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Guy thrown out of Star Wars screening in Vancouver after complaining about phone

Some people in Vancouver eager to see the new Star Wars movie got more entertainment than they bargained for during a showing of the film at the city's Scotiabank Theatre last week.

Global News reports that a moviegoer was being disruptive before the movie even began then started harassing fellow patrons who had their phones out during the opening credits.

It's true that no one likes a Tommy Texter during a movie, but there are ways to ask others in the theatre to get off their phones without punching them in the face — which was allegedly this guy's way of dealing with one moviegoer who was checking to see if an incoming phone call was from his daughters' babysitter.

After allegedly physically assaulting the other man, it's been reported that this individual went on to rant to the whole theatre about proper phone etiquette during movies.

Cineplex staff attempted to escort him out throughout the diatribe, finally having to forcefully remove him, as many in the theatre caught on video.

Thankfully, the movie was paused and re-started for everyone else after the whole ordeal.

The Vancouver Police are currently investigating the incident.

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David Boyce


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