Twilight triumphs with five prizes at MTV Movie Awards

06/06/11

Twilight has scooped the best movie gong at the MTV Movie Awards for the third year running.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse took home five awards, including best male and female performance for stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart.

The pair previewed the first footage of latest Twilight movie Breaking Dawn - Part 1 at the LA ceremony, alongside co-star Taylor Lautner.

The awards are decided by viewers in an online vote.

Other winners on the night included Justin Bieber's 3D concert movie Never Say Never, which won best jaw dropping moment.

Pattinson's kiss

Kick-Ass actress Chloe Grace Moretz, who played Mindy Macready, took home two awards for best breakout star and biggest badass star.

Natalie, sorry, but the popcorn is mine
Kristen Stewart on beating fellow nominee Natalie Portman

Best kiss went to Twilight's real life couple Pattinson and Stewart, who play vampire Edward Cullen and his girlfriend Bella Swan.

Pattinson celebrated by running into the audience and kissing co-star Taylor Lautner - who had also been nominated for the award for his on-screen chemistry with Stewart.

Pattinson also picked up best fight for his scene with Bryce Dallas Howard and Xavier Samuel.

Harry Potter actor Tom Felton won best villain and best comedic performance went to Easy A actress Emma Stone.

On picking up her award for best female performance, Stewart joked to fellow nominee Natalie Portman: "Sorry, but the popcorn is mine."

The ceremony, hosted by Saturday Night Live comedian Jason Sudeikis, also saw exclusive previews of new thriller Super 8 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2.