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Perks of Being a Wallflower

Role: Sam

Director: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Ezra Miller, Nina Dobrev, Dylan McDermott, Kate Walsh, Mae Whitman, Paul Rudd

Release date: October 12, 2012

Storyline: Charlie is a freshman in high school who is a “wallflower”, someone who does not participate in social life, until he decides to. The movie follows Charlie and his friends as he tries to figure it all out.

Movie Facts

  • The movie is directed by Stephen Chbosky, who is actually the author of the book this movie is based on.
  • The movie was shot in Pittsburgh.
  • This is the first movie Emma used an American accent in.
  • Emma cried the first time she saw the movie.


Movie Stills


Theatrical Trailer


Movie Quotes

Charlie: So, you’re not scared of me?
Sam: No.
Charlie: So, we can be friends again?
Sam: Of course! C’mon. Lets go be psychos together!

Sam: You can’t just sit there and put everybody’s lives ahead of yours and think it counts as love.

Sam: Why do I, and everyone I love, pick people who treat us like we’re nothing?
Charlie: We accept the love we think we deserve.

Sam: You put the ass in class.

Sam: Welcome to the island of misfit toys.



“Watson holds her own with a character more annoying on paper than in reality” – Guy Lodge, Time Out

“Like real teenagers, Watson and Miller convincingly move from glowing objects of desire to comic relief to deeply troubled human beings.” – Violet Lucca, Film Comment Magazine

“A stellar adaptation and a beautifully crafted coming-of-age tale that comes wrapped in all the promise and possibility of adolescence” – Cara Nash, FILMINK

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower is funny, nostalgic, heartfelt and sweet, and so vivid it will practically make you feel the warm summer wind in your hair” – Tim Martain, The Mercury


Premiere Styles


More information

Perks of Being a Wallflower on IMDB