"I had my face covered 95 percent of the time," Brooke Lefebre, of Plainville, said.
"I actually thought it was more funny than it was scary," Andrew LaForg, of Southington, said.
The event was only for those with a special 96.5 TIC radio pass, but even that wasn’t enough to guarantee a seat. The theater sold out 45 minutes before the show even started.
Fans who snagged a seat said they would come back and see it again.
"The Haunting in Connecticut" is based on the "true" story of some peculiar events that occurred in a Southington home about 20 years ago.
The movie opens in theaters across the nation Friday.