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Look, I ain’t in this for your revolution, and I’m not in it for you, Princess. I expect to be well paid. I’m in it for the money.

-Han Solo, A New Hope

Star Wars won six Oscars 1978

Star Wars (A New Hope) is the Star Wars movie that has won the most Oscars.

This is the six wins

  • Best Art Direction (John Barry, Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley and Roger Christian)
  • Best Costume Design (John Mollo)
  • Best Film Editing (Paul Hirsch, Marcia Lucas and Richard Chew)
  • Best Music (John Williams)
  • Best Sound (Don MacDougall, Ray West, Bob Minkler and Derek Ball)
  • Best Visual Effects (ILM: John Stears, John Dykstra, Richard Edlund, Grant McCune and Robert Blalack)
  • And a Special Achievement Award to Benjamin Burtt, Jr. for the creation of the alien, creature and robot voices featured in Star Wars.
  • George Lucas was nominated to Best Directing and Best Writing
  • Alec Guinness was nominated to Best Actor in supported rolec
  • Gary Kurtz was nominated to Best Picture

Oscars 1978