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MTV Movie Awards

Every year since 1992, the MTV Movie & TV Awards, given by the television channel MTV, are in charge of rewarding the best of the television and film industry! The winners of these awards are decided by the public over the internet. Since its inception, actors such as Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Uma Thurman, Will Smith, Bradley Cooper, Emma Watson or Shailene Woodley, have been some of those who have been recognized in these awards. 

Originally these awards only recognized the best of cinema; However, since 2007 that changed to also reward the best of television, which also generated a change in its name to attract a larger audience. 

The MTV Movie & TV Awards

A committee that makes up the production company Tenth Planet Productions is in charge of creating the nominations for the awards, whose winners are voted on electronically through the official website of the awards. Some of the biggest categories at the MTV Movie & TV Awards include: 

  • Best film
  • Best Program
  • Best Performance in a Film
  • Best Performance in a Program
  • Best Comedic Performance
  • Best Villain 
  • Best hero 
  • Best kiss
  • Best fight

MTV Movie & TV Awards Fun Facts

  • The awards were originally named the MTV Movie Awards. 
  • In 2017 men and women competed together within the performance categories.
  • The award statuette consists of golden popcorn. 
  • In 2020 the awards were not held due to the COVID-19 pandemic; instead only one special was broadcast. 
  • Actors like Jim Carrey, Johnny Depp, Sandra Bullock, Robert Downey Jr., or Mark Wahlberg have received the special MTV Generation Award.