All the Big Winners & Highlights from the 2016 MTV Movie Awards

Miss the 2016 MTV Movie Awards? Don't worry, we have your recap with the highlights and all the big winners right here! Check it out!
Did you catch the  2016 MTV Movie Awards this weekend, hosted by The Rock and Kevin Hart? They were held on April 9, 2016 at Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank, California and was broadcast on April 10, 2016. The MTV Movie Awards are always one of my favorite award shows to watch. As much as I love the Oscars, it seems like more of my favorite movies from the year have a better chance of taking home an award during this event. Check out all the big winners from the 2016 MTV Movie Awards!

Related: Here Is Every Movie Nominated For The 2016 MTV Movie Awards

2016 MTV Movie Awards Winners & Highlights

The Rock and Kevin Hart, from the upcoming movie Central Intelligence, hosted the award show, opening the show with a comedic act about the movies nominated. The Rock told a few short jokes, referring to Hart and Hart shot back calling The Rock the “Chocolate Shrek.”

Miles Teller presents the award for Best Female Performance to Charlize Theron for her role as Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road.

Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell present the award for Best Virtual Performance to Amy Poehler for her voice role of Joy in Inside Out. During her speech, she said, “This show is already really dirty so I’m going to keep it PG because I want to keep my stuff in the broadcast.”

From the upcoming movie Captain America: Civil War, Chris Evans presented an exclusive clip from the movie.

Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron and Jessica Chastain introduce the first of two performances: Halsey, singing her song Castle, from the soundtrack for the movie The Huntsman: Winter’s War. What an amazing performance. Halsey looked stunning in her bodysuit and white cape.

From the upcoming movie Now You See Me 2, Jesse Eisenberg, Lizzy Caplan and Woody Harrelson present the award for Best Action Performance to Chris Pratt for his role of Owen Grady in Jurassic World.

Common takes the stage to introduce The Rock and Kevin Hart, who perform a rather inappropriate rap number, mainly dealing with Leonardo DiCaprio and a bear.

Kendrick Lamar presented the award for True Story to the cast of Straight Outta Compton.

From the upcoming movie Neighbors 2, Seth Rogen and Zac Efron present the award for Best Comedic Performance to Ryan Reynolds for his role as Wade Wilson/Deadpool in the movie Deadpool.

A medley of stars introduced Will Smith, presenting him with the MTV Generation Award. Andy Samberg and The Lonely Island perform a funny musical tribute to Will Smith that included some of this hit songs, Summertime, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Men in Black. Queen Latifah said about Smith, “We came up together in hip hop. This is the guy who helped me get my start.” Next, Halle Berry said about Smith, “We love every single thing about you.” During his acceptance speech, Smith said, “When I first heard that MTV wanted to give me the Generation Award, I thought that was, like, code for the old ass dude award.”

Anna Kendrick, Zac Efron and Adam DeVine present the award for Breakthrough Performance to Daisy Ridley, for her role as Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. During her speech, Ridley said, “It feels especially amazing to be part of a film that represents all genders, all races and all ages in a positive way.”

Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid introduce the 2nd performance of the night: Ariana Grande singing her hit song Dangerous Woman.

From Arrow and the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Stephen Amell, presents the award for Best Kiss to Rebel Wilson, for her role as Patricia “Fat Amy” and Adam DeVine, for his role as Bumper Allen, in the movie Pitch Perfect 2.

The cast from the upcoming movie Suicide Squad: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne and Jared Leto, showcase an exclusive clip for the Suicide Squad movie.

Melissa McCarthy is presented with the Comedic Genius Award.

From the upcoming movie Me Before You, Emilia Clarke and Andy Samberg, present the award for Best Fight to Ryan Reynolds, in his role as Deadpol and Ed Skrein, for his role as Ajax, in the movie Deadpool.

Eddie Redmayne presents an exclusive clip from his upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

In the final award presentation of the night, from the upcoming movie Legends of Tarzan, Samuel L. Jackson and Alexander Skarsgard, presented the award for Movie of the Year to the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Director, J.J. Abrams said in his speech, “It was an incredible honor to be part of the Star Wars saga and for the film to receive this award voted by you, the fans, is incredibly gratifying.”

Here are all the award nominees and winners of the 2016 MTV Movie Awards!

Check out all the award nominees and winners, along with our original predictions. How did we do?

Movie of the Year
Avengers: Age of Ultron- I am a HUGE Iron Man and Robert Downey Jr fan so this is definitely my personal favorite to win.
Jurassic World
Star Wars: The Force AwakensWhile I love the Avengers, Star Wars did big at the box office, so this will probably win. WINNER
Straight Outta Compton

True Story
Steve Jobs
Straight Outta Compton- WINNER
The Big Short
The RevenantThis will definitely win for sure. Leo did an amazing job playing the real life role of Hugh Glass.

