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Thursday February 16th, 2017

Oscars: A History of ‘Star Wars’ Films in the Best Visual Effects Category

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' (Courtesy: Lucasfilm)

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ (Courtesy: Lucasfilm)

By: Carson Blackwelder
Managing Editor

Star Wars is one of the biggest — if not the biggest — franchises in film history and they have certainly left their mark on the Academy Awards. One of the most consistent categories these space operas have popped up in throughout the years is the best visual effects category, with only one of the films not making the cut between the ceremonies of 1978 and 2017 to varying success. Let’s take a look back at how well the eight installments have done in terms of wowing us with optic splendor.

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