A day fans have been waiting for for three years is finally here. Today, fans all over the country began lining up in full “force” (pun intended), to see the most anticipated movie of all time.
It’s hard to say what fans are more excited about–J.J. Abrams at the helm or the teaming of original cast members. What is clear, however, is that early reviews are overwhelmingly positive. L.A. Times writer Rebecca Keegan says this is the movie “Star Wars” Fans are looking for.
Story, characters, design, humor — #StarWars fans, this is the movie you’re looking for.
— Rebecca Keegan (@ThatRebecca) December 15, 2015
Documentary filmmaker Brett Morgen says:
#ForceAwakens delivers on every level.
— Brett Morgen (@brettmorgen) December 15, 2015
Fandango reported today that ticket pre-sales totaled $100 million, putting it on track to become the highest-grossing movie of all time.
Earlier this year, Harrison Ford put the internet on fire as Han Solo’s words “Chewie…we’re home!” were heard in the first teaser trailer. One broken leg and one plane crash later, Harrison Ford comes full circle as he reprises the role that made him a star nearly 40 years ago.
But what about Ford’s other movies before and after Star Wars? Ford has been a part of some of the biggest blockbusters in the history of cinema. Here’s a look at some memorable on-screen moments (barring Star Wars and Indiana Jones, of course!):