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MTV Movie Awards 2007

2007 MTV Movie Awards
File:2007MTVMovieAwards.jpg
Date Sunday, June 3, 2007
Location Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal City, California
Country United States United States
Host United States Sarah Silverman
Television coverage
Network MTV

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The 2007 MTV Movie Awards took place on June 3, 2007 (June 4 in Europe) at Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California and were hosted by Sarah Silverman. The ceremony featured performances by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z, who performed "Umbrella", and Amy Winehouse, who performed "Rehab". It was the first MTV Movie Awards show broadcast live to American audiences, and it was located at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California. Mark Burnett directed the show and executive produced this year's ceremony. Nominees were announced on April 30, 2007, and the voting for the main categories ran until the end of May.

A pre-recorded movie parody included Sarah Silverman re-enacting with the characters from Babel, Dreamgirls, The Pursuit of Happyness, The Departed, 300, The Devil Wears Prada, and Transformers. Sarah Silverman repeatedly made negative jokes towards Paris Hilton, which caused mixed reactions from the general audience. The audience at the Gibson Amphitheatre, however, were cheering after Silverman stated that Paris was going to jail very soon.

The pre-show was the subject of a rather vociferous ad campaign for the upcoming summer flick Transformers (distributed by Paramount Pictures, a subsidiary of Viacom, which also owns MTV), which included an extended interview with star Shia LaBeouf, several sneak previews, a "real-life" example of a car used in the movie, etc. The focus on the film was even further reinforced when the film won in the category "Best Summer Movie You Haven't Seen Yet." The pre-show also included Hilton's last interview before entering jail.

Performers

Presenters

Awards

Best Movie

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Best Performance

Johnny DeppPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Breakthrough Performance

Jaden SmithThe Pursuit of Happyness

Best Villain

Jack NicholsonThe Departed

Best Comedic Performance

Sacha Baron CohenBorat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Best Kiss

Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron CohenTalladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Best Fight

Gerard Butler vs. the Uber Immortal – 300

Best Summer Movie You Haven't Seen Yet

Transformers

Fair One Best Filmmaker on Campus

Josh Greenbaum – Border Patrol (from University of Southern California)

MTV Movie Spoof Award

United 300 – Andy Signore

  • Texas Chainsaw Musical – Paul Morrell and Zan Passante
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Rehab – Noah Harald
  • Casino Royale with Cheese – Bill Caco
  • Quentin Tarantino's Little Miss Squirtgun – Velcro Troupe

Orbit Dirtiest Mouth Moment

Jason Mewes and Kevin SmithClerks II

MTV Generation Award

  • Mike Myers

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