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article image'Ted' and 'Django Unchained' lead MTV Movie Awards nominations

By Tim O'Brien     Mar 6, 2013 in Entertainment
With apologies to Monty Python, "Now for something completely different." In this case, it is the MTV Movie Awards, which were announced on March 6.
But, if one thinks the award season is stuffy, the MTV Movie Awards are usually not that way. Plus, the top movies are more like a list culled from the top-grossing films. As for last year, that does mean some of those Oscar-nominated films. As mentioned in reports here, the recent Oscars had six films over $100 million going in with one more close.
With the MTV top category, they put in the top film of 2012, too. That's right, "The Avengers" is one of their top films of the past year but so is another superhero flick, "The Dark Knight Rises." The major curve is throwing a few bones and maybe a win to "Ted." The recent Oscar host, Seth MacFarlane, gets a nod here for his film, which is the highest-grossing R-rated comedy of all-time.
They also throw in some odd categories like shirtless, kiss and villain. The shirtless one is a new entry this year. It was "Ted" and "Django Unchained" which nabbed the most nominations with seven each.
The shows airs on MTV April 14.
Movie of the Year
"Django Unchained"
"Silver Linings Playbook"
"Ted"
"The Avengers"
"The Dark Knight Rises"
Best Female Performance
Anne Hathaway, "Les Misérables"
Mila Kunis, "Ted"
Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Emma Watson, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
Rebel Wilson, "Pitch Perfect"
Best Male Performance
Ben Affleck, "Argo"
Bradley Cooper, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Daniel Day-Lewis, "Lincoln"
Jamie Foxx, "Django Unchained"
Channing Tatum, "Magic Mike"
Best Onscreen Duo
Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson, "Django Unchained"
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane as Ted, "Ted"
Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo, "The Avengers"
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, "The Campaign"
Best Shirtless Performance
Christian Bale, "The Dark Knight Rises"
Daniel Craig, "Skyfall"
Taylor Lautner, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2"
Seth MacFarlane as Ted, "Ted"
Channing Tatum, "Magic Mike"
Breakthrough Performance
Ezra Miller, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
Eddie Redmayne, "Les Misérables"
Suraj Sharma, "Life of Pi"
Quvenzhané Wallis, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
Rebel Wilson, "Pitch Perfect"
Best Scared-As-S--t Performance
Jessica Chastain, "Zero Dark Thirty"
Alexandra Daddario, "Texas Chainsaw 3D"
Martin Freeman, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
Jennifer Lawrence, "House at the End of the Street"
Suraj Sharma, "Life of Pi"
Best Fight
Jamie Foxx vs. Candieland Henchmen, "Django Unchained"
Daniel Craig vs. Ola Rapace, "Skyfall"
Mark Wahlberg vs. Seth MacFarlane as Ted, "Ted"
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner vs. Tom Hiddleston, "The Avengers"
Christian Bale vs. Tom Hardy, "The Dark Knight Rises"
Best Kiss
Kerry Washington and Jamie Foxx, "Django Unchained"
Kara Hayward and Jared Gilman, "Moonrise Kingdom"
Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Mila Kunis and Mark Wahlberg, "Ted"
Emma Watson and Logan Lerman, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
Best WTF Moment
Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson, "Candieland Gets Smoked" in "Django Unchained"
Denzel Washington, "Final Descent" in "Flight"
Anna Camp, "Hack-Appella" in "Pitch Perfect"
Javier Bardem, "Oops… There Goes His Face" in "Skyfall"
Seth MacFarlane as Ted, "Ted Gets Saucy" in "Ted"
Best Villain
Javier Bardem, "Skyfall"
Leonardo DiCaprio, "Django Unchained"
Marion Cotillard, "The Dark Knight Rises"
Tom Hardy, "The Dark Knight Rises"
Tom Hiddleston, "The Avengers"
Best Musical Moment
Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables
Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash and Adam Rodriguez, "Magic Mike"
Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean and Hana Mae Lee, "Pitch Perfect"
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Ezra Miller, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
Now it is time to vote, if so inclined.
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