George Lucas Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1992 Won
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

The crew of the orbiting space shuttle Atlantis (STS-45 participated in the presentation of the ... More

The crew of the orbiting space shuttle Atlantis (STS-45 participated in the presentation of the Thalberg Award to George Lucas. An Oscar statuette was aboard the shuttle to commemorate the event.

1978 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Star Wars (1977)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Star Wars (1977)
1974 Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
American Graffiti (1973)
Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced
American Graffiti (1973)
Shared with:

Golden Globes, USA

1978 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Star Wars (1977)
1974 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
American Graffiti (1973)

Primetime Emmy Awards

1986 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
Shared with:
1985 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
The Ewok Adventure (1984)
Shared with:

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2006 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
2003 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
2000 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
1984 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Writing
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Shared with:
1978 Won
Saturn Award
Best Director
Star Wars (1977)
Best Writing
Star Wars (1977)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

2011 Won
Cinema Vanguard Award

American Film Institute, USA

2005 Won
Life Achievement Award

Art Directors Guild

2009 Won
Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

2002 Won
Britannia Award
Excellence in Film

CINE Competition

1990 Won
CINE Golden Eagle
Documentary
USC - The First Fifty Years

Csapnivalo Awards

2000 Nominated
Golden Slate
Best Screenplay
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

David di Donatello Awards

1981 Won
David
Best Foreign Producer (Migliore Produttore Straniero)
Kagemusha (1980)
Shared with:
Tied with Hungaro Film for Angi Vera (1979).

Daytime Emmy Awards

2015 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Shared with:
2014 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Shared with:
2013 Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Shared with:

Directors Guild of America, USA

1978 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Star Wars (1977)
1974 Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
American Graffiti (1973)

DVD Exclusive Awards

2003 Nominated
DVD Premiere Award
Best New, Enhanced or Reconstructed Movie Scenes
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
For the fully produced deleted scenes with CGI effects.
2001 Nominated
Video Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Shared with:
(Fox).

Evening Standard British Film Awards

1979 Won
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
Star Wars (1977)

Gold Derby Awards

2011 Won
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)
2010 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)

Guinness World Record Award

2016 Won
Guinness World Record
Most successful book series based on a film series
Star Wars (1977)

Lucas Licensing has recorded more than 100 million sales of Star Wars related books, with over 850 ... More

Lucas Licensing has recorded more than 100 million sales of Star Wars related books, with over 850 novelizations, original novels, reference books, children's books and role-playing supplements, including 80 New York Times best-sellers. The first original novel based on Star Wars characters was Splinter of the Mind's Eye (1978), written by Alan Dean Foster (USA).

2015 Won
Guinness World Record
Highest box-office gross for a screenwriter
Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
2013 Won
Guinness World Record
Highest box office film gross average for a director (male)
THX 1138 (1971)
American Graffiti (1973)
Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
2012 Won
Guinness World Record
Most prolific videogame series based on a licensed property
Star Wars (1977)

As of April 2012, a total of 279 Star Wars videogames had been released across 41 different ... More

As of April 2012, a total of 279 Star Wars videogames had been released across 41 different platforms.

2011 Won
Guinness World Record
Largest entertainment voice-over project
Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011)

More than 200,000 lines of dialogue were recorded by several hundred voice actors for the LucasArts... More

More than 200,000 lines of dialogue were recorded by several hundred voice actors for the LucasArts videogame Star Wars: The Old Republic (Electronic Arts, BioWare and LucasArts, 2011). The MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) was first released on 20 December 2011.

Largest fortune made from a film franchise
Star Wars (1977)
2007 Won
Guinness World Record
Most spoofed film series
Star Wars (1977)

There have been direct references to the Star Wars series in more than 170 feature films, and in ... More

There have been direct references to the Star Wars series in more than 170 feature films, and in countless TV shows, comics, adverts and online videos. One episode of the cartoon comedy Family Guy, "Blue Harvest" (Fox, 2007, left), was an hour-long parody of the film. A number of full-length Star Wars spoofs have been made, of which the best known is Spaceballs (USA, 1987, below left). Individual Star Wars spoof scenes have been a staple of comedy movies for more than 30 years, from Airplane II: The Sequel (USA, 1982) and Get Crazy (USA, 1983) to Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (USA, 1999) and The Simpsons Movie (USA, 2007).

