2008 MTV Movie Awards
The Hollywood heartthrob scooped Best Villain for his lead role in ‘Sweeney
Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ and Best Comedic Performance for his
portrayal as Captain Jack Sparrow in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s
A shocked Johnny said in his acceptance speech: “I'm not really sure how
this happened. You can ask anyone, I'm not a very funny person."
Other winners included Ellen Page, who took home Best Female Performance for
‘Juno’ and Will Smith, who won Best Male Performance for his role in ‘I Am
‘Transformers’ was voted Best Movie at the ceremony, which took place at
California’s Gibson Amphitheatre, and was hosted by ‘The Love Guru’ star
Despite being nominated for five prizes, hit comedy ‘Superbad’ failed to
land a single accolade.
Tom Cruise presented Adam Sandler with the MTV Generation achievement award,
saying: "The man, the icon, the legend."
The 41-year-old ‘Happy Gilmore’ actor accepted the accolade, before breaking
into a rendition of Carly Simon’s ‘Nobody Does It Better’.
MTV Movie Awards 2008 full winners list:
Best Female Performance
Ellen Page – ‘Juno’
Best Male Performance
Will Smith - ‘I Am Legend’
Sean Faris vs. Cam Gigandet – ‘Never Back Down’
Best Comedic Performance
Johnny Depp – ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End’
Zac Efron – ‘Hairspray’
Johnny Depp – ‘Sweeney Todd’
Briana Evigan and Robert Hoffman – ‘Step Up 2 The Streets’