Hunger Games Win Big At 2014 MTV Movie Awards
The 2014 MTV Movie Awards took place this past weekend and the nights biggest winner belonged to The Hunger Games sequel ‘Catching Fire’. The hit franchise managed to win 3 awards including Movie of the Year, Best Male Performance for Josh Hutcherson and Best Female Performance for Jennifer Lawrence.
The event hosted by U.S. chat show host Conan O’Brien featured live performances from Twenty One Pilots, Ellie Goulding, Eminem and Rihanna. Also included were a long list of presenters including Lupita Nyong’o, Rita Ora, Andrew Garfield, Seth MacFarlane, Mila Kunis, Jared Leto, Cameron Diaz, Ellen Page and more.
Also winning big on the night was ‘We’re the Millers‘ which won two awards including Best Breakthrough for British actor Will Poulter and Best Kiss where he shared the honour with co-stars Jennifer Aniston and Emma Roberts.
‘The Wolf of Wall Street‘ was also successful on the night with Leonardio DiCaprio winning Best #WTF Moment for his epic portrayal of stockbroker Jordan Belfort, whereas his Oscar nominated co-star Jonah Hill won Best Comedic Performance for his role as Donnie Azoff in the hit movie.
A posthumous award was given to the late Paul Walker. He and his ‘Fast and Furious‘ co-star Vin Diesel won Best On-Screen Duo for their roles in the 6th instalment of the hit car racing franchise.
Elsewhere Channing Tatum was the latest recipient of the MTV Trailblazer Award which has previously been awarded to actresses Emma Stone and Emma Watson, this award is in recognition of the young actors inspiring and versatile work. This year’s MTV Generation award was handed to Mark Wahlberg in recognition of his long running successful movie career.
Past honourees in this category include Jamie Foxx, Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon and Tom Cruise.
Here are the list of full winners below:
MOVIE OF THE YEAR – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
BEST MALE PERFORMANCE – Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE – Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE – Brad Pitt, World War Z
BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE – Will Poulter, We’re the Millers
BEST ON-SCREEN DUO – Vin Diesel & Paul Walker, Fast & Furious 6
BEST SHIRTLESS PERFORMANCE – Zac Efron, That Awkward Moment
BEST FIGHT – Orlando Bloom & Evangeline Lilly vs. Orcs, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
BEST KISS – Emma Roberts, Jennifer Aniston & Will Poulter, We’re the Millers
#WTF MOMENT – Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
BEST VILLIAN – Mila Kunis, Oz the Great and Powerful
BEST MUSICAL MOMENT – Backstreet Boys, Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen & Craig Robinson, This is the End
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE – Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street
BEST ON-SCREEN TRANSFORMATION – Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
BEST CAMEO – Rihanna, This is the End
BEST HERO – Henry Cavill, Man of Steel
FAVOURITE CHARACTER – Beatrice ”Tris” Prior, Divergent
MTV GENERATION AWARD – Mark Wahlberg
MTV TRAILBLAZER AWARD – Channing Tatum
TRIBUTE – Paul Walker
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Article By: Grant Savage