'Pirates' nominated for 6 MTV movie awards

April 21, 2004 at 3:18 PM

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- The Disney adventure "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" has been nominated for a leading six MTV Movie Awards, MTV reported Wednesday.

The Johnny Depp blockbuster earned nods in the top categories Best Movie, Best Male, Best Villain, Best Comedic Performance, Best On-Screen Team and Breakthrough Female.

Following close behind "Pirates" with four nominations were the Adam Sandler-Drew Barrymore romantic comedy "50 First Dates" and the comic-book adaptation "X2: X-Men United," both of which are also competing for the Best Movie prize.

Also nominated in the top category were "Finding Nemo" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King."

The 2004 MTV Movie Awards is scheduled to air June 10 at 9 p.m. EDT.

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