In a poll selecting the nominations for the awards ceremony, to be held June 6 in Los Angeles, Rain has been named as a potential nominee in the "Best Ass Kicking Star" category for his leading role in martial arts pic "Ninja Assassin".
He will be competing against a handful of Hollywood A-listers -- including Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jackie Chan, Matt Damon and Tom Cruise -- for the title.
Lee was included in the preliminary round of nominations for "Best Fight" for his fight scene with Ray Park in action flick "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra".
Other mentions in the category included Beyonce Knowles and Ali Larter from "Obsessed," Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber from "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Strong from "Sherlock Holmes."
The official nominees selection will be made by fans, who will cast votes on MTV's website until April 9.
Lee, 39, has long been considered one of the most successful actors in Korea with dozens of television drama and film appearances under his belt.
He had a particularly successful year in 2009, making his Hollywood debut in action flick "G.I. Joe" and co-starring with Josh Hartnett and Takuya Kimura in "I Come With The Rain."
Rain, whose real name is Jung Ji-hoon, gained fame throughout Asia as a singer and actor after releasing five albums in Korea and starring in several hit televisions dramas.
He made his Hollywood debut in 2008 thru the Wachowski Brothers' action flick "Speed Racer", which led to his star turn in "Ninja Assassin" last year.
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