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MTV Movie Awards 2007 nominees

MTVAward.jpgMTV has announced the nominess for their film awards, and there are a few surprises in there. First one is that Gerard Butler is up for Best Performance for his lead in 300, and his competition is surprising as well. In fact 300 (Filmstalker review) is featuring throughout the awards categories.

Butler is up against Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Jennifer Hudson, Beyonce Knowles and Will Smith. From that list his strongest competition are Depp and Smith, with the possiblity that a music friendly crowd might grab Smith's dramatic performance.

Here are the nominees...

BEST MOVIE
300
Blades of Glory
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation
of Kazakhstan
Little Miss Sunshine
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

BEST PERFORMANCE
Gerard Butler- 300
Johnny Depp- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Jennifer Hudson- Dreamgirls
Keira Knightley- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Beyonce Knowles- Dreamgirls
Will Smith- The Pursuit of Happyness

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Emily Blunt The Devil Wears Prada
Abigail Breslin Little Miss Sunshine (Fox Searchlight)
Lena Headey 300 (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Columbus Short Stomp the Yard (Screen Gems)
Jaden Smith The Pursuit of Happyness (Sony Pictures)
Justin Timberlake Alpha Dog

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Emily Blunt The Devil Wears Prada
Sacha Baron Cohen Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make
Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Will Ferrell Blades of Glory
Adam Sandler Click
Ben Stiller Night at the Museum

BEST KISS
Cameron Diaz & Jude Law The Holiday
Will Ferrell & Sacha Baron Cohen Talladega Nights: The Ballad of
Ricky Bobby
Columbus Short & Meagan Good Stomp the Yard
Mark Wahlberg & Elizabeth Banks Invincible
Marlon Wayans & Brittany Daniel Little Man

BEST VILLAIN
Tobin Bell Saw III
Jack Nicholson The Departed
Bill Nighy Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (Walt Disney
Pictures)
Rodrigo Santoro 300
Meryl Streep The Devil Wears Prada

BEST FIGHT
Jack Black & Hector Jimenez vs. Los Duendes Nacho Libre
Pictures)
Gerard Butler vs. "The Uber Immortal" 300
Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Ken Davitian- Borat: Cultural Learnings of
America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Will Ferrell vs. Jon Heder Blades of Glory
Uma Thurman vs. Anna Faris My Super Ex-Girlfriend

BEST SUMMER MOVIE YOU HAVEN'T SEEN YET
Evan Almighty
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Hairspray
Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix
Rush Hour 3
Transformers

mtvU BEST FILMMAKER ON CAMPUS
Robert Dastoli (University of Central Florida) "Southwestern Orange
County vs. The Flying Saucers"
Maria Gigante (Columbia College, Chicago) "Girls Room"
Josh Greenbaum (University of Southern California) "Border Patrol"
Alexander Poe (Columbia University) "Please Forget I Exist"
Andrew Shipsides (Savannah College of Art and Design) "Bottleneck"

The awards list comes via Starpulse News Blog.

Well, any surprises in there for you? Who would you tip for wins out of that lot? I think 300 is definitely up for something, although Butler might be pipped by Smith.





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I'm gonna put my money on Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls winning Best Performance. I haven't seen the film but I have a feeling she'll win, just because of the film and her history.

I just wanted to say that me and all my friends said that the simpsons movie was fantastic! And the fact that youish its not funny and the fact that tha have not even put it in one catagory is just uneliveable. I mean borat is rubbish it was not funny and the fact that its in best movie is just stupid.
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