'The Irishman' Wins Big at AARP's Movies for Grownups Awards

10:49 PM 1/11/2020

by THR Staff

Martin Scorsese received best director honors for the film, which also was named best picture.

'The Irishman'
'The Irishman'
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AARP's 19th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards were held Saturday at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Hosted by Tony Danza, the ceremony celebrated 2019's biggest films, with Martin Scorsese's The Irishman earning best picture and director wins.  

Adam Sandler was tapped as best actor for his role in Uncut Gems, while best actress honors went to Renée Zellweger for portraying Judy Garland in Judy

Other notable nods on the evening included Laura Dern being named best supporting actress for Marriage Story and Tom Hanks snagging the best supporting actor prize for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. The AARP also honored Annette Bening with a career achievement award.

The Movies for Grownups Awards will broadcast on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. ET/PT on PBS. 

A complete list of winners is below.  

Career Achievement: Annette Bening 

Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups: The Irishman

Best Actress: Renée Zellweger (Judy)

Best Actor: Adam Sandler (Uncut Gems)

Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern (Marriage Story)

Best Supporting Actor: Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood)

Best Director: Martin Scorsese (The Irishman)

Best Screenwriter: Noah Baumbach (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