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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1974

Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Francis Ford Coppola
Gary Kurtz
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Candy Clark
Best Director
George Lucas
Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced
George Lucas
Gloria Katz
Willard Huyck
Best Film Editing
Verna Fields
Marcia Lucas

Golden Globes, USA 1974

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Most Promising Newcomer - Male
Paul Le Mat
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Richard Dreyfuss
Best Director - Motion Picture
George Lucas

BAFTA Awards 1975

Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Cindy Williams

Directors Guild of America, USA 1974

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
George Lucas

Guinness World Record Award 2013

Winner
Guinness World Record
Highest box office film gross average for a director (male)
George Lucas
Lucasfilm
For THX 1138 , Star Wars , Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace , Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1975

Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
George Lucas

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1973

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Film

Locarno International Film Festival 1973

Winner
Bronze Leopard
George Lucas

National Film Preservation Board, USA 1995

Winner
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1974

Winner
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
George Lucas
Gloria Katz
Willard Huyck
Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Cindy Williams
5th Place

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1974

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Screenplay
George Lucas
Gloria Katz
Willard Huyck
Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Film

Online Film & Television Association 2016

Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

Writers Guild of America, USA 1974

Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen
George Lucas
Gloria Katz
Willard Huyck

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