The Avengers wins three MTV movie awards

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 - 12:52


Box office hit The Avengers beat the competition at this year's MTV movie awards, winning three out of a possible four prizes.

The comic book action film won movie of the year and best villain for British actor Tom Hiddleston.

Oscar-winner Silver Linings Playbook took three awards including best male and female for lead actors Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.

The Marvel film - released in the UK as Avengers Assemble - also beat Django Unchained, Skyfall, Ted and The Dark Knight Rises to win the best fight accolade.