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Discussion How many times are you planning on seeing Episode VII??

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' started by hachijedi, May 20, 2014.

  1. hachijedi Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Feb 22, 2012
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    It's a known fact that the Star Wars Saga has some of the most loyal fans in Box Office History. Fans waiting for Tickets and camped out in costumes. Seeing the Prequels for the Midnight Showing was a must for every diehard Star Wars Fan. Watching The Special Editions in 97 gave a whole new generation a chance to see the Saga on the Big Screen. So how many times do you seriously think you will watch Episode VII? For Me here's my Star Wars Viewing History:


    Episode IV: A New Hope (97') - 2 Viewings
    Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back - 0 Viewings (Never seen it on the Big Screen but hopefully I get to finally see with a re-release before Episode VII)
    Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (83' and 97) - 2 Viewings
    Episode I: The Phantom Menance (99' and 12') - 4 Viewings
    Episode II: The Attack of the Clones (02') - 3 Viewings
    Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (05') - 4 Viewings


    Honestly The bare mininum views for Episode VII will probably be 3.

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  2. DarthWilliams Jedi Master

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    May 29, 2008
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    At least three. A midnight screening with some friends, another screening later opening weekend with my wife (whom I will unlikely be able to drag to a midnight screening), and then at least once more within a couple weeks of it opening.
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  3. dyous87 Jedi Master

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    Oct 5, 2006
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    I will be seeing Episode VII no less then 3 times at the minimum once it is releases in theaters.
  4. hachijedi Jedi Master

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    Feb 22, 2012
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    Remember after "The Dark Knight Rises" shootings, many theaters changed their policy on midnight shows. They now call them "Previews". "The Matrix Reloaded" was actually the 1st blockbuster that did this by opening before midnight at 9 PM. So I expect "Episode VII" to actually start possbily at 9PM or even 10PM before the Midnight viewing. I'm also wondering will there be a 6 Film Marathon before the Episode VII show.

    I will watch the original Trilogy again on the Big Screen before Episode VII. How great would that be to watch 4, 5, 6 and then 7 back to back to back to back. WOW. Lucas did say they stopped production on the 3D converisons for Episode II and III which was suppose to come out last year so I'm wondering with production now in gear for Episode VII will they finish the converisons in time for a 6 film marathon.
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  5. Dra--- Force Ghost

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    Dec 30, 2012
    star 5
    At least two. More if I really like it.
  6. Death_Jar_Jar Jedi Knight

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    Apr 30, 2014
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    Will prob see it in a theater just one time. Whenever I see films more than once while they're in theaters, the repeat viewings are boring.

    IIRC, I saw Episode III about 3 times. It was fun but I was also 12 and didn't have the whole movie memorized after 1 viewing.
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  7. Revanfan1 Force Ghost

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    Jun 3, 2013
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    Good question. I don't see movies in theaters very often (the only two in recent memory–ergo the last nine years) being Frozen and Desolation of Smaug. And I saw each only once. But...I don't know if I can watch VII once and then wait the whole 4-or-5 months for it to be released on DVD/Bluray. I may have to go at least twice. I guess it will all depend on how much I like it.
  8. plaidphoenix Jedi Master

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    Nov 6, 2013
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    You do realize that when the VCR first became commercial, it used to take up to a year or more for a movie to come out on cassette. I remember going into a store and being gobsmacked that Jedi was finally out on video.

    I'll probably go see Episode VII at least once in the theater, but unless it blows me away I may wait for it to come out on disc.
  9. Gamma626 Jedi Knight

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    May 6, 2014
    star 4
    Once.

    If it's good, THEN I'll plan additional viewings.

    (Probably four to five times)
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  10. mes520 Jedi Master

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    Nov 3, 2012
    star 4
    Once, at least, maybe twice. Depending on how much I like it.
  11. vinsanity Jedi Master

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    Jan 28, 2013
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    If the movie is good at least 4, 5 times
    If the movie sucks 2 times.

