Django Unchained and Ted top MTV award nominations

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper
Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper are nominated for best on-screen duo

Django Unchained and Ted top the list of nominees at this year's MTV Movie Awards.

Both films received seven nods, while actress Jennifer Lawrence got five including best female performance for her role in Silver Linings Playbook.

She is also up for best kiss, best on-screen duo and best musical moment along with co-star Bradley Cooper.

Seth MacFarlane, who hosted last month's Oscars, is up for four awards including best shirtless performance.

The awards will be hosted by Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids actress Rebel Wilson, with winners receiving golden popcorn trophies. She is nominated for breakthrough performance.

Best kiss

Other categories include best villain, which sees Leonardo DiCaprio as Django Unchained's Calvin Candie up against Tom Hardy and Marion Cotillard from The Dark Knight Rises and Javier Bardem for his Skyfall baddie.

Rather than just celebrating films that are critically acclaimed, the awards recognise big box office films and those that may have been overlooked at the Oscars.

Emma Watson
Emma Watson is nominated for the best female performance award

The Dark Knight Rises, the final instalment in Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise, got five nods including movie of the year - despite not receiving any Oscar nominations.

Another teen hit, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, has been nominated best kiss and breakthrough performance for Ezra Miller, who is also known for his role in We Need to Talk About Kevin.

His co-star Emma Watson, who is nominated in the best female performance category, tweeted: "Perks is nominated for four awards at the 2013 MTV movie awards! :)"

Terrifying moments

Twilight, which has dominated the awards in previous years, only picked up one nomination for Taylor Lautner's shirtless performance.

Another Jennifer Lawrence film, The Hunger Games, topped last year's nominations and she picked up an award for her role.

The best scared-ss-s**t performance category is a new addition this year, recognising roles that had terrifying moments.

Jennifer Lawrence from horror movie House at the End of the Street competes against Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty, Alexandra Daddario in Texas Chainsaw 3D, Martin Freeman in The Hobbit and Suraj Sharma in Life of Pi.

The ceremony takes place on 14 April.

Taylor Lautner and Seth MacFarlane
Taylor Lautner and Seth MacFarlane are up for best shirtless performance

MTV Movie Awards nominations in full

Movie of the year

Django Unchained

Silver Linings Playbook

Ted

The Avengers

The Dark Knight Rises

Best female performance

Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables

Mila Kunis - Ted

Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook

Emma Watson - The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Rebel Wilson - Pitch Perfect

Best male performance

Ben Affleck - Argo

Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook

Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln

Jamie Foxx - Django Unchained

Channing Tatum - Magic Mike

Breakthrough performance

Ezra Miller - The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Eddie Redmayne - Les Miserables

Suraj Sharma - Life of Pi

Quvenzhane Wallis - Beasts of the Southern Wild

Rebel Wilson - Pitch Perfect

Best scared-as-s**t performance

Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty

Alexandra Daddario - Texas Chainsaw 3D

Martin Freeman - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Jennifer Lawrence - House at the End of the Street

Suraj Sharma - Life of Pi

Best on-screen duo

Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson - Django Unchained

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook

Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane as Ted - Ted

Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo - The Avengers

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis - The Campaign

Best shirtless performance

Christian Bale - The Dark Knight Rises

Daniel Craig - Skyfall

Taylor Lautner - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Seth MacFarlane as Ted - Ted

Channing Tatum - Magic Mike

Best fight

Jamie Foxx v Candieland Henchmen - Django Unchained

Daniel Craig v Ola Rapace - Skyfall

Mark Wahlberg v Seth MacFarlane as Ted - Ted

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner v Tom Hiddleston - The Avengers

Christian Bale v Tom Hardy - The Dark Knight Rises

Best kiss

Kerry Washington and Jamie Foxx - Django Unchained

Kara Hayward and Jared Gilman - Moonrise Kingdom

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook

Mila Kunis and Mark Wahlberg - Ted

Emma Watson and Logan Lerman - The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Best WTF moment

Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson - "Candieland Gets Smoked" in Django Unchained

Denzel Washington - "Final Descent" in Flight

Anna Camp - "Hack-Appella" in Pitch Perfect

Javier Bardem - "Oops... There Goes His Face" in Skyfall

Seth MacFarlane as Ted - "Ted Gets Saucy" in Ted

Best villain

Javier Bardem - Skyfall

Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained

Marion Cotillard - The Dark Knight Rises

Tom Hardy - The Dark Knight Rises

Tom Hiddleston - The Avengers

Best musical moment

Anne Hathaway - Les Misérables

Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash and Adam Rodriguez - Magic Mike

Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean and Hana Mae Lee - Pitch Perfect

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook

Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Ezra Miller - The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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