Letterman jackets are everywhere in the movies. Sometimes, they are purely associated with the jerk jock that is threatening the underdog from stealing his girl, right? Luckily, that’s not always the case; not all jocks are jerks. Also, not only teenagers are found sporting their letterman jackets in the movies. Take a look at our favorite movies featuring the everlasting letterman jacket:
Sometimes even jocks are underdogs, and who doesn't love a good underdog story. This is one movie that will have you cheering by the end, and Rudy wears his Notre Dame letterman jacket with enormous pride.
She's All That
Freddie Prinze Jr.’s character is the most popular in school. Smart and athletic, his future is full of possibilities. He takes on a bet to turn any girl into the prom queen, but along the way he ends up falling for the most reclusive girl in school. He’s a good guy at heart.
Remember The Titans
Another football classic. This movie tells the story of a racially integrated team who must overcome their own fears and prejudices to not only win as a team, but become closer than brothers. To them, their letterman jackets represent so much more than their own personal varsity accomplishments.
The Mighty Ducks
Letterman jackets also make great attire for great coaches. It’s a classic look that sets the coach apart as exemplified in these rousing movies about youth hockey.
The Lethal Weapon
Who knew that letterman jackets could work for police officers? Well, the next two on our list are evidential proof that even good guys who protect us can pull off the letterman jacket.
Beverly Hills Cop
Everyone’s favorite Detroit cop who gets caught up in taking down bad guys in Beverly Hills, CA, loves to represent his hometown and his favorite team, the Detroit Lions. Though he is a cop, he keeps his roots and personality with this letterman jacket.
Letterman jackets aren't just for football players, coaches, and cops. Sometimes, our lovable “scary” monsters need to represent their alma mater. What better way than with a letterman?
Some other great movies featuring letterman jackets include: Varsity Blues, High School Musical, 21 Jump Street, Grease, Teen Wolf, The Goonies, and The Breakfast Club. Did we exclude any of your favorites? What are your favorites? Let us know in the comments!