'Twilight' swept this year's MTV Movie Awards, winning the Best Movie title and collecting five kudos in total.
"Twilight" continues its domination at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards. Having collected the most counts at the awards' nominations with seven nods, the romantic vampire drama has scored the most kudos at the gala ceremony held on Sunday, May 31. It landed five out of the seven nominations and scored the top honor, the Best Movie title.
Securing the Best Movie kudo, "Twilight" threw off strong competitors, "The Dark Knight", "High School Musical 3: Senior Year", "Iron Man" and "Slumdog Millionaire". Aside from winning Best Movie, the Catherine Hardwicke-directed movie also hauled in kudos for Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. Each of them was hailed Best Female Performance and Breakthrough Performance Male respectively. The two leading actors also shared the Best Kiss prize.
Meanwhile, Pattinson who nailed the Breakthrough title over co-star Taylor Lautner also grabbed another golden statuette for Best Fight, which he shared with Cam Gigandet. "Twilight" missed out on the Best Song category since Miley Cyrus' "The Climb" was chosen to be the favorite over Paramore's "Decode".
Other winners include "High School Musical 3", "Yes Man", "The Dark Knight" and "Baby Mama". "High School Musical 3" brought home two kudos for Best Male Performance and Breakthrough Performance Female, while the others took in one each. "Yes Man" gave Jim Carrey a Best Comedic Performance win, "The Dark Knight" won Best Villain for Heath Ledger and "Baby Mama" earned Amy Poehler her Best WTF Moment.
The 2009 MTV Movie Awards was aired live from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California starting at 9 P.M. ET on Sunday, May 31. Hosted by Saturday Night Live" star Andy Samberg, it saw musical performances from Kings of Leon and Eminem. Presenters of the night were Chris Pine, Sacha Baron Cohen, Kiefer Sutherland, LeAnn Rimes and Anna Faris among others.
Complete winner list of 2009 MTV Movie Awards:
- Best Movie: "Twilight"
- Best Female Performance: Kristen Stewart, "Twilight"
- Best Male Performance: Zac Efron, "High School Musical 3: Senior Year"
- Breakthrough Performance Female: Ashley Tisdale, "High School Musical 3: Senior Year"
- Breakthrough Performance Male: Robert Pattinson, "Twilight"
- Best Comedic Performance: Jim Carrey, "Yes Man"
- Best Villain: Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight"
- Best Fight: Robert Pattinson vs. Cam Gigandet, "Twilight"
- Best Kiss: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, "Twilight"
- Best WTF Moment: Amy Poehler for Peeing in the Sink in "Baby Mama"
- Best Song From a Movie: "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus, "Hannah Montana: The Movie"