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The editors of AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the 16th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with La La Land, Lion, Loving, Manchester By the Sea, Silence and Sully contending in the “Best Picture” category.

The Awards celebrate 2016’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind—and recognizes the inspiring artists who make them. Three-time Emmy award-winning film and stage actress Margo Martindale will host the star-studded evening to be held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. on the evening of Monday, February 6th.

“We are really excited to announce the 2016 nominees for the 16th annual Movies for Grownups Awards,” says Myrna Blyth, Senior Vice President and Editorial Director for AARP Media. “It’s been a powerful year of smart and compelling filmmaking and brilliant performances that speak directly to an audience with a grownup state of mind.”

The complete list of the 16th Annual Movies for Grownups® Award Nominees:

Best Picture: La La Land; Lion; Loving; Manchester By the Sea; Silence; Sully
Best Actress: Annette Bening (20th Century Woman); Sally Field (Hello, My Name is Doris); Isabelle Huppert (Elle); Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins); and Tilda Swinton (A Bigger Splash)
Best Actor: Warren Beatty (Rules Don’t Apply); Tom Hanks (Sully); Michael Keaton (The Founder); Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic); Denzel Washington (Fences)
Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis (Fences); Nicole Kidman (Lion); Helen Mirren (Eye in the Sky); Molly Shannon (Other People); Sigourney Weaver (A Monster Calls)
Best Supporting Actor: Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water); Kevin Costner (Hidden Figures); Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences); Issey Ogata (Silence); Timothy Spall (Denial)
Best Director: Clint Eastwood (Sully); Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea); David Mackenzie (Hell or High Water); Martin Scorsese (Silence); Denzel Washington (Fences)
Best Screenwriter: Pedro Almodóvar (Julieta); Jay Cocks and Martin Scorsese (Silence); Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea); J.K. Rowling (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them); August Wilson (Fences)
Best Comedy: Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie; Florence Foster Jenkins; Hello, My Name is Doris; La La Land; My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Best Grownup Love Story: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis (Fences); Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant (Florence Foster Jenkins); Michael Constantine and Lainie Kazan (My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2); Margo Martindale and Richard Jenkins (The Hollars); Susan Sarandon and J.K. Simmons (The Meddler)
Best Documentary: Big Sonia; Everything Is Copy; Maya Angelou; The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years; Still I Rise; Tower
Best Intergenerational Film: A Monster Calls; 20th Century Women; Fences; Lion; The Hollars
Best Buddy Picture: Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie); Stephen McKinley Henderson and Denzel Washington (Fences); Jude Law and Colin Firth (Genius); John Carroll Lynch and Nick Offerman (The Founder); Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling (The Nice Guys)
Best Time Capsule: Hidden Figures; Jackie; Loving; Rules Don’t Apply; The Founder
Best Movie for Grownups Who Refuse to Grow Up: Kubo and the Two Strings; Moana; Sing; The Jungle Book; Zootopia
Best Foreign Language Film: A Man Called Ove (Sweden); Aquarius (Brazil); Elle (France); Our Last Tango (Argentina); The People vs. Fritz Bauer (Germany)

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