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The 1997 MTV Movie Awards were held on June 10, 1997, and hosted by Mike Myers. Performers included Jewel, Bush, and En Vogue. This year also eliminated the categories of "Most Desirable Female" and "Most Desirable Male."

1997 MTV Movie Awards
DateTuesday, June 10, 1997
LocationBarker Hangar,
Santa Monica, California
CountryUnited States
Hosted byMike Myers
Television/radio coverage




Best MovieEdit


Best Male PerformanceEdit

Tom CruiseJerry Maguire

Best Female PerformanceEdit

Claire DanesRomeo + Juliet

Breakthrough PerformanceEdit

Matthew McConaugheyA Time To Kill

Best On-Screen DuoEdit

Nicolas Cage and Sean ConneryThe Rock

Best VillainEdit

Jim CarreyThe Cable Guy

Best Comedic PerformanceEdit

Jim CarreyThe Cable Guy

Best Song from a MovieEdit

Bush — "Machinehead" (from Fear)

Best KissEdit

Vivica A. Fox and Will SmithIndependence Day

Best Action SequenceEdit

Truck Drives Through Farm Equipment – Twister

Best FightEdit

Fairuza Balk vs. Robin TunneyThe Craft

Best New FilmmakerEdit

Lifetime Achievement AwardEdit

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