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What: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Why: The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a mid-2000s coming of age film with many big names in the cast. The story follows Charlie, a shy high school freshman who had struggled with his mental health in the past. Throughout his first year in high school, he meets the eccentric, live-in-the-moment type seniors Sam and Patrick whom Charlie befriends and builds a crazy friendship with. The story follows the adventures of Charlie and all of his best friends trying to live through their adolescence.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is the perfect movie for anyone just trying to survive high school or live the crazy teenage dream they were promised. The soundtrack for this movie is astounding and a throwback for anyone who lived through the 1980s. The movie is a great film to sit down and watch for anyone who wants to relive or relate to their high school experience and wants to be touched by the lives of a few average teenagers.