Perks of Being a Wallflower, The

Lists: Drama, Coming of age

Brief Synopsis: "A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the unforgettable friends that help us through life."

Overall Ranking: 550 (Rank from 2012: # 19)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 66.67%
Regular 23.33%
Half-Popped 10%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews100(full review)
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David Baruffi97(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin97(full review)
Entertainment Blur Rob95(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown93(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman90 - If you do not love The Perks of Being A Wallflower, then I am worried.
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Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less90(full review)
Thomas Pollock90
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread90(full review)
Jay of Life Vs Film90(full review)
Today I Watched A Movie90(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik90 - What a surprisingly wonderful little film it is. Witty, sad, bitter, sweet, dark and feel-good, it is a delightful watch for everybody.
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Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Angry Vader88(full review)
Committed to Celluloid Fernando Rafael88(full review)
Colin Flanagan88(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest88
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews85(full review)
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Nathan Adams and the Temple Of Reviews80(full review)
James Patrick80
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Colin Carman75(full review)
Maurice of Movie Mixology70(full review)
Chris Turner65
Jordan K61
Popcorn Scorn61(full review)

People Involved

  • Logan Lerman (Charlie)
  • Emma Watson (Sam)
  • Ezra Miller (Patrick)
  • Paul Rudd (Bill)
  • Nina Dobrev (Candace)
  • Mae Whitman (Mary Elizabeth)
  • Melanie Lynskey (Aunt Helen)
  • Dylan McDermott (Father)
  • Kate Walsh (Mother)
  • Zane Holtz (Charlies Brother)
  • Johnny Simmons (Brad)
  • Nicholas Braun (Derek)
  • Reece Thompson (Craig)
  • Julia Garner (Susan)
  • Erin Wilhelmi (Alice)
  • Tom Savini (Mr. Callahan)
  • Emily Marie Callaway (Mean Freshman Girl)
  • Tom Kruszewski (Nose Tackle)
  • Brian Balzerini (Linebacker)
  • Patrick de Ledebur (Senior Bully)
  • Joan Cusack (Dr. Burton)
  • (Director)
  • (Director)
  • Stephen Chbosky (Director)