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15th Annual Awards

About the Movies for Grownups Awards

Developed in 2002 by the editors of AARP The Magazine, the Movies for Grownups franchise honors outstanding writing, acting and filmmaking with distinct relevance to the 50+ audience. The annual Awards winners are featured in the Feb./March issue of AARP The Magazine and celebrated at AARP's annual Movie for Grownups Awards each February in Los Angeles.

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In the News

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Susan Sarandon, Oscar and Movies for Grownups Lifetime Achievement Award winner, refuses to fake it in any role — actress, activist, mom.

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Susan Sarandon, Oscar and Movies for Grownups Lifetime Achievement Award winner, refuses to fake it in any role — actress, activist, mom.

Watch the Latest

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Watch Now: 2016 Awards Gala Highlights

Kevin Costner, J.K. Simmons, Rene Russo and other celebrities talk about the importance of "movie's for grownups" at the 2015 AARP's annual Movies for Grownups Awards Gala.

2015 Movies for Grownups Award Winners

The 2015 Movies for Grownups Awards — chosen by the editors of AARP The Magazine and announced today — go to an array of actors, films and filmmakers whose work has particular relevance to a 50-plus audience.

Watch Now: Trumbo featuring Best Actor Bryan Cranston

Watch Now: Grandma featuring Best Actress Lily Tomlin 

Watch Now: Intern featuring Best Comedy Robert Dinero

Watch Now: The Martian featuring Best Director Ridley Scott

Career Achievement Award

2015 Winner: Michael Douglas

Screen legend Michael Douglas will accept the Movies for Grownups career achievement award at the event, to be held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Douglas, whose award was announced last month, also will be featured on the cover of the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine.

 

2014 Recipient: Kevin Costner

Artist and entrepreneur, the actor has built a filmmaking career for the long haul

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Achievers

Susan Sarandon Is the Real Deal

Susan Sarandon, Oscar and Movies for Grownups Lifetime Achievement Award winner, refuses to fake it in any role — actress, activist, mom.

Dustin Hoffman's Career in Pictures

Versatile, intense, unique. Hoffman's roles have always been worth watching.

Dustin Hoffman's Career in Pictures

Versatile, intense, unique. Hoffman's roles have always been worth watching.

Robert Redford: 10 Great Roles

AARP The Magazine entertainment editor Bill Newcott picks his ten favorite Robert Redford roles — with some surprising inclusions and startling omissions

Extras

'100 Movies for Grownups'

By Bill Newcott - E-Book - January 2015 - Read our recommendations on the 100 best movies for the 50-plus.

Hall of Fame - Best of Movies

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Best Picture Hall of Fame

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