Best of 2006 Polls

The IMDb users have spoken, and here are the results! Thanks for voting, and be sure to check out all the poll results for the Best of 2006 and the Worst of 2006. And be sure to check out all our other coverage on the Road to the Oscars®.


Best Picture (English language)

TitleGraph%Votes
The Departed (2006)    
 
48%11,051
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
9%2,117
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)    
 
8%1,884
The Prestige (2006)    
 
6%1,597
Casino Royale (2006)    
 
6%1,520
Children of Men (2006)    
 
4%1,142
Babel (2006/I)    
 
4%1,141
United 93 (2006)    
 
4%1,019
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)    
 
3%744
The Fountain (2006)    
 
2%671

Best Actor

TitleGraph%Votes
Leonardo DiCaprio for The Departed (2006)    
 
40%4,493
Johnny Depp for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)    
 
14%1,571
Sacha Baron Cohen for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)    
 
9%1,064
Daniel Craig for Casino Royale (2006)    
 
8%905
Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland (2006)    
 
7%799
Christian Bale for The Prestige (2006)    
 
5%574
Ryan Gosling for Half Nelson (2006)    
 
5%573
Leonardo DiCaprio for Blood Diamond (2006)    
 
3%423
Hugh Jackman for The Fountain (2006)    
 
3%368
Will Smith for The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)    
 
2%333

Best Actress

TitleGraph%Votes
Helen Mirren for The Queen (2006)    
 
35%3,140
Meryl Streep for The Devil Wears Prada (2006)    
 
14%1,281
Kate Winslet for Little Children (2006)    
 
12%1,095
Penélope Cruz for Volver (2006/I)    
 
8%765
Natalie Portman for V for Vendetta (2005)    
 
7%655
Toni Collette for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
5%481
Keira Knightley for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)    
 
5%451
Rachel Weisz for The Fountain (2006)    
 
4%410
Eva Green for Casino Royale (2006)    
 
4%399
Abigail Breslin for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
2%246

Best Supporting Actor

TitleGraph%Votes
Jack Nicholson for The Departed (2006)    
 
33%2,916
Mark Wahlberg for The Departed (2006)    
 
15%1,377
Steve Carell for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
13%1,123
Brad Pitt for Babel (2006/I)    
 
8%734
Matt Damon for The Departed (2006)    
 
6%536
Djimon Hounsou for Blood Diamond (2006)    
 
5%471
Eddie Murphy for Dreamgirls (2006)    
 
5%460
Orlando Bloom for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)    
 
5%433
Ben Affleck for Hollywoodland (2006)    
 
3%330
Alan Arkin for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
2%233

Best Supporting Actress

TitleGraph%Votes
Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls (2006)    
 
23%1,420
Abigail Breslin for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
16%975
Emily Blunt for The Devil Wears Prada (2006)    
 
10%610
for Babel (2006/I)    
 
9%587
Vera Farmiga for The Departed (2006)    
 
7%459
Meryl Streep for The Devil Wears Prada (2006)    
 
7%443
Eva Green for Casino Royale (2006)    
 
7%439
Toni Collette for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
7%434
Adriana Barraza for Babel (2006/I)    
 
5%349
Cate Blanchett for Babel (2006/I)    
 
5%348

Best Director

TitleGraph%Votes
Martin Scorsese for The Departed (2006)    
 
63%6,587
Christopher Nolan for The Prestige (2006)    
 
6%684
Alfonso Cuarón for Children of Men (2006)    
 
5%598
Paul Greengrass for United 93 (2006)    
 
4%493
Alejandro González Iñárritu for Babel (2006/I)    
 
4%472
Gore Verbinski for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)    
 
4%453
Darren Aronofsky for The Fountain (2006)    
 
3%371
Martin Campbell for Casino Royale (2006)    
 
2%287
Clint Eastwood for Flags of Our Fathers (2006)    
 
2%277
Mel Gibson for Apocalypto (2006)    
 
2%216

Best Foreign Language (non-English) Film

TitleGraph%Votes
Volver (2006/I)    
 
