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2014-03-07 09:33
Los Angeles - American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street lead the 2014 MTV Movie Awards nominations.

Both films have snagged eight nods apiece, while The Hunger Games: Catching Fire follows closely behind with seven nominations, and raunchy comedy We're the Millers has six.

Hustle, Wall Street and Catching Fire will all compete for the Movie of the Year prize, along with 12 Years a Slave - which earned the prestigious Best Picture prize at the Academy Awards on and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock lead the Best Actress nominations for Catching Fire and Gravity, respectively, and they are joined in the category by Jennifer's American Hustle co-star Amy Adams, We're the Millers star Jennifer Aniston and recently crowned Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o for 12 Years a Slave.

Meanwhile, Best Actor nominees include Dallas Buyers Club leading man Matthew McConaughey - who won the equivalent award at the Oscars - Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years), Josh Hutcherson (Catching Fire), Leonardo DiCaprio (Wall Street) and Bradley Cooper (American Hustle).

The humorous movie awards will also crown winners for Best Kiss, Best Shirtless Performance and WTF Moment.

Nominees for the topless award include Zac Efron for That Awkward Moment and Australian hunk Chris Hemsworth for Thor: The Dark World.

Cameron Diaz has also earned a nomination for WTF Moment following her infamous sex scene with a car in The Counselo'.

The 2014 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Conan O'Brien, take place on April 13 and will emanate from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

2014 MTV Movie Awards nominations in full:

Movie of the Year
'12 Years a Slave'
'American Hustle'
'The Hobbit: The Desolation 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, 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'
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
'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues', 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
'Identity Thief', Melissa McCarthy vs. Jason Bateman
'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug', Orlando Bloom and Evangeline Lilly vs. Orcs
'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire', Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Sam Claflin vs. Mutant Monkeys
'This is the End', Jonah Hill vs. James Franco and Seth Rogen

Best Comedic Performance
Kevin Hart, 'Ride Along'
Jonah Hill, 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
Johnny Knoxville, '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'

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 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 Superman, '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'

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

WTF Moment
'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues', Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner
The Channel 4 News Team's afternoon is no longer a delight as their speeding van filled with bowling balls, scorpions and hot oil takes a tumble on the highway.

'Bad Grandpa', Johnny Knoxville and Jackson Nicoll
Johnny Knoxville and Jackson Nicoll manage to strike fear into a room full of unsuspecting beauty pageant-loving parents thanks to a bump n' grind dance routine to a Warrant classic.

'The Counselor', Cameron Diaz
Having sex in a car is pretty much a rite of passage, but having sex with a car? Cameron Diaz's Malkina gets down and dirty with a bright yellow Ferrari to show the world how it's done.

'The Wolf of Wall Street', Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio's iconic portrayal of excessive Wall Street player Jordan Belfort takes a turn for the insane when he takes his Lamborghini for a spin.

'This is the End', Danny McBride and Channing Tatum
Danny McBride shows an apocalyptic world, and uncomfortable theater-goers everywhere, that there's no better pet than a scantily-clad Channing Tatum.

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