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S45 Ep20

Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP the Magazine

Premiere: 2/23/2018 | 00:00:30 | Closed Captioning Icon

This year’s 17th annual Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP the Magazine will be broadcast for the first time ever. Co-produced by Great Performances, the awards premiere Friday, February 23 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings), and PBS apps. Award-winning film and stage actor Alan Cumming hosted the star-studded evening at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills on February 5.

About the Episode

Broadcast and streamed for the first time, AARP The Magazine’s 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards celebrates 2017’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognizes the inspiring artists who make them. Co-produced by THIRTEEN’s GREAT PERFORMANCES series, Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine premieres nationwide Friday, February 23 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings), and PBS apps. Stream the awards.

The complete list of the 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards Winners:

  • Career Achievement: Helen Mirren
  • Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Best Actress: Annette Bening (Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool)
  • Best Actor: Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Richard Jenkins (The Shape of Water)
  • Best Director: Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water)
  • Best Screenwriter: Aaron Sorkin (Molly’s Game)
  • Best Ensemble: Get Out
  • Best Grownup Love Story: The Greatest Showman
  • Best Intergenerational Film: The Florida Project
  • Best Time Capsule: Dunkirk
  • Best Documentary: I Am Not Your Negro


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About the Movies For Grownups® Awards and AARP The Magazine

About AARP The Magazine’s Movies For Grownups® Awards’ Philanthropic Goals
The annual Movies for Grownups® Awards raises funds for AARP Foundation, AARP’s affiliated charity, which helps struggling people 50-plus around the country transform their lives through programs, services and vigorous legal advocacy. The Foundation works to increase economic opportunity and social connections to prevent and reduce senior poverty.



PBS is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.