Highlights from the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards in Los Angeles

Inside AARP The Magazine’s Star Studded Show

Helen Mirren


AARP The Magazine’s 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® last night at the Beverly Wilshire celebrated 2017’s standout films and performances with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognizing the inspiring artists who make them.

Co-produced by the Great Performances series, the awards will be broadcast for the first time on Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS, (check local listings), pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

Highlights from the evening included a moving tribute to Career Achievement honoree Helen Mirren for her lifelong commitment to films aimed at grownup audiences.

The complete list of the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards Winners:


  • Career Achievement: Helen Mirren
  • Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Best Actress: Annette Bening (Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool)
  • Best Actor: Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water)
  • Best Director: Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water)
  • Best Screenwriter: Aaron Sorkin (Molly’s Game)
  • Best Ensemble: Get Out
  • Best Grownup Love Story: The Greatest Showman
  • Best Intergenerational Film: The Florida Project
  • Best Time Capsule: Dunkirk
  • Best Documentary: I Am Not Your Negro

 

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Appearances by Helen Mirren, Gary Oldman, Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Blythe Danner, Mark Hamill, Guillermo del Toro, Aaron Sorkin, Willem Dafoe, Jason Clarke, Alfre Woodard, Ben Mendelsohn, Alan Cumming, Betty Gabriel, Richard Jenkins, Rian Johnson, Laurie Metcalf, Marcus Henderson, Michael Gracey and more.

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