Fans dressed as stormtroopers and Darth Vader queued for hours as Star Wars, The Force Awakens, opened in Paris and several other European cities.
The much hyped and hugely anticipated film in the sci-fi franchise received rave reviews from viewers.
“The film is excellent, I didn’t expect that,” one viewer said. “I didn’t think that Disney was going to make a film as wonderful, I’m amazed.”
Another said: “It was enormously different from what we had already seen, it really respected the old trilogy. We, fans in our (thirties), we’ve really enjoyed it. We’re looking forward for the next one.”
Preparations are well underway as London prepares to feel the force of the premier of seventh installment in the series.