Amy- Honestly, I have never heard of any of the documentaries except Amy, which is the true story of Amy Winehouse. WINNER
Cartel Land
He Named Me Malala
The Hunting Ground
The Wolfpack
What Happened, Miss Simone?

Best Female Performance
-Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina
-Anna Kendrick, Pitch Perfect 2I am not a big fan of any of these but I do think Anna Kendrick might end up winning this.
-Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road- WINNER
-Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
-Morena Baccarin, Deadpool

Best Male Performance
-Chris Pratt, Jurassic World
-Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant– Hands down, Leo has this one! WINNER
-Matt Damon, The Martian
-Michael B. Jordan, Creed
-Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
-Will Smith, Concussion

Breakthrough Performance
-Amy Schumer, Trainwreck
-Brie Larson, Room
-Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens- This movie was pretty much Daisy’s first major movie role. WINNER
-Dakota Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey
-John Boyega, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-O’Shea Jackson Jr., Straight Outta Compton

Best Comedic Performance
-Amy Schumer, Trainwreck
-Kevin Hart, Ride Along 2
-Melissa McCarthy, Spy
-Rebel Wilson, Pitch Perfect 2
-Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool- Again, I am not a huge fan of any of these nominees but if I had to pick, Ryan Reynolds would be my choice. WINNER
-Will Ferrell, Get Hard

Best Action Performance
-Chris Pratt, Jurassic World- WINNER
-Dwayne Johnson, San Andreas- Yeah, so this was a tough choice between Dwayne or Vin Diesel. Both great performances but have to do with Dwayne on this one.
-Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2
-John Boyega, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
-Vin Diesel, Furious 7

Best Hero
-Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road
-Chris Evans, Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Dwayne Johnson, San Andreas- Definitely this one! He was such a hero, saving his daughter.
-Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2- WINNER
-Paul Rudd, Ant-Man

Best Villain
-Adam Driver, Star Wars: The Force Awakens- WINNER
-Ed Skrein, Deadpool
-Hugh Keays-Byrne, Mad Max: Fury Road
-James Spader, Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Samuel L. Jackson, Kingsman: The Secret Service
-Tom Hardy, The Revenant- Such a great movie and Tom Hardy played the role of John Fitzgerald so well.

Best Virtual Performance
-Amy Poehler, Inside Out- My favorite movie! WINNER
-Andy Serkis, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Jack Black, Kung Fu Panda 3
-James Spader, Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Lupita Nyong’o, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Seth MacFarlane, Ted 2

Ensemble Cast
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Furious 7- The cast has been together through 7 movies and was the last one Paul Walker was in.
Pitch Perfect 2- WINNER
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2

Best Kiss
-Amy Schumer & Bill Hader, Trainwreck
-Dakota Johnson & Jamie Dornan, Fifty Shades of Grey
-Leslie Mann & Chris Hemsworth, Vacation
-Margot Robbie & Will Smith, Focus
-Morena Baccarin & Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
-Rebel Wilson & Adam DeVine, Pitch Perfect 2- WINNER

Best Fight
-Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) vs. Ajax (Ed Skrein), Deadpool- WINNER
-Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) vs. The Bear, The Revenant- This was the absolute best scene in the movie!
-Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) vs. Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), Mad Max: Fury Road
-Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) vs. Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Rey (Daisy Ridley) vs. Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) vs. Lia (Nargis Fakhri), Spy

Did any of your favorites win during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards? Tell us in the comments

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14 thoughts on “All the Big Winners & Highlights from the 2016 MTV Movie Awards

  1. Thanks for the recap! I had no idea these awards were even given out.

  2. I rarely watch TV, so I had no idea these were even on. I do love watching awards shows though and I’m glad Melissa McCarthy got the Comedic Genius Award. I love her!

  3. The Revenant is not my cup of tea, but Leonardo did deserve to win the award just like he deserved the Oscar. I loved him in Wolf of Wall street and he should have already won an Oscar back then. I love love love the award: is it in the shape of a cup of popcorn?

  4. I loved all the movie sneak peeks they did this year. The Rock and Kevin Hart were great hosts!

  5. I love the Rock and Kevin. I’m actually really sad I missed these awards this year. Thanks for the recap!

  6. I never miss any of the MTV award shows! My favorite parts of this year’s show was Seth Rogen’s outfit and Chris Pratt’s acceptance speech.

  7. I recall actually knowing when these were on and sitting down to watch them. Sadly I am not watching this year, I have work that has to be done from home and the TV isn’t in the office.

  8. Lots of great winners here. And Jared Leto’s new movie looks like it’s going to be intense!

  9. Thanks for the recap. I missed it so I’m glad to see Will Smith won. I’ll have to check out the re-run

  10. I use to LOVE MTV and watch this yearly! As I have grown, I admit that I have feel off the bandwagon. I will need to watch this on demand!

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