Bronx moviegoers hit theaters to catch latest Star Wars installment

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Moviegoers in the Bronx hit the theaters Friday to catch the latest installment in the Star Wars series.

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has already racked up more than $45 million in ticket sales with its preview release Thursday. The movie is expected to bring in another $200 million Friday just in North America.

Fans who have waited two years for the installment are excited to catch this latest movie.

"I've been doing this ever since it started," says Stanley Wright. "It's been a progression of the stories ever since, and I've been following them ever since and I'm 67 years old now, so hey."

One fan says he's most excited to see Luke Skywalker again.

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