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Vicious Teens And Happy Drunk Lead 2005 MTV Movie Awards Nominees

'Anchorman,' 'Mean Girls' get four nods apiece; McAdams scores in five categories.

A loving, comedic tribute to '70s political incorrectness and a razor-sharp satire on high school values head the 2005 class of MTV Movie Awards nominees, with Will Ferrell's "Anchorman" and Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams' "Mean Girls" snagging four nominations each.

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Ferrell is nominated for Best Comedic Performance for his portrayal of the bumbling, scotch-loving antihero in "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," while the film's three other nods came for Best On-Screen Team, Best Fight (the epic Battle of the News Teams) and Best Musical Performance (a surreal version of "Afternoon Delight").

"Mean Girls" is going head-to-head with "Anchorman" for Best On-Screen Team, and is also up for Breakthrough Performance Female (Rachel McAdams), Best Villain (McAdams, again) and Best Performance Female (Lohan). (See the entire list of categories and nominees for the 2005 MTV Movie Awards below.)

McAdams is also nominated in the Best Female Performance category for her acting -- and the Best Kiss category (with Ryan Gosling) for her make-out skills -- for "The Notebook."

A couple of other movies that fared well in the nomination scramble -- "Spider-Man 2" and "The Incredibles," with three and two nods, respectively -- also lent their names to nominees in a new category unveiled this year: Best Video Game Based on a Movie. In addition to Spidey and the animated, crime-fighting Parr family, other hopefuls in the gaming mix include "Van Helsing," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay."

As always, a few nominees managed to pop up in seemingly incompatible categories. Ben Stiller, for example, has a chance to win two golden popcorn buckets, Best Comedic Performance and Best Villain, for his role as White Goodman in "Dodgeball," while Jon Heder is nominated in both Breakthrough Performance Male and Best Musical Performance (the unforgettable "election dance") for "Napoleon Dynamite."

And finally, to answer the question that has been tormenting moviegoers for the past 12 months, the obligatory same-sex team in the always highly anticipated Best Kiss category is represented this year by Jennifer Garner and Natassia Malthe (as Typhoid Mary) in "Elektra."

Nominees for the 2005 MTV Movie Awards:

    Best Movie

  • "Kill Bill Vol. 2"
  • "Napoleon Dynamite"
  • "Spider-Man 2"
  • "Ray"
  • "The Incredibles"
  • Best Male Performance

  • Jamie Foxx - "Ray"
  • Will Smith - "Hitch"
  • Brad Pitt - "Troy"
  • Matt Damon - "The Bourne Supremacy"
  • Leonardo DiCaprio - "The Aviator"
  • Best Female Performance

  • Uma Thurman - "Kill Bill Vol. 2"
  • Lindsay Lohan - "Mean Girls"
  • Hilary Swank - "Million Dollar Baby"
  • Rachel McAdams - "The Notebook"
  • Natalie Portman - "Garden State"
  • Best Comedic Performance

  • Antonio Banderas - "Shrek 2"
  • Dustin Hoffman - "Meet the Fockers"
  • Will Ferrell - "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy"
  • Ben Stiller - "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story"
  • Will Smith - "Hitch"
  • Best On-Screen Team

  • Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert and Amanda Seyfried - "Mean Girls"
  • Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Spencer Fox and Sarah Vowell - "The Incredibles"
  • Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and David Koechner - "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy"
  • Vince Vaughn, Christine Taylor, Justin Long, Alan Tudyk, Stephen Root, Joel David Moore and Chris Williams - "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story"
  • John Cho and Kal Penn - "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle"
  • Best Villain

  • Tom Cruise - "Collateral"
  • Ben Stiller - "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story"
  • Rachel McAdams - "Mean Girls"
  • Jim Carrey - "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events"
  • Alfred Molina - "Spider-Man 2"
  • Breakthrough Performance Male

  • Jon Heder - "Napoleon Dynamite"
  • Tim McGraw - "Friday Night Lights"
  • Zach Braff - "Garden State"
  • Freddie Highmore - "Finding Neverland"
  • Tyler Perry - "Diary of a Mad Black Woman"
  • Breakthrough Performance Female

  • Rachel McAdams - "Mean Girls"
  • Ashanti - "Coach Carter"
  • Elisha Cuthbert - "The Girl Next Door"
  • Bryce Dallas Howard - "The Village"
  • Emmy Rossum - "The Day After Tomorrow"
  • Best Action Sequence

  • Destruction of Los Angeles - "The Day After Tomorrow"
  • The Subway Battle - "Spider-Man 2"
  • Beverly Hills Plane Crash - "The Aviator"
  • The Moscow Car Chase - "The Bourne Supremacy"
  • The Desert Terrorist Assault - "Team America: World Police"
  • Best Fight

  • The Battle of the News Teams - "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy"
  • Daryl Hannah vs. Uma Thurman - "Kill Bill Vol. 2"
  • Brad Pitt vs. Eric Bana - "Troy"
  • Ziyi Zhang vs. The Emperor's Guards - "House of Flying Daggers"
  • Best Kiss

  • Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling - "The Notebook"
  • Natalie Portman and Zach Braff - "Garden State"
  • Gwyneth Paltrow and Jude Law - "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow"
  • Jennifer Garner and Natassia Malthe - "Elektra"
  • Elisha Cuthbert and Emile Hirsch - "The Girl Next Door"
  • Best Musical Performance

  • Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo (Thriller Dance) - "13 Going On 30"
  • Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and David Koechner - (Afternoon Delight) - "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy"
  • John Cho and Kal Penn (Hold On) - "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle"
  • Jon Heder (Election Dance) - "Napoleon Dynamite"
  • Best Frightened Performance

  • Cary Elwes - "Saw"
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar - "The Grudge"
  • Jennifer Tilly - "Seed of Chucky"
  • Mya - "Cursed"
  • Dakota Fanning - "Hide and Seek"
  • Best Video Game Based On A Movie

  • "Spider-Man 2"
  • "Van Helsing"
  • "Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay"
  • "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
  • "The Incredibles"