What Was Your Best Moviegoing Experience Ever?

Drive In

For this week’s Open Thread, we want you to share with us (and your fellow readers) what you consider to be your best moviegoing experience ever. Maybe it was watching Jaws through your fingers at a drive-in with your parents when you were a kid. Or perhaps it was seeing one of the Star Wars films on opening day with a loud and appreciative crowd. Did you ever see a movie when the entertainment came largely from the audience goofing on it loudly, Mystery Science Theater 3000-style and feel it was better than what was happening on screen? In the comments below, please tell us what your best movie experience was ever — from first dates that bloomed into marriage to films that cemented friendships and beyond, we want hear your magical motion picture memories!