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Nominees announced for annual MTV Movie Awards

"Guardians of the Galaxy" and "The Fault in Our Stars" are nominated for the top honor of Movie of the Year, along with "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," "Gone Girl" and Oscar nominees "American Sniper," "Boyhood," "Whiplash" and "Selma." (Thinkstock)
“Guardians of the Galaxy” and “The Fault in Our Stars” are nominated for the top honor of Movie of the Year, along with “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” “Gone Girl” and Oscar nominees “American Sniper,” “Boyhood,” “Whiplash” and “Selma.” (Thinkstock)

“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Neighbors” lead the pack of nominees for tonight’s 2015 MTV Movie Awards, which are famed for such quirky categories as Best Kiss and Best Shirtless Moment.

“Guardians of the Galaxy” and “The Fault in Our Stars” are nominated for the top honor of Movie of the Year, along with “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” “Gone Girl” and Oscar nominees “American Sniper,” “Boyhood,” “Whiplash” and “Selma.”

Oscar winner “Birdman” didn’t make the cut for the MTV honors.

Bradley Cooper is nominated for Best Male Performance for “American Sniper,” along with Chris Pratt for “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Ansel Elgort for “The Fault in Our Stars,” Miles Teller for “Whiplash” and Channing Tatum for “Foxcatcher.”

Best Female Performance nominees are Jennifer Lawrence for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” Emma Stone for “Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),” Shailene Woodley of “The Fault in Our Stars,” Reese Witherspoon for “Wild” and Scarlett Johansson for “Lucy.”

The awards will be presented at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live, in a ceremony hosted by Amy Schumer.

Robert Downey Jr. will receive the MTV Generation Award, Shailene Woodley will be presented with the Trailblazer Award and Kevin Hart will receive the Comedic Genius Award. The show will also feature the premiere of exclusive clips from “Pitch Perfect 2” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

Fall Out Boy is scheduled to perform during the show. Mark Wahlberg, Cara Delevigne, Nat Wolff, Miles Teller, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Reese Witherspoon, Vin Diesel and Sofia Vergara are among those schedled to be presenters.

Here is a complete list of nominees: MOVIE OF THE YEAR

— “American Sniper”

— “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

— “Guardians of the Galaxy”

— “Gone Girl”

— “The Fault in Our Stars”

— “Boyhood”

— “Whiplash”

— “Selma” BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE

— Jennifer Lawrence,  “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1”

— Emma Stone, “Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”

— Shailene Woodley, “The Fault in Our Stars”

— Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”

— Scarlett Johansson, “Lucy” BEST MALE PERFORMANCE

— Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”

— Chris Pratt, “Guardians of the Galaxy”

— Ansel Elgort, “The Fault in Our Stars”

— Miles Teller, “Whiplash”

— Channing Tatum, “Foxcatcher” BEST SCARED-AS-S**T PERFORMANCE

— Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”

— Annabelle Wallis, “Annabelle”

— Jennifer Lopez, “The Boy Next Door”

— Dylan O’Brien, “The Maze Runner”

— Zach Gilford, “The Purge: Anarchy” BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

— Ansel Elgort, “The Fault in Our Stars”

— Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”

— David Oyelowo, “Selma”

— Dylan O’Brien, “The Maze Runner”

— Ellar Coltrane, “Boyhood” BEST SHIRTLESS PERFORMANCE

— Zac Efron, “Neighbors”

— Chris Pratt, “Guardians of the Galaxy”

— Channing Tatum, “Foxcatcher”

— Ansel Elgort, “The Fault in Our Stars”

— Kate Upton, “The Other Woman” BEST DUO

— Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill, “22 Jump Street”

— Zac Efron and Dave Franco, “Neighbors”

— Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, “The Fault in Our Stars”

— Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel, “Guardians of the Galaxy”

— James Franco and Seth Rogen, “The Interview” BEST FIGHT

— Jonah Hill vs. Jillian Bell, “22 Jump Street”

— Chris Evans vs. Sebastian Stan, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

— Dylan O’Brien vs. Will Poulter, “The Maze Runner”

— Seth Rogen vs. Zac Efron, “Neighbors”

— Edward Norton vs. Michael Keaton, “Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” BEST KISS

— Ansel Elgort & Shailene Woodley, “The Fault in Our Stars”

— James Franco & Seth Rogen, “The Interview”

— Andrew Garfield & Emma Stone, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”

— Scarlett Johansson & Chris Evans, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

— Rose Byrne & Halston Sage, “Neighbors” BEST WTF MOMENT

— Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne, “Neighbors”

— Jonah Hill, “22 Jump Street”

— Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day, “Horrible Bosses 2”

— Miles Teller, “Whiplash”

— Rosario Dawson and Anders Holm, “Top Five” BEST VILLAIN

— Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”

— J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

— Jillian Bell, “22 Jump Street”

— Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods”

— Peter Dinklage, “X-Men: Days of Future Past” BEST MUSICAL MOMENT

— Jennifer Lawrence, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay  Part 1”

— Chris Pratt, “Guardians of the Galaxy”

— Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, “Neighbors”

— Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, “The Skeleton Twins”

— Miles Teller, “Whiplash” BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE

— Channing Tatum, “22 Jump Street”

— Chris Pratt, “Guardians of the Galaxy”

— Rose Byrne, “Neighbors”

— Chris Rock, “Top Five”

— Kevin Hart, “The Wedding Ringer” BEST ON-SCREEN TRANSFORMATION

— Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”

— Elizabeth Banks, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay  Part 1”

— Zoe Saldana, “Guardians of the Galaxy”

— Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”

— Ellar Coltrane, “Boyhood”

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