The Netflix feature “The Irishman” took top honors for best picture and Martin Scorsese was named best director during the AARP’s 19th annual Movies for Grownups Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.
The best actor award was given to Adam Sandler for his role in “Uncut Gems” and best actress went to Rene Zellweger for portraying Judy Garland in “Judy.”
Other notable wins of the evening were Laura Dern nabbing supporting actress for “Marriage Story” and Tom Hanks getting a supporting actor nod for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”
The Saturday ceremony was hosted by actor Tony Danza.
The AARP Awards honor “movies for grownups, by grownups” and advocates for the “50-plus audience” while “fighting industry ageism and encouraging films that resonate with older viewers.”
The other winners were:
— Best Screenwriter: Noah Baumbach for “Marriage Story”
— Best Ensemble: “Knives Out”
— Best Intergenerational Film: “The Farewell”
— Best Foreign Language Film: “Pain & Glory” (Spain)
— Readers’ Choice: “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
— Best Time Capsule: “Harriet”
The Movies for Grownups Awards will be broadcast Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. on PBS.
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