The 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards, hosted by Leslie Jones, took place this Sunday at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles to honor some of the biggest and best in movies and television. Disney+ won big with WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier walking away with 7 Golden Popcorns.
Scarlett Johansson was honored with the Generation Award, which celebrates actors whose diverse contributions to both film and television have turned them into household names. The Black Widow actress joins previous recipients Sandra Bullock, Jim Carrey, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Mike Myers. Additional Generation Award honorees include Chris Pratt, Adam Sandler, Will Smith, Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon.
Sacha Baron Cohen was also honored with the Comedic Genius Award. In his acceptance speech, Cohen tries to get ahead of the curve and cancel his former characters of Ali G, Borat and Bruno, while playing them.
In a touching tribute, MTV honored Chadwick Boseman with an award for the Best Performance In A Movie. Audience members rose to their feet to applaud and celebrate the late actor’s victory.
Read the full list of winners below.
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BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOVIE
Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SHOW
Elizabeth Olsen – WandaVision
Anthony Mackie – The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Chase Stokes & Madelyn Cline – Outer Banks
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Leslie Jones – Coming 2 America
Kathryn Hahn – WandaVision
Regé-Jean Page – Bridgerton
WandaVision – Wanda vs. Agatha
MOST FRIGHTENED PERFORMANCE
Victoria Pedretti – The Haunting of Bly Manor
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier – Falcon (Anthony Mackie) & Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan)
BEST MUSICAL MOMENT
“Edge of Great” – Julie and the Phantoms
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