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 (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