Turning 25 years old is a major milestone in anyone's life. It's the point at which one is expected to put away childish things in favor of more grown-up and mature activity. Unless, of course, the one coming of age is the MTV Movie Awards. To celebrate the momentous occasion, the award show, hosted by Kevin Hart and
Over the years, the music network's effort to honor the film industry's biggest movies and stars has had a life any other award show would envy. In honor of its 25th anniversary, take a look at some of the most memorable moments of the MTV Movie Awards since its inception:
Actor Sacha Baron Cohen is known for taking on comedic personas. One of his most popular is Bruno, a flamboyantly gay fashionista. In 2009, through an aerial stunt, he brought the character to the MTV Movie Awards stage wearing a white angel costume, complete with a matching jockstrap and go-go boots. As he descended from the ceiling, he landed face first into Eminem's crotch, with his own crotch in the rapper's face. This prompted a pretty convincing storm-out by Eminem and his squad. It was later revealed that Eminem was in on the entire stunt.
The MTV Movie Awards has always been a space where films like
"Twilight" stars pucker up (finally)
Perhaps the best MTV Movie Awards kiss goes to
"The Brady Bunch" cast shows off its "Basic Instinct"
No one ever wants to see Carol Brady (played by Florence Henderson) doing or talking about anything sexual. At the 1993 show, however, Henderson and the rest of the "Brady" cast reenacted the famous interrogation scene from "Basic Instinct." Henderson played the sexy and sultry character made famous by
P!nk, Lil Kim,
No one necessarily tunes into the MTV Movie Awards for musical performances, but in 2001 that all changed when singers P!nk, Mya and Christina Aguilera joined rapper Lil Kim to perform "Lady Marmalade" from the then-upcoming film "Moulin Rouge!" Clothed in lingerie, garter belts and high heels, the four women helped redefine what fans could expect from Movie Awards musical guests.