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MTV shags movie awards

4/23/2000 08:00:00 PM Eastern

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and The Matrix led nominations for the MTV Movie Awards. The annual event, one of the great naked-self-promotion activities in the cable business, gave each movie six nods, including best picture. Although there are myriad movie praise-fests around Hollywood, nowhere else would a movie like Big Daddy get three nominations. And, yes, unlike the Oscars, The South Park movie's "Uncle *ucka" is one of five best-musical-performance nominees. MTV viewers vote for the winners, who will get their awards at a ceremony taped June 3 in Culver City, Calif., for airing June 8.


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