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Some Jerk Pulled The Fire Alarm On 'Star Wars' Opening Night At The Grove

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Pacific Theatres at The Grove (Photo by Prayitno via the Creative Commons)
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Imagine waiting months to finally watch the latest Star Wars movie—only to have the moment interrupted when some jerk pulls a fire alarm and ruins that moment for you and hundreds of other fans.

Thursday night was the opening night for Star Wars: The Force Awakens—a movie so anticipated that some lined up as early as 12 days in advance—and hundreds were at the The Grove's Pacific Theatres to finally find out [redacted by the Walt Disney Company] and if [redacted by the Walt Disney Company]. That was all put on hold about 20 minutes into the film when a fire alarm went off around 8:10 p.m., prompting an evacuation of the entire theater.

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Thankfully it turned out to be nothing, and fans were allowed back in around 8:30, said TMZ. Screenings were restarted, but some of the more frustrated ones opted for refunds. "My kids want to still sit in there but... I don't know," Andrew Gouch told KTLA. "I don't drink—I may start." Gouch purchased tickets two months in advance.

Authorities have no suspects at the moment, but I think we all know who pulled that alarm:

While it turned out to be nothing and fans were able to restart the movie and find out that [redacted by the Walt Disney Company], it was still quite a scene:

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