Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort starrer romantic comedy-drama film "The Fault in Our Stars" clinched the top honours at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, including Movie of the Year and Best Female Performance.
The award show took place at the Nokia Theatre Los Angeles Live
here on Sunday.
Woodley was the first big winner of the night, after she won the
best female performance for her role in "The Fault in Our Stars".
She was nominated along with Jennifer Lawrence ("The Hunger Games:
Mockingjay - Part 1"), Emma Stone ("Birdman"), Reese Witherspoon
("Wild") and Scarlett Johansson ("Lucy")
Woodley took the opportunity to thank the author of the book
"The Fault in Our Stars", on which the film is based.
"I feel like this award belongs to John Green. He gave this
world a beautiful masterpiece, a gift in 'The Fault in Our Stars.'
It changed my life when I read it and being a part of this film
dramatically influenced who I am today," she said.
The 2014 film was honoured as the Movie of the Year. Others
included in the category were "American Sniper", "The Hunger Games:
Mockingjay - Part 1", "Guardians of the Galaxy", "Gone Girl",
"Boyhood", "Whiplash" and "Selma".
Woodley and Elgort were also given the award for Best Kiss in
"The Fault in Our Stars".
Meanwhile, Bradley Cooper took home the trophy for
Best Male Performance for his role as Chris Kyle in biographical
war drama film "American Sniper". He was vying for the trophy
against Chris Pratt for "Guardians of the Galaxy", Ansel Elgort
("The Fault in Our Stars"), Miles Teller in "Whiplash" and Channing
Efron and Dave Franco-starrer "Neighbors" was next up in the
list with three wins, including Best Duo, Best Shirtless
Performance (for Efron) and Best WTF Moment.
The third film in the "The Hunger Games" franchise, "Mockingjay
- Part 1" clinched the award for Best Musical Moment (for Jennifer
Lawrence) and Best On-Screen Transformation for Elizabeth
Actor Channing Tatum was given the award for Best Comedic
Performance for his role in "22 Jump Street"; the Best
Scared-As-S**t Performance award was taken by singer-actress
Jennifer Lopez ("The Boy Next Door"); and the award for Best Fight
was given to "The Maze Runner" for the Dylan O'Brien versus Will
Poulter action sequence.
Three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep took the award for Best Villian for "Into the Woods"