Academy Awards, USA (1978)

Oscar [Winner]

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

John Barry
Norman Reynolds
Leslie Dilley
Roger Christian

Oscar [Winner]

Best Costume Design

John Mollo

Oscar [Winner]

Best Sound

Don MacDougall
Ray West
Bob Minkler
Derek Ball

Oscar [Winner]

Best Film Editing

Paul Hirsch
Marcia Lucas
Richard Chew

Oscar [Winner]

Best Effects, Visual Effects

John Stears
John Dykstra
Richard Edlund
Grant McCune
Robert Blalack

Oscar [Winner]

Best Music, Original Score

John Williams

Special Achievement Award [Winner]


Ben Burtt

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Picture

Gary Kurtz

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Alec Guinness

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Director

George Lucas

Oscar [Nominee]

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

George Lucas

Golden Globes, USA (1978)

Golden Globe [Winner]

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

John Williams

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Motion Picture - Drama

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Director - Motion Picture

George Lucas

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture

Alec Guinness

BAFTA Awards (1979)

Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music [Winner]


John Williams

BAFTA Film Award [Winner]

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

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Costume Design

John Mollo

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Film

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

Paul Hirsch
Marcia Lucas
Richard Chew

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Production Design/Art Direction

John Barry

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

Saturn Award [Winner]

Best Science Fiction Film

Saturn Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actor

Alec Guinness

Saturn Award [Winner]

Best Director

George Lucas

Saturn Award [Winner]

Best Writing

George Lucas

Saturn Award [Winner]

Best Music

John Williams

Saturn Award [Winner]

Best Costumes

John Mollo

Saturn Award [Winner]

Best Make-Up

Rick Baker
Stuart Freeborn

Saturn Award [Winner]

Best Special Effects

John Dykstra
John Stears

Saturn Award [Winner]

Outstanding Editing

Paul Hirsch
Marcia Lucas
Richard Chew

Saturn Award [Winner]

Outstanding Sound

Ben Burtt
Don MacDougall
Sam F. Shaw

Saturn Award [Winner]

Outstanding Art Direction

Norman Reynolds
Leslie Dilley

Saturn Award [Winner]

Outstanding Set Decoration

Roger Christian

Special Award [Winner]

Outstanding Cinematographer

Gilbert Taylor

Saturn Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Harrison Ford

Saturn Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Mark Hamill

Saturn Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Carrie Fisher

Saturn Award [Nominee]

Best Supporting Actor

Peter Cushing

Awards of the Japanese Academy (1979)

Award of the Japanese Academy [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Directors Guild of America, USA (1978)

DGA Award [Nominee]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

George Lucas

Evening Standard British Film Awards (1979)

Evening Standard British Film Award [Winner]

Best Film

George Lucas

Evening Standard British Film Award [Winner]

Best Actor

Alec Guinness

Golden Screen, Germany (1978)

Golden Screen [Winner]


Grammy Awards (1978)

Grammy [Winner]

Best Album of Original Score written for a Motion Picture or Television Special

John Williams

Grammy [Winner]

Best Instrumental Composition

John Williams

Grammy [Winner]

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

John Williams

Grammy [Nominee]

Album of the Year

John Williams
London Symphony Orchestra

Guinness World Record Award (2016)

Guinness World Record [Winner]

Most successful book series based on a film series

George Lucas
Lucasfilm

Guinness World Record Award (2012)

Guinness World Record [Winner]

Most prolific videogame series based on a licensed property

George Lucas
Lucasfilm

Guinness World Record Award (2011)

Guinness World Record [Winner]

Largest fortune made from a film franchise

George Lucas
Lucasfilm

Guinness World Record Award (2007)

Guinness World Record [Winner]

Most spoofed film series

George Lucas
Lucasfilm

Guinness World Record [Winner]

Most successful action-figure range

George Lucas
Lucasfilm

Guinness World Record Award (1977)

Guinness World Record [Winner]

Best-selling single of instrumental music

John Williams
Meco
Lucasfilm

Hochi Film Awards (1978)

Hochi Film Award [Winner]

Best Foreign Language Film

George Lucas

Hugo Awards (1978)

Hugo [Winner]

Best Dramatic Presentation

George Lucas

Kinema Junpo Awards (1979)

Readers' Choice Award [Winner]

Best Foreign Language Film Director

George Lucas

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards (1977)

LAFCA Award [Winner]

Best Picture

LAFCA Award [Winner]

Best Music

John Williams

MTV Movie + TV Awards (1997)

MTV Movie Award [Winner]

Lifetime Achievement

National Board of Review, USA (1977)

NBR Award [Winner]

Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA (1989)

National Film Registry [Winner]


Online Film & Television Association (1997)

OFTA Film Hall of Fame [Winner]

Motion Picture

People's Choice Awards, USA (1978)

People's Choice Award [Winner]

Favorite Motion Picture

Writers Guild of America, USA (1978)

WGA Award (Screen) [Nominee]

Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen

George Lucas