2001 MTV Movie Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The tenth annual MTV Movie Awards were presented June 2, 2001.

Best MovieGladiator
Best Male PerformanceTom Cruise, Mission: Impossible 2
Best Female PerformanceJulia Roberts, Erin Brockovich
Best Comedic PerformanceBen Stiller, Meet the Parents
Best Onscreen TeamDrew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, and Lucy Liu, Charlie's Angels
Best Breakthrough Male PerformanceSean Patrick Thomas, Save the Last Dance
Best Breakthrough Female PerformanceErika Christensen, Traffic
Best VillainJim Carrey, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Best KissJulia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas, Save the Last Dance
Best Action SequenceMotorcycle chase, Mission: Impossible 2
Best FightZhang Ziyi vs. Entire Bar, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Best New FilmmakerSofia Coppola, The Virgin Suicides
Best Music MomentPiper Perabo sings “One Way or Another,” Coyote Ugly
Best Line“Are you a pothead, Focker?” said by Robert De Niro, Meet the Parents
Best CameoJames Van Der Beek, Scary Movie
Best DressedJennifer Lopez, The Cell
Best Dance SequenceCameron Diaz, Charlie's Angels

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