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20 Movies Like The Perks of Being A Wallflower (2012)

The Edge of Seventeen (2016) poster

1 The Edge of Seventeen (2016) ★ 7.3

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Nadine's life isn't exactly what you may consider perfect. Her older brother is the star of the family, he's popular and he's got good looks while Nadine is the complete opposite. When she finds out her best friend krista begins dating her brother, her life goes even more downhill and she soon realizes the importance in growing up and how hard growing up really is.
The Breakfast Club (1985) poster

2 The Breakfast Club (1985) ★ 7.8

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Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Palo Alto (2013) poster

3 Palo Alto (2013) ★ 6.2

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An unflinching portrait of adolescent lust, boredom, and self-destruction that centers around a shy young girl on the cusp of an illicit relationship with her soccer coach.
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4 Keith (2008) ★ 7.4

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A new student, Keith Zetterstrom, joins seventeen-year-old Natalie's class. At first, the young man arouses nothing but irritation in Natalie, and he becomes her lab partner. Gradually the girl falls in love, and Keith reciprocates, but the beginning of the relationship may be hindered by a dark secret that Keith is hiding...
The Art of Getting By (2011) poster

5 The Art of Getting By (2011) ★ 6.6

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George is a lonely and withdrawn teenager with little interest in life. He has a talent for drawing, but this gift goes to waste, as well as the boy's school education, for a long time not listening to teachers and not doing his homework. But one day George meets a complicated girl, Sally, who takes a friendly interest in him. Over time, this relationship develops into something more, and George finds himself facing the most important lesson of his life--a love lesson he simply must learn.

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6 Paper Towns (2015) ★ 6.3

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After an all-night adventure, Quentin's lifelong crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a lifetime.
The Fault in Our Stars (2014) poster

7 The Fault in Our Stars (2014) ★ 7.7

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Hazel is ill with cancer. Even though the disease has temporarily receded, the girl does not feel the slightest bit of joy. She goes to a support group, where one day she meets Augustus Waters and instantly falls in love with him. Augustus and Hazel embark on a journey full of passion and life, which once again shows them that the whole meaning of life can be found in any part of it.
Flipped (2010) poster

8 Flipped (2010) ★ 7.7

In 1957, when second-graders Bryce Loski and Julianna "Juli" Baker first meet, Juli knows it's love, but Bryce isn't so sure and tries to avoid Juli. By the sixth grade, in 1961, Bryce tries to get rid of Juli by dating Sherry Stalls, whom Juli despises. However, Bryce's best friend, Garrett, takes an interest in Sherry and eventually tells her the truth about Bryce asking her out; she doesn't take it well. From Juli's perspective, Bryce returned her feelings, but was shy. After finding out Bryce and Sherry broke up, she thought she could have Bryce back. But then they reconsider their decisions as time goes on. In 1962, Bryce's grandfather Chet Duncan moves in with the family. Chet has different views about Juli. There's a large, old sycamore tree that Juli loves which no one else understands. One day, it's cut down by a group of landscapers so a house can be built there, despite Juli's opposition. She becomes very depressed afterwards, as the tree let her see the world in a more enlightened way. Her father gives her a painting of the tree.
To the Bone (2017) poster

9 To the Bone (2017) ★ 6.8

A young woman, dealing with anorexia, meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.

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Me And The Earl and The Dying Girl (2015) poster

10 Me And The Earl and The Dying Girl (2015) ★ 7.7

High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.
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11 Lady Bird (2017) ★ 7.4

In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.
Chemical Hearts (2020) poster

12 Chemical Hearts (2020) ★ 6.3

17-year-old Henry Page has never been in love. He fancies himself a romantic, but the kind of once-in-a-lifetime love he's been hoping for just hasn't happened yet. When he meets transfer student Grace Town on the first day of senior year, all that might be about to change. When Grace and Henry are chosen to co-edit the school paper, he is immediately drawn to the mysterious newcomer. As he learns the heartbreaking secret that has changed her life, he finds himself falling in love with her--or at least the person he thinks she is.
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010) poster

13 It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010) ★ 7.1

A clinically-depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Beautiful Boy (2018) poster

14 Beautiful Boy (2018) ★ 7.3

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
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15 All the Bright Places (2020) ★ 6.5

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The story of Violet and Theodore, who meet and change each other's lives forever. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they discover that even the smallest places and moments can mean something.

All the Bright Places (2020) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Perks of Being A Wallflower (2012). All the Bright Places (2020) was released in 2020, made by Brett Haley and has average rating 6.5 in 2022. Main stars of the All the Bright Places (2020) film are: Elle Fanning, Justice Smith, Alexandra Shipp.

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16 Submarine (2010) ★ 7.3

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15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life.

Submarine (2010) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Craig Roberts, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine. You can find Submarine (2010) in the the next genre categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance and Submarine (2010) has average rating 7.3, according to Screench user votes.

The Spectacular Now (2013) poster

17 The Spectacular Now (2013) ★ 7.1

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Sutter Keely lives in the now. It's a good place for him. A high school senior, charming and self-possessed, he's the life of the party, loves his job at a men's clothing store, and has no plans for the future. A budding alcoholic, he's never far from his supersized, whiskey-fortified thirst-master cup. But after being dumped by his girlfriend, Sutter gets drunk and wakes up on a lawn with Aimee Finecky hovering over him. She's different: the "nice girl" who reads science fiction and doesn't have a boyfriend. While Aimee has dreams of a future, Sutter lives in the impressive delusion of a spectacular now, yet somehow, they're drawn together.
Endless Love (2014) poster

18 Endless Love (2014) ★ 6.3

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He is no angel, a tall, cocky guy who is obsessed with cars. She is a model student, a blond beauty from a rich family. Their love is forbidden, and therefore doubly desirable. Passion burns them to the ground and throws them into the abyss.

Endless Love (2014) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Gabriella Wilde, Alex Pettyfer, Bruce Greenwood. Endless Love (2014) belongs to the next genres: Drama, Romance and has average rating 6.3, according to user votes.

The First Time (2012) poster

19 The First Time (2012) ★ 6.8

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Handsome Dave is hopelessly and hopelessly in love with the first high school sweetheart. Charming Aubrey meets a self-righteous macho man who is totally unsuitable for her, but with whom she, for some reason, decided to lose her virginity. And there's no telling how the lives of these two wonderful young people would have turned out if they hadn't accidentally bumped into each other at a party that was broken up by the police.

Aubrey and Dave become friends -- no, don't get me wrong -- just friends who can cry on each other's shoulder and complain about the vicissitudes of love. But one day their tender friendship begins to transform under the influence of a strong erotic electricity into something more exciting and thrilling. Something that everyone has had for the first time at some point... and that is sometimes funny to remember later.

The First Time (2012) is one of the last movies similar to The Perks of Being A Wallflower (2012) and it was released in 2012. Dylan O Brien, Britt Robertson, Victoria Justice are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance and has average user rating of 6.8 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

Call Me by Your Name (2017) poster

20 Call Me by Your Name (2017) ★ 7.9

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It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who's working as an intern for Elio's father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

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