One reason I like going is that I don't have to rely on friends' willpower, who have seen it, to prevent them giving away stuff. Also, when multiple friends have seen it, conversations tend to stutter when I (who haven't) show up. But yes, I typically won't go if it's really crowded. I just saw Titan A.E. on opening night, because when I called for tix, they said it wasn't that crowded, and the theater was only half-full.

Of course, in some cases, the waiting in line and dealing with the crowd is the whole point, and in other cases you need a packed theater of people excited to see the movie to make it even more fun.

Now if only The Great Vegetable Plot would come out, already...that's Aardman animations, and that's a no-brainer.