The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

"We are infinite."
  • PG-13
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 42 min
  • 8.0  (460,796)
  • 67

The perks of being a wallflower is based on a novel written by the infamous American novelist Stephen Chbosky that is composed of letters written to an anonymous friend of the narrator. It falls into the genre of drama, romance, young adult novel, and epistolary novel. The perks of being a wallflower depicts all the highs and the lows of growing up with moments of love, loss, fear, hope, and all the emotions in between as well as the friends that shared the life journey. Starring many excellent actors' and actresses' such as Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller. Furthermore, it is directed by the outstanding novelist who created it Stephen Chbosky and produced by John Malkovich, Russell Smith, and Lianne Halfon. This story is being narrated by a teenage boy in the lovely suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The teenage boy narrating the story goes by the alias of Charlie. Charlie thinks a bit outside of the box, some what unconventional, shy, unpopular, and just about to start his first year of high school as a freshman. Sadly, his best friend who's name was Michael, committed suicide just a few months before hand. Also, due to his parents and older siblings failure to understand him, he feels he has no one to lean on and is there for reluctant to begin school. Luckily, shortly after beginning his freshman year, Charlie became friends with Sam and her step brother Patrick, whom are already in their senior year of high school. Along with Sam and her step brother Patrick, Charlie's cool English teacher Bill, bring him into new experiences that are exciting and refreshing. As Charlie continues to write to his friend, you are able to see him changing and growing throughout his experiences as he keeps writing. Charlie writes about all of the experiences, feelings, and adventures he faces throughout his life. He writes about his dates, his love, the love of others, relationships, parties, and everything that occurs in life. Eventually Charlie Learns that he does not have to be afraid to live his life and try new things simply because he is considered as a wallflower.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Ezra Miller On The Story
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Ezra Miller On The Story

Behind the Scenes - 53 sec

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Mae Whiman On First Reading The Script
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Mae Whiman On First Reading The Script

Behind the Scenes - 35 sec

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Nina Dobrev On First Reading The Script
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Nina Dobrev On First Reading The Script

Behind the Scenes - 37 sec

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Below Average
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Below Average

Clip - 29 sec

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Johnny Simmons On His Reaction To The Script
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower: Johnny Simmons On His Reaction To The Script

Behind the Scenes - 54 sec

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Clean Trailer)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Clean Trailer)

Trailer - 2 min 15 sec

Description
The perks of being a wallflower is based on a novel written by the infamous American novelist Stephen Chbosky that is composed of letters written to an anonymous friend of the narrator. It falls into the genre of drama, romance, young adult novel, and epistolary novel. The perks of being a wallflower depicts all the highs and the lows of growing up with moments of love, loss, fear, hope, and all the emotions in between as well as the friends that shared the life journey. Starring many excellent actors' and actresses' such as Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller. Furthermore, it is directed by the outstanding novelist who created it Stephen Chbosky and produced by John Malkovich, Russell Smith, and Lianne Halfon.

This story is being narrated by a teenage boy in the lovely suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The teenage boy narrating the story goes by the alias of Charlie. Charlie thinks a bit outside of the box, some what unconventional, shy, unpopular, and just about to start his first year of high school as a freshman. Sadly, his best friend who's name was Michael, committed suicide just a few months before hand. Also, due to his parents and older siblings failure to understand him, he feels he has no one to lean on and is there for reluctant to begin school.

Luckily, shortly after beginning his freshman year, Charlie became friends with Sam and her step brother Patrick, whom are already in their senior year of high school. Along with Sam and her step brother Patrick, Charlie's cool English teacher Bill, bring him into new experiences that are exciting and refreshing.

As Charlie continues to write to his friend, you are able to see him changing and growing throughout his experiences as he keeps writing. Charlie writes about all of the experiences, feelings, and adventures he faces throughout his life. He writes about his dates, his love, the love of others, relationships, parties, and everything that occurs in life. Eventually Charlie Learns that he does not have to be afraid to live his life and try new things simply because he is considered as a wallflower.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a 2012 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 42 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.0 and a MetaScore of 67.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Hulu, Apple TV+, FuboTV, Showtime, The Roku Channel, Showtime Anytime, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Perks of Being a Wallflower for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2012
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 42 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (460,796)
  • Metascore
    67