Twilight: Eclipse dominates MTV Movie Award nominations

May 4th, 2011

'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' leads the 2011 MTV Movie Awards nominations with nods in eight categories.

The third film in the vampire franchise based on the books by Stephenie Meyer is up for awards including Best Movie, Best Female Performance, Best Villain, Best Jaw-Dropping Moment, Best Fight and Best Kiss while co-stars Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner will compete in the Best Male Performance category.

'Inception' starring Leonardo DiCaprio follows closely behind with seven nominations, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1', 'The Social Network' and 'Black Swan' have six, five and four nods respectively in the awards voted for by the public.

A new category - best line from a movie - has been added to the show this year, with 'Grown Ups', 'Easy A', 'The Social Network' and 'Inception' all in contention.

This year's ceremony will be hosted by 'Saturday Night Live' star Jason Sudeikis and will air live on Sunday, June 5, from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.

Voting for the 2011 MTV Movie Awards is now open at and will close on Saturday, June 4. The Best Movie category will remain open for voting throughout the live show.

2011 MTV Movie Awards Nominations:

Best Movie

'Black Swan'

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1'


'The Social Network'

'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse'

Best Female Performance

Emma Stone, 'Easy A'

Emma Watson, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1'

Jennifer Aniston, 'Just Go With It'

Kristen Stewart, 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse'

Natalie Portman, 'Black Swan'

Best Male Performance

Daniel Radcliffe, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1'

Jesse Eisenberg, 'The Social Network'

Robert Pattinson, 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse'

Taylor Lautner, 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse'

Zac Efron, 'Charlie St. Cloud'

Best Breakout Star

Andrew Garfield, 'The Social Network'

Chloe Grace Moretz, 'Kick-Ass'

Hailee Steinfeld, 'True Grit'

Jay Chou, 'The Green Hornet'

Olivia Wilde, 'TRON: Legacy'

Xavier Samuel, 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse'

Best Comedic Performance

Adam Sandler, 'Just Go With It'

Ashton Kutcher, 'No Strings Attached'

Emma Stone, 'Easy A'

Russell Brand, 'Get Him to the Greek'

Zach Galifianakis, 'Due Date'

Best Line From A Movie (New Category)

Alexys Nycole Sanchez, 'Grown Ups': "I want to get chocolate wasted."

Amanda Bynes and Emma Stone, 'Easy A': Amanda Bynes: "There is a higher power that will judge you for your indecency." Emma Stone: "Tom Cruise?"

Jesse Eisenberg, 'The Social Network': "If you guys were the inventors of Facebook, you'd have invented Facebook."

Justin Timberlake and Andrew Garfield, 'The Social Network': Justin Timberlake: "... A million dollars isn't cool. You know what's cool?" Andrew Garfield: "A billion dollars. And that shut everybody up."

Tom Hardy, 'Inception': "You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger darling."

Best Villain

Christoph Waltz, 'The Green Hornet'

Leighton Meester, 'The Roommate'

Mickey Rourke, 'Iron Man 2'

Ned Beatty, 'Toy Story 3'

Tom Felton, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1'

Best Fight

Amy Adams vs. The Sisters, 'The Fighter'

Chloë Grace Moretz vs. Mark Strong, 'Kick-Ass'

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint vs. Death Eaters, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1'

Joseph Gordon-Levitt vs. Hallway Attacker, 'Inception'

Robert Pattinson vs. Bryce Dallas Howard and Xavier Samuel, 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse'

Best Kiss

Ellen Page and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 'Inception'

Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1'

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse'

Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner, 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse'

Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis, 'Black Swan'

Best Jaw-Dropping Moment

James Franco, '127 Hours,' Cuts Off His Arm

Justin Bieber, 'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never,' Performance Spectacular

Leonardo DiCaprio and Ellen Page, 'Inception,' Paris Café Scene

Natalie Portman, 'Black Swan,' Mutilation: Pulls the Skin off Her Finger

Steve-O, 'Jackass 3D,' Port-A-Potty Bungee Stunt

Best Scared-As-Sh-- Performance

Ashley Bell, 'The Last Exorcism'

Ellen Page, 'Inception'

Jessica Szohr, 'Piranha 3D'

Minka Kelly, 'The Roommate'

Ryan Reynolds, 'Buried'

Biggest Badass Star

Alex Pettyfer, 'I Am Number Four'

Chloë Grace Moretz, 'Kick-Ass'

Jaden Smith, 'The Karate Kid'

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 'Inception'

Robert Downey Jr., 'Iron Man 2'