Disney, LucasFilm and Marvel Score 2016 MTV Movie Award Nominations

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MTV just revealed the nominees for the “2016 MTV Movie Awards,” with Walt Disney Studios and its affiliated studios garnering 19 total nominations.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens garnered eleven nominations,  the most for a single franchise. Other Disney-related films garnering nominations were Avengers: Age of Ultron with 6 nomination, and Ant-Man and Inside Out with one nomination each.

The nominees were announced via MTV’s new Snapchat Discover channel – a first for an event of this kind. 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 vote starting today, across mobile, tablet and desktop devices at MovieAwards.MTV.com, until Sunday, March 20 at 11:59pm ET.

The Disney-related nominees for the “2016 MTV Movie Awards” are:

MOVIE OF THE YEAR

  • *Avengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Creed (Warner Bros.)
  • Deadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Jurassic World (Universal Pictures)
  • *Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Straight Outta Compton (Universal Pictures)

 

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE

  • Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina (A24)
  • Anna Kendrick – Pitch Perfect 2 (Universal Pictures)
  • Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros.)
  • *Daisy Ridley – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Jennifer Lawrence – Joy (20th Century Fox)
  • Morena Baccarin – Deadpool (20th Century Fox)

 

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

  • Amy Schumer – Trainwreck (Universal Pictures)
  • Brie Larson – Room (A24)
  • *Daisy Ridley – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Dakota Johnson – Fifty Shades of Grey (Universal Pictures)
  • *John Boyega – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • O’Shea Jackson Jr. – Straight Outta Compton (Universal Pictures)

 

BEST ACTION PERFORMANCE

  • Chris Pratt – Jurassic World (Universal Pictures)
  • Dwayne Johnson – San Andreas (Warner Bros.)
  • Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Lionsgate)
  • *John Boyega – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Vin Diesel – Furious 7 (Universal Pictures)

 

BEST HERO

  • Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros.)
  • *Chris Evans – Avengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • *Daisy Ridley – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Dwayne Johnson – San Andreas (Warner Bros.)
  • Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Lionsgate)
  • *Paul Rudd – Ant-Man (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

 

BEST VILLAIN

  • *Adam Driver – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Ed Skrein – Deadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Hugh Keays-Byrne – Mad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros.)
  • *James Spader – Avengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Samuel L. Jackson – Kingsman: The Secret Service (20th Century Fox)
  • Tom Hardy – The Revenant (20th Century Fox)

 

BEST VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE

  • *Amy Poehler – Inside Out (Pixar Animation Studios)
  • *Andy Serkis – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Jack Black – Kung Fu Panda 3 (20th Century Fox)
  • *James Spader – Avengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • *Lupita Nyong’o – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Seth MacFarlane – Ted 2 (Universal Pictures)

 

ENSEMBLE CAST

  • *Avengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Furious 7 (Universal Pictures)
  • Pitch Perfect 2 (Universal Pictures)
  • *Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (Lionsgate)
  • Trainwreck (Universal Pictures)

 

BEST FIGHT

  • Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) vs. Ajax (Ed Skrein) – Deadpool (20th Century Fox)
  • Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) vs. The Bear – The Revenant (20th Century Fox)
  • Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) vs. Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy) – Mad Max: Fury Road (Warner Bros.)
  • *Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) vs. Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) – Avengers: Age of Ultron (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • *Rey (Daisy Ridley) vs. Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
  • Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) vs. Lia (Nargis Fakhri) – Spy (20th Century Fox)

The “2016 MTV Movie Awards,” hosted by Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, airs Sunday, April 10 at 8pm ET/PT from the Warner Bros. backlot in Burbank, California.

[image collage courtesy MTV]

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