2008 MTV Movie Awards
Host: Mike Myers
Venue: Gibson Amphitheatre
City: Los Angeles, California
Date: June 1, 2008
Best Movie: TRANSFORMERS
2008 Movie Awards Summary
Host Mike Myers ( The Love Guru , Shrek The Third , Austin Powers ) and old buddy Dana Carvey ( The Master Of Disguise , Little Nicky , This Is Spinal Tap ) reunited to bring back Wayne's World , cracking fart and boner jokes at age 53. Monumental.
Meanwhile, on the music side, Coldplay unveiled an appropriately cinematic single called "Viva La Vida," playing it live for the first time. The Pussycat Dolls backed them up, bringing the heat on a live rendition of "When I Grow Up." Finally, to make sure the crowd was really feeeeling the bands (man), Seth Rogen and James Franco ( Pineapple Express , Knocked Up , Freaks And Geeks) brought the weed. TONS of it. But don't sweat it, moms. We're about 90% sure that the monster joint they fired up onstage was a fake.
In other highlights, Lindsay Lohan and Diddy spoofed then-super-contentious-Presidential-nominees Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, wrestling over an envelope as Golden Popcorn presenters. Johnny Depp graced the stage twice to accept awards for his performance in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End , looking significantly younger as the night went on. WHAT ARE THEY FEEDING HIM? To keep the guys happy, we gave Megan Fox ( TRANSFORMERS , Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen ) ample screentime, but Rainn Wilson (The Office's Dwight Schrute) beat you to her. And it didn't hurt that he was stark naked and bearing gifts.
Speaking of gifts, undeniably gifted Project Runway alumnus Christian Siriano turned our Gold Carpet into a hot tranny mess, catching up with the celebs as they arrived. And who were these celebs? Well, to name a few... Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Sex & The City star Sarah Jessica Parker, Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr., Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Paris Hilton, Juno stars Ellen Page and Michael Cera and The Hills stars Lauren Conrad, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Whitney Port, Brody Jenner and Audrina Partridge. And that's just a tiny fraction of the Earth-shattering star power at the 2008 MTV Movie Awards.
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2008 Movie Awards Winners
Best Male Performance
Best Female Performance
Best Summer Movie So Far
Best Comedic Performance
Best Movie Spoof
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- I Am Little
- No Country For Old Predators
- No Football For Old Men
- Matthew McConaughey Is Into The Wild
- No Country For Superbad Men
MTV Generation Award
2008 Movie Awards Photos
2008 Movie Awards Video
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