What's the Difference between The Perks of Being a Wallflower the Book and The Perks of Being a Wallflower the Movie?

Drama

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

52%
Released: 1999
Author: Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

48%
Released: 2012
Director: Stephen Chbosky
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In the Book In the Movie
Charlie
Charlie
Portrayed by: Logan Lerman
Sam
Sam
Portrayed by: Emma Watson
Bill
Mr. Anderson
Portrayed by: Paul Rudd
Patrick
Patrick
Portrayed by: Ezra Miller
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   [QUOTED] Charlie's sister becomes pregnant and he takes her to get an abortion. This doesn't happen. (Happens in a deleted scene that's on the DVD).
   Bob tells Charlie about Brad getting caught with Patrick and Brad getting beat by his father because of it. Patrick tells Charlie while they're at the golf course together telling stories.
   Bill is living with his girlfriend that Charlie meets at the end. Billy's girlfriend is replaced with his wife who Charlie never meets. The relationship between Bill and Charlie is also not as close.
   Charlie and Sam get naked and are about to have sex when Charlie is reminded of how his Aunt Helen touched him that way. He feels sick and eventually has a breakdown that lands him in the mental hospital. They are kissing and Sam touches Charlie's leg and he remembers his Aunt's touch. They don't get naked. He spends the night but goes home the next day and remembers everything. He calls his sister and tells her that he killed his Aunt. She calls the police and they go and get him and take him to the hospital.
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