"Babel,"

"The Departed," (Warner Bros.) Graham King

"Dreamgirls," (Dreamworks SKG/Paramount Pictures) Laurence Mark

"Little Miss Sunshine," (Fox Searchlight) Marc Turtletaub, David T. Friendly, Peter Saraf, Albert Berger & Ron Yerxa

"The Queen," (Miramax Films) Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward

Too bad no "United 93".