Most successful action-figure range
Star Wars (1977)

As of 2007, the Star Wars toy lines from Kenner/Hasbro had generated more than $9 billion (£4.5 ... More

As of 2007, the Star Wars toy lines from Kenner/Hasbro had generated more than $9 billion (£4.5 billion) in sales. In 1978 alone, Kenner's first range of Star Wars figures sold more than 40 million units, earning in excess of $100 million (£52 million).

2005 Won
Guinness World Record
Largest simultaneous premiere - territories
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (USA, 2005) was released simultaneously in 115 ... More

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (USA, 2005) was released simultaneously in 115 territories by 20th Century Fox on 19 May 2005. It went on to secure an international gross of $303 million (£165.9 million).

2000 Won
Guinness World Record
Highest-grossing space-opera movie
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
1997 Won
Guinness World Record
Biggest opening weekend ever for a re-released film
Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

Shown in cinemas in 1997 as the first of Lucasfilm's 20th anniversary Special Editions of the ... More

Shown in cinemas in 1997 as the first of Lucasfilm's 20th anniversary Special Editions of the original Star Wars trilogy, Episode IV: A New Hope (USA) grossed $35,906,661 (£21,903,063) in US cinemas on the weekend of 31 January-2 February 1997. A New Hope took $579,646,015 (£353,584,069) worldwide to June 1997 - the highest theatrical gross for a film re-release.

1996 Won
Guinness World Record
Largest film merchandising campaign
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

In May 1996, PepsiCo (owners of Pepsi, Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell and Frito Lay) signed a deal with ... More

In May 1996, PepsiCo (owners of Pepsi, Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell and Frito Lay) signed a deal with Lucasfilm for the right to link their products with Star Wars during the Special Edition re-releases of the original trilogy, leading up to the 1999 release of Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

1982 Won
Guinness World Record
First Star Wars videogame
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The inaugural Star Wars videogame, The Empire Strikes Back (Parker Brothers, 1982) was based on the... More

The inaugural Star Wars videogame, The Empire Strikes Back (Parker Brothers, 1982) was based on the second film in the series and made for the Atari 2600 and Intellivision.


Hochi Film Awards

1978 Won
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Star Wars (1977)

Hollywood Film Awards

2005 Won
Hollywood Movie of the Year
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Hugo Awards

1990 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Shared with:
1989 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Willow (1988)
Shared with:
1984 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Shared with:
1982 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Shared with:
1981 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Shared with:
1978 Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Star Wars (1977)
1972 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
THX 1138 (1971)
Shared with:

Image Awards

2013 Won
Vanguard Award
2012 Won
Vanguard Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1975 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
American Graffiti (1973)

Kinema Junpo Awards

1979 Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film Director
Star Wars (1977)

Locarno International Film Festival

1973 Won
Bronze Leopard
American Graffiti (1973)

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA

2009 Won
Career Achievement Award
2005 Won
Filmmaker's Award

National Board of Review, USA

2002 Won
Special Award
For visionary cinematic achievement.

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1974 Won
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
American Graffiti (1973)
Shared with:

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1974 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
American Graffiti (1973)
Shared with:

PGA Awards

2003 Won
Vanguard Award

Razzie Awards

2003 Won
Razzie Award
Worst Screenplay
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Shared with:
For "Star Wars: Episode II: The Boredom Continues".
Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Director
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
For "Star Wars/Episode II: Attack of the Groans".
2000 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Director
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Worst Screenplay
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
1989 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Screenplay
Willow (1988)
Shared with:

Satellite Awards

2003 Won
Nicola Tesla Award

Sci-Fi Universe Magazine, USA

1995 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

SFX Awards, UK

2003 Nominated
SFX Award
Best SF or Fantasy Film Director
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

ShoWest Convention, USA

2005 Won
Galactic Achievement Award
1978 Won
ShoWest Award
Director of the Year

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

2005 Nominated
Stinker Award
Worst Screenplay for a Film Grossing More than $100 Million Using Hollywood Math
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Visual Effects Society Awards

2007 Won
Honorary Membership
2004 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Women in Film Crystal Awards

2013 Won
Humanitarian Award

Women in Film Lucy Awards

2013 Won
Norma Zarky Humanitarian Award

Writers Guild of America, USA

1982 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Shared with:
1978 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
Star Wars (1977)
1974 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
American Graffiti (1973)
Shared with:

Yoga Awards

2000 Won
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Director
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

Young Artist Awards

2000 Won
Jackie Coogan Award

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