'Pirates' nabs four nominations

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“300” snagged five MTV Movie Awards nominations on Monday, while “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” followed with four.

“300” snagged movie and fight categories along with performance (Gerard Butler), breakthrough performance (Lena Headey) and villain (Rodrigo Santoro).

Johnny Depp and Keira Knightly both scored perf nods while Bill Nighy’s villain and a movie nom completed the “Pirate” run.

“The Devil Wears Prada,” “Borat” and “Blades of Glory” weighed in at three each.

Sarah Silverman hosts when the Golden Popcorn trophies are doled out in a live kudocast June 3 at Gibson Amphithear.

And the nominees are…

Best Movie
“Blades of Glory”
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
“Little Miss Sunshine”

Best Villain
Bill Nighy, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
Jack Nicholson, “The Departed”
Meryl Streep, “The Devil Wears Prada”
Rodrigo Santoro, “300”
Tobin Bell, “Saw III”

Best Performance
Johnny Depp, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
Will Smith, “The Pursuit of Happyness”
Gerard Butler, “300”
Keira Knightley, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
Jennifer Hudson, “Dreamgirls”
Beyonce Knowles, “Dreamgirls”

Breakthrough Performance
Abigail Breslin, “Little Miss Sunshine”
Emily Blunt, “The Devil Wears Prada”
Jaden Smith, “The Pursuit of Happyness”
Justin Timberlake, “Alpha Dog”
Columbus Short, “Stomp the Yard”
Lena Headey, “300”

Best Comedic Performance
Sacha Baron Cohen, “Borat”
Will Ferrell, “Blades of Glory”
Emily Blunt, “The Devil Wears Prada”
Ben Stiller, “Night at the Museum”
Adam Sandler, “Click”

Best Kiss
Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen, “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby”
Marlon Wayans and Brittany Daniel, “Little Man”
Mark Wahlberg and Elizabeth Banks, “Invincible”
Columbus Short and Meagan Good, “Stomp the Yard”
Cameron Diaz and Jude Law, “The Holiday”

Best Fight
Gerard Butler vs. “The Uber Immortal”, “300”
Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Ken Davitian, “Borat”
Jack Black & Hector Jemenez vs. Los Duendes, “Nacho Libre”
Uma Thurman vs. Anna Faris, “My Super Ex-Girlfriend”
Will Ferrell vs. Jon Heder, “Blades of Glory”

Best Summer Movie You Haven’t Seen Yet
“Rush Hour 3”
“Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer”
“Evan Almighty”
“Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix”

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