‘300’ & ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Lead Nominations at MTV Movie Awards

War epic 300 and sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest are leading the nominations for the 2007 MTV Movie Awards with five and four nods apiece.

Both films have been nominated for the Best Movie award, alongside Blades of GloryBorat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan and Little Miss Sunshine.

300 star Gerard Butler is up for Best Performance and Best Fight, while Lena Headey and Rodrigo Santoro have been nominated for Breakthrough Performance and Best Villain, respectively.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest actors Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley have also both picked up nods for Best Performance, while Bill Nighy is up for Best Villain.

The full list of 2007 MTV Movie Awards nominees is:

Best Movie:

300

Blades of Glory

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Little Miss Sunshine

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Best Performance:

Gerard Butler300

Johnny DeppPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Keira KnightleyPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Jennifer HudsonDreamgirls

Beyonce KnowlesDreamgirls

Will SmithThe Pursuit of Happyness

Breakthrough Performance:

Emily BluntThe Devil Wears Prada

Abigail BreslinLittle Miss Sunshine

Lena Headey300

Columbus ShortStomp the Yard

Jaden SmithThe Pursuit of Happyness

Justin TimberlakeAlpha Dog

Best Comedic Performance:

Emily BluntThe Devil Wears Prada

Sacha Baron CohenBorat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Will FerrellBlades of Glory

Adam SandlerClick

Ben StillerNight at the Museum

Best Kiss:

Cameron Diaz & Jude LawThe Holiday

Will Ferrell & Sacha Baron CohenTalladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Columbus Short & Meagan GoodStomp the Yard

Mark Wahlberg & Elizabeth BanksInvincible

Marlon Wayans & Brittany DanielThe Little Man

Best Villain:

Tobin BellSaw III

Jack NicholsonThe Departed

Bill NighyPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Rodrigo Santoro300

Meryl StreepThe Devil Wears Prada

Best Fight:

Jack Black & Hector Jimenez vs. Los Duendes (Wrestling Match)–Nacho Libre 

Gerard Butler vs. ‘The Uber Immortal’ (The Spartan/Persian Battle)–300

Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Ken Davitian (Naked Wrestling)–Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Will Ferrell vs. Jon Heder (Ice-Rink Fight)–Blades of Glory

Uma Thurman vs. Anna Faris (Super Girl Fight)–My Super Ex-Girlfriend

Best Summer Movie You Haven’t Seen Yet: 

Evan Almighty (released June 22) 

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (released June 15) 

Hairspray (released July 20) 

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (released July 13) 

Rush Hour 3 (released Aug. 10) 

Transformers (released July 4)

MTVu Best Filmmaker on Campus:

Robert Dastoli–Southwestern Orange County vs. The Flying Saucers (University of Central Florida)

Maria Gigante–Girls Room (Columbia College, Chicago)

Josh Greenbaum–Border Patrol (University of Southern California)

Alexander Poe–Please Forget I Exist (Columbia University)

Andrew Shipsides–Bottleneck (Savannah College of Art & Design)

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