Add another accolade to the pile already collected by "The Descendants" this awards season: the Alexander Payne/George Clooney collaboration has been named Best Movie in AARP: The Magazine's 11th annual Movies for Grownups Awards.
During a ceremony at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Feb. 6, Glenn Close will be awarded the Best Actress award for "Albert Nobbs," and Oliver Litondo will be named Best Actor for "The First Grader."
Christopher Plummer nabs Best Supporting Actor honors for "Beginners," Vanessa Redgrave is Best Supporting Actress for "Coriolanus" and Stephen Daldry gets the Best Director award for "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close."
The awards ceremony, which honors outstanding acting, directing and writing of filmmakers 50 and over, will also include a Lifetime Achievement Award for Sharon Stone.
"AARP The Magazine is proud to celebrate movies that engage grownup audiences with challenging topics, thoughtful new approaches, and sterling work by actors, actresses, directors, and writers, all at the top of their games,” editor Nancy Perry Graham said.
Editors of the magazine chose the winners, though readers were invited to vote for their pick for Best Movie for Grownups online. The readers' pick: "The Help."
The complete list of winners of the 2012 Best Movies for Grownups Awards:
Best Movie for Grownups: "The Descendants"
Best Actress: Glenn Close, "Albert Nobbs"
Best Actor: Oliver Litondo, "The First Grader"
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, "Beginners"
Best Supporting Actress: Vanessa Redgrave, "Coriolanus"
Best Director: Stephen Daldry, "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close"
Best Writer: Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"
Best Comedy for Grownups: "The Artist"
Best Grownup Love Story: Meryl Streep and Jim Broadbent, "Iron Lady"
Best Documentary: "Bill Cunningham New York"
Breakthrough Achievement: Martin Scorsese, "Hugo"
Best Intergenerational Movie: "Win Win"
Best Movie for Grownups Who Refuse to Grow Up: "The Muppets"
Best Time Capsule: "J. Edgar"
Best Foreign Film: "Names of Love"
Best Musical Achievement: Alexandre Desplat, "Tree of Life"