ByMark Newton, writer at
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Mark Newton

Compared to the Oscars, the MTV Movie Awards are kind of like its stupid, stoner cousin who loves wiener jokes and unironically wears a baseball cap backwards. But come on, that doesn't really matter. It's still something you can put on your mantelpiece.

Well, it sounds like The Avengers team will need to get a bigger mantelpiece at S.H.I.E.L.D. HQ as 's summer blockbuster came away with three awards at this year's ceremony.

The superhero ensemble, which had already racked up $1.5 billion worldwide, picked up the awards for movie of the year, best fight and best villain for . While collecting his golden popcorn trophy, writer-director Joss Whedon said:

What's the opposite of humbled? We're Biebered to be standing here. This is the award that means the most to me. I am so grateful and very excited for 2015; we're going to bring you Avengers 2.

In other MTV award news, and (who did not attend) picked up 'best kiss' for Silver Linings Playbook, and shared the 'Best WTF moment' award for Django Unchained and of course, picked up the much coveted 'Best Shirtless Performance'.

Winning MTV awards is fair enough, but do you think The Avengers should have won some of the more respected awards, such as Oscars or BAFTAs? Let me know what you think below.


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