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MTV Movie Awards: 'Hunger Games' Win Dedicated to Philip Seymour Hoffman (Video)

Josh Hutcherson and Sam Claflin paid tribute to the late actor when accepting the night's final prize for movie of the year on Sunday.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire took home the final prize at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, and the film's actors rationed a part of their acceptance speech to pay tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman.

The late actor played head gamesmaker Plutarch Heavensbee in Catching Fire and appears in the series' two upcoming Mockingjay installments.

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After Catching Fire newbie Sam Claflin thanked the fans -- which he called "the tributes" -- as well as the cast and crew, male lead Josh Hutcherson took the opportunity to acknowledge Hoffman.

"I know that if Phillip were here, he would think this was really cool," he said of the golden popcorn prize, "and to have him in our movies was one of the coolest things in the world. He's one of the actors I've looked up to my entire life, and we think about him every day on set. Wherever he is, this definitely goes out to him."

Watch Hutcherson's speech below:

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