2012 MTV Movie Award Nominees Announced


We’ve found it hard to take the MTV Movie Awards seriously in the past, and no doubt, that is their goal (Channing Tatum, Best Male Performance?). But God bless MTV for giving neglected film genres their night in the spotlight.

Click here to vote for your favorites on MTV.com.

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

Best Male Performance 
Channing Tatum, The Vow
Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50
Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games
Ryan Gosling, Drive

Breakthrough Performance
Elle Fanning, Super 8
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Liam Hemsworth, The Hunger Games
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Best Comedic Performance 
Jonah Hill, 21 Jump Street
Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Oliver Cooper, Project X
Zach Galifianakis, The 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 
Colin Farrell, Horrible Bosses
Elizabeth Banks, The Hunger Games
Johnny Depp, 21 Jump Street
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Best Fight 
Channing Tatum & Jonah Hill vs Kid Gang, 21 Jump Street
Daniel Radcliffe vs. Ralph Fiennes, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson vs. Alexander Ludwig, The Hunger Games
Tom Cruise vs. Michael Nyqvist, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
Tom Hardy vs. Joel Edgerton, Warrior

Best Kiss 
Channing Tatum & Rachel McAdams, The Vow
Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games
Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart, The 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 Gut-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 
Bryce Dallas Howard, The Help
Colin Farrell, Horrible Bosses
Jennifer Aniston, Horrible Bosses
Jon Hamm, Bridesmaids
Oliver Cooper, Project X

Best Music 
“The Devil is in the Details,” Chemical Brothers, Hanna
“Impossible,” Figurine, Like Crazy
“Party Rock Anthem,” LMFAO, 21 Jump Street
“Pursuit of Happiness,” Kid Cudi (Steve Aoki Remix), Project X
“A Real Hero,” College with Electric Youth, Drive

(via Hypable)

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