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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Premieres — See the Pics!

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Premieres — See the Pics!
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The red carpet of the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. was overrun with stormtroopers and screaming fans Saturday night as the long-awaited premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" invaded!

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Daisy Ridley's dress was adorned with stars!
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The stormtroopers were real troupers!
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Gwendoline Christie aka Captain Phasma

There were gigantic AT-M6 walkers at the red-carpet entrance and a massive tent for the stars to do last-minute press, plus an Expo Hall decorated to look like a Canto Bight casino, giving the evening an over-the-top festive vibe, even for Hollywood.

All the film's stars and characters were there, including John Boyega, who had tweeted earlier in the day that inclement weather might keep him from making a flight.

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Laura Dern with her kids, Ellery and Jaya
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"Black Panther" star Letitia Wright stunned in black

Variety reports the only prominent figure from the film who was missing was the late Carrie Fisher, who died almost a year ago. "I'd like to dedicate tonight to Carrie. Let's have a blast for Carrie," the film's writer-director Rian Johnson said ahead of the screening.

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Lupita Nyong'o, Joonas Suotamo, John Boyega & Kelly Marie Tran, "Star Wars" stars, huddle on the carpet.

So how was the movie?

Comic actor Patton Oswalt told his 4 million-plus Twitter followers the eighth installment of the "Star Wars" series is "rich, dark, shocking, funny and NON STOP."

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Cast members enjoying the moment, with Mark Hamill front and center

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is in theaters December 15.

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