Sunday night the 2012 MTV Movie Awards were handed out at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. The awards show were hosted by comedian Russell Brand, ensuring an entertaining and edgy fun show. Martin Solveig was the house DJ for the evening and the show also featured performances by fun, Wiz Kalifa and The Black Keys.
Presenters for some of the uniquely MTV award categories included; Mark Wahlberg, Mina Kunis, Emma Stone, Leighton Meester, Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Stewart, Matthew McConaughey, Channing Tatum, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel helping to keep the evening lively.
The awards seemed to be a handing of the torch between tween/teen movie franchises as new series The Hunger Games gained a few awards but Movie of the Year went to fan favourite Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1, with perennial favourite and wrapped up series, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows:Part 2 still picking up a few awards.
And The Winners are…
Movie of the Year : The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1
Best Male Performance : Josh Hutcherson (as Peeta Mellark) – The Hunger Games
Best Female Performance : Jennifer Lawrence (as Katniss Everdeen) – The Hunger Games
Breakthrough Performance : Shailene Woodley (as Alex King) – The Descendants
Best Comedic Performance : Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids
Best Music : Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO (21 Jump Street)
Best On-Screen Transformation : Elizabeth Banks – The Hunger Games
Best Gut-Wrenching Performance : Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Ellie Kemper – Bridesmaids
Best Kiss : Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1
Best Fight : Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson vs. Alexander Ludwig – The Hunger Games
Best Cast : Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Tom Felton – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Best On-Screen Dirt Bag : Jennifer Aniston – Horrible Bosses
Best Hero : Harry Potter – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
MTV Generation Award : Johnny Depp
MTV Trailblazer Award : Emma Stone