MTV Movie Award for Best Fight

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MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
Awarded for Quality fight scenes
Country United States
Presented by MTV
First awarded 1996
Last awarded 2013
Official website www.mtv.com/ontv/movieawards/

The MTV Movie Award for Best Fight is an award presented to actors and characters for quality fight scenes in films at the MTV Movie Awards, a ceremony established in 1992.[1] Honors in several categories are awarded by MTV at the annual ceremonies, and are chosen by public vote.[2] The MTV Movie Award for Best Fight was first presented in 1996 to Adam Sandler and Bob Barker for their fight in Happy Gilmore.[3] Uma Thurman won the award in 2004 and 2005 for her fights against Chiaki Kuriyama and Daryl Hannah in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, respectively. In 2008 and 2009 Cam Gigandet was presented with the honor for his fights in Never Back Down and Twilight. Robert Pattinson has also won the award twice, for his appearances in The Twilight Saga films: Twilight in 2009 and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse in 2011. Jackie Chan has won the Best Fight honor once from four nominations. Jet Li and Chris Tucker have each received three nominations, and Brad Pitt and Hugh Jackman have each been nominated twice.

Winners[edit]

2004 and 2005 winner Uma Thurman
2008 and 2009 winner Cam Gigandet
2009 and 2011 winner Robert Pattinson
Three-time nominee Jet Li
The fight between Angelina Jolie (left) and Brad Pitt in Mr. & Mrs. Smith won the 2006 award.
Year Winner Film Other nominees Ref.
1996 Sandler, AdamAdam Sandler vs. Bob Barker Happy Gilmore [4]
1997 Balk, FairuzaFairuza Balk vs. Robin Tunney Craft, TheThe Craft [5]
1998 Smith, WillWill Smith vs. the Edgar Bug Men in Black [6]
1999 Stiller, BenBen Stiller vs. Puffy the Dog There's Something About Mary [7]
2000 Reeves, KeanuKeanu Reeves vs. Laurence Fishburne Matrix, TheThe Matrix [8]
2001 Zhang, ZiyiZiyi Zhang vs. Entire bar Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon [9]
2002 Chan, JackieJackie Chan and Chris Tucker vs. Hong Kong gang Rush Hour 2 [10]
2003 Yoda vs. Christopher Lee Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones [11]
2004 Thurman, UmaUma Thurman vs. Kuriyama, ChiakiChiaki Kuriyama Kill Bill: Vol. 1 [12]
2005 Thurman, UmaUma Thurman vs. Hannah, DarylDaryl Hannah Kill Bill: Vol. 2 [13]
2006 Jolie, AngelinaAngelina Jolie vs. Brad Pitt Mr. & Mrs. Smith [14]
2007 Butler, GerardGerard Butler vs. The Uber Immortal 300 [15]
2008 Faris, SeanSean Faris vs. Cam Gigandet Never Back Down [16]
2009 Pattinson, RobertRobert Pattinson vs. Gigandet, CamCam Gigandet Twilight [17]
2010 Knowles, BeyoncéBeyoncé Knowles vs. Ali Larter Obsessed [18]
2011 Pattinson, RobertRobert Pattinson vs. Howard, Bryce DallasBryce Dallas Howard and Xavier Samuel Twilight Saga: Eclipse, TheThe Twilight Saga: Eclipse [19]
2012 Lawrence, JenniferJennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson vs. Ludwig, AlexanderAlexander Ludwig Hunger Games, TheThe Hunger Games [20]
2013 Downey, Jr., RobertRobert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner vs. Hiddleston, TomTom Hiddleston Avengers, TheThe Avengers [21]
2014 Orlando Bloom & Evangeline Lilly vs. Orcs The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug [22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1992 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011. 
  2. ^ Ditzian, Eric (March 22, 2011). "2011 MTV Movie Awards Voting Begins Today!". MTV News (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Winners By Category". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Best Fight' section.
  4. ^ "1996 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  5. ^ "1997 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  6. ^ "1998 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  7. ^ "1999 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  8. ^ "2000 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  9. ^ "2001 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  10. ^ "2002 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  11. ^ "2003 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  12. ^ "2004 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  13. ^ "2005 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  14. ^ "2006 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  15. ^ "2007 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  16. ^ "2008 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  17. ^ "2009 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011.  Note: Click on the 'Winners' tab.
  18. ^ Wigler, Josh (June 6, 2010). "2010 MTV Movie Awards: Complete Winners List". MTV News (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 25, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Reese Witherspoon Picks Up MTV Generation Award". MTV News (MTV Networks). June 6, 2011. Retrieved July 25, 2011. 
  20. ^ "2012 MTV Movie Awards". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved August 16, 2013.  Note: Click on 'Winners' tab.
  21. ^ "Best Fight". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved August 16, 2013.  Note: Click on 'Winners' tab.
  22. ^ Clark, Cindy (April 13, 2014). "2014 MTV Movie Awards winner's list". USA Today. Retrieved April 14, 2014.