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    Tyler Hoechlin's Top 10 Best Performances

    What came before Superman & Lois?

    You know him as Derek Hale from Teen Wolf, You know him as Superman from the Arrowverse. Now he's flying onto your screens again, this time in his own series, Superman & Lois. But before all of that, there were many more roles that led up to Tyler Hoechlin taking flight as Superman, and starring in his own series, many more great performances that shaped Tyler's talents as an actor to bring him to where he is now. These were his top 10 best roles before Superman & Lois.

    10. Grizzly Rage (2007)

    In his first thriller movie we see Tyler face off against a seemingly unstoppable Grizzly, hell bent on revenge on the four teens who accidentally killed her bear cub while celebrating graduation in the woods.

    9. Everybody Wants Some (2016)

    Putting aside the fact that Tyler was in shorts throughout most of the movie, we got to see a whole new side of him in this film. Not to mention a whole new look. The film is set in the1980s, and follows a group of college baseball players as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. It was great, and refreshing to see that comedic side of Hoechlin just let out to play. Tyler has been playing baseball ever since he was seven, he played for Arizona State in 2007, and he still loves the game so his character McReynolds was a perfect fit.

    8. Can You Keep A Secret (2019)

    BCDF Pictures

    In his first RomCom, Tyler stars alongside Alexandra Daddario. Thinking they're about to crash, Emma spills her secrets to a stranger on a plane. At least, she thought he was a stranger...Until she later meets Jack, her company's young CEO, who now knows every humiliating detail about her. We get to see Tyler break out that Charming, sexy act as he plays the rich Jack Harper, and we get to see him flex both his romance and his comedy muscles in one movie.

    7. Undrafted (2016)

    This was the second Baseball movie Hoechlin appeared in. Along with being a famous actor, he was also a baseball player, so of course acting in a movie about baseball was no small thing for him. Undrafted tells the story of twelve ragtag teammates set out to play what should be a meaningless summer intramural baseball game, it ends up becoming the most important game of their lives. Tyler stars alongside Chace Crawford, Joseph Mazzello, Jim Belushi and Matt Barr.

    6. Road to Perdition (2002)

    20th Century Fox

    Tyler Hoechlin made his big screen acting debut in 2002’s Road To Perdition, alongside a number of Hollywood's biggest names, which included Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Jude Law, Stanley Tucci and more. Quite an accomplishment for a 14 year old. The Film is about a mob enforcer, played by Tom Hanks, whose son witnesses a murder, forcing them to take to the road, and sending him down a path of redemption and revenge. Tyler plays young Michael Sullivan Jr. This was the movie that really introduced the world to Tyler Hoechlin.

    5. Seventh Heaven (2003 - 2007)

    Warner Brothers

    Tyler starred as Martin Brewer from season 8 to 11 of Seventh Heaven. A complex character with more than his fair share of drama, and boy did Tyler deliver on the drama. From absentee parents, relationships, to breakups, to unplanned pregnancies, for the 4 seasons he was on the show, Tyler made a great supporting character that fans were swooning over.

    4. The Domestics (2018)


    One of his best movies is The Domestics. A really gritty survival movie which stars Tyler and Kate Bosworth in a film about a husband and wife venturing out across the countryside weeks after an apocalyptic event. Travelling through wastelands inhabited by deadly factions in search of safety, they must work together as they are pushed to the breaking point in order to survive. Once again we really get to see what Hoechlin can do as an actor in this intense performance of his.

    3. Superman in the Arrowverse (2016 -

    The CW

    Tyler Hoechlin was first cast as Superman in The CW's Supergirl in 2016 and made his debut in season 2, ever since then he's been a guest star on the show and on the Arrowverse crossovers. Now he's starring in he's own show alongside Elizabeth Tulloch in Superman & Lois, which gives us a lot to look forward to. Ever since he took up the mantle of Superman, Hoechlin has been doing a great job, with every aspect of the character, now he's moving on to more mature themes, and we cant wait to see his where he takes us with his acting.

    2. Bigger (2018)

    Bee Holder Productions

    In what was probably his best performance on film, Tyler Hoechlin brings to life the inspirational true story of Joe Wilder, the grandfather of fitness. Bigger sees brothers Joe and Ben Weider overcome extreme poverty and antisemitism to build a successful empire in bodybuilding and encourage young talent to flourish. Also starring Kevin Durand and Julianne Hough. Hoechlin gives an unforgettable and unrecognizable performance, with a well crafted accent and specific mannerisms in this film which made this some of his best acting yet.

    1. Teen Wolf (2011 - 2017)


    Derek Hale, his most popular and his best role so far. Here we saw Tyler Hoechlin deliver everything from action, drama, romance, comedy, supernatural and more as Derek Hale in Teen Wolf seasons 1 to 4 and 3 episodes of season 6. Just like with Seventh Heaven, the fans went crazy for Tyler Hoechlin when he made his debut on Teen Wolf. He quickly became a fan favorite character, but with all those shirtless scenes, can you blame them?

    Aside from these Tyler has also appeared in films such as Palm Springs (2020) and Fifty Shades Freed (2018) and has had guest spots on different TV shows such as Castle and CSI: Miami.

    Who knows if his best is yet to come, one thing's for sure, there is no shortage of talent when it comes to this actor, so we're just going to have to wait, watch and see.

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