    It sucks that in my country they don't do midnight screenings, or very very rarely they do, but I definitely will be on opening day seeing in 2D first (so I don't get distracted by the 3D) and then on IMAX (which is much likely be in 3D).
  12. Six Jedi Knight

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    Jan 9, 2014
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    At least once. I rarely watch movies more than once in the theatres but if its good I can see myself seeing it multiple times with different people each time.
  13. DARTHVENGERDARTHSEAR Jedi Grand Master

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    Jun 8, 2002
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    Probably a lot. I just hope it feels like a Star Wars movie and not a too fast paced, lens glare filled, Star Trek film.

    Not that I don't like the new Trekkie movies, that is. But still...
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  14. jedijax Jedi Grand Master

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    May 2, 2013
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    ANH-don't know how many times I saw it in the theater in its first run (then 2 more times in the SE)
    ESB-same thing-I think I kept seeing it over and over when I was 10
    ROTJ-the only one I saw only once in its first run
    TPM-5 times
    AOTC-3 times
    ROTS-5 times

    9 years later I have a little one and SW is happening over Xmas break. I doubt I'll get to see it more than once in the theater.

    But on video-let's see if I can surpass the 50 X I've seen Frozen![face_worried]
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  15. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

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    Apr 13, 2001
    star 6
    I'll definitely see it once (on opening night), beyond that depends on how much I enjoy it.
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  16. MOC Vober Dand Manager Emeritus

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    Jan 6, 2004
    star 5
    If I don't like it or am ambivalent, probably two to three times. Just to make sure I'm not missing something. If I love it, maybe 5 to 7 times.
  17. chris hayes Jedi Master

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    Nov 13, 2012
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    EP4 : Twice & Once SE
    EP5 : Once & Once SE
    EP6 : Twice & Once SE
    EP1 : 3 Times & Once 3D
    EP2 : Twice
    EP3 : 3 Times
    Clone Wars Animated : Once

    So based on that I expect to see EP7 2 / 3 times in theatres & definitely start with a midnight session..........
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  18. Luukeskywalker Jedi Grand Master

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    Jun 23, 1999
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    Since my wife and I now have a little one, who will still be too young to see the movie when it comes out as she will only be 2 and a half, I likely wont have the freedom to go see it between 7 and 10 times like I did for the prequels. More realistically I will get to see it 2-3 times. Likely once opening night or at the midnight screening, another time with my dad as we traditionally go together later in its run so he can see it, and I might be able to see it once myself when I am on the road traveling for my job as I often have a lot of down time in the evenings when I am at my hotel by myself.

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  19. Ryus Jedi Master

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    Feb 25, 2013
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    Once. But it will take them 3 months to realize I haven't left the theater.
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  20. hachijedi Jedi Master

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    Feb 22, 2012
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    It's going to be so weird watching Star Wars in the winter and it's not on spike tv lol.
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  21. Mr. K Moderator Emeritus

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    Oct 23, 1999
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    I run a movie theatre- I'M GOING TO WATCH IT UNTIL MY EYES BLEED!!!
  22. plaidphoenix Jedi Master

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    Nov 6, 2013
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    ^:)^^:)^^:)^^:)^
  23. Force Smuggler Force Ghost

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    Sep 2, 2012
    star 6
    Once at least, probably twice.
  24. jedinightwing Jedi Master

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    Aug 4, 2009
    star 4
    as many times as I can afford
  25. JediMasterJessica Jedi Master

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    Jul 26, 2005
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    I saw Revenge of the Sith 6 times in the theaters, The Clone Wars twice and The Phantom Menace (3D) once. Got into Star Wars right before RotS came out so I have never seen 1-2,4-6 on the big screen. really hoping for that opportunity soon!

    I expect Episode 7 to be on my RotS level or beyond. I will probably saturate myself with it in the beginning and then catch it 1 or 2 times towards the end of its run.
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