Wednesday, July 17, 2024

The 2021 AARP Movies For Grownups Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The AARP have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2021.

Click below to see the winners.

Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups
King Richard
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story
Being the Ricardos

Best Actress
Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos)
Frances McDormand (The Tragedy of Macbeth)
Halle Berry (Bruised)
Sandra Bullock (The Unforgivable)
Helen Mirren (The Duke)

Best Actor
Will Smith (King Richard)
Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth)
Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos)
Peter Dinklage (Cyrano)
Jim Broadbent (The Duke)

Best Supporting Actress
Judi Dench (Belfast)
Marlee Matlin (CODA)
Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard)
Cate Blanchett (Nightmare Alley)
Rita Moreno (West Side Story)

Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons (Being the Ricardos)
Ciarán Hinds (Belfast)
Jared Leto (House of Gucci)
Timothy Spall (Spencer)
David Strathairn (Nightmare Alley)

Best Director
Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)
Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
Guillermo del Toro (Nightmare Alley)
Denis Villeneuve (Dune)
Steven Spielberg (West Side Story)

Best Screenwriter
Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)
Guillermo del Toro/Kim Morgan (Nightmare Alley)
Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza)
Tony Kushner (West Side Story)

Best Actress (TV/Streaming)
Jean Smart (Hacks)
Gillian Anderson (The Crown)
Sandra Oh (The Chair)
Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie)
Andie MacDowell (MAID)

Best Actor (TV/Streaming)
Michael Keaton (Dopesick)
Kevin Costner (Yellowstone)
Ewan McGregor (Halston)
Billy Porter (Pose)
Martin Short (Only Murders in the Building)

Best TV Series
Ted Lasso
The Chair
The Crown

Best TV Movie/Limited Series
Mare of Easttown
The Underground Railroad
Nine Perfect Strangers

Best Ensemble
The Harder They Fall
Nightmare Alley
Don’t Look Up
House of Gucci
West Side Story

Best Intergenerational
C’mon, C’mon
The Tender Bar
King Richard

Best Buddy Picture
Queen Bees
Off the Rails
12 Mighty Orphans
The Harder They Fall

Best Time Capsule
Licorice Pizza
Being the Ricardos
West Side Story

Best Grownup Love Story
23 Walks
The Duke
The Tragedy of Macbeth

Best Documentary
Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
My Name is Pauli Murray
The Beatles: Get Back,
Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Best Foreign Film or Best International Film
Sheep Without a Shepherd (China)
There Is No Evil (Iran/Germany)
Hand of God (Italy)
Drive My Car (Japan)
Two of Us (France)

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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