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Matt Damon, Tobey Maguire and Jackie Chan fight for MTV Movie Awards

May 31, 2008 |  7:11 pm


The battle for best fight at the MTV Movie Awards is between a trio of heroes starring in movie No. 3 of their film franchises -- Matt Damon ("The Bourne Ultimatum"), Tobey Maguire ("Spider-Man 3"), and Jackie Chan ("Rush Hour 3").

The other nominees -- Hayden Christensen taking on Jamie Bell in "Jumper" and two iconic '80s movie monsters resurrected in "Alien vs. Predator: Requiem" -- are unlikely to win this award. (For a full list of all MTV Movie Awards contenders, CLICK HERE.)

In "The Bourne Ultimatum," one of the best-reviewed movies of last year, Matt Damon faced his final foe when he tangled with an assassin in Tangiers. Though not a hit with critics, "Spider-Man 3" was the 2007 box office champ. For Spidey star Tobey Maguire, the mood was as dark as his black suit when he fought friend turned foe James Franco. And in "Rush Hour 3," Jackie Chan joins up with Chris Tucker again, this time to battle a behemoth of a man.

Last year Gerard Butler won the award for defeating the Uber Immortal in "300." And in 2006, lovebirds Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt won for their battle of the sexes in "Mr. and Mrs. Smith."