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Fans react to 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer with joy, tears and flips

The Force is strong with the release of the new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer — and the reactions worldwide to the long-anticipated preview are well worth the wait.

From actors in the film to kids taking in the "Star Wars" glory for the first time, we rounded up some of our favorite reactions to the movie trailer. They're almost as good as the preview itself.

"Star Wars" actors get weepy

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" star Daisey Ridley (Rey) wasn't the only one to watch the upcoming movie's new trailer with her emotions spilling all over the place.

"Staying in a little b'n'b with my friend... Set an alarm to watch the trailer... My friend filmed my reaction. Totally emotional seeing it for the first time and so so so incredibly awed to be part of this incredible legacy," she wrote in a caption that came with the video.

Her co-star John Boyega, who spilled his emotions all the way over the couch, flipped out as well.

He wrote: "THE TRAILER IS JUST EEEEPPPPPPPIIIIICCCCCCC! Star Wars is back! gaaaaaad laaaaard! You know what! Let me just relax because this kind God oooo! Lmao! Seriously congrats to everyone !"

Twitter takeover

Since the trailer came out Monday, over 7.5 million people have viewed it — and many of those are sharing their reactions with the world on Twitter. For example, stars love Star Wars:

Families embrace

The trailer provided a major bonding moment for parents and kids as generations gathered to take it all in.

The verdict is in: "The Force Awakens" is a force to be reckoned with! Check out the trailer here if you haven't already (or just need to geek out all over again).

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