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2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS: And The Nominees Are…

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MTV has revealed the nominees for the “2015 MTV Movie Awards,” setting the stage for an epic battle at the only awards show where Guardians of the Galaxy will go head-to-head with an American Sniper and fierce females, Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, Shailene Woodley, Reese Witherspoon and Scarlett Johansson will face off for the coveted golden popcorn. Beginning today, fans can cast their votes for their favorites at www.MovieAwards.MTV.com through Saturday, April 11. Voting for “Movie of the Year” will continue throughout the live broadcast of the show.

Hosted by none other than Amy Schumer, the telecast will air LIVE on Sunday, April 12 at 8:00 PM ET/PT from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.

This year’s nominees span every film genre from dystopian universes (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and The Maze Runner) to heart-felt coming of age stories (The Fault In Our Stars and Boyhood), out-of-this-world comedies (Guardians of the GalaxyNeighborsThe InterviewThe Wedding Ringer and Top Five), real-life heroes (Selma and American Sniper) and more.

Fans will witness epic match-ups between the likes of Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt taking on funny-men Chris Rock and Kevin Hart for “Best Comedic Performance,” Rosario Dawson battling it out with Jason Sudeikis, Jonah Hill and Seth Rogen for “Best WTF Moment,” Meryl Streep and J.K. Simmons vying for “Best Villain” and Zac Efron defending his 2014 title for “Best Shirtless Performance” against the beautiful Kate Upton and teen heartthrob Ansel Elgort. Additional nominees include: Reese Witherspoon, David Oyelowo, Scarlett Johansson, Eddie Redmayne, Jennifer Lawrence, Dylan O’Brien, Emma Stone, Chris Pratt, Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Evans, Zoe Saldana, James Franco, Rosamund Pike, Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks and many more.

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THE NOMINEES FOR THE “2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS” ARE:

MOVIE OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY GEICO® 

  • American Sniper (Warner Bros.)
  • Director: Clint Eastwood
  • Producers: Bradley Cooper, Clint Eastwood, Andrew Lazar, Robert Lorenz, Peter Morgan
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Lionsgate)
  • Director: Francis Lawrence
  • Producers: Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • Director: James Gunn
  • Producers: Kevin Feige
  • Gone Girl (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Director: David Fincher
  • Producers: Ceán Chaffin, Joshua Donen, Arnon Milchan, Reese Witherspoon
  • The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Director: Josh Boone
  • Producers: Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey
  • Boyhood (IFC Films)
  • Director: Richard Linklater
  • Producers: Richard Linklater, Jonathan Sehring, John Sloss, Cathleen Sutherland
  • Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classics)
  • Director: Damien Chazelle
  • Producers: Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook, David Lancaster, Michel Litvak
  • Selma (Paramount Pictures)
  • Director: Ava DuVernay
  • Producers: Christian Colson, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Oprah Winfrey

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE

  • Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1 (Lionsgate)
  • Emma Stone – Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
  • Shailene Woodley- The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Reese Witherspoon- Wild (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
  • Scarlett Johansson – Lucy (Universal Pictures)

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE

  • Bradley Cooper – American Sniper (Warner Bros.)
  • Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Miles Teller – Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classic)
  • Channing Tatum – Foxcatcher (Sony Pictures Classic)

BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE

  • Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Annabelle Wallis – Annabelle (Warner Bros.)
  • Jennifer Lopez – The Boy Next Door (Universal Pictures)
  • Dylan O’Brien – The Maze Runner (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Zach Gilford – The Purge: Anarchy (Universal Pictures)

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

  • Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Rosamund Pike-  Gone Girl (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation))
  • David Oyelowo – Selma (Paramount Pictures)
  • Dylan O’Brien – The Maze Runner (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Ellar Coltrane – Boyhood (IFC Films)

BEST SHIRTLESS PERFORMANCE 

  • Zac Efron – Neighbors  (Universal Pictures)
  • Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • Channing Tatum – Foxcatcher (Sony Pictures Classic)
  • Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Kate Upton – The Other Woman (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

BEST DUO

  • Channing Tatum & Jonah Hill – 22 Jump Street (Columbia Pictures/MGM)
  • Zac Efron & Dave Franco – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)
  • Shailene Woodley & Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Bradley Cooper & Vin Diesel  – Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • James Franco & Seth Rogen – The Interview (Columbia Pictures)

BEST FIGHT

  • Jonah Hill vs. Jillian Bell – 22 Jump Street (Columbia/MGM)
  • Chris Evans vs. Sebastian Stan – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • Dylan O’Brien vs. Will Poulter – The Maze Runner (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • Seth Rogen vs. Zac Efron – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)
  • Edward Norton vs. Michael Keaton – Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Fox Searchlight)

