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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1978

Won
Oscar
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
John Barry
Norman Reynolds
Leslie Dilley
Roger Christian
Best Costume Design
John Mollo
Best Sound
Don MacDougall
Ray West
Bob Minkler
Derek Ball
Derek Ball was not present at the awards ceremony.
Best Film Editing
Paul Hirsch
Marcia Lucas
Richard Chew
Best Effects, Visual Effects
John Stears
John Dykstra
Richard Edlund
Grant McCune
Robert Blalack
Best Music, Original Score
John Williams
Won
Special Achievement Award
Ben Burtt (as Benjamin Burtt Jr.)
For sound effects. (For the creation of the alien, creature and robot voices.)
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Gary Kurtz
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Alec Guinness
Best Director
George Lucas
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
George Lucas

Golden Globes, USA 1978

Won
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
John Williams
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
George Lucas
Best Motion Picture Actor in a Supporting Role
Alec Guinness

BAFTA Awards 1979

Won
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
John Williams
Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Sound
Sam Shaw
Robert R. Rutledge
Gordon Davidson
Gene Corso
Derek Ball
Don MacDougall
Bob Minkler
Ray West
Michael Minkler
Les Fresholtz
Richard Portman
Ben Burtt
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Costume Design
John Mollo
Best Film
Best Film Editing
Paul Hirsch
Marcia Lucas
Richard Chew
Best Production Design/Art Direction
John Barry

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2012

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best DVD Collection
Fox
For Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace , Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones , Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith , Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
For 'Star Wars: The Complete Saga'

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1997

Won
Special Award
For its 20th Anniversary.

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1978

Won
Saturn Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Supporting Actor
Alec Guinness
Best Director
George Lucas
Best Writing
George Lucas
Best Music
John Williams
Best Costumes
John Mollo
Best Make-Up
Rick Baker
Stuart Freeborn
Best Special Effects
John Dykstra
John Stears
Outstanding Editing
Paul Hirsch
Marcia Lucas
Richard Chew
Outstanding Sound
Ben Burtt
Don MacDougall
Sam F. Shaw
Outstanding Art Direction
Norman Reynolds
Leslie Dilley
Outstanding Set Decoration
Roger Christian
Won
Special Award
Outstanding Cinematographer
Gilbert Taylor
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Harrison Ford
Best Actor
Mark Hamill
Best Actress
Carrie Fisher
Best Supporting Actor
Peter Cushing

American Cinema Editors, USA 1978

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Richard Chew
Paul Hirsch
Marcia Lucas

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1979

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Language Film

British Society of Cinematographers 1977

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Gilbert Taylor

Directors Guild of America, USA 1978

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
George Lucas

Evening Standard British Film Awards 1979

Won
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Film
George Lucas
Best Actor
Alec Guinness

Golden Screen, Germany 1978

Won
Golden Screen

Golden Trailer Awards 2012

Nominated
Golden Trailer
Most Innovative Advertising for a Brand/Product
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Flyer Entertainment
For Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace , Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones , Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith , Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
For Star Wars: The Complete Saga "Every Moment :30".

Grammy Awards 1992

Nominated
Grammy
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
John Williams
For Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
For the "Star Wars Trilogy".

Grammy Awards 1978

Won
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
John Williams
Best Instrumental Composition
John Williams
For the "Main Titles from 'Star Wars'".
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
John Williams (music arranged and conducted by)
Nominated
Grammy
Album of the Year
John Williams
London Symphony Orchestra
For the album "Star Wars (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)".

Hochi Film Awards 1978

Won
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
George Lucas

Hugo Awards 1978

Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
George Lucas (director, screenplay)

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2011

Won
IGN Award
Best Movie Blu-Ray
For Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace , Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones , Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith , Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
For the "Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I - VI)" on Blu-Ray.
Won
IGN People's Choice Award
Best Movie Blu-Ray
For Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace , Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones , Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith , Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
For the "Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I - VI)" on Blu-Ray.

Kinema Junpo Awards 1979

Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film Director
George Lucas

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1977

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Music
John Williams

MTV Movie Awards 1997

Won
MTV Movie Award
Lifetime Achievement

For the Star Wars trilogy, also including Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and ... More

For the Star Wars trilogy, also including Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). Chewbacca had been played by Peter Mayhew.


National Board of Review, USA 1977

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1989

Won
National Film Registry

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Won
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

People's Choice Awards, USA 1978

Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture

Satellite Awards 2011

Won
Satellite Award
Best DVD Extras
For Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace , Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones , Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith , Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Satellite Awards 2005

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Overall DVD
For Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
For the Star Wars Trilogy.
Best Classic DVD
For Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
For the Star Wars Trilogy.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America 1978

Won
Special Award

Writers Guild of America, USA 1978

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
George Lucas

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