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From the Movies for Grownups Photo Booth

This year's award winners and presenters get ready for a close-up

Michael Douglas and Bette Midler, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Center Stage

Bette Midler paid tribute to her old friend Michael Douglas when she presented him with his Career Achievement Award.

Diane Ladd and Laura Dern, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

All in the Family

Diane Ladd, Best Supporting Actress winner, was surprised when daughter Laura Dern walked onstage to present her with the award for the movie Joy.

Lou Gossett Jr and Morgan Freeman, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Dynamic Duo

Acting legends and friends Lou Gossett Jr. (left) and Morgan Freeman reunited at the Movies for Grownups awards show. Gossett presented Freeman with the award for Best Grownup Love Story for 5 Flights Up.

Pete Docter Paula Poundstone and Jonas Rivera, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Packing a Punch

Inside Out director Pete Docter (left) joins voice actor and comedian Paula Poundstone and producer Jonas Rivera. Inside Out was named Best Movie for Grownups Who Refuse to Grow Up.

Bryan Cranston and Dick Van Dyke, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Prize Pupil

Bryan Cranston, winner for Best Actor, had asked that his mentor and friend Dick Van Dyke present his award to him and was honored that Van Dyke said yes.

Nancy Meyers and Adam Devine, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Good Job

Nancy Meyers, who wrote and directed The Intern, accepted her Movies for Grownups award for Best Comedy from one of its stars, Adam Devine.

Michael Pena and Ridley Scott, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Photo Op

Michael Pena, a star of the blockbuster The Martian, takes a selfie with his director, Ridley Scott. He presented Scott the award for Best Director.

Carl Weathers Phylicia Rashad Ryan Coogler and Irwin Winkler, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

The Creed Crew

Presenter Carl Weathers (far left), the original Apollo Creed in the Rocky series, Phylicia Rashad, director Ryan Coogler and producer Irwin Winkler after their win for Best Intergenerational Film.

Elizabeth Banks and Bill Pohlad, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Sands of Time

Elizabeth Banks, who starred in Love & Mercy, presented an award for Best Time Capsule to director Bill Pohlad for the life story of Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson.

Lily Tomlin, Movies for Grown Ups 2016


Lily Tomlin shows off her Best Actress award for Grandma.

Mark Ruffalo, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Great News

Journalist Ben Bradlee Jr. (far left) presented the Best Picture award to the Spotlight group, which included director Tom McCarthy (holding the award) and star Mark Ruffalo (second from right).

Wendie Malick and Patricia Clarkson, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Palling Around

Wendie Malick (left) presented the award for Best Buddy Picture to Patricia Clarkson, who starred with Ben Kingsley in Learning to Drive.

David O. Russell and Joy Mangano, Movies for Grown Ups 2016

Cleaning Up

Director David O. Russell won the Best Screenwriter award for Joy, which he based on the real life story of Joy Mangano, the inventor of the Miracle Mop.

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