'Twilight's Eclipse' Leads Nominations for MTV Movie Awards

Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson

'The Twilight Saga's Eclipse' leads the nominations list for the 2011 MTV Movie Awards after landing eight mentions on Tuesday morning.

"The Twilight Saga's Eclipse" will fight it out with fellow multiple nominees "Inception" (seven), "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" (six), "The Social Network" (five) and "Black Swan" (four) for Best Movie.

"Twilight" hunks Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner have both earned nods for Best Male Performance, pitting them against Jesse Eisenberg ("The Social Network"), Daniel Radcliffe ("Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I") and Zac Efron ("Charlie St. Cloud"), while co-star Kristen Stewart will compete against the likes of Emma Watson ("Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I") and Oscar winner Natalie Portman ("Black Swan") in the Best Female Performance category.

The stars of the romantic vampire drama are also up for Best Fight and Best Kiss awards.

Teenage pop sensation Justin Bieber earns his first MTV Movie Award nomination - his appearance in concert film "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" is up for Best Jaw-Dropping Moment, alongside James Franco ("127 Hours") and Leonardo DiCaprio and Ellen Page ("Inception").

The winners will be unveiled in a Los Angeles ceremony on June 5.

The show will be presented by comedian Jason Sudeikis.

Full nomination list of 2011 MTV Movie Awards:
Best Movie

Best Female Performance Best Male Performance Best Breakout Star Best Comedic Performance Best Line From A Movie (New Category) Best Villain Best Fight Best Kiss Best Jaw-Dropping Moment Best Scared-As-Sh-- Performance Biggest Badass Star

© AceShowbiz.com

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