MTV Movie Awards: ‘The Hunger Games’ Scoops Four Awards

The survival saga The Hunger Games dominated Sunday’s 21st annual MTV Movie Awards, securing the highest number of trophies.

'The Hunger Games' has become one of the big winners at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles. Photo: MTV/Youtube

The movie won the awards for best fight and best on-screen transformation. The film’s stars Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence won for best male and female performances, respectively.

“I’ve wanted to hold a golden popcorn since I was 4 years old,” said Hutcherson, as he accepted the award from Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Ezra Miller.

“It’s insane too, because every single one of those actors I admire and I want to be, so to even be up here is blowing my mind right now.”

The owner of the award thanked “Hunger Games” author Suzanne Collins, director Gary Oldman, his producers like Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik, Lionsgate and, of course, the fans.

“You guys are the best fans in the world,” he gushed. “You’re crazy and passionate and you make our job amazing.”

However, the dystopian saga didn’t totally decimate the competition. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” won prizes for best cast and best hero, while “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1” won for movie of the year.

“Twilight” stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson locked the best kiss trophy for the fourth straight year, writes CBS News.

“God, Rob’s not here, you guys. I don’t really know what to do,” said Stewart, who pretended to make out with herself.

By the way, two awards went to “Bridesmaids”, though their wins weren’t televised. The cast of the naughty comedy won best gut-wrenching performance for the scene in which the ladies battled food poisoning.

Jennifer Aniston won the best on-screen dirtbag award for her performance as a sex crazed dentist in Horrible Bosses.

She eclipsed her co-star Colin Farrell to take the award, who was nominated for his turn as psychologically unstable Bobby Pellitt, writes The Daily Mail.

Jennifer is the first person to win the award which was introduced this year to celebrate the silver screen’s most cringe-worthy characters.

The actress told the crowd: “I mean, do you know how long I have tried to have somebody let me unleash my on-screen dirtbag? A really long time.”

She went on: “And thank God this category just popped up. So I would like to say “thank you” to the television show ‘Friends’ for letting me unleash the inner sweetheart and here’s to [director] Seth Gordon for allowing me to be a dirtbag.”

The ceremony was hosted by actor-comedian Russell Brand. He opened the show by poking fun of Michael Fassbender’s full-frontal endowment in “Shame” and Kim Kardashian’s short-lived marriage, which he acknowledged was hypocritical.

“Tonight, I’m gonna keep my eyes peeled for my next wife,” joked Brand. “Fasssssbender!”

Thanking for receiving MTV Generation Award, the show’s version of a lifetime achievement trophy, Johnny Depp performed with The Black Keys.

“And it’s an honor to be presented by these two legends, Steve and Joe, and these up-and-coming legends, [The Black Keys], so thank you very much,” he added.

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