Twilight Saga: Eclipse And Inception Lead The MTV Movie Awards Nominees

By Katey Rich 2011-05-03 10:31:39discussion comments
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The MTV Movie Awards, always a little dumber but also more fun than your usual movie award shows, are coming on June 4, and today the network has announced the nominees for all their usual top prizes, which range from Best Movie to Best Scared-As-Shit Moment. If you've been paying any attention to the awards over the last few years you won't be surprised that The Twilight Saga: Eclipse led the nominations total with 8, and will compete against Best Picture nominees Black Swan, Inception and The Social Network for Best Movie, along with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1. Yeah, that's the kind of crazy combination only MTV can provide.

Below is the full list of nominees. I'm thrilled to see Emma Stone nominated among a bunch of mediocre male performers-- Adam Sandler in Just Go With It, Ashton Kutcher in No Strings Attached-- as the only woman up for Best Comedic Performance thanks to Easy A. The Best Line From A Movie section is also surprisingly solid-- there's a bizarre inclusion of Grown Ups and one of the least clever Easy A lines, but also the two most iconic Social Network quotes ("If you had invented Facebook…" and "A million dollars isn't cool…") and the best, Tom Hardy's Inception line "You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger darling." Also if the zero-gravity INception fight scene doesn't manage to beat Twilight for Best FIght, I'm storming the MTV offices. Who's with me?

The awards air on Sunday, June 5 at 9 p.m. EST on MTV.

BEST MOVIE (voting stays live throughout the 2011 Movie Awards ceremony)
Black Swan
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Inception
The Social Network
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE
Emma Stone – Easy A (Sony Pictures)
Emma Watson – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Jennifer Aniston – Just Go With It (Sony Pictures)
Kristen Stewart – The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Summit Entertainment)
Natalie Portman – Black Swan (Fox Searchlight)

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE
Daniel Radcliffe – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network (Sony Pictures)
Robert Pattinson – The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Summit Entertainment)
Taylor Lautner – The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Summit Entertainment)
Zac Efron – Charlie St. Cloud (Universal Pictures)

BEST BREAKOUT STAR
Andrew Garfield – The Social Network (Sony Pictures)
Chloλ Grace Moretz – Kick-Ass (Lionsgate)
Hailee Steinfeld – True Grit (Paramount Pictures)
Jay Chou – The Green Hornet (Sony Pictures)
Olivia Wilde – TRON: Legacy (Walt Disney Pictures)
Xavier Samuel – The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Summit Entertainment)

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Adam Sandler – Just Go With It (Sony Pictures)
Ashton Kutcher – No Strings Attached (Paramount Pictures)
Emma Stone – Easy A (Sony Pictures)
Russell Brand – Get Him to the Greek (Universal Pictures)
Zach Galifianakis – Due Date (Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST LINE FROM A MOVIE (New Category) Alexys Nycole Sanchez – Grown Ups (Sony Pictures) “I want to get chocolate wasted.”
Amanda Bynes and Emma Stone – Easy A (Sony Pictures)
Amanda Bynes: “There is a higher power that will judge you for your indecency.”
Emma Stone: “Tom Cruise?”
Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network (Sony Pictures) “If you guys were the inventors of Facebook, you’d have invented Facebook.”
Justin Timberlake and Andrew Garfield – The Social Network (Sony Pictures)
Justin Timberlake: “…a million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool?”
Andrew Garfield: “A billion dollars. And that shut everybody up.”
Tom Hardy – Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures) “You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger darling.”

BEST VILLAIN
Christoph Waltz – The Green Hornet (Sony Pictures)
Leighton Meester – The Roommate (Screen Gems)
Mickey Rourke – Iron Man 2 (Paramount Pictures)
Ned Beatty – Toy Story 3 (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Tom Felton – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST FIGHT
Amy Adams vs. The Sisters – The Fighter (Paramount Pictures)
Chloλ Grace Moretz vs. Mark Strong – Kick-Ass (Lionsgate)
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint vs. Death Eaters – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt vs. Hallway Attacker – Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Robert Pattinson vs. Bryce Dallas Howard and Xavier Samuel – The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Summit Entertainment)

BEST KISS
Ellen Page and Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson – The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Summit Entertainment)
Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner – The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Summit Entertainment)
Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis – Black Swan (Fox Searchlight)

BEST JAW-DROPPING MOMENT
James Franco – 127 Hours, Cuts Off His Arm (Fox Searchlight)
Justin Bieber – Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Performance Spectacular (Paramount Pictures)
Leonardo DiCaprio and Ellen Page – Inception, Paris Cafι Scene (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Natalie Portman – Black Swan , Mutilation: Pulls The Skin Off Her Finger (Fox Searchlight)
Steve-O – Jackass 3D, Port-A-Potty Bungee Stunt (Paramount Pictures)

BEST SCARED-AS-SH**T PERFORMANCE
Ashley Bell – The Last Exorcism (Lionsgate)
Ellen Page – Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Jessica Szohr – Piranha 3D (The Weinstein Company)
Minka Kelly – The Roommate (Screen Gems)
Ryan Reynolds – Buried (Lionsgate)

BIGGEST BADASS STAR
Alex Pettyfer – I Am Number Four (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Chloλ Grace Moretz – Kick-Ass (Lionsgate)
Jaden Smith – The Karate Kid (Sony Pictures)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Inception (Warner Bros.)
Robert Downey Jr. – Iron Man 2 (Paramount Pictures)

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