Twilight and Slumdog Millionaire Leads 2009 MTV Movie Awards Nominees

With just weeks to go until the ceremony, MTV has announced their nominees for the 2009 MTV Movie Awards.


As you’d expect it features the usual tweentastic lineup with High School Musical, Twilight and Tropic Thunder among the chef contenders for such awards as “Best Kiss” and “Best WTF moment”.


Hosted by Andy Samberg, the ceremony will be broadcast live on Sunday, May 31st . The complete list of nominees can be found below:


BEST MOVIE
•The Dark Knight – Director: Christopher Nolan, Producers: Charles Roven and Emma Thomas (Warner Bros. Pictures)
•High School Musical 3: Senior Year – Director: Kenny Ortega, Producers: Bill Borden and Barry Rosenbush (Walt Disney Pictures)
•Iron Man – Director: Jon Favreau, Producers: Avi Arad and Kevin Feige (Paramount Pictures)
•Slumdog Millionaire – Director: Danny Boyle, Producer: Christian Colson (Fox Searchlight)
•Twilight – Director: Catherine Hardwicke, Producers: Wyck Godfrey, Greg Mooradian and Mark Morgan (Summit Entertainment)


BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE
•Angelina Jolie – Wanted (Universal Pictures)
•Anne Hathaway – Bride Wars (20th Century Fox)
•Kate Winslet – The Reader (The Weinstein Company)
•Kristen Stewart – Twilight (Summit Entertainment)
•Taraji P. Henson – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount Pictures)


BEST MALE PERFORMANCE
•Christian Bale – The Dark Knight (Warner Bros. Pictures)
•Robert Downey Jr. – Iron Man (Paramount Pictures)
•Shia LaBeouf – Eagle Eye (DreamWorks SKG/ Paramount Pictures)
•Vin Diesel – Fast & Furious (Universal Pictures)
•Zac Efron – High School Musical 3: Senior Year (Walt Disney Pictures)


BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE FEMALE
•Amanda Seyfried – Mamma Mia! (Universal Pictures)
•Ashley Tisdale – High School Musical 3: Senior Year (Walt Disney Pictures)
•Freida Pinto – Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight)
•Miley Cyrus – Hannah Montana: The Movie (Walt Disney Pictures)
•Vanessa Hudgens – High School Musical 3: Senior Year (Walt Disney Pictures)
•Kat Dennings – Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist (Columbia Pictures)


BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE MALE
•Robert Pattinson – Twilight (Summit Entertainment)
•Taylor Lautner – Twilight (Summit Entertainment)
•Ben Barnes – The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Walt Disney Pictures)
•Dev Patel – Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight)
•Bobb’e J. Thompson – Role Models (Universal Pictures)


BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
•Amy Poehler – Baby Mama (Universal Pictures)
•Anna Faris – The House Bunny (Columbia Pictures)
•James Franco – Pineapple Express (Columbia Pictures)
•Jim Carrey – Yes Man (Warner Bros. Pictures)
•Steve Carell – Get Smart (Warner Bros. Pictures)


BEST VILLAIN
•Derek Mears – Friday The 13th (Warner Bros. Pictures)
•Dwayne Johnson – Get Smart (Warner Bros. Pictures)
•Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight (Warner Bros. Pictures)
•Johnathon Schaech – Prom Night (Screen Gems)
•Luke Goss – Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Universal Pictures)


BEST FIGHT
•Anne Hathaway vs. Kate Hudson – Bride Wars (20th Century Fox)
•Christian Bale vs. Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight (Warner Bros. Pictures)
•Ron Perlman vs. Luke Goss – Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Universal Pictures)
•Robert Pattinson vs. Cam Gigandet – Twilight (Summit Entertainment)
•Seth Rogen and James Franco vs. Danny McBride – Pineapple Express (Columbia Pictures)


BEST KISS
•Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy – Wanted (Universal Pictures)
•Freida Pinto and Dev Patel – Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight)
•James Franco and Sean Penn – Milk (Focus Features)
•Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson – Twilight (Summit Entertainment)
•Paul Rudd and Thomas Lennon – I Love You, Man (Paramount Pictures)
•Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron – High School Musical 3: Senior Year (Walt Disney Pictures)


BEST WTF MOMENT (New Category)
•Amy Poehler – Baby Mama, Peeing In the Sink (Universal Pictures)
•Angelina Jolie – Wanted, Curved Bullet Kill (Universal Pictures)
•Ayush Mahesh Khedekar – Slumdog Millionaire, Jumping in the Poop Shed (Fox Searchlight)
•Ben Stiller – Tropic Thunder, Tasting the Decapitated Head (DreamWorks SKG/ Paramount Pictures)
•Jason Segel and Kristen Bell – Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Naked Break-Up (Universal Pictures)


BEST SONG FROM A MOVIE (New Category)
•”Jai Ho” – AR Raham, Slumdog Millionaire (Fox Searchlight)
•”The Wrestler” – Bruce Springsteen, The Wrestler (Fox Searchlight)
•”The Climb” – Miley Cyrus, Hannah Montana: The Movie (Walt Disney Pictures)
•”Decode” – Paramore, Twilight (Summit Entertainment)