The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) Poster


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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Movie poster seen
King Kong (1933)
Frank sings "Whatever happened to Fay Wray?" and the audience chants "She went apeshit!"
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) (TV Movie)
Sam welcomes Charlie to the island of misfit toys.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
poster in Sam's locker
ABC Afterschool Specials (1972) (TV Series)
Patrick says, "My life is an 'Afterschool Special.'"
Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Written on Charlie's T-shirt
On Golden Pond (1981)
Mary Elizabeth refers to Thoreau's "Walden" as "On Boring Pond."
Gremlins (1984)
Opening song from Gremlins used during the Christmas-montage.
The Four Corners of Nowhere (1995)
_The Four Corners of Nowhere_ was Writer/Director Stephen Chbosky's first film that he made right out of college. He shot that movie in a small field in Pittsburgh. In _Perks of Being a Wallflower_, there is a scene in that same field. Chbosky planned that shot for the eventual Perks movie during the filming of 'The Four Corners' seventeen years earlier.
Almost Normal (2005)
When they are playing "Dare or truth" someone calls someone "Procreator".

Referenced in 

2012 MTV Movie Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Three of the cast appear together as presenters and the movie is mentioned.
2012 MTV Video Music Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Kevin Hart mentions the movie as he introduces Emma Watson and Ezra Miller.
American Dad!: Independent Movie (2013) (TV Episode)
"We are infinite"
The Sugarcube Critic: Look Before You Sleep (2014) (TV Episode)
"Hope this game ends before Charlie is asked to kiss the most beautiful mare in the room."
iZombie: Flight of the Living Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
"Perks of Dating a Zombie"
Jeopardy!: 2016 Teen Tournament Quarterfinal Game 3 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "A Student of Film" category
Asmrbebexo: The ASMR Library Roleplay Books Typing Whispers (2017) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown and is talked about.
Honest Trailers: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) (TV Episode)
"The Perks of Being a Wallcrawler"
Honest Trailers: The Incredible Hulk (2018) (TV Episode)
'The Perks of Being a Wallcrawler'
Youth of Patriots (Video)
The protagonist explains unbreakable bonds and relationships that she has seen in films that have impacted how she looks at her life.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Characters attend several showings of Rocky Horror

Featured in 

Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.135 (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie featuring Nina Dobrev is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.136 (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie featuring guest Kate Walsh is shown.
Maltin on Movies: Trouble with the Curve (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
says is one of the best films of 2012
The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best first feature.
Maltin on Movies: Favorite Films Based on Books (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown

Spoofed in 

Mad: Hip Hop Hobbit/The Monday Project (2013) (TV Episode)
The Perks of Being a Cauliflower is a spoof of this movie.
Mad: The Perks of Being a Wallcrawler/Regular Shogun Warriors (2013) (TV Episode)
The Perks of Being a Wall Crawler is a spoof of this movie.

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