Sacha Baron Cohen shows off the first of his outrageous outfits on the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards in California.
Ben Stiller was presented with the MTV Movie Awards' highest honour, the Generation Award, acknowledging an actor "who has captured the attention of the MTV audience throughout their career".
Sacha Baron Cohen caused controversy when he was lowered from the ceiling and landed on rapper Eminem who was seated in the audience.
Vampire movie Twilight topped the awards haul with five honours including best movie.
Kristen Stewart's portrayal of Bella Swan in Twilight saw off competition from Oscar-winners Angelina Jolie and Kate Winslet. She picked up the award for best female performance.
Jim Carrey shares a funny moment with fellow comic Will Ferrell as he is presented with the best comedic award for Yes Man.
Teen singing star Miley Cyrus picked up the award for best song from a movie for her ballad The Climb from Hannah Montana: The Movie.
Zac Efron's final performance as Troy Bolton in High School Musical 3: Senior Year won him the best male performance award.
Country star LeAnn Rimes duetted with Chris Isaak at the ceremomy, now in its 18th year, which took place at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.