Teen comedy Superbad is the favourite to sweep the board at the MTV Movie awards next month with five nominations, it has been announced.

The film's leading men, Michael Cera and Jonah Hill, are up for the best male performance gong as well as being nominated in the best newcomer category alongside their co-star Christopher Mintz-Plasse.

And the Judd Apatow Productions picture is also named in the best movie category along with Transformers, I Am Legend, Pirates Of The Caribbean: World's End, Juno and National Treasure: Book of Secrets.

Disney fairytale Enchanted is named in three categories, with Amy Adams nominated for best female performance - as are Ellen Page, Keira Knightley, Katherine Heigl and Jessica Biel - best kiss and the male-dominated best comedic performance category.

Matt Damon, Seth Rogen, Johnny Depp and Denzel Washington are all twice nominated while viewers have the chance to name their favourite movie of the summer prior to release, with the likes of Sex And The City, Speed Racer and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull nominated for the best summer movie so far prize.

The nominees for the MTV Movie awards are:Best movie
Superbad
Transformers
I Am Legend
Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End
Juno
National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Best male performance
Michael Cera - Superbad
Jonah Hill - Superbad
Matt Damon - The Bourne Ultimatum
Will Smith - I Am Legend
Shia LaBeouf - Transformers
Denzel Washington - American Gangster

Best female performance
Amy Adams - Enchanted
Jessica Biel - I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Ellen Page - Juno
Keira Knightley - Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End
Katherine Heigl - Knocked Up

Best comedic performance
Amy Adams - Enchanted
Johnny Depp - Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End
Jonah Hill - Superbad
Seth Rogen - Knocked Up
Adam Sandler - I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry

Best villain
Javier Bardem - No Country For Old Men
Johnny Depp - Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End
Topher Grace - SPIDER-MAN 3
Angelina Jolie - Beowulf
Denzel Washington - American Gangster

Best breakthrough performance
Nikki Blonsky - Hairspray
Chris Brown - This Christmas
Michael Cera - Superbad
Zac Efron - Hairspray
Megan Fox - Transformers
Jonah Hill - Superbad
Christopher Mintz-Plasse - Superbad
Seth Rogen - Knocked Up

Best kiss
Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey - Enchanted
Briana Evigan and Robert Hoffman - Step Up 2 The Streets
Shia LaBeouf and Sarah Roemer - Disturbia
Ellen Page and Michael Cera - Juno
Daniel Radcliffe and Katie Leung - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Best fight
Alien Vs Predator - Alien vs Predator: Requiem
Hayden Christensen vs Jamie Bell - Jumper
Matt Damon vs Joey Ansah - The Bourne Ultimatum
Sean Faris vs Cam Gigandet - Never Back Down
Tobey Maguire vs James Franco - Spider-Man 3
Chris Tucker & Jackie Chan vs Sun Ming Ming - Rush Hour 3

Best summer movie so far
The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Iron Man
Sex And The City: The Movie
Speed Racer

Visit MovieAwards.MTV.com by May 23rd to cast your vote before the June 1st ceremony.


07/05/2008 14:17:41