The Perks of Being a Wallflower Soundtrack (

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Rating: 8.00/10 from 544000 votes
Tags: introvert, gay, first love
Alternate Names:
Title in Italiano:

Noi siamo infinito

Title in Português:

As Vantagens de Ser Invisível


Charlie is a shy teenager without friends that has just joined the high-school. He misses his best friend, who had committed suicide, and he writes letters to an imaginary friend telling his feelings. Further, Charlie has a mental illness problem in his past.

Soon Charlie befriends the veterans Patrick, who is gay, and his stepsister Sam and they become best friends. Charlie wants to be a writer and he also becomes the favorite student of his teacher of literature, Mr. Anderson, who lends him books.

Sam and Patrick introduce Charlie to their friends and Charlie falls in love with Sam, but he does not have self-confidence to date her. Charlie discovers a new world and feels happy with his friends, and he dates their common friend Mary Elizabeth.

But when they end their relationship, Patrick asks Charlie to stay away from them for a while and soon he triggers his mental illness again. He goes to the hospital where a doctor finally discloses the origin of his problem.

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Could It Be Another Change
Sean Kelly: Writer
The Samples: Performer
Michael Brook: Writer
Morrissey: Writer
Odessa Hip Hop
Teen Age Riot
Rally the Funk
Love Him
Come on Eileen
What You've Got
Falling Elevators
No New Tale to Tell
All Out of Love
Dear God
Don't Dream It
Seasick, Yet Still Docked
Bust a Move
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Sam & Charlie's Piano Theme
Away in a Manger
The Angel Gabriel
Hot Wax
Ye Olde Backlash
Don't Dream It's Over
Toucha Toucha Touch Me
Eternity With You
Pretend We're Dead
Counting Backwards
Pearly Dew Drops Drop
It's Time

User reviews

Anthony Anderson

Each song in the soundtrack evokes a specific mood or emotion, making it easy to empathize with Charlie's experiences and inner turmoil.

James Davis

The songs chosen for the soundtrack reflect Charlie's introspective nature and add depth to his character development throughout the movie.

John Clark

Some of the songs included in the soundtrack felt out of place and disrupted the overall tone of the movie. The jarring transitions between different musical styles detracted from the immersive experience and made it difficult to fully engage with the storyline.

Kenneth Hill

The soundtrack of The Perks of Being a Wallflower perfectly captures the emotional journey of the main character, Charlie. The selection of songs reflects his feelings of loneliness, friendship, and inner struggles in a poignant and authentic way.

John Hill

Overall, the soundtrack of The Perks of Being a Wallflower elevates the film to a whole new level, making it a memorable and impactful viewing experience.

Emily White

The songs in the soundtrack serve as a soundtrack to Charlie's emotional growth and self-discovery, creating a deeply immersive viewing experience.

Kenneth Adams

One of the standout aspects of the soundtrack is how it seamlessly blends iconic tracks from the past with contemporary indie music, creating a nostalgic yet fresh atmosphere. The eclectic mix of genres mirrors Charlie's eclectic personality and his journey of self-discovery.

Joshua Baker

The music in The Perks of Being a Wallflower enhances the storytelling and helps convey the complexities of Charlie's relationships with his friends.

Brian Mitchell

The music enhances the poignant moments in the film, such as Charlie's struggles with his mental illness and his feelings of isolation.

Thomas Lopez

The soundtrack of The Perks of Being a Wallflower did not effectively capture the emotional depth and complexity of the main character's struggles with mental illness. I felt that the music failed to convey the inner turmoil and confusion Charlie experiences throughout the film.

Matthew Green

The music in the film adds depth and resonance to key moments, enhancing the storytelling and creating a more immersive experience for the audience. The songs are not just background noise, but integral pieces that help convey the complexity of Charlie's character.

Ashley Roberts

The soundtrack seamlessly weaves together a mix of nostalgic tunes and indie tracks that complement the film's coming-of-age themes.

Charles Johnson

Overall, the soundtrack of The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a compelling and introspective musical accompaniment that elevates the film to a higher level. It effectively captures the essence of the story and enhances the emotional impact of Charlie's struggles and triumphs.

John Martinez

The soundtrack features a diverse selection of artists and genres, providing a rich and engaging listening experience that mirrors the film's diverse cast of characters.

Kenneth King

The soundtrack of The Perks of Being a Wallflower perfectly captures the emotional journey of Charlie, from his loneliness to finding acceptance and happiness with his friends.

Anthony White

I found the use of popular songs in the soundtrack to be cliché and uninspired. Instead of enhancing the emotional impact of key scenes, the music felt like a forced attempt to appeal to a mainstream audience, ultimately diminishing the authenticity of the film's narrative.