25%3,813
Apocalypto (2006)    
 
21%3,271
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)    
 
21%3,213
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)    
 
8%1,251
Fearless (2006)    
 
6%1,035
Rang De Basanti (2006)    
 
4%724
The Science of Sleep (2006)    
 
3%511
Babel (2006/I)    
 
3%504
The Lives of Others (2006)    
 
2%337
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)    
 
1%266

Funniest Movie

TitleGraph%Votes
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)    
 
47%10,837
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
16%3,850
Clerks II (2006)    
 
8%1,879
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)    
 
7%1,726
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)    
 
5%1,250
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)    
 
3%840
Jackass Number Two (2006)    
 
3%770
Thank You for Smoking (2005)    
 
2%670
Click (2006)    
 
2%473
Scary Movie 4 (2006)    
 
1%353

Scariest Movie

TitleGraph%Votes
Saw III (2006)    
 
30%4,343
The Descent (2005)    
 
24%3,445
Silent Hill (2006)    
 
11%1,582
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)    
 
11%1,564
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)    
 
4%645
The Omen (2006)    
 
4%613
Snakes on a Plane (2006)    
 
3%560
Hostel (2005)    
 
3%553
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)    
 
3%433
The Grudge 2 (2006)    
 
2%407

Best Action Movie

TitleGraph%Votes
Casino Royale (2006)    
 
41%9,259
The Departed (2006)    
 
14%3,281
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)    
 
12%2,740
Mission: Impossible III (2006)    
 
7%1,781
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)    
 
7%1,609
Superman Returns (2006)    
 
5%1,165
V for Vendetta (2005)    
 
3%740
Miami Vice (2006)    
 
2%592
Crank (2006)    
 
2%590
Snakes on a Plane (2006)    
 
2%566

Best Family Movie

TitleGraph%Votes
Cars (2006)    
 
26%4,434
Happy Feet (2006)    
 
19%3,276
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)    
 
16%2,686
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
10%1,812
Over the Hedge (2006)    
 
7%1,243
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)    
 
4%746
Monster House (2006)    
 
4%734
Superman Returns (2006)    
 
3%559
Click (2006)    
 
3%552
Night at the Museum (2006)    
 
3%541

Best Independent Film

TitleGraph%Votes
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
57%7,073
Brick (2005)    
 
6%825
Babel (2006/I)    
 
6%823
Half Nelson (2006)    
 
6%749
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)    
 
5%635
Thank You for Smoking (2005)    
 
4%579
Clerks II (2006)    
 
3%435
A Scanner Darkly (2006)    
 
3%401
United 93 (2006)    
 
2%357
The Science of Sleep (2006)    
 
2%320

Best Popcorn (Most Entertaining) Movie

TitleGraph%Votes
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)    
 
34%6,304
Casino Royale (2006)    
 
17%3,223
The Departed (2006)    
 
11%2,050
Superman Returns (2006)    
 
7%1,306
Snakes on a Plane (2006)    
 
6%1,282
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)    
 
6%1,235
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)    
 
4%917
The Prestige (2006)    
 
4%828
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)    
 
3%681
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)    
 
3%616

Best Documentary

TitleGraph%Votes
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)    
 
67%7,102
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)    
 
13%1,400
Shut Up & Sing (2006)    
 
3%356
United 93 (2006)    
 
3%351
Jesus Camp (2006)    
 
2%282
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)    
 
2%249
Wordplay (2006)    
 
2%249
Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)    
 
2%244
Deliver Us from Evil (2006)    
 
1%162
The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)    
 
1%132

Best Animated Feature

TitleGraph%Votes
Cars (2006)    
 
36%7,632
Happy Feet (2006)    
 
25%5,327
Over the Hedge (2006)    
 
10%2,177
Monster House (2006)    
 
8%1,724
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)    
 
7%1,528
A Scanner Darkly (2006)    
 
6%1,394
Flushed Away (2006)    
 
3%732
Hoodwinked! (2005)    
 
0%132
Open Season (2006)    
 
0%101
Barnyard (2006)    
 
0%93