Why The ‘90s Were The Best: According To The Movie Awards

We all know the ’90s were the best decade ever. But in case you were in doubt, here’s a little more evidence to prove it. And while the ’90s may be over, the Movie Awards are just as awesome. So don’t miss the Movie Awards tonight at 9/8c, only on MTV.

1. In 1992, Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger won Best Male Performance for Terminator 2: Judgment Day (And had no illegitimate children)

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He also referred to himself as a super cool, hip, international stud.

2. And Keanu Reeves was the Most Desirable Male.

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3. In 1993, Christian Slater was definitely in his prime.

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And looked damn fine accepting the Golden Popcorn for Best Kiss in Untamed Heart.

4. 21-year-old Snoop Dogg looked a lot like Bow Wow.

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Snoop Dogg during 1994 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

5. And Eddie Murphy’s mesh shirt was totally in style.

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And he rocked it all night at the award show.

6. In 1994, every guy wanted Alicia Silverstone.

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And she won two awards for Best Breakthrough Performance and Best Villain.

7. Pauly Shore was still relevant.

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And even got to mack it with Lara Flynn Boyle on stage!

8. And Will Smith was still the Fresh Prince.

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9. In 1995, Courtney Cox played the drums.

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10. And Kirsten Dunst looked like this.

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11. And Sandra Bullock had never met Jesse James.

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Look how happy she is.

12. In 1996, the great Chris Farley was still alive.

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13. Alicia won again for Clueless.

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14. And Adam Sandler sang to Mel Gibson.

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Something you probably wouldn’t see today.

15. In 1997, Jim Carrey was The Cable Guy.

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16. And “Foolish Games” hit #1 on the charts.

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And Jewel was well on her way to superstardom.

17. 1998, The Wallflowers were all the rage.

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And covered David Bowie’s classic, “Heroes” for the awards.

18. Natalie Imbruglia was “Torn.”

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19. And Samuel L. Jackson made his mark as the most bad%@# mother-you-know-what-er in Movie Awards history.

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20. In 1999, Jim Carrey came out looking like this.

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21. James Van Der Beek was still Dawson Leery.

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22. And Katie Holmes was still just the girl next door.

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