When a film is as hyped and anticipated as The Force Awakens is, it’s hard to imagine most who see it during opening weekend won’t think it’s awesome. It’s so easy to just get caught up in the moment.

Don’t believe me? Check out this video compilation of news reports from opening day of The Phantom Menace including reactions right out of the theaters.

Some of my favorite quotes:

I think the little AnAkIn Skywalker, people are going to say, stole that movie

Good special effects, good story, lives up to the originals

It was worth every minute and we waited 16 years for this moment

It’ll be a great movie 20 years from now

However, one guy towards the end was ahead of the curve…

Thumbs way down. I think I deserve a public apology from George Lucas

Can’t wait ’till Thursday night!