MTV Generation Award Winner Robert Downey Jr Brings The Avengers to Their Knees

The MTV Movie Awards is sometimes seen as an alternative to any of the other awards during the year, with its mixture of categories including best kiss, best shirtless performance, best WTF moment and MTV Generation Award. On Sunday filmed live from Nokia Theatre LA Live, comedian Amy Schumer hosted the show.

The 2015 MTV Movie Awards - ShowThe MTV Generation Award is the Movie Awards highest honour, acknowledging an actor who has engaged the MTV audience throughout their career. This year the award went to Robert Downey Jr and was presented to him by his Avengers: Age of Ultron co-stars.

Throughout his career, Robert Downey Jr. has mesmerized audiences by capturing the humanity in larger-than-life characters like Charlie Chaplin, Sherlock Holmes and Tony Stark. He’s a brilliant actor and a Hollywood icon, and we are proud to recognize his tremendous passion and talent with this year’s Generation Award. – Stephen Friedman (President of MTV)

 
As well as the MTV Generation Award there other categories where fans got to vote for their favourites. Again this year book to screen adaptations were strong and ended up with nominations in many of the categories as well as taking home most of the fourteen awards.

Movie of the Year

The Fault in Our Stars (20th Century Fox)
American Sniper (Warner Bros.)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Lionsgate)
Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney)
Gone Girl (20th Century Fox)
Boyhood (IFC Films)
Whiplash (Sony Pictures Classics)
Selma (Paramount Pictures)

Best Female Performance

Shailene Woodley – Fault in Our Stars
Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
Emma Stone – Birdman
Reese Witherspoon – Wild
Scarlett Johansson – Lucy

Best Male Performance

Bradley Cooper – American Sniper
Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy
Ansel Elgort – Fault in Our Stars
Miles Teller – Whiplash
Channing Tatum – Foxcatcher

Best Comedic Performance

Channing Tatum – 22 Jump Street
Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy
Rose Byrne – Neighbors
Chris Rock – Top Five
Kevin Hart – The Wedding Ringer

Breakthrough Performance

Dylan O’Brien – The Maze Runner
Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars
Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl
David Oyelowo – Selma
Ellar Coltrane – Boyhood

Best Kiss

Ansel Elgort & Shailene Woodley – Fault in Our Stars
James Franco & Seth Rogen – The Interview
Andrew Garfield & Emma Stone – The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Scarlett Johansson & Chris Evans – Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Rose Byrne & Halston Sage – Neighbors

Best Duo

Zac Efron & Dave Franco – Neighbors
Channing Tatum & Jonah Hill – 22 Jump Street
Shailene Woodley & Ansel Elgort – The Fault in Our Stars
Bradley Cooper & Vin Diesel – Guardians of the Galaxy
James Franco & Seth Rogen – The Interview

Best Scared-as-S*** Performance

Jennifer Lopez – The Boy Next Door
Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl
Annabelle Wallis – Annabelle
Dylan O’Brien – The Maze Runner
Zach Gilford – The Purge: Anarchy

Best Shirtless Performance

Zac Efron – Neighbors
Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy
Channing Tatum – Foxcatcher
Ansel Elgort – Fault in Our Stars
Kate Upton – The Other Woman

Best Fight

Dylan O’Brien vs. Will Poulter – The Maze Runner
Jonah Hill vs. Jillian Bell – 22 Jump Street
Chris Evans vs. Sebastian Stan – Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Seth Rogen vs. Zac Efron – Neighbors
Edward Norton vs. Michael Keaton – Birdman

Best WTF Moment

Seth Rogen & Rose Byrne – Neighbors
Jonah Hill – 22 Jump Street
Jason Sudeikis & Charlie Day – Horrible Bosses 2
Miles Teller – Whiplash
Rosario Dawson & Anders Holm – Top Five

Best Villain

Meryl Streep – Into the Woods
Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl
J.K. Simmons – Whiplash
Jillian Bell – 22 Jump Street
Peter Dinklage – X-Men: Days of Future Past

Best Musical Moment

Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
Chris Pratt – Guardians of the Galaxy
Seth Rogen & Zac Efron – Neighbors
Bill Hader & Kristen Wiig – The Skeleton Twins
Miles Teller – Whiplash

Best On-Screen Transformation

Elizabeth Banks – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything
Zoe Saldana – Guardians of the Galaxy
Steve Carell – Foxcatcher
Ellar Coltrane – Boyhood

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