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Movies for Grownups 2024 Awards: Meet the Winners

Many of the films honored in the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards dramatize real people and events


Movies for Grownups Awards 2024 Winners

More on the Movies for Grownups Nominees

Martin Scorsese, 81: ‘Each New Film Is a Mystery’

The legendary director’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ won the Movies for Grownups Best Picture Award

‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Viewer’s Guide

Martin Scorsese’s historical true-crime drama is the talk of the town

What You Need to Know Before Seeing ‘Oppenheimer’

A quick guide to the most complicated masterpiece of 2023

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Viola Davis

Here are some surprising facts about the EGOT winner

Fabulous Facts to Fuel Your Barbie Obsession

Did you know that Barbie has 7 siblings and has owned 21 dogs?

How ‘The Golden Bachelor’ Changed TV

The show shifted how 50+ people are seen and see themselves

Henry Winkler’s Lessons of Reinvention

‘The old Henry got me here, but the new Henry is more fun!’ says the former Fonz on a career roll

Just How Accurate Is the Movie ‘Maestro’?

Get an inside look at the real Bernstein from a Pulitzer-winning critic who knew him and his work

9 Quick Questions for Aunjanue Ellis

Oscar-nominated actress talks Mississippi roots, TV binges and acting inspirations

Big Changes, Weird Ending in ‘Leave the World Behind’

The book was better, and the movie’s end is even more puzzling (Warning: Spoiler alert)

Harrison Ford Takes One Last Adventure as Indiana Jones

‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ is the best Indy movie yet

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s Bromance Hits a New High

Will their hit movie ‘Air’ send them back to the Oscars?

The Secrets of Author John le Carré Revealed

A new documentary tells the author’s startling life story

Helen Mirren Reflects on Aging: ‘We Change Totally’

The iconic British actor finds her inner dame in the wide-open spaces of Montana

Bryan Cranston: What I Know Now

He talks about his enduring work ethic, beestings in bad places and why he keeps broadening his circle

9 Things Judy Blume Suggests Doing Now​

The best-selling author's second act includes tap dancing and running a nonprofit bookstore

More From Last Year’s Awards Show

8 Memorable Moments During Last Year’s Ceremony

Sheryl Lee Ralph, Brendan Fraser, Jeff Bridges and Judith Ivey triumphed at the star-studded event

Jamie Lee Curtis: ‘I Feel More Alive Today Than I Ever Have’

The Career Achievement Award winner shares what she’s learned in 45 years as a movie star

Behind the Scenes at the Movies for Grownups Awards

After the winners accepted their awards and left the stage, they stopped by our special AARP photo booth

The Best-Dressed Stars on the Red Carpet

Patricia Clarkson, Wendie Malick and others turned on the glam

Movies for Grownups Awards 2023 Winners: The Full List

Michelle Yeoh, 'Top Gun: Maverick' and Baz Luhrmann are among the honorees

Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Hall of Fame

A look back at the previous recipients of our prestigious award