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Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine

The Stars of Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine

Hosted by Tony Award-winning actor and comedian Martin Short, Great Performances – Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine premiered nationwide Friday, February 15 at 9 p.m. on PBS and is now available to stream on pbs.org/moviesforgrownups and PBS apps. Get an inside look at some of the award winners at this star-studded event.

Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine

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The AARP Movies for Grownups multimedia franchise was established in 2002 to celebrate and encourage filmmaking with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind—and recognize the inspiring artists who make them.  

GP at the Met: La Fanciulla del West

Act II Duet

Minnie (Eva-Maria Westbroek) and Dick Johnson (Yusif Eyvazov) sing an excerpt from the Act II duet in which they profess their love for one another.

Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine

Glenn Close Accepts the Award for Best Actress

Glenn Close said she felt like she was standing on the shoulders of many women — including her mother and two grandmothers — as she accepted the Best Actress award presented by Michael Douglas. Hosted by Tony Award-winning actor and comedian Martin Short, Great Performances – Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP The Magazine premieres […]

Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine

Shirley MacLaine’s Acceptance Speech

Shirley MacLaine accepts her Career Achievement Honor for her remarkable career comprising more than 50 feature films highlighted by an Academy Award® win and six nominations, seven Golden Globe® Awards — including the Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement — and six Emmy® Award nominations. Hosted by Tony Award-winning actor and comedian Martin Short, […]

Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine

Great Performances Presents Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine Premiering Friday, February 15 on PBS

Hosted by Martin Short and featuring appearances by Shirley MacLaine, Viggo Mortensen, Glenn Close, Spike Lee, Mahershala Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kathy Bates, Barry Jenkins, Rami Malek, Topher Grace, Edward James Olmos, Marina de Tavira, Peter Farrelly, Joe Mazzello, Ben Hardy, Lucy Boynton, Richard E. Grant, Michael Douglas, Catherine O’Hara, Linda Cardellini, Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty, Dolly Wells, Rob […]

Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own

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Premieres Friday, March 22 at 9:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) Streams beginning March 23 pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps Joining a month-long celebration of Women’s History Month, Great Performances: Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own is a performance-documentary celebrating the life and career of the era-defining Swedish dramatic soprano.  With her unforgettable voice, […]

Andrea Bocelli @ 60

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Join Great Performances for an international celebration of Andrea Bocelli’s 60th Birthday.  World renowned for being equally at home in the worlds of popular music and opera, Great Performances spotlights both sides of the tenor’s career with a program of well-known arias spectacularly staged at Italy’s Arena di Verona.  Also featured are songs from Bocelli’s new album, “Si,” performed […]

Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration

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The songs of legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell’s are among the most sublime musical landscapes of human emotion ever created. Mitchell’s unique musical and lyrical gifts are an unprecedented marriage of intimacy and universality, creating a sound that is incomparable, yet relatable to all. She is a trailblazer, a wanderer and a searcher, who continuously explored new territory […]

Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine

AARP The Magazine Announces the Winners of 18th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards in Los Angeles

Appearances by Shirley MacLaine, Viggo Mortensen, Glenn Close, Spike Lee, Mahershala Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kathy Bates, Barry Jenkins, Rami Malek, Topher Grace, Edward James Olmos, Marina de Tavira, Peter Farrelly, Joe Mazzello, Ben Hardy, Lucy Boynton, Richard E. Grant, Michael Douglas, Catherine O’Hara, Linda Cardellini, Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty, Dolly Wells, Rob Marshall, Blythe Danner, […]