At the box office, sometimes shyness equals success
By Danny Miller
Special to MSN Movies
Shy, adolescent Charlie, the central figure in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," is just the
latest introvert to find success in the movies. Timid, gawky, unpopular
characters have been filling movie screens since the days of silent films. Of
course, like Charlie, these awkward introverts usually undergo some big changes,
for better or worse, by the film's closing credits. Let's take a look at 10 of
the movies' most famous introverts.
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(Logan Lerman in 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'/Lionsgate