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LOVING Jeff Nichols
LOVING Jeff Nichols

AARP The Magazine today announced the winners of the 16th Annual Movies for Grownups ® Awards.  Best Picture went to Loving, the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of the anti-miscegenation law in Virginia went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.   Actor, producer and Academy Award-winner Morgan Freeman will receive the evening’s highest honor, the 2016 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award.

This year’s winners will be celebrated at AARP Movies for Grownups® Awards on February 6, 2017. Three-time Emmy award-winning film and stage actress Margo Martindale will host the evening at the historic Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles.

“AARP is delighted to celebrate the very best movies of 2016 and the outstanding work by the filmmakers and actors who make them,” says Myrna Blyth, Senior Vice President and Editorial Director for AARP Media. “These are the top movies for grownups made by tremendously talented grownups.”

The 16th Annual Movies for Grownups® Award Winners are:

Best Picture: Loving
Best Actress: Annette Bening (20th Century Women)
Best Actor: Denzel Washington (Fences)
Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis (Fences)
Best Supporting Actor: Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)
Best Director: Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)
Best Screenwriter: Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)
Best Comedy/Musical: La La Land
Breakthrough Achievement: Robert Mrazek (The Congressman)
Best Grownup Love Story: Margo Martindale and Richard Jenkins (The Hollars)
Best Documentary: The Beatles: Eight Days a Week
Best Intergenerational Film: 20th Century Women
Best Buddy Picture: Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie)
Best Time Capsule: Jackie
Best Movie for Grownups Who Refuse to Grow Up: Kubo and the Two Strings
Best Foreign Language Film: Elle (France)

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