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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
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Andrew Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
The Breakfast Club
2
Steve Stifler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
American Wedding, American Pie 2, American Pie
3
Troy Bolton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
High School Musical, High School Musical 3: Senior Year, High School Musical 2
4
Lance Harbor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Lance Harbor Varsity Blues
5
Zack Siler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Zack Siler She's All That
6
Johnny Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
wiabux added Johnny Lawrence The Karate Kid
7
Flash Thompson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
BigShaq added Spider-Man
8
Ronnie Bass is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Remember the Titans
9
Jake Wyler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Not Another Teen Movie
10
Julius Campbell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added Julius Campbell Remember the Titans
11
Dean Sampson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dean Sampson She's All That
12
Mox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Varsity Blues
13
Michael Oher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
PatZaragoza added The Blind Side
14
Fred
15
Aaron Samuels is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mean Girls
16
Daniel E. 'Rudy' Ruettiger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
17
Charlie Tweeder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Varsity Blues
18
Chris
Chris "Oz" Ostreicher American Pie, American Pie 2, American Reunion
19
John Tucker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
John Tucker Must Die
20
Biff Tannen is listed (or ranked) 20 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
21
Scott Howard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Teen Wolf
22
Stan Gable is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Revenge of the Nerds
23
Charles Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
24
Randall 'Pink' Floyd is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Dazed and Confused
25
Mike Winchell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Movie Jocks
Mike Winchell Friday Night Lights