Among comic book movies, The Avengers and The Amazing Spider-Man were the big winners when it came to nominations for the 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. The Avengers and The Amazing Spider-Man were nominated for Favorite Movie, along with The Hunger Games and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. The Dark Knight Rises was not nominated for Favorite Movie, and while it might have been too intense for many kids, one of its actresses did receive a nomination in another category.
In the Favorite Female Buttkicker category,Anne Hathaway from the The Dark Knight Rises was nominated, along with Scarlett Johansson from The Avengers, Jennifer Lawrence from The Hunger Games, and Kristen Stewart from Snow White and the Huntsman. Scarlett Johansson also picked up a nomination for Favorite Movie Actress, along with Vanessa Hudgens, Jennifer Lawrence, and Kristen Stewart.
In the Favorite Male Buttkicker category, Robert Downey Jr. from The Avengers, Andrew Garfield from The Amazing Spider-Man, Chris Hemsworth from The Avengers, and Dwayne Johnson from Journey 2: The Mysterious Island were all nominated. Andrew Garfield also picked up a nomination for Favorite Movie Actor, along with Johnny Depp, Zachary Gordon, and Will Smith.
Tom Hiddleston received a nomination for Favorite Villain for his work in The Avengers. Other Favorite Villain nominees included Reed Alexander for iCarly, Simon Cowell for The X Factor, and Julia Roberts fro Mirror Mirror.
Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards will air on Saturday, March 23, 2013.