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PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Socially awkward teen Charlie (Logan Lerman) is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two charismatic students become his mentors. Free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) help Charlie discover the joys of friendship, first love, music and more, while a teacher sparks Charlie's dreams of becoming a writer. However, as his new friends prepare to leave for college, Charlie's inner sadness threatens to shatter his newfound confidence.

Cast: Logan Lerman , Emma Watson , Ezra Miller , Mae Whitman , Kate Walsh , Dylan McDermott , Melanie Lynskey , Joan Cusack

Director: Stephen Chbosky

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Summit Entertainment

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

Release Date: September 21st, 2012|1 hr. 43 min.

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fan reviews ( 17 )
  • Perks deserves points for going beyond the typical coming-of-age drivel aimed at teens. show more

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower hurts. It hurts because it depicts the loneliness, anxiety and all-out quivering mess of adolescence in a manner not often seen since John Hughes' heyday. show more

  • While there are humorous and poignant moments, this angst-filled story of tender kisses, awkward dances, friends drifting apart, kindly English teachers, unrequited crushes and drug-addled partying has a nagging sense of deja vu. show more

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  • February 23, 2013 tmrespn
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    very good movie

  • February 16, 2013 Sensei Dave
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    Very good movie, Glad I bought the DVD, I will watch it again soon.

  • January 06, 2013 eu00000000133973
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    This was suprisingly a good movie, although it had some content I could have done without, it had a very good story line, mixed with a good cast of actors. I enjoyed the film.

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'The Perks Of Being A Wallflower' Trailer: Emma Watson's Big Post-Potter Role (VIDEO)

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Jessie Heyman on Jun 4th, 2012 8:25AM

"If the only friend I make is my English teacher, that would be sort of depressing," begins the first trailer for "The Perks of Being a Wallflower." Sorry, Logan Lerman, not when that English teacher...

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