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MTV Movie Award Nominations: Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Breaking Dawn, Bridesmaids Up for Top Prize

Posted by on May. 1, 2012 at 8:36 AM
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MTV Movie Awards

The Hunger Games tributes are beyond fierce, but taking on Bridesmaids could be just as daunting as any challenge they faced in the arena. Nominations for the 2012 MTV Movie Awards just came out and the two blockbusters are up for the most Golden Popcorns, snagging 8 nods a piece, including Movie of the Year. So who else is up for top prize at the hip awards show?

Of course, some supernatural stars are also in the running for best picture. Breaking Dawn Part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 also picked up noms for top prize at the hip awards show. Rounding out the best picture category is The Help, which is up for three additional Golden Popcorns. 

The flicks up for best picture also duke it out in a few more categories: Jennifer LawrenceEmma Watson and Kristen Wiig are all up for Best Female Performance. Leading lads Daniel Radcliffe and Josh Hutcherson received nods for Best Male Performance.

Curious about which of your favorite flicks scored nominations? Peep the full list of nominations for the 2012 MTV Awards below:


Movie of the Year:
  • Bridesmaids
  • The Hunger Games
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • The Help
  • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

Best Female Performance

  • Emma StoneCrazy, Stupid, Love.
  • Emma Watson, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
  • Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
  • Rooney MaraThe Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Best Male Performance

Breakthrough Performance

  • Elle FanningSuper 8
  • Melissa McCarthyBridesmaids
  • Liam HemsworthThe Hunger Games
  • Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
  • Shailene WoodleyThe Descendants

Best Comedic Performance

  • Jonah Hill21 Jump Street
  • Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
  • Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
  • Oliver CooperProject X
  • Zach GalifianakisThe Hangover Part II

Best Cast

  • 21 Jump Street
  • Bridesmaids
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • The Help
  • The Hunger Games

Best On-Screen Transformation

Best Fight

  • Channing Tatum & Jonah Hill vs Kid Gang, 21 Jump Street
  • Daniel Radcliffe vs. Ralph FiennesHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson vs. Alexander LudwigThe Hunger Games
  • Tom Cruise vs. Michael NyqvistMission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
  • Tom Hardy vs. Joel EdgertonWarrior

Best Kiss

  • Channing Tatum & Rachel McAdamsThe Vow
  • Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games
  • Robert Pattinson & Kristen StewartThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
  • Rupert Grint & Emma Watson, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone, Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Best Gun-Wrenching Performance

  • 21 Jump Street (Schmidt shoots Coach Walters in the d--k)
  • Bridesmaids (Food poisoning at the bridal shop)
  • Drive (Elevator beatdown)
  • The Help (Minny bakes a memorable pie)
  • Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (Scaling a high-rise building)

Best On-Screen Dirtbag

Best Music

  • "The Devil is in the Details," Chemical BrothersHanna
  • "Impossible," FigurineLike Crazy
  • "Party Rock Anthem," LMFAO21 Jump Street
  • "Pursuit of Happiness," Kid Cudi (Steve Aoki Remix), Project X
  • "A Real Hero," College with Electric YouthDrive




by on May. 1, 2012 at 8:36 AM
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gmadiane
by Diane on May. 1, 2012 at 8:55 AM

I did not see the date mentioned so if your watching it is June 3rd at 9

johnny4ever
by on May. 1, 2012 at 9:17 AM
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I see my johnny depp made the list!

MamaMandee
by Mandee on May. 1, 2012 at 1:02 PM
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Yup its all the weekend near my birthday (which is the 4th) 

Quoting gmadiane:

I did not see the date mentioned so if your watching it is June 3rd at 9


MamaMandee
by Mandee on May. 1, 2012 at 1:02 PM

I always love the Mtv awards!!

MamaBear2cubs
by on May. 1, 2012 at 1:27 PM
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I have not watched the MTV  awards in years lol.

sara_7106
by Platinum Member on May. 1, 2012 at 2:31 PM
Love to watch. Will be interesting to see if the hunger games will beat twilight
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