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'Hunger Games' top winner at MTV Movie Awards

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"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" earned the prize for best film at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave."

"Hunger Games" stars also took home some of the night's biggest awards. Jennifer Lawrence won best female performance and Josh Hutcherson was voted best male performer.

Zany categories were also in abundance. Zac Efron earned best shirtless performance, while properly accepting his award, well, shirtless.

Jared Leto presented Mila Kunis with the award for best villain for "Oz the Great and Powerful." ''You just made my 12-year-old self dream come true," said Kunis, looking very pregnant in a short, loose black dress. "And I just realized I'm the only woman nominated and I won."

Jordana Brewster introduced the special tribute to Paul Walker, who died in a car crash last November. "I witnessed the generosity of his heart every day I was with him," she said. "He wanted to make a difference in this world. His charm, wit, spirit and his beautiful smile will live on." Clips from a number of his films and a glimpse of footage of the actor accepting the MTV movie award for breakthrough male performance in 2002 were shown.

"I'm always going to be here for you even when you tell me to go," Vin Diesel said in a video clip. "That's who Paul Walker was."

Host Conan O'Brien kicked off the ceremony with a challenge to gain 50 celebrity cameos for his opening segment, a shtick with Will Arnett that merged two categories - best fight and best kiss - and a musical number about hating musical numbers in big awards shows.

The MTV awards had some stiff competition from other networks on Sunday night, including the latest installment of HBO's popular "Game of Thrones" and the final season premiere of AMC's "Mad Men."

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