BEST KISS

  • Ansel Elgort & Shailene Woodley- The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • James Franco & Seth Rogen – The Interview (Columbia Pictures)
  • Andrew Garfield & Emma Stone – The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Columbia Pictures)
  • Scarlett Johansson & Chris Evans – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • Rose Byrne & Halston Sage – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)

BEST WTF MOMENT 

  • Seth Rogen & Rose Byrne – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)
  • Jonah Hill – 22 Jump Street (Columbia Pictures/MGM)
  • Jason Sudeikis & Charlie Day – Horrible Bosses 2 (Warner Bros.)
  • Miles Teller – Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classics)
  • Rosario Dawson & Anders Holm – Top Five (Paramount Pictures)

BEST VILLAIN 

  • Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
  • J.K. Simmons – Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classic)
  • Jillian Bell – 22 Jump Street (Columbia Pictures/MGM)
  • Meryl Streep – Into the Woods (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • Peter Dinklage – X-Men: Days of Future Past (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)

BEST MUSICAL MOMENT 

  • Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Lionsgate)
  • Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy  (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • Seth Rogen & Zac Efron – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)
  • Bill Hader & Kristen Wiig- The Skeleton Twins (Roadside Attractions)
  • Miles Teller – Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classics)

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE

  • Channing Tatum – 22 Jump Street (Columbia Pictures/MGM)
  • Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • Rose Byrne – Neighbors (Universal Pictures)
  • Chris Rock – Top Five (Paramount Pictures)
  • Kevin Hart – The Wedding Ringer (Screen Gems)

BEST ON-SCREEN TRANSFORMATION 

  • Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything (Focus Features)
  • Elizabeth Banks – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Lionsgate)
  • Zoe Saldana – Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures)
  • Steve Carell – Foxcatcher (Sony Pictures Classics)
  • Ellar Coltrane – Boyhood (IFC Films)

The “2015 MTV Movie Awards” will once again officially kick-off the summer movie season, promising to deliver yet another epically funny, unpredictable, over-the-top show that features fan favorite films, actors and musicians. The show will honor the best films and performances from the past year, while featuring exclusive, never-before-seen moments from some of the most highly-anticipated upcoming films. The telecast will air across MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels and 200 digital media properties reaching more than half a billion households around the world.

Official sponsors of the “2015 MTV Movie Awards” include FIAT brand, GEICO®, Mtn Dew® Kickstart™, Taco Bell® and T-Mobile®.

Jesse Ignjatovic of Den of Thieves, Lee Lodge and Garrett English serve as Executive Producers for the “2015 MTV Movie Awards.” English also serves as Executive in Charge for MTV. Barb Bialkowski serves as Producer. Wendy Plaut serves as Co-Executive Producer and Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Amy Doyle is Executive in Charge of Music and Celebrity Talent. Joanna Bomberg is Executive in Charge of Music Talent.

2015 MTV Movie Awards: Total Number of Combined Category Nominations for Movies

Guardians of the Galaxy (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures) – 7

The Fault in Our Stars (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation) – 7

Neighbors (Universal Pictures) – 7

22 Jump Street (Columbia Pictures/MGM) – 5

Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classics) – 5

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Lionsgate) – 4

Gone Girl (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation) – 4

Boyhood (IFC Films) – 3

Foxcatcher (Sony Pictures Classics) – 3

The Maze Runner (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation) – 3

American Sniper (Warner Bros.) – 2

Selma (Paramount Pictures) – 2

Birdman: OR (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance (Fox Searchlight) – 2

The Interview (Columbia Pictures) – 2

Top Five (Paramount Pictures) – 2

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures) – 2

Wild (Fox Searchlight) – 1

Lucy (Universal Pictures) – 1

Annabelle (Warner Bros.) – 1

The Boy Next Door (Universal Pictures) – 1

The Purge: Anarchy (Universal Pictures) – 1

The Other Woman (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation) – 1

The Skeleton Twins (Roadside Attractions) – 1

The Wedding Ringer (Screen Gems) – 1

The Theory of Everything (Focus Features) – 1

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Columbia Pictures) – 1

Horrible Bosses 2 (Warner Bros.) – 1

Into the Woods (Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures) – 1

X-Men: Days of Future Past (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation) – 1

 

2015 MTV Movie Awards: Total Number of Combined Studio Nominations

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation – 16

Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures – 10

Universal Pictures – 9

Sony Pictures Classics – 8

Columbia Pictures/MGM – 5

Lionsgate – 4

Paramount Pictures – 4

Sony Pictures Entertainment – 4

Fox Searchlight – 3

IFC Films – 3

Warner Bros. – 3

Focus Features – 1

Roadside Attractions – 1

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