2014 MTV Movie Awards Nominees: Jennifer Lawrence Vs. Ashley Benson

The 2014 MTV Movie Awards nominees were announced on March 6, and it looks like it's going to be a bloodbath. From Jennifer Lawrence vs. Ashley Benson to Matthew McConaughey vs. Leonard DiCaprio (again!), check out the full list of nominees below! When Conan O'Brien hits the stage to host the MTV Movie Awards on April 12, he'll have Hollywood's hottest stars — like Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Matthew McConaughey — battling it out for that elusive Golden Popcorn. And if J. Law wants to win for Best Kiss, she's going to have to go through Pretty Little Liars star Ashley Benson!

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2014 MTV Movie Awards Nominees — Jennifer Lawrence & More

You may have thought Awards season was officially over with the March 2 Oscars, but on April 12 this year’s crop of major nominees — mainly 12 Years A Slave, American Hustle, and Wolf of Wall Street stars — will get to kick back, relax, and enjoy the much more laid back MTV Awards.

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There are plenty of great match-ups, of course, but we always dig the ones that don’t make it through the major awards circuit — like J. Law and Amy Adams versus Ashley Benson, Vanessa Hudgens, and James Franco for Best Kiss, and Chris Hemsworth versus Jennifer Aniston for best shirtless performance:

Movie of the Year
12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
The Hobbit: Desloation of Smaug
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Female Performance
Amy Adams, American Hustle
Jennifer Aniston, We’re the Millers
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Best Male Performance
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Breakthrough Performance
Liam James, The Way Way Back
Michael B. Jordan, Fruitvale Station
Will Poulter, We’re the Millers
Margot Robbie, The Wolf of Wall Street
Miles Teller, The Spectacular Now

Best Kiss
Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams, American Hustle
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson, Don Jon
James Franco, Ashley Benson, and Vanessa Hudgens, Spring Breakers
Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller, The Spectacular Now
Emma Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, and Will Poulter, We’re the Millers

Best Fight
Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, and Steve Carell vs. James Marsden vs. Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Kanye West vs. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler vs. Jim Carrey and Marion Cotillard vs. Will Smith vs. Liam Neeson and John C. Reilly vs. Greg Kinnear, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Jason Bateman vs. Melissa McCarthy, Identity Thief
Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Sam Claflin vs. Mutant Monkeys, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Jonah Hill vs. James Franco and Seth Rogen, This Is the End

Best Comedic Performance
Kevin Hart, Ride Along
Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street
Johnny Knoxville, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
Melissa McCarthy, The Heat
Jason Sudeikis, We’re the Millers

Best Scared-As-S**t Performance
Rose Byrne, Insidious: Chapter 2
Jessica Chastain, Mama
Vera Farmiga, The Conjuring
Ethan Hawke, The Purge
Brad Pitt, World War Z

Best On-Screen Duo
Amy Adams and Christian Bale, American Hustle
Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Vin Diesel and Paul Walker, Fast & Furious 6
Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, Ride Along
Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Shirtless Performance
Jennifer Aniston, We’re the Millers
Sam Claflin, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Zac Efron, That Awkward Moment
Chris Hemsworth, Thor: The Dark World

#WTF Moment
Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, and David Koechner, “Channel 4 News Team’s speeding van takes a tumble on the highway” in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Johnny Knoxville and Jackson Nicoll, “Johnny Knoxville and Jackson Nicoll’s bump n’ grind routine at a children’s beauty pageant” in Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
Cameron Diaz, “Cameron Diaz gets down and dirty with a yellow Ferrari” in The Counselor
Leonardo DiCaprio, “Leo takes his Lamborghini for a spin” in The Wolf of Wall Street
Danny McBride and Channing Tatum, “Channing Tatum is at Danny McBride’s service” in This Is the End

Best Villain
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Benedict Cumberbatch, Star Trek Into Darkness
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Mila Kunis, Oz the Great and Powerful
Donald Sutherland, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Best On-Screen Transformation
Christian Bale, American Hustle
Elizabeth Banks, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Orlando Bloom, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Musical Moment
Backstreet Boys, Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen, and Craig Robinson, This Is the End
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Melissa McCarthy, Identity Thief
Will Poulter, We’re the Millers

Best Cameo Performance
Robert De Niro, American Hustle
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Kanye West, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Joan Rivers, Iron Man 3
Rihanna, This Is the End

Best Hero
Henry Cavill as Clark Kent, Man of Steel
Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Iron Man 3
Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Thor: The Dark World
Channing Tatum as John Cale, White House Down

What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Which MTV Movie Award battles are you most excited to see? Should Leo get his “revenge” on McConaughey for that Oscar loss? (Because, you know, an MTV Award is basically the same thing as an Oscar.) Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

— Shaunna Murphy

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