And the Nominees for the 2016 MTV Movie Awards Are…

The golden popcorn will make its return for the 25th consecutive year next month at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards!

Earlier this morning, MTV announced the nominees for fan-favorite categories Movie of the Year, Best Male/Female Performance, Best Breakthrough Performance, Best Comedic Performance, Best Action Performance, Best Hero, Best Villain, Best Virtual Performance, Ensemble Cast, Best Kiss, Best Fight, and two new categories True Story and Documentary via the network’s Snapchat Discover Channel.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens landed the most nominations this year, accumulating a nod in 11 out of 14 categories.

This year’s show will tape at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. For the first time ever, MTV will take the telecast entirely outdoors and onto the backlot to capture the essence of movie making magic against a dramatic nighttime backdrop.  Performers and presenters will be announced at a later date.

In another first for the show, MTV has partnered with Google for voting on the coveted “Movie of the Year” category, allowing fans to vote by typing keywords, “MTV Vote,” into the Google search bar.  In other categories, fans can get loud and make their voices heard starting today, across mobile, tablet and desktop devices at, until Sunday, March 20 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Hosted by Central Intelligence stars Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, the 2016 MTV Movie Awards will air on Sunday, April 10th @ 8PM ET/PT on MTV.

The MTV Movie Awards Nominees are:

Movie of the Year

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Creed
  • Deadpool
  • Jurassic World
  • Straight Outta Compton

True Story

  • Concussion
  • Steve Jobs
  • Joy
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • The Big Short
  • The Revenant


  • Amy 
  • Cartel Land
  • He Named Me Malala
  • The Hunting Ground
  • The Wolfpack
  • What Happened, Miss Simone?

Best Female Performance

  • Alicia Vikander,  Ex Machina
  • Anna Kendrick, Pitch Perfect 2
  • Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
  • Morena Baccarin, Deadpool

Best Male Performance

  • Christ Pratt, Jurassic World
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant 
  • Matt Damon,  The Martian
  • Michael B. Jordan, Creed
  • Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
  • Will Smith, Concussion

Best Breakthrough Performance

  • Amy Schumer, Trainwreck
  • Brie Larson, Room
  • Daisy Ridley, Star Wars : The Force Awakens
  • Dakota Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey
  • John Boyega, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • O’Shea Jackson Jr.: Straight Outta Compton

Best Comedic Performance

  • Amy Schumer, Trainwreck
  • Kevin Hart, Ride Along 2
  • Melissa McCarthy, Spy
  • Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect 2
  • Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
  • Will Ferrell, Get Hard

Best Action Performance

  • Chris Pratt, Jurassic World
  • Dwayne Johnson, San Andreas
  • Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay- Part 2
  • Vin Diesel, Furious 7
  • Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
  • John Boyega, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Best Hero

  • Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Chris Evans, Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Dwayne Johnson, San Andreas
  • Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay -Part 2
  • Paul Rudd, Ant-Man

Best Villain

  • Adam Driver, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Hugh Keays-Byrne, Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Ed Skrein, Deadpool
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Tom Hardy, The Revenant
  • James Spaders, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Best Virtual Performance

  • Amy Poehler, Inside Out
  • Andy Serkis, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Jack Black, Kung Fu Panda 3
  • Seth MacFarlane, Ted 2
  • Lupita Nyong’o, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Ensemble Cast

  • Pitch Perfect 2
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Trainwreck
  • Furious 7
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2

Best Kiss

  • Rebel Wilson and Adam Devine, Pitch Perfect 2
  • Amy Schumer and Bill Hader, Trainwreck
  • Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Leslie Mann and Chris Hemsworth, Vacation
  • Margot Robbie and Will Smith, Focus
  • Morena Baccarin and Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best Fight

  • Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) vs. Ajax (Ed Skrein), Deadpool
  • Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) vs. Max Rocktansky (Tom Hardy), Mad Max:Fury Road
  • Rey (Daisy Ridley) vs. Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) vs. Lia (Nargis Fakhri), Spy
  • Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) vs. Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) vs. The Bear, The Revenant

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