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The Full List: 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations Revealed

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Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as Joel and Ellie in HBO's adaptation of 'The Last of Us
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The 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards nominations are finally here, and we’re giving you the complete breakdown! This year’s lineup is jam-packed with phenomenal films, television shows, and incredible performances. From ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ dominating the film nominations to ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘The Last Of Us’ leading the pack in scripted television, there’s no shortage of excitement surrounding this year’s event.

Hosted by the talented Drew Barrymore, the 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards will be broadcast live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on May 7th. Don’t forget to cast your vote for your favorites at through April 17th at 6 PM ET.

Now, let’s dive into the full list of nominations for the 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards:

2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations

Best Movie

  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Elvis
  • Nope
  • Scream VI
  • Smile
  • Top Gun: Maverick

Best Show

  • Stranger Things
  • The Last of Us
  • The White Lotus
  • Wednesday
  • Wolf Pack
  • Yellowstone
  • Yellowjackets

Best Performance in a Movie

  • Austin Butler — Elvis
  • Florence Pugh — Don’t Worry Darling
  • KeKe Palmer — Nope
  • Michael B. Jordan — Creed III
  • Tom Cruise — Top Gun: Maverick

Best Performance in a Show

  • Aubrey Plaza — The White Lotus
  • Christina Ricci — Yellowjackets
  • Jenna Ortega — Wednesday
  • Riley Keough — Daisy Jones & The Six
  • Sadie Sink — Stranger Things
  • Selena Gomez — Only Murders in the Building

Best Hero

  • Diego Luna — Andor
  • Jenna Ortega — Wednesday
  • Paul Rudd — Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania
  • Pedro Pascal — The Last Of Us
  • Tom Cruise — Top Gun: Maverick

Best Villain

  • Elizabeth Olsen — Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
  • Harry Styles – Don’t Worry Darling
  • Jamie Campbell Bower — Stranger Things
  • M3GAN – M3GAN
  • The Bear — Cocaine Bear

Best Kiss

  • Anna Torv + Philip Prajoux – The Last Of Us
  • Harry Styles + David Dawson – My Policeman
  • Madison Bailey + Rudy Pankow – Outer Banks
  • Riley Keough + Sam Claflin – Daisy Jones & The Six
  • Selena Gomez + Cara Delevingne – Only Murders in the Building

Best Comedic Performance

  • Adam Sandler – Murder Mystery 2
  • Dylan O’Brien – Not Okay
  • Jennifer Coolidge – Shotgun Wedding
  • KeKe Palmer – Nope
  • Quinta Brunson – Abbott Elementary

Breakthrough Performance

  • Bad Bunny – Bullet Train
  • Bella Ramsey – The Last Of Us
  • Emma D’Arcy – House of the Dragon
  • Joseph Quinn – Stranger Things
  • Rachel Sennott – Bodies Bodies Bodies

Best Fight

  • Brad Pitt (Ladybug) vs. Bad Bunny (The Wolf) – Bullet Train
  • Courteney Cox (Gale Weathers) vs. Ghostface – Scream VI
  • Jamie Campbell Bower (Vecna) vs. Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) – Stranger Things
  • Keanu Reeves (John Wick) vs. Everyone – John Wick 4
  • Escape from Narkina 5- Andor

Most Frightened Performance

  • Jennifer Coolidge – The White Lotus
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson – Cocaine Bear
  • Justin Long – Barbarian
  • Rachel Sennott – Bodies Bodies Bodies
  • Sosie Bacon – Smile

Best Duo

  • Camila Mendes + Maya Hawke – Do Revenge
  • Jenna Ortega + Thing – Wednesday
  • Pedro Pascal + Bella Ramsey – The Last Of Us
  • Simona Tabasco + Beatrice Grannò – The White Lotus
  • Tom Cruise + Miles Teller – Top Gun: Maverick

Best Kick-Ass Cast

  • Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Outer Banks
  • Stranger Things
  • Teen Wolf: The Movie

Best Song

  • Demi Lovato – Still Alive (Scream VI)
  • Doja Cat – Vegas (Elvis)
  • Lady Gaga – Hold My Hand (Top Gun: Maverick)
  • OneRepublic – I Ain’t Worried (Top Gun: Maverick)
  • Rihanna – Lift Me Up (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever)
  • Taylor Swift – Carolina (Where The Crawdads Sing)

Best Docu-Reality Series

  • Jersey Shore Family Vacation
  • The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
  • Family Reunion: Love & Hip Hop Edition
  • The Kardashians
  • Vanderpump Rules

Best Competition Series

  • All-Star Shore
  • Big Brother
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars
  • The Challenge: USA
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I've been covering the entertainment industry, from tv to movies to music, independently under the Trevor Decker News banner since 2015.



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