“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” made its world premiere Monday night in Hollywood, California, with the stars of the film including Lupita Nyong’o, Billie Lourd, Harrison Ford and newcomer Daisy Ridley walking the red carpet. The much-awaited J.J. Abrams movie has theaters squeezing in additional showtimes, many in the middle of the night and early morning.

Harrison Ford Actor Harrison Ford arrives at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood, California, on Dec. 14, 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

star wars_5 Actor Daisy Ridley arrives at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," Dec. 14, 2015, in Hollywood, California. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

The seventh installment in the film franchise, which set about 30 years after events in Return of the Jedi, brought in positive reactions from fans. Several celebrities and social media users took to Twitter to share their first reactions of the movie, staying clear of not revealing any spoilers as reviews are embargoed until Dec. 16.

Documentary director Brett Morgen, best known for Montage of Heck, which is based on Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, wrote on Twitter: "Force Awakens might be the best blockbuster since the original."

Actor-director Zach Braff told the Associated Press that he "loved" the movie. "I thought J.J. did an amazing job. My favorite part was just seeing the camaraderie between the veteran and the new cast members."

Here are some other tweets from celebrities on the premiere of “Star Wars: The Forces Awakens.”

Fans also maintained not revealing details about the new "Star Wars" film but did not fall short of sharing their experience.

"It's very surreal. I've never seen this kind of thing," director Abrams told Starwars.com as he was overwhelmed by the magnitude of the premiere. "It's insane. I feel enormously guilty for this community, this neighborhood."

Here are some photos from the premiere and the afterparty.

Star Wars_1 A view of the Kylo Ren Dodge Viper during the after party for the World Premiere of “"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"” on Hollywood Blvd on Dec. 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Getty Images/Alberto E. Rodriguez/Disney

Star Wars_2 A view of the stormtrooper exhibit during the after party for the World Premiere of “"Star Wars: The Force Awakens”" on Hollywood Blvd on Dec. 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Getty Images/Jesse Grant/Disney

Star wars_3 Actress Lupita Nyong'o (Right) and singer Janelle Monae chat as they arrive at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood, California, on Dec. 14, 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Star wars 4 Sphero BB8 attends the after party for the World Premiere of "“Star Wars: The Force Awakens"” on Hollywood Blvd on Dec. 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Getty Images/Alberto E. Rodriguez/Disney