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Flashback: MTV 2006 Awards.

This is a flashback at the red carpet on the 1996 MTV Annual Movie Awards, 5th edition. That was 20 years ago but the memories still linger. The event was hosted by Ben Stiller and Janeane Garofalo. Join in the celebration of Sunday’s 2016 MTV Movie Awards. David Spade and Chris Farley

David Spade and Chris Farley

The Tommy Boy stars (and Best On-Screen Duo winners) goofed around for the cameras in Burbank, Calif. Mel Gibson and Jamie Lee Curtis

Mel Gibson and Jamie Lee Curtis

Gibson — who was nominated for his epic Brave heart — poses with his costar from 1992's Forever Young.

Lauryn Hill, Whoopi Goldberg, and Wyclef Jean 

Lauryn Hill, Whoopi Goldberg, and Wyclef Jean

The Fugees bandmates take a photo with the future host of The View before performing their hit cover “Killing Me Softly” with Roberta Flack at the ceremony.

Cindy Crawford and William Baldwin

Cindy Crawford and William Baldwin

The two starred in the box-office bomb Fair Game in 1995 — the supermodel’s first and last attempt to become a movie star.

Kevin Spacey and Faye Dunaway

Kevin Spacey and Faye Dunaway

The future House of Cards star, who would win the award as Best Villain in Seven that night, shares a smile with the Network Oscar winner.

Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek

The From Dusk Till Dawn star was nominated with her costar Antonio Banderas for Best Couple. They’d lose to Natasha Henstridge and Matthew Ashford from Species.

Janeane Garofalo and Ben Stiller

Janeane Garofalo and Ben Stiller

The Reality Bites co-stars hosted the ceremony in 1996. Garofalo had just had the hit rom-com The Truth About Cats and Dogs, while Stiller was about to premiere his dark comedy The Cable Guy.

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

The 14-year-old rising star arrives at the 1996 MTV Movie Awards. That year, she’d costar in Beautiful Girls, Everyone Says I Love You, and Mars Attacks!

Garry Shandling and John Woo

Garry Shandling and John Woo

The comedian, then in the midst of his acclaimed run on The Larry Sanders Show, gets a picture with the action director.

Claire Danes

Claire Danes

The My So-Called Life star would star in the big screen version of Romeo + Julietopposite Leonardo DiCaprio later that year (and would go on to earn several nominations at the next MTV Movie Awards.)

Patricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette

The future Boyhood Oscar winner arrives at the ceremony.

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

The singer and Bodyguard star would appear in the comedy The Preacher’s Wife in 1996.

Carmen Electra 

Carmen Electra

The future Baywatch star is a perfect match for the arrivals color scheme at 1996 MTV Movie Awards.

Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres

Then star of sitcom Ellen keeps it casual in sneakers for her 1996 MTV Movie Awards arrival.

Laurence Fishburne 

Laurence Fishburne

The Boyz n the Hood star was made for his shades at the 1996 MTV Movie Awards.

Famke Janssen 

Famke Janssen

The GoldenEye and future X-Men star goes green on the carpet.

Shaquille O'Neal and Alicia Silverstone 

Shaquille O’Neal and Alicia Silverstone

The NBA star was about to start playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. Meanwhile, Silverstone was about to clean up at the Movie Awards, winning Best Female Performance for Clueless.

Sean Patrick Flanery

Sean Patrick Flanery

The actor was nominated for the dramaPowder.

Brandy

Brandy

The singer was nominated — and would win — for her song “Sittin’ Up In My Room” from Waiting to Exhale.

Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s costar in 1996′sEraser makes her MTV Movie Awards arrival.

Anthony Kiedis and Samantha Mathis 

Anthony Kiedis and Samantha Mathis

The Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman and the Broken Arrow star share a moment at the ceremony.

Jenny McCarthy 

Jenny McCarthy

MTV favorite was about to premiere her sketch-comedy series The Jenny McCarthy Show.

Penelope Ann Miller and David Duchovny

Penelope Ann Miller and David Duchovny

The actress and the X-Files star take a picture.

Adam Sandler, David Spade, and Chris Farley 

Adam Sandler, David Spade, and Chris Farley

The Saturday Night Live alums reunited at the MTV Movie Awards.

Patrick Stewart and Laurence Fishburne

Patrick Stewart and Laurence Fishburne

Stewart and Fishburne talked at the 1996 MTV Movie Awards on June 8, 1996. Later that year, Stewart would play Capt. Jean-Luc Picard again in Star Trek: First Contact.

Bob Barker and Adam Sandler 

Bob Barker and Adam Sandler

The Happy Gilmore costars picked up the trophy for Best Fight.

Bronson Pinchot and Amy Heckerling 

Bronson Pinchot and Amy Heckerling

The Perfect Strangers alum and the Clueless director at the 1996 MTV Movie Awards.

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6 Comments on Flashback: MTV 2006 Awards.

  1. Music used to make sense in those days. What we see now is violence, sex, drugs and prostitution.

  2. MTV has always given us the best shows.

  3. Nice compilation. Thanks for bringing back the memories. Internet is truly awesome.

  4. Beauty Garden // November 15, 2016 at 10:27 AM // Reply

    Keep up the superb work! The pictures bring back real memories of those yeasr long gone. That’s 10 years gone like it’s yesterday.

  5. I’m always here to keep myself updated with readable news.

  6. Thanks for every other fantastic post.

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