List of Academy Awards for The Original Trilogy

Star Wars

  • Won Academy Award for Best Art Direction
  • Won Academy Award for Best Costume Design
  • Won Academy Award for Best Film Editing*
  • Won Academy Award for Best Visual Effects*
  • Won Academy Award for Best Original Score
  • Won Academy Award for Best Sound*
  • Won Special Achievement Award for Sound Effects Editing*
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Alec Guinness)
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (George Lucas)*
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Director (George Lucas)*
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Picture*

The Empire Strikes Back

  • Won Special Achievement Award for Visual Effects*
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Music, Original Score
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Art Direction – Set Decoration

Return of the Jedi

  • Won Special Achievement Award for Visual Effects*
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Art Direction/Set Decoration
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Sound Effects Editing*
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Music, Original Score
  • Nominated for Academy Award for Best Sound*

*Not available in edits available for purchase

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Curator of Star Wars Visual Comparisons, webmaster for Star Wars Revisited, former co-host of Standard Orbit podcast, all around nerd.

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