American Pie, American Pie 2, American Reunion

18
37 28
Julius Campbell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added Julius Campbell Remember the Titans

19
49 41
Jake Wyler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jake Wyler Not Another Teen Movie

20
46 39
Randall 'Pink' Floyd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Randall 'Pink' Floyd Dazed and Confused

21
50 48
John Tucker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
John Tucker John Tucker Must Die

22
33 29
Charles Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Charles Jefferson Fast Times at Ridgemont High

23
37 39
Stan Gable is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Stan Gable Revenge of the Nerds

24
42 48
Paulie Bleeker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Paulie Bleeker Juno

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29 33
Cappie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Cappie Lucas

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36 45
Joey Donner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Joey Donner 10 Things I Hate About You

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36 46
Mike Dexter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Dexter Can't Hardly Wait

28
26 34
Mike Winchell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Winchell Friday Night Lights

29
0 0
Jason Lee Scott is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jason Lee Scott Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie

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28 38
Quincy McCall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Quincy McCall Love & Basketball

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23 33
Ryan McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Ryan McCarthy Never Back Down

32
26 38
Boobie Miles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Boobie Miles Friday Night Lights

33
23 36
Stefen
Stefen "Stef" Djordjevic All the Right Moves

34
27 43
Dutch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dutch The Karate Kid

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20 33
Kenyon Stone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Kenyon Stone Coach Carter

36
20 38
Jim Carroll is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jim Carroll The Basketball Diaries

37
18 35
Ram Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Ram Sweeney Heathers

38
16 34
Joe Kane is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Joe Kane The Program

39
14 32
Quint is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Quint Can't Buy Me Love

40
15 34
Jesus Shuttlesworth is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Jesus Shuttlesworth He Got Game

41
15 35
Rade Butcher is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Rade Butcher Hoosiers

42
14 34
Jimmy Chitwood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jimmy Chitwood Hoosiers

43
16 38
Jim is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Jim Edward Scissorhands

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14 36
Kurt Kelly is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Kurt Kelly Heathers

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9 37
Vincent Lauria is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Vincent Lauria The Color of Money

46
6 35
Dan Millman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Dan Millman Peaceful Warrior