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From the Movies for Grownups Photo Booth

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

Center Stage

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 shows off her Best Actress award for Grandma.

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).

Palling Around

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

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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