Although pre-order tickets for Star Wars: The Force Awakens went on sale last night, chances are there were quite a few people left out in the cold thanks to theater chain websites crashing under the strain of traffic.
AMC Theaters, Fandango, and the Alamo Drafthouse all reported website crashes around 8:30 p.m. ET at the height of fans rushing to secure seats for opening night.
That didn't stop thousands from purchasing tickets, however, and immediately advertise them for sale on various shopping websites, like eBay.
Sellers have already posted various packages — ranging anywhere from a single ticket to packages of four or six — on the website, demanding interested buyers shell out anywhere from $100 to $1,000.
On the low end, $100 will get you one to two tickets for an evening screening on the film's actual release date. In comparison, parting with $1,000 will give four fans a VIP experience at a local theater. Although no one had placed any bids at the time of this posting, each sale channel had dozens of active watchers.
While pre-order tickets for the film may be sold out, most theater chains have announced they will hold a limited amount of tickets at the door for people who want to experience Star Wars the old fashioned way: camped out in line for days.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens will open on Dec. 18. Watch the trailer below: