MTV today announced the nominees for the 2014 MTV Movie Awards, setting the stage for an epic showdown between critically-acclaimed films The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle, comedic hits We're the Millers and This Is the End, blockbuster franchises The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and more. Hosted by Emmy Award winning comedian and late night host, Conan O'Brien, the show will broadcast LIVE on Sunday, April 13 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT from the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, California.
Fans can get in on the fierce competition by casting votes for their favorite nominees at MovieAwards.MTV.com beginning today, Thursday, March 6 through Saturday, April 12 in categories you'll never see in any other awards show, including Best Comedic Performance, Best Villain, Best Kiss, Best Scared-As-S**t Performance, Best Musical Moment, #WTF Moment, Best On-Screen Duo, Best Fight, Best Shirtless Performance and more. Voting for Movie of the Year will continue throughout the live broadcast of the show.
This year, the MTV Movie Awards has the distinction of being the only Awards show to nominate cinematic legend Robert De Niro, Kanye West and Joan Rivers in the same category (Best Cameo), see Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto take on Ice Cube and Kevin Hart (Best On-Screen Duo), and pit Jennifer Aniston against some of the hottest men on the planet (Zac Efron, Chris Hemsworth, Leonardo DiCaprio and Sam Claflin) for the coveted Best Shirtless Performance category.
The show will once again officially kick-off the summer blockbuster season, promising to deliver yet another epically funny, explosive, over-the-top show that features fan favorite films, actors and musicians. In addition, 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 summer films.
The Nominees For the 2014 MTV Movie Awards Are:
MOVIE OF THE YEAR
BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE
BEST MALE PERFORMANCE
- Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams - American Hustle (Columbia Pictures)
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson - Don Jon (Relativity Media)
- James Franco, Ashley Benson and Vanessa Hudgens - Spring Breakers (A24 Films)
- Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller - The Spectacular Now (A24 Films)
- Emma Roberts, Jennifer Aniston and Will Poulter - We're the Millers (New Line Cinema)
- Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Paramount Pictures) - Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner and Steve Carell vs. James Marsden vs. Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Kanye West vs. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler vs. Jim Carrey and Marion Cotillard vs. Will Smith vs. Liam Neeson and John C. Reilly vs. Greg Kinnear
- Identity Thief (Universal Pictures) - Jason Bateman vs. Melissa McCarthy
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Warner Bros. Pictures) - Orlando Bloom and Evangeline Lilly vs. Orcs
- The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Lionsgate) - Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Sam Claflin vs. Mutant Monkeys
- This Is the End (Columbia Pictures) - Jonah Hill vs. James Franco and Seth Rogen
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE
BEST ON-SCREEN DUO
- Amy Adams and Christian Bale - American Hustle (Columbia Pictures)
- Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features)
- Vin Diesel and Paul Walker - Fast & Furious 6 (Universal Pictures)
- Ice Cube and Kevin Hart - Ride Along (Universal Pictures)
- Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street (Paramount Pictures)
BEST SHIRTLESS PERFORMANCE
- Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Paramount Pictures) - The Channel 4 News Team's afternoon is no longer a delight as their speeding van filled with bowling balls, scorpions and hot oil takes a tumble on the highway.
- Johnny Knoxville and Jackson Nicoll - Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (Paramount Pictures) - Johnny Knoxville and Jackson Nicoll manage to strike fear into a room full of unsuspecting beauty pageant-loving parents thanks to a bump n' grind dance routine to a Warrant classic.
- Cameron Diaz - The Counselor (20th Century Fox) - Having sex in a car is pretty much a rite of passage, but having sex with a car? Cameron Diaz's Malkina gets down and dirty with a bright yellow Ferrari to show the world how it's done.
- Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street (Paramount Pictures) - Leonardo DiCaprio's iconic portrayal of excessive Wall Street player Jordan Belfort takes a turn for the insane when he takes his Lamborghini for a spin.
- Danny McBride and Channing Tatum - This Is the End (Columbia Pictures) - Danny McBride shows an apocalyptic world, and uncomfortable theater-goers everywhere, that there's no better pet than a scantily-clad Channing Tatum.
- Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips (Columbia Pictures)
- Benedict Cumberbatch - Star Trek Into Darkness (Paramount Pictures)
- Michael Fassbender - 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
- Mila Kunis - Oz: The Great and Powerful (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
- Donald Sutherland - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Lionsgate)
BEST ON-SCREEN TRANSFORMATION
BEST MUSICAL MOMENT
- Backstreet Boys, Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen and Craig Robinson - This Is the End (Columbia Pictures) - Spoiler alert! Backstreet Boys reunite in heaven to perform "Everybody" with signature boy band moves and flair for this Unforgettable apocalyptic ending.
- Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle (Columbia Pictures) - Lawrence cleans and dances her frustrations away as she mouths the words to 70s classic "Live and Let Die."
- Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street (Paramount Pictures) - During his wedding reception, DiCaprio's fraudulent Jordan Belfort pops and locks it to Bo Diddley's "Pretty Thing."
- Melissa McCarthy - Identity Thief (Universal Pictures) - To ease the tension of stealing Sandy's identity, McCarthy's Diana shows her musical range as she attempts to sing along with the car radio -- and even hits that high note in "Barracuda."
- Will Poulter - We're the Millers (New Line Cinema) - With eyes wide shut, Poulter's Kenny Rossmore throws it back to the 90s with a hilarious rendition of TLC's "Waterfalls."
BEST CAMEO PERFORMANCE
- Robert De Niro - American Hustle (Columbia Pictures)
- Amy Poehler and Tina Fey - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Paramount Pictures)
- Kanye West - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Paramount Pictures)
- Joan Rivers - Iron Man 3 (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
- Rihanna - This Is the End (Columbia Pictures)
- Henry Cavill as Clark Kent - Man of Steel (Warner Bros. Pictures)
- Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man - Iron Man 3 (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
- Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Warner Bros. Pictures)
- Chris Hemsworth as Thor - Thor: The Dark World (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
- Channing Tatum as John Cale - White House Down (Columbia Pictures)
The 2014 MTV Movie Awards will air across MTV's global network of more than 60 channels reaching more than half a billion households around the world. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV's more than 200 digital media properties around the world.