300

MTV has announced the nominees for the 2007 MTV Movie Awards, and leading the pack is the comic book adaptation 300, which got a total of five nominations, followed by the Johnny Depp driven action adventure, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.

The MTV Movie awards are just a little bit different from most awards shows, with categories including “Best Villain”, “Best Kiss”, and even “Best Summer Movie You Haven’t Seen Yet”. Comedian Sarah Silverman will host the event live from , and you can catch it on MTV Canada on Sunday, June 3 at 8:00 PM (ET).

The full list of nominees follows…

BEST MOVIE
“300” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
“Blades of Glory” (Paramount Pictures)
“Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” (20th Century Fox)
“Little Miss Sunshine” (Fox Searchlight)
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” (Walt Disney Pictures)

BEST PERFORMANCE
Gerard Butler – “300” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Johnny Depp – “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” (Walt Disney Pictures)
Jennifer Hudson – “Dreamgirls” (Paramount Pictures/DreamWorks SKG)
Keira Knightley – “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” (Walt Disney Pictures)
Beyoncé Knowles – “Dreamgirls” (Paramount Pictures/DreamWorks SKG)
Will Smith – “The Pursuit of Happyness” (Sony Pictures)

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Emily Blunt – “The Devil Wears Prada” (20th Century Fox)
Abigail Breslin – “Little Miss Sunshine” (Fox Searchlight)
Lena Headey – “300” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Columbus Short – “Stomp the Yard” (Screen Gems)
Jaden Smith – “The Pursuit of Happyness” (Sony Pictures)
Justin Timberlake – “Alpha Dog” (Universal Pictures)

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Emily Blunt – “The Devil Wears Prada” (20th Century Fox)
Sacha Baron Cohen – “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” (20th Century Fox)
Will Ferrell – “Blades of Glory” (Paramount Pictures)
Adam Sandler – “Click” (Sony Pictures)
Ben Stiller – “Night at the Museum” (20th Century Fox)

BEST KISS
Cameron Diaz & Jude Law – “The Holiday” (Sony Pictures)
Will Ferrell & Sacha Baron Cohen – “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” (Sony Pictures)
Columbus Short & Meagan Good – “Stomp the Yard” (Screen Gems)
Mark Wahlberg & Elizabeth Banks – “Invincible” (Walt Disney Pictures)
Marlon Wayans & Brittany Daniel – “Little Man” (Sony Pictures)

BEST VILLAIN
Tobin Bell – “Saw III” (Lions Gate Films)
Jack Nicholson – “The Departed” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Bill Nighy – “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” (Walt Disney Pictures)
Rodrigo Santoro – “300” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Meryl Streep – “The Devil Wears Prada” (20th Century Fox)

BEST FIGHT
Jack Black & Hector Jimenez vs. Los Duendes – “Nacho Libre” (Paramount Pictures)
Gerard Butler vs. “The Uber Immortal” – “300” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Ken Davitian – “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” (20th Century Fox)
Will Ferrell vs. Jon Heder – “Blades of Glory” (Paramount Pictures)
Uma Thurman vs. Anna Faris – “My Super Ex-Girlfriend” (20th Century Fox)

BEST SUMMER MOVIE YOU HAVEN’T SEEN YET
“Evan Almighty” (Universal Pictures)
“Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer” (20th Century Fox)
“Hairspray” (New Line Cinema)
“Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
“Rush Hour 3” (New Line Cinema)
“Transformers” (Paramount Pictures)

mtvU BEST FILMMAKER ON CAMPUS
Robert Dastoli (University of Central Florida) – “Southwestern Orange County vs.
The Flying Saucers”
Maria Gigante (Columbia College, Chicago) – “Girls Room”
Josh Greenbaum (University of Southern California) – “Border Patrol”
Alexander Poe (Columbia University) – “Please Forget I Exist”
Andrew Shipsides (Savannah College of Art and Design) – “Bottleneck”

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W. Andrew Powell
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W. Andrew Powell lives, sleeps, eats, and breaths movies and entertainment. Since launching The GATE in 1999 Andrew has enjoyed being a pest to any publicist who would return his calls. In his "spare time," Andrew is also an avid photographer, and writes about leisure travel and hotels around the world.

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