With one of the most hyped and highly anticipated box office openings of all time, the Thursday night premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens grossed a record-smashing $57 million. From young fans to old, many took to the Twitter-verse to express their love for the film, make puns, show off their outfits, and celebrate the franchise's triumphant return.
We rounded up a collection of tweets that perfectly sum up the opening night experience - from the most exciting and heartwarming experiences to minor frustrations, they cover the epic night in all its glory. The joy in seeing canon characters return, finally taking a seat in the theater, getting teary-eyed at the opening credits, and wanting to watch it all over again as soon as it was over are just some of the few.Who won opening night with the best Star Wars The Force Awakens tweets? Cast your votes below!