MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of The Year’ with Star Wars: The Force Awakens getting the most nominations for a franchise.

The 2016 MTV Movie Awards will be hosted by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Kevin Hart. It will premiere on Monday, 11th April at 10am, Pre-show from 9.30am, on MTV and MTV Music.

“What has always been so cool about the MTV Movie Awards is that it’s about blockbuster movies that audiences line up to see; comedies, superheroes, science fiction, fantasy, action,” said Casey Patterson, Executive Producer. “This show is about fandom and the stars come out to celebrate that. The nominees and the content are naturally diverse and eclectic because we’re a true reflection of real movie-going audience.”

This year the MTV Movie Awards are also introducing two new categories that celebrate authentic narratives – ‘True Story’ and ‘Documentary’.

 THE NOMINEES FOR THE 2016 MTV MOVIE AWARDS ARE:

 MOVIE OF THE YEAR

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Creed (Warner Bros.)
  • Deadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Jurassic World (Universal Pictures)
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Straight Outta Compton (Universal Pictures)

 TRUE STORY

  • Concussion (Columbia Pictures)
  • Joy (20th Century Fox)
  • Steve Jobs (Universal Pictures)
  • Straight Outta Compton (Universal Pictures)
  • The Big Short (Paramount Pictures)
  • The Revenant (20th Century Fox)

DOCUMENTARY

  • Amy (A24)
  • Cartel Land (The Orchard)
  • He Named Me Malala (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
  • The Hunting Ground (RADiUS-TWC)
  • The Wolfpack (Magnolia Pictures)
  • What Happened, Miss Simone? (Netflix)

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE

  • Alicia VikanderEx Machina (A24)
  • Anna KendrickPitch Perfect 2 (Universal Pictures)
  • Charlize TheronMad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros.)
  • Daisy RidleyStar Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Jennifer LawrenceJoy (20th Century Fox)
  • Morena BaccarinDeadpool (20th Century Fox)

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE

  • Chris PrattJurassic World (Universal Pictures)
  • Leonardo DiCaprioThe Revenant (20th Century Fox)
  • Matt DamonThe Martian (20th Century Fox)
  • Michael B. JordanCreed (Warner Bros.)
  • Ryan ReynoldsDeadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Will SmithConcussion (Columbia Pictures)

 BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

  • Amy SchumerTrainwreck (Universal Pictures)
  • Brie LarsonRoom (A24)
  • Daisy RidleyStar Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Dakota JohnsonFifty Shades of Grey (Universal Pictures)
  • John BoyegaStar Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • O’Shea Jackson Jr. – Straight Outta Compton (Universal Pictures)

 BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE

  • Amy SchumerTrainwreck (Universal Pictures)
  • Kevin HartRide Along 2 (Universal Pictures)
  • Melissa McCarthySpy (20th Century Fox)
  • Rebel WilsonPitch Perfect 2 (Universal Pictures)
  • Ryan ReynoldsDeadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Will FerrellGet Hard (Warner Bros.)

BEST ACTION PERFORMANCE

  • Chris PrattJurassic World (Universal Pictures)
  • Dwayne JohnsonSan Andreas (Warner Bros.)
  • Jennifer LawrenceThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Lionsgate)
  • John BoyegaStar Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Ryan ReynoldsDeadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Vin DieselFurious 7 (Universal Pictures)

BEST HERO

  • Charlize TheronMad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros.)
  • Chris EvansAvengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Daisy RidleyStar Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Dwayne JohnsonSan Andreas (Warner Bros.)
  • Jennifer LawrenceThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Lionsgate)
  • Paul Rudd – Ant-Man (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

 BEST VILLAIN

  • Adam DriverStar Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Ed SkreinDeadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Hugh Keays-ByrneMad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros.)
  • James SpaderAvengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Samuel L. JacksonKingsman: The Secret Service (20th Century Fox)
  • Tom HardyThe Revenant (20th Century Fox)

 BEST VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE

  • Amy PoehlerInside Out (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Andy SerkisStar Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Jack BlackKung Fu Panda 3 (20th Century Fox)
  • James SpaderAvengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Lupita Nyong’oStar Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Seth MacFarlaneTed 2 (Universal Pictures)

 ENSEMBLE CAST

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Furious 7 (Universal Pictures)
  • Pitch Perfect 2 (Universal Pictures)
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Lionsgate)
  • Trainwreck (Universal Pictures)

BEST KISS

  • Amy Schumer & Bill HaderTrainwreck (Universal Pictures)
  • Dakota Johnson & Jamie DornanFifty Shades of Grey (Universal Pictures)
  • Leslie Mann & Chris HemsworthVacation (Warner Bros.)
  • Margot Robbie & Will SmithFocus (Warner Bros.)
  • Morena Baccarin & Ryan ReynoldsDeadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Rebel Wilson & Adam DeVinePitch Perfect 2 (Universal Pictures)

BEST FIGHT

  • Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) vs. Ajax (Ed Skrein) – Deadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) vs. The Bear – The Revenant (20th Century Fox)
  • Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) vs. Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy) – Mad Max: Fury Road(Warner Bros.)
  • Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) vs. Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) – Avengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Rey (Daisy Ridley) vs. Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) vs. Lia (Nargis Fakhri) – Spy (20th Century Fox)