The 2006 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards were announced on Dec. 19, 2006.
Best Film: United 93 directed by Paul Greengrass.
Best Foreign-Language Film: Letters from Iwo Jima directed by Clint Eastwood.
Best Director: Martin Scorsese, The Departed.
Best Original Screenplay: Michael Arndt, Little Miss Sunshine.
Best Adapted Screenplay: William Monahan, The Departed.
Best Ensemble Acting: Little Miss Sunshine.
Best Documentary: An Inconvenient Truth directed by Davis Guggenheim.
Best Animated Film: Flushed Away directed by David Bowers and Sam Fell.
Best Cinematography: Dean Semler, Apocalypto.
Best Editing: Thelma Schoonmaker, The Departed.
Best Production Design: K. Barrett, Marie Antoinette.
Best Costume Design: Milena Canonero, Marie Antoinette.
Best Visual Effects: Superman Returns.
Breakthrough Performance - On-Screen: Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls.
Breakout Performance of the Year - Behind the Camera: Emilio Estevez, Bobby.
Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role - Male: Jaden Smith, The Pursuit of Happyness.
Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role - Female: Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine.
Best Live-Action Family Film: Charlotte's Web directed by Gary Winick.
Overlooked Film of the Year: Hard Candy directed by David Slade.
Best Stunts: Casino Royale.
Best Use of Previously Published or Recorded Music: Dreamgirls.
The Phoenix Film Critics Society is composed of 30 Arizona film critics.