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Alex Cabrero reporting By this morning, a second crop of crowds are filing out of theaters across the country, satisfied with the fact they've been some of the first to see the final installment of Star Wars.
Crowds in Salt Lake County were all geared up for Star Wars madness. Star Wars "Revenge of the Sith" made its debut at 12:01 at Jordan Commons.
If you were in line to see House of Wax, Hitch, or Kingdom of Heaven, last night was probably the best time because everyone else was here to watch Star Wars.
In fact, some fans stood in line for days, which makes a lot of people wonder ...why?
What would make an adult in their 30's or 40's want to wait outside, just to be first to see a movie that will play hundreds of times?
Dr. Liz McGill/ Psychologist, Valley Mental Health: "These people were brought up with it, and it's their childhood, it's their early adulthood, and this is the final episode."
Dr. Liz McGill is a psychologist with Valley Mental Health. You won't see her waiting in line, but you always won't hear her bashing those who do.
Dr. Liz McGill: "I think movies, novels, there's certainly ways for us to get a mini-vacation."
And with war, terrorism, and all the other bad things going on in real life, there's nothing wrong with wanting to go to a galaxy far, far away. Even if only for a couple of hours.