MTV Movie Awards nominations released

The Hunger Games, Bridesmaids and Harry Potter dominate the list with eight nominations apiece

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MTV has unveiled its list of nominees for the 2012 MTV Movie Awards.

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The ceremony, which will take place in June at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, is set to be dominated by The Hunger Games, Bridesmaids and Harry Potter, all of which have earned eight nominations each at the event.

Potter leads Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson are both up for the best male and female performance awards respectively and Harry Potter and the Deathy Hallows Part 2 is tipped for movie of the year, alongside The Twilight Saga: Beaking Dawn – Part 1, The Help, The Hunger Games and Bridesmaids.

Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy have earned three nominations apiece, both competing for the best comedic performance and best gut-wrenching performance gongs, while Wiig is also up for best female performance and McCarthy for breakthrough performance.

Jennifer Lawrence also picked up three nominations, for best female performance, best fight and best kiss.

Fans who want to vote for their favourite films, stars or performances can do so at MovieAwards.MTV.com, and the ceremony will be broadcast live on MTV on Sunday 3 June.

Here are the nominations in full:

Movie of the Year
“Bridesmaids”
“The Hunger Games”
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”
“The Help”
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1”

Best Male Performance
Daniel Radcliffe, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”
Ryan Gosling, “Drive”
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, “50/50”
Josh Hutcherson, “The Hunger Games”
Channing Tatum, “The Vow”

Best Female Performance
Jennifer Lawrence, “The Hunger Games”
Kristen Wiig, “Bridesmaids”
Emma Stone, “Crazy, Stupid, Love”
Emma Watson, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”
Rooney Mara, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”

Best Comedic Performance
Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids”
Kristen Wiig, “Bridesmaids”
Zach Galifianakis, “The Hangover Part II”
Jonah Hill, “21 Jump Street”
Oliver Cooper, “Project X”

Breakthrough Performance
Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids”
Rooney Mara, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
Liam Hemsworth, “The Hunger Games”
Elle Fanning, “Super 8”
Shailene Woodley, “The Descendants”

Best Cast
“Bridesmaids”
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”
“The Hunger Games”
“21 Jump Street”
“The Help”

Best On-Screen Transformation
Elizabeth Banks, “The Hunger Games”
Rooney Mara, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
Johnny Depp, “21 Jump Street”
Michelle Williams, “My Week with Marilyn”
Colin Farrell, “Horrible Bosses”

Best Fight
Daniel Radcliffe v Ralph Fiennes, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”
Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson v Alexander Ludwig, “The Hunger Games”
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill v Kid Gang, “21 Jump Street”
Tom Hardy v Joel Edgerton, “Warrior”
Tom Cruise v Michael Nyqvist, “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”

Best Kiss
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, “Crazy, Stupid, Love”
Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2”
Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, “The Hunger Games”
Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum, “The Vow”
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1”

Best Gut-Wrenching Performance
“Bridesmaids” (Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper)
“The Help” (Bryce Dallas Howard)
“21 Jump Street” (Jonah Hill and Rob Riggle)
“Drive” (Ryan Gosling)
“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” (Tom Cruise)

Best On-Screen Dirt Bag
Bryce Dallas Howard, “The Help”
Jon Hamm, “Bridesmaids”
Jennifer Aniston, “Horrible Bosses”
Colin Farrell, “Horrible Bosses”
Oliver Cooper, “Project X”

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Best Music
“Party Rock Anthem,” LMFAO (“21 Jump Street”)
“A Real Hero,” College with Electric Youth (“Drive”)
“The Devil Is in the Details,” Chemical Brothers (“Hanna”)
“Impossible,” Figurine (“Like Crazy”)
“Pursuit of Happiness,” Kid Cudi (Steve Aoki remix) (“Project X”)