#ForceFriday Drives Shoppers Wild -- See The 'Star Wars' Fans Spending Spree!

9/4/2015 12:15 AM PDT

#ForceFriday Drives Shoppers Wild -- See The 'Star Wars' Fans Spending Spree!

It's #ForceFriday at retailers across the universe -- with new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" merchandise available to buy for the first time ... and the nerds have worked themselves up in a frenzy!

Check out the intrepid Jedi wannabes who braved long lines ... hoping the force was strong with their credit cards!