REVERE (CBS) – Fans were out in full force to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens Thursday. It’s been a ten year gap since the last installment and the movie is expected to break box office records.

As the 7:00 pm showing of the latest Star Wars movie got out at Showcase Cinemas in Revere, it was clear the force has been awakened.

“Unbelievable,” said one man.

“Absolutely awesome,” said another. “I will see it a thousand times more after this.”

This movie promised to move even the most emotionless Jedi and fans in Revere say it lived up to expectations.

Among the first people to see the latest installment in the Star Wars saga were some fans who really went the extra light year. About 350 hard core devotees showed up at 3:00 am Thursday morning to watch the marathon of all movie marathons: Every Star Wars film in order for 15 hours all building up to Episode VII.

“Basically I have grown up with Star Wars,” one woman said. “I don’t really remember a time without Star Wars in my life.”

“It definitely transcends a regular movie experience,” another man said.

The movie opens nationwide on Friday.


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